Foundation uses a Holacracy model as a governance model. Check brief holacracy onboarding.

Changes to policies and roles are done through the Holacracy IDM process. Telegram and Loomio voting can be used for consulting with the community.

Governed objects

  • Website / Domain

  • Wiki

  • Communication channels (SoMe accounts, Telegram Chat, Loomio etc)

  • Email list

  • Logo / Brand

  • Budget


  • Leadlink – Tim

  • Community manager / Council Event Organizer – Tim

  • Newsletter Editor – Max

  • Facilitators (incl. council events) – Max, Fran, Phoebe, Lucas, Ela

  • Mediators (preliminary) – Chris, Loie, Felix, Phoebe, Anuj

  • Outreach & Advocacy / PR Manager – Anja

  • Designer – Max


Outreach & Advocacy / PR Manager


  • Increasing Awareness;

  • Increasing Commitment of parties of interest to come to the event;

  • Building up momentum (people speak about it).

  • Create news and noise around the event; Make it visible.


  • Twitter

  • Linkedin

Recommendation to include (where possible):

  • Names (twitter handles);

  • Picture;

  • Link to further material;

  • Link to picture (names);

Content programming:

  • Monday: Administrative info

  • Tuesday: What's happening

  • Wednesday: Good material

  • Thursday: Who's coming / People

  • Friday: Fun


Accepting new members

  • Every new member should be proposed by an existent core member

  • The decision is made unanimously

  • This core member take full responsibility for that member

  • Trial period ends when every other member are sure to accept this person

  • Difference of trial status is only in recognition

Exclusion rules

If absolute majority of members vote for exclusion, the member is excluded as well as the person who brought him.


Weekly all-team tactical calls (wed, 3pm CET) and dgov dlog telegram group

Community events events is a trusted company to execute the DGOV Councils as well as the DGOV Festival Athens 2020. Furthermore selected events like the proposed DGOV Retreat in Ljubljana.

We expect other organisations and members of the community to host DGOV events. This is encouraged and supported by the DGOV Foundation if they are trusted parties by the DGOV Foundation. There please always check that the organisation organising a DGOV event is clearly stated.

On Rejection

  • any core member can reject, but needs to justify if challenged

  • lack of cognitive diversity concerns


Everything should be transparent, except of

  • private data without consent (names, addresses, contacts)

  • security (passwords)

  • budget details, like salaries (low resolution reports are ok)

Moral code

Being excellent with each other (respect, support, caring). Intentional dishonour of this rule can lead to ban.

Strategy building (wip)

  • quarterly retro

  • strategy clarification)

  • newsletter report routine

  • Interview more dgov stakeholders (needs, expectations, strategies).

  • Board of Advisors is gathered + Meta calls?

Ecosystem development managers from Aragon (Maria), DAO Stack (Oren, Natalia), Colony (?)

Support Integration of knowledge by Dgov Foundation, DAO Stack Polinators, Bushwick Generator, COALAs, starfish network, Event Calendar, Industry Landscape and Global Hubs

Rich Movement Culture Exists by Ministry of Memes