Introducing new Themes Team representatives for the 2023 Edition

A few weeks ago we posted a call for themes team representatives seeking nominations. Users could self-nominate or tag someone they thought would be good for the role.

We received several comments on the post with nominations. We have decided to have 3 team reps for this term due to who was nominated. Two people will be continuing from the last term, one new person is being brought on board for the experience.

The 3 Themes Team representatives appointed via nominations:

  1. Acosmin (@acosmin)
  2. Ganga Kafle (@kafleg)
  3. Shiva Shanker Bhatta (@shivashankerbhatta)

Join me in saying let’s congratulations to them all and wishing them a successful tenure.


Acosmin is a WordPress developer and enthusiast. He published his first WP theme back in 2008 and, since then, he has contributed in various capacities as a reviewer, developer, and team representative.

He is sponsored by Extend Themes to be a part-time reviewer.

You can reach him directly via WordPress SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at, and his username is acosmin.

Ganga Kafle

Ganga Kafle (KafleG)

Ganga is a full-time sponsored WordPress contributor by Rank Math. He is from the beautiful country Nepal and working as a WordPress contributor since 2014. He has attended many WordCamps and organized some as well. Besides WordPress, he loves to spend time with friends and family.

He is also one of the organizers for 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. Asia 2023 and moderates WordPress-related Podcasts in Go With WP.

You can reach him directly via WordPress slack, and the username is kafleg.

Shiva Shanker Bhatta


Shiva Shanker Bhatta is the Founder/CEO at AF themes. He has more than 10 years of experience in WordPress; Community, Contributions, and Development – Basically focused on WordPress Themes and Plugins.

He had contributed ( Organized/Contributors Day Lead ) various National and International WordCamps.

You can reach him directly via WordPress Slack. His slack username is ShShanker.

The new team responsibilities will start from 1st January 2023. @utz119 and our other previous representatives will remain as moderators and will be around.

At last, thank you for taking on the responsibilities and keeping the tasks and team moving in a good direction.