Program Managers

Program Managers are very experienced and trusted Program Supporters from all over the world. They are given access to WordCampWordCamp 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. financial accounts and broad access to WordPress event systems.

Program Managers are held to high expectations when supporting important projects of the Global WordPress Community Team. They act in the best interest of the program and its members and work collaboratively with other Program Managers (no unilateral decision-making).

This team has committed to a consistent amount of contribution time over an extended period and has demonstrated excellent mentorship and willingness to share knowledge with others. Program Managers play a large role in shaping the future of community team programs.

The requirements to become a Program ManagerProgram Manager Program Managers (formerly Super Deputies) are Program Supporters who can perform extra tasks on like creating new sites and publishing WordCamps to the schedule. are:

  • To have an impeccable experience as a contributor of the Community Team
  • Being an active, experienced, and trusted Community Program Supporter
  • To have, at least, 5 hours per week available to contribute to the Global Community TeamGlobal Community Team A group of community organizers and contributors who collaborate on local events about WordPress — monthly WordPress meetups and/or annual conferences called WordCamps.
  • To be nominated by one current Program Manager for their excellent work as a mentorEvent Supporter Event Supporter (formerly Mentor) is someone who has already organised a WordCamp and has time to meet with their assigned mentee every 2 weeks, they talk over where they should be in their timeline, help them to identify their issues, and also identify solutions for their issues. and as a program supporterProgram Supporter 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.
  • 100% positive votes from all Program Managers

Because of the level of access given, this is a role that implies a very high level of trust. Self-nominations to become a Program Manager are not accepted. 

If you are interested in becoming a Program Manager and want to learn more, talk to a current Program Manager! Program Managers can support supporters interested in becoming Program Manager by sharing expectations and responsibilities. 

If you’re a new Program Manager, you will receive Program Manager rights via a special permission set that will give you super admin powers for some portion of the network. People having Program Manager permissions are listed on the Community Supporters and Managers page.

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