there's starting to be some committees for various things, but like many things there needs to be a formal task that folks need to take ownership of. as volunteers things often slide. otto is the point person for the "infrastructure" committee focused on getting core systems running, and soldiersquared is the point person for cleaning i believe. (iirc there's recurring cleaning sessions before open house nights)
like ork, i have all but given up on building things on wed, too many folks want to chat about this or that, although if you look closely you'll see a few folks gathered around a tool refurbishing it, or trying to coax a cnc widget to life. i've been quite busy with other things in july, but prior to that there has almost always been someone in the space working on a project from noonish through late evening every day of the week.
the skype thing was the tail end of our monthly board meeting, which everyone is welcome to sit in on, and give feed back on. if we made you feel unwelcome, i'm sorry, the intent was more to bang out business stuff to get back to being social rather than to ignore folks.