FamilySearch Wiki:Contributors Meeting Agenda 1 February 2011

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Meeting Agenda

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Purpose of the meeting

  • To forge solutions with other community contributors.
  • To discuss content, community, best practices, current issues, and strategy.


Kudos go to ...

Lise Embley for leading the discussion last week.


  • Several polls have been placed on the contributors forum. Please vote.

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Current forum threads of interest:

Discussion Items

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Item 1: Meetings

  • Names of meeting
  • Purposes of meetings
  • Repetition in meetings

Forum threads that fit todays' discussion:

Review of last week's meeting:
Do we want more of a monthly meeting? Or are issues and ideas a weekly topic?

Proposal for Meeting Topics based on last couple weeks of discussion: janellv

  • Every Week - first half - discuss timely issues:
  1. Introduce new members
  2. Outstanding discussion items that need resolution (Forum issues, Policies/Manual of Style)
  3. What are you working on that you need people to come in and help with?
  4. Ratings from Thumbs up/down
  5. Idea exchange
  • Rotation of topics - 2nd half of meeting -
  1. Moderators & adopters
    • What are you doing?
    • Obstacles?
  2. Requested training topics – how to – intermediate/advanced
  3. WikiProjects Management – Projects seeking contributors and people seeking projects
  4. Improve the Wiki - bring suggestions on how to make the wiki better, maintenance work that needs to be done – cleaning up/improving the wiki

Introducing new adopters to state moderators

Does FamilySearch have a process in place to introduce new adopters to their state moderators? Murphynw 20:06, 1 February 2011 (UTC)

For next week: