Contributor Working Group Kick-off Meeting Agenda | Tuesday, 6 October 2020 UTC 19:00

As previously announced, a working group is being formed to create a comprehensive, centralized location for all Contributor information that will help encourage all Contributors and Contributor Event Planners. The responsibilities of this group will include:

  • Compiling onboarding resources
  • Providing guidance with contributor events
    • Mentoring organizers planning a Contributor Event
  • Enhancing new contributor experience
    • Discovering ways to improve New Contributor onboarding experiences
    • Being a point of contact for community members who have questions about contributing or need help taking their first step
  • Coordinating with Make Teams
    • Collaborating with Make Teams to update and expand Contributor information
    • Coordinate with similar efforts from other Teams

The individuals who volunteered for this working group are: @amethystanswers, @annezazu, @ryan, @daisyo, @paaljoachim, @francina, @geektutor, @mysweetcate, @adavis3105, @chaion07, @matthewfarlymn & @christian

Our first meeting will take place on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 19:00 UTC in the #community-team channel in the Making WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at group (register for Slack here). The primary purpose of this meeting is for everyone to meet for the first time and to decide what areas each individual will focus on. Here’s an agenda we will follow, but I expect plenty of discussion branching off this:

1. Welcome and introductions
Who’s in the group?

2. Group responsibilities
What are the group responsibilities and what do they each entail?

3. Volunteers for roles
Are there any areas of the group that you would like to focus on?

4. Next steps
What are we going to do next? How will we begin working towards our goals?

5. Next meeting
When will we meet again? What regular schedule would work well?

I hope to see you there!