Attending: Fitz – note taker, Emanuel, Sam – chair, time keeper
What would we like to accomplish in this meeting?
- Sam – thinking about CA branding
Everyone received notes from last time? yes
Reports / Standing Teams
- MAT – meeting on Thursday 2:00pm Main Loft Space
- Events – G4SG others – good momentum behind them
- Fitz will follow up to find out how potential meeting found us.
- Emanuel – good to get into contention for good venue for open source events.
- Expenses – we are good for this month – expenses are up a bit this month due to transition
- Emanuel – have we found the magic number yet? For a long time expenses have been pretty regular at $10,050. That number will go up a bit.
- Fitz – not yet – things still settling – we are only half a month through the transition.
- Insurance – sam verifies that we have good rates for our converge
- Hiring employees – fitz needs to do more payroll research
- Sam will email fitz some resources
- Fitz – I need advice
- Sam – in sales everything you provide should provide therapy -> feel their pain and find the core of what problem you are solving
- Emanuel – something to think about with the MAT
- Sam – provide a platform for interaction -> we are solving the problem of isolation
- we provide therapy for loneliness
- any additional service should facilitate loneliness amelioration
- Emanuel – quotation marks are a little worn out
- Sam – next week abandon regular agenda focus ‘hardcore’ branding – lets do that!
- Sam – potential additional service – central filing system – physical copy and digital backup copies
- pay a monthly rate with not a whole lot of work
- thinking of ways to provide more services to businesses here – attract more small business
- Fitz – who will staff it? I dont really wanna be a receptionist
- could hire staff for it
- there would have to be limits
- measure need -> lets ask at a civics meeting.
- Sam this brings to point is CA just a meeing place or more of a facilitator?
- Could filing be one of those?
- Fitz – I would like to maintain CA as more of a meeting place than much of an actor at all
what did you like about this meeting?
- Emanuel – we have established a good pace – able to be productive and move through it
- Sam – I think it is good to smash the normal format for next week – good to have a super focused meeting occasionally