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Mid-Atlantic Region Large Area Managers  
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=== Mid-Atlantic Region Large Area Managers ===
Mid-Atlantic Region Large Area Managers (MAR LAM) help manage large sections of a state working with the local Area Managers. You can also reach out to them for assistance.  
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Mid-Atlantic Region Large Area Managers (MAR-LAM) help manage large sections of a state working with the local Area Managers. You can also reach out to them for assistance.  
  
MAR LAM Regions  
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==== MAR-LAM Regions ====
A map of the MAR LAM regions is below.  
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A map of the MAR-LAM regions is below.  
MAR LAMs are simplified areas. This may cause coverage into surrounding states. MAR LAM's are expected to get permission from that other state's SM if they wish to edit in that area. Otherwise, MAR LAMs should remain in the state they are assigned.  
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* MAR-LAMs are simplified areas. This may cause coverage into surrounding states. MAR-LAM's are expected to get permission from that other state's SM if they wish to edit in an area outside of their MAR-LAM state.  
There can be more than one MAR LAM for each region
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* As a rough rule of thumb, it is typical to grant MAR-LAM areas measured in thousands of square miles.  
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* There can be more than one MAR-LAM for each region.
  
MAR LAM Responsibilities  
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==== MAR-LAM Responsibilities ====
Abbreviation: MAR LAM
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* '''Abbreviation''': MAR-LAM
Responsibilities: As the name suggests, MAR LAMs manage a much larger portion of the map than AMs.
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* '''Responsibilities''': As the name suggests, MAR-LAMs manage a much larger portion of the map than AMs.
As a rough rule of thumb, it is typical to grant MAR LAM areas measured in thousands of square miles
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** <u>Establish Baseline</u>
Develop projects to systematically improve the map
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*** Update segments with unknown direction/clearly-incorrect names (segments from initial basemap import are very common in rural portions of the region even to this day)
Planned construction/reconfiguration
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*** Implement proper [[Road_types|Road type]] selection for all updated segments based on national guidance
Base map improvements
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*** Ensure all updated segments are locked to minimum lock level appropriate for their segment type
Coordinate regular editing upkeep of their LAM
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** <u>Regular Upkeep</u>
UR/PUR/MP resolution
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*** <u>UR/MP Management</u>: perform frequent, regular User Report/Map Problem passes over their entire area in accordance with the MAR UR Policy
Unlock/uplock requests
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*** <u>Unlock/Update forum response</u>: monitor Unlock/Update requests for any requests in their MAR-LAM that are posted in the forum, Discord, GHO, WME Chat, or PM; service directly or escalate if needed
Mentoring/outreach to new editors
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*** <u>Construction/Closures</u>: responsible for staying current on all major construction projects, ensuring realtime closures are entered into the system as needed.
MAR LAM should maintain activity on the map and in the community on a weekly basis, and preferably a daily basis
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** <u>Mentoring/outreach</u>: proactively seek out new editors and encourage them to join the community, stay in regular contact with existing editors who work within their zone and work to help them improve/expand skillsets and knowledge bases
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** <u>Rapid Reponse</u>: lead the response coordination effort for traffic disruptions in their zones (examples, freeway closure due to major accident, weather events (major snow storm or hurricane), planned events (marathons or parades)
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** MAR-LAM should maintain activity on the map and in the community on a weekly basis, and preferably a daily basis
  
It is requested that a MAR LAM who will be away from map editing activities for more than two (2) weeks please notify the State Managers by private message (PM). This is simply to ensure, if needed, that any adjustments can be made for handling update requests or other activities.
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It is requested that a MAR-LAM who will be away from map editing activities for more than two (2) weeks please notify the State Managers by [[private message]] (PM). This is simply to ensure, if needed, that any adjustments can be made for handling update requests or other activities.
  
MAR LAM Application Process  
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==== MAR LAM Application Process ====
Prerequisites:  
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* '''Prerequisites''':  
Editor must be an active successful MAR Area Manager for a polygon larger than PL at Zoom=0 for >45 days
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** Editor must be an active MAR[[Area_Manager | Area Manager]] for a polygon larger than PL at Zoom=0 for a minimum of 45 days
Editor must be Rank 3 or higher
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** Editor must be an experienced Rank 3 or higher
Editor should be an active and effective communicator to other editors via forums, Discord, GHO, and/or Private Messages.
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** Editor should be an active and effective communicator to other editors via forums, Discord, GHO, and/or Private Messages.
  
If you're already a MAR Area Manager and you're interested in becoming a MAR LAM, please contact your SM (one of your SMs) and discuss possibilities and LAM areas.
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If you're already a MAR Area Manager and you're interested in becoming a MAR-LAM, please contact your State Managers and discuss possibilities and MAR-LAM areas.

Latest revision as of 02:41, 1 October 2017

Mid-Atlantic Region Large Area Managers

Mid-Atlantic Region Large Area Managers (MAR-LAM) help manage large sections of a state working with the local Area Managers. You can also reach out to them for assistance.

MAR-LAM Regions

A map of the MAR-LAM regions is below.

  • MAR-LAMs are simplified areas. This may cause coverage into surrounding states. MAR-LAM's are expected to get permission from that other state's SM if they wish to edit in an area outside of their MAR-LAM state.
  • As a rough rule of thumb, it is typical to grant MAR-LAM areas measured in thousands of square miles.
  • There can be more than one MAR-LAM for each region.

MAR-LAM Responsibilities

  • Abbreviation: MAR-LAM
  • Responsibilities: As the name suggests, MAR-LAMs manage a much larger portion of the map than AMs.
    • Establish Baseline
      • Update segments with unknown direction/clearly-incorrect names (segments from initial basemap import are very common in rural portions of the region even to this day)
      • Implement proper Road type selection for all updated segments based on national guidance
      • Ensure all updated segments are locked to minimum lock level appropriate for their segment type
    • Regular Upkeep
      • UR/MP Management: perform frequent, regular User Report/Map Problem passes over their entire area in accordance with the MAR UR Policy
      • Unlock/Update forum response: monitor Unlock/Update requests for any requests in their MAR-LAM that are posted in the forum, Discord, GHO, WME Chat, or PM; service directly or escalate if needed
      • Construction/Closures: responsible for staying current on all major construction projects, ensuring realtime closures are entered into the system as needed.
    • Mentoring/outreach: proactively seek out new editors and encourage them to join the community, stay in regular contact with existing editors who work within their zone and work to help them improve/expand skillsets and knowledge bases
    • Rapid Reponse: lead the response coordination effort for traffic disruptions in their zones (examples, freeway closure due to major accident, weather events (major snow storm or hurricane), planned events (marathons or parades)
    • MAR-LAM should maintain activity on the map and in the community on a weekly basis, and preferably a daily basis

It is requested that a MAR-LAM who will be away from map editing activities for more than two (2) weeks please notify the State Managers by private message (PM). This is simply to ensure, if needed, that any adjustments can be made for handling update requests or other activities.

MAR LAM Application Process

  • Prerequisites:
    • Editor must be an active MAR Area Manager for a polygon larger than PL at Zoom=0 for a minimum of 45 days
    • Editor must be an experienced Rank 3 or higher
    • Editor should be an active and effective communicator to other editors via forums, Discord, GHO, and/or Private Messages.

If you're already a MAR Area Manager and you're interested in becoming a MAR-LAM, please contact your State Managers and discuss possibilities and MAR-LAM areas.