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Draft of Duties: PGM leaders, project coordinator, team leader

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Co-Leaders cooperatively do following: (Co-L)

  1. Determine PGM policies in collaboration with other Co-Leaders.
  2. Collaborate about adding more Co-Leaders and identifying who they should be.
  3. Determine how many Project Coordinators are needed, who they should be, and what their responsibilities are.
  4. Determine how many Teams there should be, what their purposes are, and who should be asked to lead the Teams.
  5. Oversee PGM sub-projects.
  6. Oversee PGM Project Coordinators and Team Leaders.
  7. Initiate and execute plans for project enhancement and development of profiles.
  8. Write PGM History (Eowyn request)
  9. Daily Details done by a Co-Leader:
  • Oversee daily activity feed checks
  • Oversee PGM googlegroup crew.
  • Oversee PGM merges. Usually they go into default and then a determination is made regarding how they are handled.
  • Respond to people who request to join PGM on g2g. If they are deemed ready to join the project, add PGM badge. Add to WikiTree-30 spreadsheet, getting their WikiTree ID and their email address. Request "AlongSide" assistance if the new member has needs.
  • Add Profile Managers and/or Remove Inactive Profile Managers. (Check inactives weekly, and/or whenever a profile is touched.)
  • Add PGM Managment to profiles when a PGM project box is added.
  • Add or Remove Project Protection (done in some cases for merges, to protect the LNAB.) (done in other cases when it is requested in the comments or when you find a profile has a disputed section.)
  • Add to and/or Remove from googlegroup (both WikiTree-30 and WikiTree Crew) upon request.
  • Daily review of Leaders googlegroup, respond as appropriate.
  • Answer comments posted to project account page with "Reply All" so the response will be seen on account page.
  • Keep abreast of recent journal publications and add information to profiles that are affected.
  • Respond to g2g posts that have PGM tagged.
  • Review and Update the PGM Data Base Errors.
  • When volunteers request to be added to a profile's Trusted List, add them.
9. Yearly Detail done by a Co-Leader:
  • yearly, update the google groups - done in November. People who are badged and in googlegroup-PGM-30, but have not been active over the past year are contacted to see if they desire to remain as active member. Depending on their response, badge is either left in place or removed.
  • PGM History Updates
  • Update PGM Rolls and Responsibilities spreadsheet. [1]
  • Request badged members to update "Current Member Projects" [2]


  1. Project Coordinators (PCs) are chosen by the Project Co-Ls. Or a badged member may indicate to the Co-L they wish to have a more responsible position.
  2. Assist to guide the project in synchrony with the Project Co-Ls.
  3. Coordinate members who want to work together on the same task.
  4. Make sure the Co-Ls are aware of any issues or concerns that arise among the members of the project.
  5. Daily Details that can be done by a Co-L or PC:
  • PC can edit relationships on PPPd profiles (parents, spouses, children).


  1. TmLs are chosen by the project's Co-L.
  2. They work with Co-L and/or PC to formulate goals for the Team.
  3. Lead the members of their Team forward to meet the stated goals.
  4. Once every 2-3 months, update the Co-L or PC to keep them abreast on how the Team is progressing. Be sure the Co-Ls are aware of any issues or concerns among the Team Members.
  5. Help identify those badged PGM volunteers who would make good Team Leaders in the future.
  6. Help identify additional Teams that are needed by the PGM project.

TEAMS: Those within the badged PGM Community are members of a Team.

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