In October, the Community team opened up nominations for new Community team reps for 2022. A little later than intended, the poll is now open and ready for your vote!
Where can I vote?
You can vote in the public poll here. You can vote for up to two people at the same time, but once you have submitted your vote you won’t be able to vote again.
This poll will remain open until 2021-11-29, after which team reps will be selected based on the votes received.
What are team reps?
In the WordPress open source Open Source denotes software for which the original source code is made freely available and may be redistributed and modified. Open Source **must be** delivered via a licensing model, see GPL. project, each team has one or two (or more!) representatives, abbreviated as “reps”. On the Community team, we ask reps to commit to the role for a full calendar year.
Team reps are responsible for communicating on behalf of the group to the other contributor groups via weekly updates, as well as occasional chats.
As a reminder, it is not called “team lead” for a reason. While the people elected as team reps will generally come from the pool of folks that people think of as experienced leaders, the team rep A Team Rep is a person who represents the Make WordPress team to the rest of the project, make sure issues are raised and addressed as needed, and coordinates cross-team efforts. role is designed to change hands regularly.
This role does have a time commitment attached to it, at least one hour a week. The main tasks include:
- Writing the agenda for the Community Team meetings
- Run the meetings
- Write the recaps and post those
- Keep an eye on the moving parts of the team and provide reports for quarterly updates.
Over the year, the team can decide to add one or two people to help, depending on how much work there is. For now, the Community team would like to elect two team reps for 2022.