This post kicks off the election process with nominations to replace @audrasjb and @francina as Core Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. team reps. We have been in the role for over a year now, so 2022 marks the time to get new folks!
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 on average one or two representatives, abbreviated as reps.
It is not called “team lead” for a reason. It’s an administrative role. While 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 has a time commitment attached to it. Not a huge amount, it’s at least two hours a week.
Here are the main tasks:
Full details on the Team Rep role is on the Team Update site.
How the election works
Please nominate people in the comments of this post. Self-nominations are welcome. The deadline is 10 November 2021.
After that, a poll will be opened for voting. It will stay open for about two weeks. The new reps will start their role on January 1st, 2022.
If you want to nominate someone in private, please reach out to @francina or @audrasjb on 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/..
Disclaimer: if you get nominated, please don’t feel like you have to say yes. The polls will only include the names of the people that are responding positively to a nomination. So feel free to reply with a “Thank you, but no thank you”.
If you have any questions, please feel free to ask in the comments, we will be happy to reply.
Thanks to @audrasjb for the peer review.