Nominations Call for the themes team representatives

The Themes team is looking for team representatives. It’s time to nominate team representatives. We would like to request you to comment in the below comment section about your nomination. Based on the nominations, 2 themes team representatives will be elected.

What are Team Reps?

Team reps are responsible for communicating on behalf of the team. 

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 on average one or two reps (i.e. an abbreviation for team representative).  

Read here to know more about team reps.


  • They represent the team
  • Communication with other teams 
  • Post weekly updates 
  • Mentor theme reviewers 
  • Transfer themes, suspend or delist theme (if necessary)
  • Conduct team meetings, write meeting agendas and meeting notes 
  • Guide theme authors and reply to their questions 
  • Regularly check themes team email and follow-up etc. 

What are the qualifications?

A representative should be an active member of the WordPress Community. Someone reliable and trusted, familiar with WordPress theme development.

How to nominate someone? 

The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, November 10, 2021.

Nomination text sample: “I would like to nominate @nominee_wp_username”. Or you can also nominate yourself. You can write “I would like to nominate myself”. 

If you get nominated but if you are not ready for the reps, you can decline it as well.

How Will the Election Work?

If we get more than 2 names and can’t decide reps by acceptance, then we will go with the voting like an election. We will write another post with detailed information for the voting process. (if necessary). 

Once the results are done, the new 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.(s) will be announced in a new blog post. 

If you have any questions, comment below. Happy Nominating!

Updated on: 5th Nov, 2021