Well I'm from the Lake Charles area, so that may be to far for meetings.
I don't have much experience with Linux, but have a little programming and batch experience.
Current rPi Systems: OpenElec Kodi on 2 TV's; RetroPi; rPi & Arduino LED Strip Lighting System
In progress: Security System; CarPi
Future Projects: Home Automation; Weather Station; Info System w/Calendars; Drinko Bartender.
SW Louisiana USA