CUCFL Fab Friends Committee Charter
new people into the CUCFL, promoting ingenuity, invention, and inspiration, by
building and sustaininga supportive, engaging community
committee is composed of volunteers committed to fostering friendship and
connections across the fab lab network – locally and globally
on the committee is determined at follows:
- Individuals must have attended at least two
consecutive committee meetings as a community member, and then make an
expression of interest to the Steering Committee, which will decide on
- The aim in populating committees is to
encourage broad participation, have diverse stakeholder groups represented, and
still have a size that is manageable.
- Membership on a committee is for a one-year
term, that is renewable by mutual agreement of the individual and the chair or
co-chairs of the committee.
CUCFL Fab Friends meets at least once a month at a consistent, standard time
determined by the members and made public to the community.
between meetings should take place through electronic means.
and orient new comers to the CUCFL.
and conduct community-building activities relevant to the CUCFL.
interest and engagement in the CUCFL across relevant communities.
conduct a mapping of stakeholders and identify relevant outreach, engagement or
communication and coordination across CUCFL committees.
with the Technology Committee in identifying new technology needs and other
priorities in the CUCFL community.
with the Curriculum Committee on community outreach with respect to programming
with the Community Leadership Council on fund-raising and grant opportunities,
representing the interests of the diverse stakeholders in the community.
to the Steering Committee any plans that involve the use or generation of
charter is reviewed once a year, with adjustments made as appropriate
from this Committee report to the Steering Committee on a Monthly basis and
coordinate with other Committees as appropriate.
committees will appoint their own chair or co-chairs and inform the Community
committee will ensure that meetings are fun, respectful and non-bureaucratic –
keeping records to a crucial minimum, including maintaining and posting:
- A record of accomplishments.
- A record of decisions relevant to other
committees and the community.
meetings will be open to the community.