CUCFL Operations Committee Charter
effective and efficient operations for the CUCFL, promoting ingenuity,
invention, and inspiration in the community
committee is composed of volunteers committed to effective fab lab operations,
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.
staff (including student assistants) serve as ex officio members of the
CUCFL Operations meets onceat 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.
safe operating procedures for the CUCFL.
hours of operation for the CUCFL
appropriate staffing to open up, supervise and close up the CUCFL.
- Work to
leverage available resources to generate the maximum possible ingenuity,
invention and ispiration
and ensure use of procedures for the queuing of jobs in the CUCFL and the
overall work flow.
and ensure use of procedures to order relevant supplies to operate the CUCFL.
and ensure use of procedures to charge for consumables and other relevant materials.
and ensure use of procedures for equipment maintenance and repairs
that staff time is well spent.
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.
All meetings will be open
to the community.