2021-10-14 Board Meeting

UF Carpentries Meeting Minutes

tags: UF Carpentries Meeting


  • Location: Remote
  • Date: October 14, 2021 1:00 PM (ET)
  • Agenda

    1. Introductions & welcome new members
    2. Approve minutes from 9/15/21 board meeting
    3. Discuss board member roles
    4. Determine fall semester board member biweekly meetings schedule
    5. Discuss planning a follow-up meeting for instructors/helpers from Sept. Intro to R workshop
  • Participants:
    • Max, Trista, Cory, Audrey, Amobi, Caitlin Campbell, Amanda Markee, Dellena Bloom
  • Meeting Chair: Trista
  • Meeting Secretary: Audrey




  • Board members new & old and introduced themselves

Approve minutes from 9/15/21 board meeting

  • Tabled until next meeting

Overview of Data Carpentries’ & UF Carpentries’ Club objectives & charter

-Trista provided overview & information with input from Max & Audrey

Discuss member roles

  • Trista will continue to be social media coordinator
  • Amanda expressed interest in being communication coordinator with Carpentries
  • Cory will manage Google Drive folder & organize
  • Amobi will fill data manager role with assistance from Audrey
    • New board members will send Audrey & Amobi GitHub usernames to be given access

Schedule Fall Semester Bi-weekly Board Meetings

  • Present members completed availability poll
    • Monday mornings & Tuesday afternoons- most availability for members
    • Narayani not present- Trista will send scheduling poll to her
  • Group agreed that maybe fall meeting day/time will alternate between 2 ‘best’ timeslots

Follow-up Meeting Regarding Sept. Intro to R Workshop

  • After end of workshop, Narayani mentioned holding a post-workshop meeting to evaluate how we may improve, etc.
  • May do this during next board meeting if all or most workshop instructors/helpers can attend
  • Audrey will contact Narayani & workshop volunteers regarding the meeting

Date/Time for next meeting:

  • Next meeting: 10/27/21, 12:00pm-1:00pm ET
  • Meeting Chair: Trista
  • Meeting Secretary: Cory

Agenda for Next Meeting on 10/27/21

  • Approve minutes from 9/15/21 & 10/14/21 meetings
  • Review Club’s GitHub account & Google drive
  • Workshop follow up review
  • Further discussion of member roles
  • Sponsors for 2021/22 genomics & library workshops