Forge is, first and foremost, a community!

We are here to ensure that each and every member gets a net positive experience from being a part of the entrepreneurial community within Forge.

What is Community Operations?

Community Operations is the backbone of Forge. Whether it’s establishing and maintaining systems to ensure the day-to-day and future successes of Forge, or ensuring current members can grow and develop within an inclusive, welcoming environment, we are here to help.

Team Vision


Further expanding upon and improving the development of community & belonging within Forge.


Building new, and improving existing, systems to ensure day-to-day and future success, factoring in scalability for future growth.

Team Focus

<aside> <img src="/icons/document_orange.svg" alt="/icons/document_orange.svg" width="40px" /> Develop scalable, standardized documentation to ensure Forge is properly prepared for future expansion/development, while being successful presently


<aside> <img src="/icons/groups_orange.svg" alt="/icons/groups_orange.svg" width="40px" /> Coordinate meaningful, engaging events that all members can benefit from, in both a personal and professional sense


<aside> <img src="/icons/code_orange.svg" alt="/icons/code_orange.svg" width="40px" /> Build out an external website to showcase all Forge has to offer. Create a one-stop site for all applications, history of forge, and more…


<aside> <img src="/icons/chart_orange.svg" alt="/icons/chart_orange.svg" width="40px" /> Use data and analytics to best support decision-making within the organization as a whole


<aside> <img src="/icons/cash_orange.svg" alt="/icons/cash_orange.svg" width="40px" /> Ensure our organization remains financially secure



Active Projects

Fall 2022 Community Operations Projects

The above dashboard is updated weekly to reflect our progress throughout the semester. Want to add a project to our list? Slack @ryan

Helpful Links!

What’s Next?

SP22 - Forge Onboarding

<aside> <img src="/icons/question-mark_orange.svg" alt="/icons/question-mark_orange.svg" width="40px" /> Questions about our team, getting involved, Forge, or anything in general? Feel free to send an email! Ryan Lonkart Community Operations Director