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Who does it?Step
Internet2/InCommon Leadership

Develop charge/scope document. Examples:

Internet2/InCommon Leadership, including members of Governance/Advisory groupsIdentify a chair and (optionally) co-chair for the working group
Internet2/InCommon LeadershipIn the case of a governance or advisory group, there may be an Internet2 flywheel assigned, that is, a designated Internet2 staff member to assist with the group.  See Table of Internet2 Support Levels to Trust and Identity Working Groups.
ChairPublicize call for membership. See Tools for Publicizing Working Groups, Recruiting New Members and Onboarding.
ChairConsider the stakeholders who should be represented on the working group and do targeted outreach as appropriate. 
  • International participation
  • large schools, small schools
  • research groups
  • verticals
  • corporate partners
Flywheel or Internet2 Trust and Identity Staff

Collaboration resources

For email list and wiki space, Internet2 flywheels (or other staff) use a form to spin up a collaboration.

Chair or flywheel (if available)

Determine the meeting schedule

  • May use a Doodle Poll to determine members’ availability
  • Once you determine the best meeting time, schedule regular meetings and simply cancel if they are not needed.
    It gets complicated to NOT have a regular meeting time and to try to schedule AD HOC meetings.
  • Pick a time that works for both the chair and flywheel to ensure effective communication and support. 
Flywheel or Internet2 Trust and Identity StaffSet up Zoom for video or phone conferencing
  • Note: Zoom is only available if an Internet2 staff member regularly attends.
Chair and Flywheel (if available)

Optional: Establish a calendar invite using Outlook Outlook (check with Jessica for correct process using shared calendar)

  • Note: you can put a SYMPA email group address in the "To" line of an Outlook invite

Flywheel or Internet2 Trust and Identity Staff

Be sure the new working group is listed in