Registry Metadata Steward

You are responsible for shepherding our registry metadata according to our principles and SOPs, merge changes and generally protect and guard them. This involves also facilitating the implementation of QC checks.

Requirements

  1. love for metadata
  2. basic python
  3. community mindset

Responsibilities

  1. Checking OBOFoundry.github.io at least weekly for metadata related issues and pull requests.
  2. Tagging metadata related issues and pull requests with 'attn: OFOC call' if they need to be discussed by the Operations Committee. Provide instructions what needs to be discussed.
  3. Assessing pull requests to be in line with OBO SOPs. Unless covered by an explicit exception, metadata changes must be signed off by registered ontology contacts.
  4. Providing guidance for metadata-related issues and pull requests.
  5. Implement additional checks for metadata integrity if necessary.
  6. The Registry Metadata Steward is not required to fix issues with the metadata proactively, but may choose to do so at their own discretion.
  7. Provide monthly summary to Technical Working Group OBO Operations liaison for report to OBO Operations Committee.

People

Name GitHub ORCID Status Start
Nico Matentzoglu matentzn 0000-0002-7356-1779 support 0000-00-00
Deepak Unni deepakunni3 0000-0002-3583-7340 lead 2022-12

OBO New Ontology Request (NOR) Manager

You will be responsible for registering new ontologies at the OBO dashboard and helping their owners pass them.

Standard Operating Procedures

See here.

Requirements

  1. Basic knowledge of OBO dashboard
  2. Community mindset
  3. Stakeholder support

Responsibilities

  1. Checking OBOFoundry.github.io at least weekly for NOR related issues and pull requests.
  2. Managing the NOR Process (https://obofoundry.org/docs/SOP.html#NOR)
  3. Assisting NOR submitters to understanding the NOR process and passing the NOR Dashboard
  4. Assigning and reminding OBO Operations Committee Members as reviewers
  5. Assisting successful NOR submitters to making registry metadata and PURL pull requests

People

Name GitHub ORCID Status Start
Nico Matentzoglu matentzn 0000-0002-7356-1779 support 0000-00-00
Paul Fabry pfabry 0000-0002-3336-2476 lead 2022-12

OBO Website Coordinator

You will be responsible for gatekeeping community changes to the website.

Requirements

  1. Working knowledge of javascript
  2. Working knowledge of python
  3. Nice to have: knowledge of jekyll and liquid (like jinja)
  4. Should have technical background

People

Name GitHub ORCID Status Start
Erik Whiting erik-whiting 0000-0003-1022-5281 lead 2022-12
Nico Matentzoglu matentzn 0000-0002-7356-1779 support 0000-00-00

OBO Dashboard Maintainer

Updating the OBO Dashboard once per month. Fixing horrible bugs in OBO-Dashboard if they come up (should be rare). Working with OBO Ops to find people for extending dashboard when new principles come along.

Requirements

  1. Basic knowledge of dashboard
  2. Social skills are a nice to have
  3. Infinite patience also helpful

People

Name GitHub ORCID Status Start
Anita Caron anitacaron 0000-0002-6523-4866 lead 2022-12
Nico Matentzoglu matentzn 0000-0002-7356-1779 support 0000-00-00

Technical Working Group OBO Operations liaison

Preparing a short report about all general developments in OBO Technical Working Group (TWG) for the OBO Operations team meeting. You will go through pull requests and emails and summarize in bullet points and report to OBO Ops.

Requirements

  1. Strong python skills
  2. Some level of pro-activity helpful
  3. Experience with ODK/docker

People

Name GitHub ORCID Status Start
Ray Stefancsik rays22 0000-0001-8314-2140 lead 2022-12
Nico Matentzoglu matentzn 0000-0002-7356-1779 support 0000-00-00

PURL system maintainer

PURL config curation and PURL server maintenance.

People

Name GitHub ORCID Status Start
James A. Overton jamesaoverton 0000-0001-5139-5557 lead 2015-11

OMO metadata coordinator

You will be responsible for registering new ontologies at the OBO dashboard and helping their owners pass them.

People

Name GitHub ORCID Status Start
Jie Zheng zhengj2007 0000-0002-2999-0103 lead 0000-00-00
Nico Matentzoglu matentzn 0000-0002-7356-1779 lead 0000-00-00

OBO Tools coordinator

Coordinating and hosting OBO Tools workshops at meetings and conferences such as ICBO, and making sure tools align with OBO principles and support them, etc.)

People

Name GitHub ORCID Status Start
James A. Overton jamesaoverton 0000-0001-5139-5557 lead 2017

OBO Academy

Maintaining https://oboacademy.github.io/obook/ and organising OBO Tutorials.

People

Name GitHub ORCID Status Start
Nicole Vasilevsky nicolevasilevsky 0000-0001-5208-3432 lead 2021-06
Nico Matentzoglu matentzn 0000-0002-7356-1779 lead 2021-06
James A. Overton jamesaoverton 0000-0001-5139-5557 support 2021-06
Rebecca Jackson beckyjackson 0000-0003-4871-5569 support 2021-06
Shawn Tan shawntanzk 0000-0001-7258-9596 support 2022
Bradley Varner bvarner-ebi 0000-0002-1773-2692 support 2022

OBO Issue Tracker Shepherd

Assigning incoming issues at https://github.com/OBOFoundry/OBOFoundry.github.io, tagging them, chasing them

Responsibilities

  1. Tagging metadata related issues with 'attn: Technical Working WG' and 'metadata'.

People

Name GitHub ORCID Status Start
Nomi Harris nlharris 0000-0001-6315-3707 lead 2019-01

OBO Google Service Manager

Managing the OBO Google Drives, Calendars, Mailing list and Meeting Minutes

This role is open to new members.

Responsibilities

  1. Adding and removing people from OBO Mailing Lists
  2. Adding new OBO Ops members to Google Drive and removing alumni
  3. Adding important OBO events to the OBO calendar and sending out invites
  4. Managing public and internal OBO Google Drives
  5. Report adding members to the to any OBO Google drive with Write or Admin rights to the OBO Operations Committee

People

Name GitHub ORCID Status Start
Nomi Harris nlharris 0000-0001-6315-3707 lead 2019-01