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This is a chart Uchaguzi team & community members, tasks and locations. A full schedule will be created for the Elections Day. This list of Roles and Responsibilities is to aid planning for the deployment with the Uchaguzi Digital Teams and Uchaguzi Community Working Groups

STAFF Role

Responsibility

MAIN LEAD

Location

Backup

Project Lead

Lead Uchaguzi project

Daudi Were

Nairobi

 

Development Lead

Lead Uchaguzi Technology

Linda Kamau

Nairobi

 

Communications Director

Manage Media and Communications Plan

Rebecca Wanjiku

Nairobi

 

Deployment planning, Community and Training

Manage community outreach and lead training for deployment

Heather Leson

Toronto/DC

Rob

Community Training

Support Community outreach and training

Angela Odour

Nairobi

Heather

Deployment planning, Support Uchaguzi project

Training, Geolocation, Technology

Rob Baker

DC

Heather

Design Uchaguzi

Design and Implement UI for Uchaguzi

Jepchumba

SA

Brandon

Research Uchaguzi project

Review Uchaguzi deployment and provide research

Rhoda

Nairobi

 

Development - QA

Lead QA project for Uchaguzi

Sharon

Nairobi

 

Admin Support

Support Daudi and Angela

Debra

Nairobi

 

Sysadmin, Security and Backend Management

Monitor servers make sure tech lead doesn't think about servers

Robbie

global

 

Emergency Desk Operator

Manage and coordinate on Critical and Urgent matters

Erik Hersman

Nairobi

 

The following is a list of Community Uchaguzi roles to be filled. Location pertains to where you will be during the election:

Community Working groups - Pre election planning groups

Community Role

Name

Responsibility

Location

Back-up

Digital ?

In Nairobi?

In DC?

Analysis and Research Working Group Lead

Leo

Lead the Local Analysis and Research Working Group

Nairobi

Juliana Rotich

 

x

 

Local Community Outreach/Translation Working Group Lead

Angie and Daudi

Lead the Local Community Outreach (including translation)
Working Group

Nairobi

Heather/Rob (Virtually)

 

x

 

Technology Community Working Group Lead

Linda

Lead the Technology Community working group

Nairobi

Sharon

 

x

 

Social Media Working Group

Rebecca Wanjiku 

Lead the Social Media Outreach Working Group

Nairobi

Jep/Erik (virtually)

 

 

 

UMATI Working Group

Angela C./Kagonya

Lead the Umati Working Group

Nairobi

Angela C. /Kagonya

 

x

 

Digital Teams - Activated during elections

Community Role

Name

Responsibility

Location

Back-up

Digital ?

In Nairobi?

In DC?

Media Monitoring

 

Monitoring citizen reports via different social media streams, in turn, creating reports

 

 

 

 

Nairobi co-lead

Limo Taboi

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global co-lead

Leesa

 

 

 

 

 

 

Translation

 

Translating reports(including those created out of tweets/SMS) from local languages to English.

 

 

 

 

 

Nairobi co-lead

Debra Ojuka/Paul Warambo

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global co-lead

not filled

This is generally a local task with Translators without Borders leading (Paul Warambo). We would love a hand if someone is up for the task

 

 

 

 

 

Technology

 

Maintenance of https://uchaguzi.co.ke for the duration of election monitoring.

 

 

 

 

 

Nairobi co-lead

Linda Kamau

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global co-lead

David Kobia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Reports

 

Report approval and editing

 

 

 

 

 

Nairobi co-lead

Anne Salim, 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global co-lead

Heather Leson, Jus Mackinnnon


 

 

 

 

 

Verification

 

Information triangulation and verification of reports, working close with community and Nairobi teams

 

 

 

 

 

Nairobi co-lead

Angela Oduor, Mel Mbugua

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global co-lead

Heather Leson

This is mainly a Kenyan driven task.

 

 

 

 

x

Geolocation

 

Tagging reports that have not been geolocated to specific locations.

 

 

 

 

 

Nairobi co-lead

Accadius Sabwa

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global co-lead

Rob Baker

 

 

 

 

 

 

Analysis and Research

 

Provide Uchaguzi team with twice daily reports - type of reports to be determined at Community working group sessions. 
Review online datasets and provide data vis infographics and sensemaking

 

 

 

 

 

Nairobi co-lead

Leo Mutuku

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global co-lead

Catherine Dempsey

 

 

 

 

 

 

SMS

 

Handle all incoming SMS messages into the platform, including determination of origin i.e location. In charge of report creation from SMSes received, their geolocation and categorisation.

 

 

 

 

 

Nairobi co-lead

Mark Kamau

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global co-lead

OM

 

 

 

 

 

 

Additional Teams

Community Role

Name

Responsibility

Location

Back-up

Digital ?

In Nairobi?

In DC?

Emergency Desk Operator Support

Erik Hersman

Work with Daudi and verification team to manage urgent and critical reports.

 

 

 

x

 

Nairobi co-lead

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Global co-lead

Heather Leson/ Rob Baker

 

 

 

 

 

x

Uchaguzi Volunteer Cooordinator

 


 

 

 

 

 

Nairobi co-lead

Nekesa Were

Coordinate all volunteers in Nairobi. Ensure that training, code of conduct and scheduling is complete. Coordinate food, breaks, questions and human awesome support

 

 

 

 

 

Global co-lead

Heather Leson/ Leesa

Coordinate all volunteers NOT in Nairobi. Ensure that training, code of conduct and scheduling is complete. Coordinate food, breaks, questions and human awesome support

 

 

 

 

 

Project runner - Nairobi

x8

Project runners will assist the core team with delegated tasks. Daudi, Juliana, Rebecca and Angela should each be assigned 2 project runners to assist with the communication workflow in the ihub.

 

 

 

 

 

Key Master

Nekesa Were

Verify all and provide access. Once people complete training, agree to the code of conduct, then can be scheduled and given tool access by team. This person verifies and coordinates.

 

 

 

x

heather

Social Media Outreach

Rebecca W.

Sharing uchaguzi situation room updates via social media i.e twitter/facebook/Blog