It’s been since December 2019 that team reps were discussed/evaluated in the hosting A web hosting service is a type of Internet hosting service that allows individuals and organizations to make their website accessible via the World Wide Web. team.
After chatting about this in the hosting meeting and amongst existing team reps, the consensus is to allow folks to nominate themselves or others, and hold an election in January.
I’m hopeful this will allow some new folks to have a chance to represent the team, while allowing existing folks the opportunity to step back if they need to due to availability, or choose, to focus on other areas of contribution.
For full details on the role of 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., check out this page, which has current reps for all WordPress.org The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. https://wordpress.org/ teams, along with the responsibilities. There’s also a good description on the most recent call for reps from the core team.
While team reps often come from folks who are are considered to be leaders in a particular area, this is meant as a communication role, to help facilitate team and cross-team collaboration, rather than be tied to leadership.
Are you interested in being a rep, or have anyone you’d like to nominate? Please leave a comment on this post, or DM any of the current team reps (@amykamala, @jadonn, or @mikeschroder) to do so.
Anyone who is nominated by others will be contacted to make sure that they are interested and available for the role.