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{{construction| contact = http://wwwThis page describes the role of State Manager (SM), an active member of the community who is responsible for the the editing in a| contacttype = forum| draft = yes| open = yes}} 
We have a new community role called: "The State Manager (SM)" for was first developed in the USAand has since been used in several other countries around the world.{{AddCode|Expand The role was designed to organize the description of editing efforts across the State fifty United States and their territories. This role acts as a springboard for country-wide responsibilities, providing an intermediate step between the [[Area Manager]] (AM) and the [[Country Manager ]] (SMCM)}}role.
== Requirements ==
* Active in community
* Active in the forums and chat
* Able to add / update wikipages.<br><!---- This can be better worded if needed --->
== Roles & Responsibilities ==
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SM responsibilities will include the following, (but are not be limited to) the following:
* Having Being granted editing rights in their entire state.
* Making sure Unlocks/Updates related to their state are addressed timely.
* Working with editors on issues that are related to editing and other issues as they arise.
* Maintaining and updating a closures list / wiki (if necessary) for their state.
* Maintain/Update/Lead a dedicated state sub-forum in the Waze Forum State Page.
**They can monitor the forum, post updates, keep enthusiasm about state discussions going, and help keep the RC informed.
* Help inform editors about existing policy and helps help evolve that policy based upon their work within a state.
* Identify key areas in their state.
* SM will identify the good Identify and keep the bad editors.* Keeping [[Regional Coordinator]] (RC ) (and local Local Champ (LC) or Global Champ (GC) where available) informed about advancing editors with good skills and bad those editors which need improvement. (Basically the RC's RCs would like to get the SM's opinion on an editoreditors in their state.)* Keeping an eye on Keep a lookout for newer editors throughout the their state , and educate them by mentoring them formally or informally or formally.
== How to become a State Manager Attainment ==
An editor must meet the requirements stated in the section [[State_Manager#Requirements|Requirements]]. The final approval/decision will be assigned made by the Regional Coordinator (RC) for that state.
This role is not the same as an AM with a larger area. There is a much greater community involvement with this role. There could also be multiple SMs for a single state.
If a state is too small to have their own SM, then a neighboring SM would manage that state.
== State Manager Useful Links ==
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*[ US State Managers] closed forum for SMs.
*[[Road names/USA]]
*[[Highway naming/USA]]
*[[Road types/USA]]
*[[National_resources/USA/Functional_classification|USA Functional Classification]]
*[[Real time closures]]
*[[Regional Coordinator]]
== State Manager list ==
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