General meeting minutes: 03/19/2019

The following are minutes from the general project meeting on Tuesday, March 19, 2019.

All documents for The WordPress Governance Project can be accessed on the project’s Google Drive.

Props: Pat Lockley and Rachel Cherry


  1. Minutes from last meeting
  2. Meeting facilitator and secretary
  3. Project communication
  4. Open floor


  • Rachel Cherry started the meeting. Pat Lockley took minutes.
  • Discussed the need to recruit people for the governance models research
    • Discussed road blocks, raised the issue of communicating calls to action
  • Remkus de Vries commented that most of us are on Twitter and so a Twitter account would help
    • Discussed who would run the account. Remkus and Cathi Bosco volunteered.
  • Rachel suggested @wpgovernance for the Twitter handle – account created
  • Discussed content to tweet
  • Brief discussion over best WP to Twitter tool
  • We liked one of Cathi’s logos and one was added to the Twitter page
  • Some work was needed to aggregate replies to the governance tweet for the new Twitter account
    • Rachel asked for Twitter volunteers, Pat and Remkus volunteered

Action items

  • Setup TeamDrive
  • Setup Trello
  • Set up automated tweets from bank of tweets
    • Share the word about getting involved and what we’re working on
  • Setup automated tweets when blog posts are published
  • Set up automated tweets for meeting reminders
  • Remkus is gonna help find our “what governance means” messages
  • Cathi is gonna tidy up our logo and create a Twitter header image
  • Push the recruitment for research help
  • Everyone sign up for at least one of the research items and do the research