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Board Notes – 1/16


  • New email addresses
  • Hayes Valley Farm bug still not fixed
  • Case of mysterious disappearing profile still unsolved
  • Amber presented at the Community Living Campaign

Goals for the next year on the Timebank:

  • Carl – new website up and rocking
  • Seth – less chaos, more professionalism via the new website
  • Megan – get confidentiality up and running
  • Claudia – get more involved, plug into the community
  • Amber – get TB available to folks without computers and redefine structure (who we are, how we do it)
  • Ricardo – demonstrate how we function as a region, making TB more sustainably run and bringing TB to folks without computers via Warm Houses


  • January POSSE party – not gonna happen. We’ll focus on February.
  • Focus more internally
  • Bank account – not open yet, Amber still needs more info
  • Got $400 donation!
  • Ask for thank you gift / card via the Timebank
  • Tech help needed – usability testers needed, content revamp needed. Weekends are good for folks. Incorporate Aaron Shwarts Memorial Hackathon for TB tech? Usability test at Noisebridge.
  • 2 hour usability test at Noisebridge Fri, 1/25 1-3pm.
  • February 17 for retreat, time and place TBA
  • Start working together beforehand more meaningfully.
  • Rick and Amber will work on content.
  • Get orgizational-minded folks from the TB to come to retreat
  • Wayne offered to help with organization stuff.
  • Increase diversity of voices at the table at the retreat
  • Create tools to make it easier for people to plug in to the TB, spread the word, etc.
  • Rotation of duties
  • Is the privacy issue fixable technically? Future issue after launch. Is commenting enabled on the blog? Post a request for blog tech guru.

— notes by Seth

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