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Tentative AZGiveCamp Organizers Meeting Agenda

Posted by bsstahl on 2009-10-14 and Filed Under: event 

The 1st AZGiveCamp organizers meeting will be held on Thursday, October 15th from 6-8pm MST at the Microsoft Phoenix Offices (2929 N. Central Ave. #1400 Phoenix AZ 85012). If you are interested in helping to organize this event, please sign-up on EventBrite.  To learn more about Give Camp, you can visit and follow us on Twitter @AZGiveCamp. You can even call us at 623.252.GIVE if you have questions.

The preliminary agenda for our first meeting is as follows. If you have any comments or suggestions on this agenda, please make them by commenting on this post, via Twitter, or by phone above.

  1. Introduction by Gary Hoffman
  2. Welcome Call-to-order, welcome & introduce Chris Koenig
  3. Opening Remarks from Chris Koenig Brief introduction to GiveCamp and call-to-action.
  4. Purpose of meeting Let everyone know why we are here
  5. Brief update and agenda review Give brief update on where we are, and review the agenda
  6. Around the room for introductions Who are you? What were you hoping to bring to GiveCamp?
  7. Updates from Barry
  8. Review preliminary schedule We are targeting February for the event, but we need to develop a more detailed schedule.
  9. Status of GiveCamp national Review of GiveCamp national, and what they have going on. Make everyone is aware of the regular conference call, legal structure, etc.
  10. Update on status so far Review the work already accomplished including known sponsors (Microsoft, etc), proposed standards, and relationships with other  Camps.
  11. Venue status Review why we think venue is such a big deal, and where we stand.
  12. Technology update Review where we are on, etc.
  13. Organizers’ Team Housekeeping from Gary
  14. Propose team structure and vote Review proposed team structure and open for discussion, better ideas, and settle on what we want to do.
  15. Discuss Executive Committee nomination process Solicit volunteers via email and produce ballot for next meeting.
  16. Team volunteers Get volunteers for teams.
  17. Action Items from Barry
  18. Review open issues Share the list of open issues.
  19. Gather new issues Solicit new issues.
  20. Assign issues to team leads Assign the issues we can to the team leads.
  21. Set next Organizers’ meeting Set date/time for next Organizers’ meeting. Encourage team leads to set their own meetings and keep the Organizers Team updated.
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About the Author

Barry S. Stahl Barry S. Stahl (he/him/his) - Barry is a .NET Software Engineer who has been creating business solutions for enterprise customers for more than 35 years. Barry is also an Election Integrity Activist, baseball and hockey fan, husband of one genius and father of another, and a 40 year resident of Phoenix Arizona USA. When Barry is not traveling around the world to speak at Conferences, Code Camps and User Groups or to participate in GiveCamp events, he spends his days as a Solution Architect for Carvana in Tempe AZ and his nights thinking about the next AZGiveCamp event where software creators come together to build websites and apps for some great non-profit organizations.

Barry has started delivering in-person talks again now that numerous mechanisms for protecting our communities from Covid-19 are available. He will, of course, still entertain opportunities to speak online. Please contact him if you would like him to deliver one of his talks at your event, either online or in-person. Refer to his Community Speaker page for available options.

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