MIP41c4-SP8: Facilitator Onboarding, COM-001

MIP41c4-SP8: Facilitator Onboarding, COM-001


MIP41c4-SP#: 8
Author(s): David Utrobin
Tags: core-unit, cu-com-001, facilitator
Status: Formal Submission
Date Applied: 2021-03-12
Date Ratified: <yyyy-mm-dd>

Sentence Summary

MIP41c4-SP8 onboards David Utrobin as Facilitator for Core Unit COM-001: Governance Communications.



Core Unit

Governance Communications

Facilitator Name and Information

Name: David Utrobin
Github Account: @Davidutro
MakerDAO Forum Account: @Davidutro
Rocketchat Account: @David.u
Twitter Account: @Davidutro
LinkedIn Account: David Utrobin
ETH Address: n/a

Facilitator Commitment

In addition to facilitating our Core Unit Mandate and Ways of Working as outlined in the Governance Communications MIP, the following describes my commitment and actions as a Governance Communications Team Facilitator, to;

  • Serve as a point of contact between the Governance Communications Core Unit, the Governance community, and other facilitators to ensure proper coverage by our team.
    • Represent the team in weekly community calls.
    • Work with the community and act as a triage point to collate new community requests and share awareness with the team.
    • Continue to be active on the Maker Forum and Rocket Chat as an easily reachable point of contact.
  • Remove the administrative workload for the Governance Communications Core Unit to enable them to focus on the tasks they have committed to deliver.
    • Facilitate goal planning sessions, external team meetings, help with tasks.
    • Communicate expectations for all ongoing tasks in/outside of the team.
    • Maintain the team budget, accounting and overhead management.
  • Maintain planning documentation detailing accomplishments, current work, planned work and upcoming targets to ensure line of sight, clarity, and transparency.
    • Document quarterly objectives and key results to help steer planning and prioritization.
    • Maintain an active team backlog of tasks detailing team progress.
  • Adjust the team as needed to deliver on the mandated objectives.
    • Build specializations within the team to facilitate targeted focus and increase team efficiency.
    • Removal and Hiring for the team.
    • Guide team-members through professional development and growth.

Facilitator Credentials

Experience at Maker

  • Community Development Lead @ Maker Foundation for almost 3 years.
  • Lead the Tuesday community call for over two years.
  • Designed and operates the Meetup Grants Program.
  • Designed and operates the Governance Call Summary Team.
  • Served on the Community Development Initiative Proposal(CDIP) approval committee.
  • Wrote the bulk of the original SCD and MCD FAQs.
  • Started Awesome MakerDAO.
  • MIPs Related:
    • Co-authored MIP24: Emergency Voting System
    • Alternate with Charles to produce the weekly MIPs Update.
  • Other relevant work before joining the Foundation:

Experience prior to Maker

  • Operations Manager @ Vitozon, an Ecommerce startup, for 2 years.
  • Administrative Officer @ Baruch College for the MA Arts Administration program, for 2 years.

Degrees and Certifications

  • BA Corporate Communications, Baruch College

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