WLUG Committee Meeting
22 September 2004
Meeting opened at 7.01pm
Thanks were given to the committee from member John Thompson.
Welcome and congratulations to Gian and Kyle.
PhilMurray has resigned as the librarian. The committee have appointed JohnMcPherson in charge of the library - administration of the software, ordering, chasing reviews. etc. Books will be issued on a priority system - 2 weeks, non renewable if someone else requests it, renewable to a month otherwise. The library software will send email when things change.
Books will be kept at IT Partners: Craig/Greig will make sure that books are entered into the database, stamped, checked in/checked out.
John will chase all the books now to ensure they're stamped/entered into the system.
Greig to post to list regarding upcoming funding rounds. Future sponsorship requests could be made to fund bringing external speakers to the WLUG - MattBrown to follow.
Submit proposal for presentation rig at Kyle's discretion.
The committee appointed KyleCarter as fundraising co-ordinator.
John tried - under control again - if can't make go in 2 weeks.
People need to be informed about upcoming meetings. Committee to investigate free print advertising: Loot, Hamilton Events, etc. LUG contact cards, when made, to be left on the counter at PC stores.
Matt/Craig keen to help with speaker arranging.
Wiki needs tidying for new users - could tie into the design of a new theme.
Next meeting - Labour Day - Lit.B - Live fixup meeting. 10 min introduction etc, 10-15 min Q&A, people have problems that need to be fixed. Start at 4pm, presentation at 5pm. Another installfest to be organised for the same time next year.
Greig to post to wlug-list to ask for interest in a new user stream.
Hoiho - need to send out a reminder email to all users to see if they wish to continue their membership, confirm details, submit money etc. Membership forms don't need to be signed in general, only to people who want to vote at an AGM but don't pay at the meeting.
The new committee will send a letter of thanks to CrawshawSchool - Greig/Craig to do.
Barbeque - standard barbeque procedure will apply. To be held at DaHoose again.
Meeting closed at 9:05pm.