Checklist for removing access when a deputy is inactive

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most WordPress events are online. Please refer to our online events handbook.

For communities where COVID-19 has been more effectively contained or have easy access to COVID-19 vaccination and/or testing, returning to hosting an in-person meetupMeetup Meetup groups are locally-organized groups that get together for face-to-face events on a regular basis (commonly once a month). Learn more about Meetups in our Meetup Organizer Handbook. event is possible, with caution, using the resources provided. If you plan to move forward with an in-person meetup, you must use the provided checklist .

Here’s the list of things we need to do when a deputyDeputy Community Deputies are a team of people all over the world who review WordCamp and Meetup applications, interview lead organizers, and generally keep things moving at WordCamp Central. Find more about deputies in our Community Deputy Handbook. confirms that they are not active anymore. If you are assisting with changing the deputy to inactive, please Communicate with the deputy about removing access chat or a discussion, before starting the process. Once confirmed, follow the following procedure:

  • Remove access to all Inboxes of Help Scout for that deputy.
  • Mark them as ‘Inactive’ in the Community Deputies list.
  • Change their user role in WordCamp Central to “Subscriber”.
  • Ask a #Meta-WordCamp developer to remove the deputy from the @deputies group in Making WP SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at
  • Ask a #Meta-WordCamp developer to remove the deputy’s access to the Meetup and 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. applications on WordCamp CentralWordCamp Central Website for all WordCamp activities globally. includes a list of upcoming and past camp with links to each.
  • Remove the deputy from #community-deputies Slack channel

Remove access from the Community Team and “WordCamp Budgets” folders on Google

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