Meeting 2015/01/09

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Meeting 2015/01/09
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Meeting 2015/01/09
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UVic IEEE Student Branch, 16:28, 9 January 2015


Members in Attendance

  • Jordan Vlieg
  • Darren Gervais Harrison
  • Kyle Moss
  • Peter Hawker
  • Martin Kellinghuisen
  • Ben Brysiuk
  • Denis Kisseliev
  • Azad Haddad
  • Graeme Lyall

Action Items From Last week

  • Martin - Talk to Brent about possibly making a space available for students to buy electronic components.
  • Martin - Talk to facilities manager about possibly getting lab desks.
    • 7 foot desk for $600 each but none currently in stock.
  • Ben/Peter - Order new Lenovo workstation and get it setup.
    • Two new monitors need to be purchased with the remaining money from the $1333 of the McNaugton ($1000 will be refunded). New workstation will be placed in the office area.
  • Denis - Setup skillDev signup page on IEEE website.
  • Darren/Martin/Peter - Organize skillDev, get clubs on board and secure dates.
    • Organize meeting next week with all the clubs.
    • Book classrooms, Ask KFL for funding, Get advertising done.
      • Meet with KFL next week to discuss getting funding for SkillDev
  • Ben Brysiuk - Find a suitable logic probe and oscilloscope to purchase for under $400
  • Ben Hawker - Sign up IEEE as UVSS registered club for insurance purposes.
    • Martin/Peter need to sign some papers.

Discussion

  • Darren - Talk about CFES, and officially stepping down.
    • Martin Kellinghuisen was appointed vice chair as his replacement.
  • Should we run semesterly general elections instead of yearly because people are away on co-op?
    • YES or NO??
      • We need to contact memorial and waterloo to find out how they handle this situation.
  • Reschedule weekly meeting to a new time?
    • Doodle poll?
      • Official new time is 1:30 every Fridays.
  • Are we running MPG?
    • If so who is going to organize it?
    • What needs to be done to get it going if so?
      • Ben/Graeme/Jordan will spearhead getting MPG up and running and maintain it.
  • Did the budget get rearranged??
    • Ben and Denis comment

skillDev

  • How many workshops would we like to run?
  • How much money do we have available for supplies/materials?
  • Special Grant Application??

McNaughton Proposal

  • We received $ 1000.00 (of $3700.00) towards our proposal.
  • We have purchased one Lenovo workstation and have some money left over. What would you like to see the extra money spent on?
    • As per last meeting, two new monitors need to be purchased with the remaining money from the $1333 of the McNaugton ($1000 will be refunded). New workstation will be placed in the office area.

Finance Report

  • Denis
    • Asking for money from Endowment fund, ESS, and IEEE.

Action Items for Next Week

  • Ben/Peter - Purchase new monitors and accessories.
  • Ben Brysiuk - Find a suitable logic probe and oscilloscope to purchase for under $400
  • Martin/Peter - Meet with KFL next week to discuss getting funding for SkillDev
  • Martin/Peter need to sign some papers for the UVSS
  • Look into having a networking event at Viatech for active IEEE members
  • Look into having an occasional social night in the IEEE