Hey everyone. If you’ve sent me an email or a slack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. ping The act of sending a very small amount of data to an end point. Ping is used in computer science to illicit a response from a target server to test it’s connection. Ping is also a term used by Slack users to @ someone or send them a direct message (DM). Users might say something along the lines of “Ping me when the meeting starts.” and have been waiting to hear back, apologies. I am super swamped. Volunteers haven’t been as consistent as expected, the spring WordCamp WordCamps are casual, locally-organized conferences covering everything related to WordPress. They're one of the places where the WordPress community comes together to teach one another what they’ve learned throughout the year and share the joy. Learn more. season is swinging into high gear, and I’m all alone as paid staff for a few more weeks, so I really need your support right now. If anyone can pitch in to help with administrative tasks, please let me know. If any deputies Community Program Supporters (formerly Deputies) are a team of people worldwide who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about program supporters in our Program Supporter Handbook. can take a little more responsibility and/or help me train more deputies, let me know. And to anyone waiting for a ping back in slack or via email, I will get to them all, it just might take a bit because I am prioritizing emergency-level stuff first. Thanks for your understanding.