Difference between revisions of "Membership"

From ATXHackerspace

Jump to: navigation, search
(New Member Info)
Line 44: Line 44:
 
What do I need to do to become a member?
 
What do I need to do to become a member?
  
# Visit the space / meet people!
+
=== 1) Before becoming a member ===
 +
# Visit the space during open hours / meet people!
 
# Join the [https://groups.google.com/group/austin-hacker-space?hl=en mailing list]
 
# Join the [https://groups.google.com/group/austin-hacker-space?hl=en mailing list]
 
# Sign a waiver [link?]
 
# Sign a waiver [link?]
 +
 +
=== 2) Provisional member ===
 +
# Become a [[provisional member]]
 +
# Meet others and convince them to vote for you (if you haven't yet)
 +
 +
=== 3) Regular member ===
 
# Read the [[bylaws]] for an idea of how we're organized
 
# Read the [[bylaws]] for an idea of how we're organized
# Become a [[provisional member]] / meet others and convince them to vote for you (if you haven't yet)
+
# Consider joining the board
# Take the alarm code "class"
+
# Take the alarm code "class", learn where the medical and safety equipment is, and take various classes for using various machines
 +
# Consider teaching your own class, and attend other classes

Revision as of 23:37, 23 January 2011

Signup/Renewal

Renew or become a member! The ATX Hackerspace is you . . . and your support keeps it going.

Online Payment Form

Membership Types

It is free to come to AHS and participate in many of our daily activities. There are however considerable advantages to becoming a member:

Visitor

  • Free!
  • Access to Wifi, Lounge, and Classroom during Open House (When a Stakeholder is present).
  • Code, relax, work on projects, meet other hackers.
  • May attend events/classes at full cost.
  • May purchase materials at full cost.
  • Use of tools that require no supervision or training.

Associate

  • $25/mo - $40/mo : Sliding scale. Pay what you can afford, support the Hackerspace.
  • 24/7 access to the space (keycard and alarm code).
  • Two guests, as long as you are physically present at the space with them.
  • @atxhackerspace.com email account + virtual host on one of our servers.
  • Small amount of personal storage space (banker box).
  • Access to locked storage (First come, first serve).
  • Access to tools and heavy machinery (after requisite training courses are completed).
  • Access to stocked material at a discount.
  • Use of metered tools at a discount.
  • Voting rights to weekly, quarterly, annual, and emergency meetings.
  • Eligible to become the Member-at-Large on the Board of Directors.
  • Everything else available to a visitor.

Stakeholder

  • $75/mo
  • Responsible for opening/locking up the space during public hours.
  • Responsible for on-site locked storage service.
  • 4U of rack space for your own servers, or 1 medium tower PC.
  • Schedule and teach classes. (Stakeholders may charge a fee for teaching classes.)
  • Schedule, host, and organize events.
  • Host large tools at the space, pending membership approval.
  • Free locked storage on-site.
  • Everything else available to an associate.

New Member Info

What do I need to do to become a member?

1) Before becoming a member

  1. Visit the space during open hours / meet people!
  2. Join the mailing list
  3. Sign a waiver [link?]

2) Provisional member

  1. Become a provisional member
  2. Meet others and convince them to vote for you (if you haven't yet)

3) Regular member

  1. Read the bylaws for an idea of how we're organized
  2. Consider joining the board
  3. Take the alarm code "class", learn where the medical and safety equipment is, and take various classes for using various machines
  4. Consider teaching your own class, and attend other classes