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Posts From May 2012

Collective Agency has many members and growing. There are various staff- and member-initiated activities/events: optional half-hour member meetings, Wednesdays 2pm Lightning Talks for 2 to 8 minute TED-like Talks by members, lunch weekdays at 12pm, happy hours, open houses, and conversations often (but mostly people are productive working). This is our blog for members to write updates and share pictures. (Click the blog titles to see pictures and the full post.)

Civics May 29th agenda

1. Welcome. [10 minutes] Roles: notes, timekeeper, agenda chair, facilitation. Go around: What would we each like to happen in the next hour? In the past week, what’s something we’re each appreciative of? 2. Everyone received notes? 3. Reports/Standing Teams? For each of the items in 3, 4, 5, we can have: clarifications, concerns, actions. … Read More

By Resh Inanna,

Categories: Weekly Monday Council, Weekly Tuesday 3:30pm Civics

Civics Meeting Agenda: Tuesday May 22nd 3:30pm-4:30pm

1. Welcome. [10 minutes]   Don, Jeffrey, Alex, Fitz, Tom Roles: notes, timekeeper, agenda chair, facilitation. Go around: What would we each like to happen in the next hour? In the past week, what’s something we’re each appreciative of? 2. Everyone received notes? (yes, we are online!) 3. Reports/Standing Teams? For each of the items … Read More

By Resh Inanna,

Categories: Weekly Monday Council, Weekly Tuesday 3:30pm Civics

Coordinating Council Notes May 21, 2012

Present: Alex, Sam, Emanuel, Jim, Dietrich Summary: The Founder’s Fee proposal was voted on and passed the Council with 2/3rds majority (3 of 4 council members present voted yes), it will be voted on at the May 22nd Tuesday Civics meeting. Sam: Note Taker Alex: Chair Dietrich: Time keeper Meeting Goals Collective Agencies financials are a … Read More

By Resh Inanna,

Categories: Weekly Monday Council, Weekly Tuesday 3:30pm Civics

Civics Meeting May 29, 2012

Attendees: Mike, Tom, Don, Alex, Dietrich Reports: * Four new members, two are reserved desks. * One new scholarship. * New groups – Hacks that Hack, and more. Near capacity for off-hours meetings last week. Old Business Updates: * Clarification of membership benefits on the website. Lots of improvements, and also lots of questions still … Read More

By Resh Inanna,

Categories: Weekly Monday Council, Weekly Tuesday 3:30pm Civics

Civics Tuesday May 15th

1. Welcome. [10 minutes] Roles: notes, timekeeper, agenda chair, facilitation. Go around: What would we each like to happen in the next hour? In the past week, what’s something we’re each appreciative of? 2. Everyone received notes? 3. Reports/Standing Teams. [10 minutes] For each of the items in 3, 4, 5, we can have: clarifications, concerns, … Read More

By Resh Inanna,

Categories: Weekly Monday Council, Weekly Tuesday 3:30pm Civics

Business Founder’s Fee

Status: Clarifying questions were asked at Coordinating Council meetings 5/7/12 and 5/14/12, and at Civics Meetings 5/22 and 5/29. Did not pass. A revision was proposed by Don P. on May 29th for the June 5th civics meeting to debate and vote on: “A business founder’s fee of 33% of all revenue above $10,000/month from “Collective … Read More

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Proposals

May 2012 Elections Results

Election results: The next main community organizer, elected by members, starting June 15th 2012 is Fitz Ryland. The coordinating council members starting June 15th 2012 are: Dietrich Ayala, Emanuel Costache, Jim Blandy, Sam Balter. (With 4 nominees for 4 council positions, all 4 are elected without voting.) We have many other ways for members to be involved, … Read More

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Democracy

Coordinating Council Notes May 14, 2012

Present: Fitz, Alex, Sam – did we get notes from last week? yes Old Business / Updates Stumptown Syndicate is leaving we could communicate how that went down a little better They do really great stuff and it would be great to show some support for what they do next. We could communicate the the … Read More

By Resh Inanna,

Categories: Weekly Monday Council, Weekly Tuesday 3:30pm Civics

Press in the past year

“The goal is for people to be inspired by those around them, even if they are working on completely different tasks. In a town where traditional office life is not the norm, Collective Agency is a perfect fit.” -Neighborhood Notes More press here: http://collectiveagency.co/press/

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Culture

Why We Exist

What do people (with a variety of interests/ backgrounds/ perspectives) want “Collective Agency” to be? We have a one-time sign in form that members and visitors/non-members are asked to fill out. Member profiles go up on the wall here and, if members opt-in, onto our website. I tallied up the results, which are open to … Read More

By Alex Linsker,

Categories: Culture

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