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We have a new community role called: "State Manager (SM)" for the USA.
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Revision as of 19:45, 25 July 2014

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We have a new community role called: "State Manager (SM)" for the USA.

Expand the description of the Sate Manager (SM)


To be eligible for the title of State Manager, an editor must:

  • Be a level 4 editor (Preferably a level 5 to handle most requests)
  • Be endorsed by a Champ
  • Be active in the forums and chat
  • Read, understand, and have a working knowledge of the wiki

Rolls & Responsibilities

SM responsibilities will include the following, but are not limited to:

  • having editing rights in their entire state.
  • Making sure Unlocks/Updates related to their state are addressed timely.
  • Working with editors on issues that are related to editing and other issues as they arise.
  • Maintaining and updating a closures list / wiki (if necessary) for their state.
  • Maintain/Update/Lead the Waze Forum State Page.
    • They can monitor the forum, post updates, keep enthusiasm about state discussions going, and help keep the RC informed.
  • Help inform editors about existing policy and helps evolve that policy based upon their work within a state.
  • Identify key areas in their state.
  • SM will identify the good and the bad editors.
  • Keeping RC (and local Champ where available) informed with good and bad editors (Basically the RC's would like to get the SM's opinion on an editor)
  • Keeping an eye on newer editors throughout the state and educate them by mentoring them informally or formally.

How to become a State Manager

To become an SM, an editor must meet the requirements stated in the section Requirements. The final approval/decision and rolls will be assigned by the Regional Coordinator (RC) for that state.

This role is not the same as AM with a larger area. There is a much greater community involvement with this role. There could also be multiple SMs for a state.

If state is too small to have their own SM, then a neighboring SM would manage that state.

State Manager Useful Links

Road names/USA

Highway naming/USA

Road types/USA

USA Functional Classification

Road closures

Regional Coordinator