Photo Directory Team Reps 2022: Submit your Votes!

In February, the Photo Directory team opened up nominations for first time Photo Directory team reps for 2022. The poll is now open and ready for your vote.

Where can I vote?

Right here!

You can vote for up to two people at the same time. Once you have submitted your vote, you won’t be able to vote again.

To see what team reps are responsible for, see the previous post calling for Photo Directory Team Rep nominations. For now the Photo Directory Team anticipates electing two team reps. Of course, team reps can decide to add additional people as team reps, during the course of the year.

This poll will be open until Tuesday, March 22, 2022, after which team reps will be selected based on the votes received. Stay tuned for that announcement post!

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Photo Directory Team Rep Nominations for 2022

Welcome to the very first Photo Directory Team RepTeam 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. nominations! The WordPress Photo Directory is a directory of free, WordPress community-powered, CC0-licensed photographs. Photo Directory Team members moderate photos, maintain and improve the directory site, and provide resources that enable photo contributors. In this first year, team reps will help build the foundation for Photo Directory’s exciting future.

The role

In the WordPress open sourceOpen 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”. The Photo Directory Team is hoping to bring on at least two team reps who can commit to the role for a full calendar year.

As a reminder, it is not called “team lead” for a reason. Team reps are responsible for communicating on behalf of the group to the other contributor groups via weekly updates, as well as occasional chats. 

This role does have a time commitment attached to it, at least one hour a week. The main tasks include:

  • Setting the time for Photo Directory team meetings/chats
  • Running those chats
  • Writing and posting recaps
  • Providing reports for quarterly updates
  • Helping to establish and build Photo Directory team practices, especially in this first year

How Photo Directory Team Rep elections work

Following the excellent example of fellow Make teams, the Photo Directory team is planning these steps:

  1. Call for Nominations: Anyone can nominate a Photo Directory team rep! The deadline is Friday, March 4.
  2. Voting for Team Reps: A poll for voting will be available on Tuesday, March 8, and will stay open until Tuesday, March 22. After that, the new team reps will be announced!

Call for Photo Directory Team Rep nominations!

Please nominate people for Photo Directory team rep in the comments of this post by Friday, March 4. Self-nominations are welcome.

If you would like to nominate someone in private, please reach out to @angelasjin.

Remember, a best practice before nominating someone is to check in with them first! If you are nominated, you do not have to say yes. Only people who respond positively to a nomination will be added to the poll, so please feel free to decline if you don’t feel that being team rep is the right fit for any reason.

If you have any questions, please do ask those in the comments!


Welcome to Make Photos

Welcome to the Make WordPress Photos contributor site.

This is the Make site for the WordPress Photo Directory, a directory of free, publicly-contributed, CC0-licensed photographs.

Please be patient as we set up the project, processes, and procedures.

Also, join us in SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at on the #photos channel for discussions of the project!