Board Meeting - 5/31/2022


Meeting Notes


1.       Call to order



2.       Roll call – voting members

President - Tim Ryan (x)

Vice President - Rory Held (x)

Secretary/Treasurer - Aaron Fischer (x)

Board Member -  Hannah Reisdorf ()

Board Member - Ryan Thayer ()

Board Member - Roger Amundson (x)

Board Member - Matt Craig (x)


3.       Approval of previous meeting notes

Approved - no discussion


4.       Unfinished business



5.       Committee status reports

Strategic Planning – Tim Ryan

Tim will schedule a meeting in 2 weeks or so

Facilities – group discussion

May need to move out of the Beacon facility in the next couple weeks.  Another round of clearing out.  Some move to MACA.  Might need a storage unit for other things we want to keep.

Fundraising / Financial – Aaron FischerAccount Status

General - $8238.99

Directed - $5214.73Recent notables

Amazon Smile - $20.95

Benevity Donations - $1500 + $3710


Dakota Fence - $500

FRC kickoff grant - $3500

Microsoft - $10000

Created a document to track fundraising actions

Rory actively working to get sponsors

Meetings with potential sponsorsEide Bailly -


Microsoft – 5/31/22  - Attended by Rory


Sanford – 6/10/22 - Who is attending

Rory, Matt, and one other(Aaron Tim Roger or Ryan)


Outreach - Rory Held

NEW All-in-one, One page/Fundraising Boucher/Donation Form/2022 Fundraising goals

Robotics Growth Committee – Tim Ryan


6.       Events


Fargo Air Museum Booked for 2023 Kickoff


MSUM College for Kids in the works pending enrollment

OtherRed River Valley Fair

Sunday afternoon - 4PM Mackenzie River - board members invited

STEM ExpoBuilding Secured, date determined – August 20th, Butler Arena (Fair Grounds)

Free because of us helping at the RRVF STEM buidling

Field from NMRC

Free to use (provide something for gas?)

A/V - NLfx - $6,000

(Will need volunteers to help set up and take down)

12 Teams Signed up – 2 Volunteers (Need more Volunteers)

3 other Groups coming (NDSU – Science and Math, ND Space Grant, & Fargo 3D – Giving each team a roll of filament)

Other Expenses (Food, Hotels for key Volunteers?, Awards, misc.)

FRC Jumpstart



7.       New Business

 Web Cast System

A need is there for a group to have a web cast system to web cast events

Rory has put together a system - $5,000

With some minor additions could be used as a basic A/V system for smaller events/camps/kickoffs

Fargo Kiwanis Club

Interest in partnering / supporting us.  Aaron will have conversation.


8.       Plan next meeting (Annual Meeting)

 June 28th 6:30PM


9.       Adjourn