6/8/08 Agenda: Offseason Planning

Answer the following questions:
  1. What do we need to have done before the beggining of next season?
  2. What do we need to have done before school starts again?
  3. Time Constraints?
  4. Who will do thses things?
  5. When (and how often) will whole team meetings take place?
Answers
1.
  • Fundraising (team budget, goals, off-season funding, money raised in advance, endowment)
  • Recruiting (kids and mentors, current cost-ratio of money to member too high)
  • Design Lab (organize, clean, restore, repair, etc)
  • Resource Base (practice space, Vaccon, etc)
  • Off-season Projects (restore Jaws, rewrite Ringo program, repaying BU)
  • Training (machine tools, CAD, programming, driving, brainstorming, project management)
  • Establish Team Organization (events, work load distribution, seperation of tasks)
  • Non-robot Oriented Side of the Team (field-trips, paintball, educational outings, award research)
  • Community/Team Outreach (mini events, schedule of events)
  • Chairman's Award (research)
  • 2008 Lessons Learned
2.
  • 2008 Lessons Learned
  • Recruiting
  • Training
  • Fundraising
  • Projects
  • Lab Setup
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3.
  • LAB SETUP
  • FUNDRAISING
  • RECRUITING
4.
  • Addressed at specific meetings.
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5.
  • 2 meetings a week
  • MONDAYS AND THRUSDAYS 6-8PM
  • Starting Monday, June 16, 2008




1. Drivetrains
2. Jaws
3. Organization of lab
4. Recruiting
5. Trophy case
6. Arnold is the new captain
7. Other mechanical things to perfect or work on in the off-season
- Peristaltic pump
- Elevator
8. Fundraising
9. Wiki
- Start using it
10. Regular Meeting schedule