Nominations Call for the themes team representatives: 2024 Edition

The Themes team is looking for team representatives for the year 2024. 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.

Currently, @acosmin, @shivashankerbhatta, and me (@kafleg) are the team representatives

What are Team Reps?

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

In the WordPress open-source project, each team has on average one or two reps (i.e. an abbreviation for team representative).  

Read here to learn more about team reps.


  • They represent the team
  • Communication with other teams
  • Post weekly updates
  • Mentor theme reviewers 
  • Transfer themes, suspend or delist themes (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. 
  • Maintain Theme Check pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the Plugin Directory or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party
  • Review Patterns and set live or delist them, 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 Friday, December 15, 2023.

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 on reps by acceptance, then we will go with the voting like an election. We will write another post with detailed information about 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!