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NetApp Mod Squad Program

Join the Mod Squad!




We are excited to announce a new program on the Community called 'The Mod Squad'! This program brings together the most passionate, engaged and knowledgable members and recognizes them as trusted advisors within the community.


The Mod Squad enriches the overall community member experience by granting Squad members special platform privleges to increase answered posts, accepted solutions and overall engagement.  



  • Guest blogging (includes promoting your personal blogs)
  • Participate in upcoming podcasts
  • Help shape the community experience including the Mod Squad Program evolution
  • Speaking engagements at events
  • Special access to exclusive meetings and information

Special Permissions:

  • Ability to move threads
  • Mark answers as Accepted Solutions
  • Access to other Mod Squad members and the Community Team via a private board
  • Nominate other Mod Squad candidates

Other Benefits:


  • Promoted “Mod Squad” identification on the Community
  • Rank badge to immediately identify you as a Moderator
  • Member highlight in Mod Squad article & blog
  • Personal and professional branding opportunities
  • Social promotions through twitter
  • Perspective from the moderators (hot topics, what people are talking about)
  • Awesome Stickers and if you’re able to attend, NetApp Insight Badges/flags

Interested in joining?

Believe you’re a good fit for the program?  Nominate yourself here. Nominees will be chosen by the Community Team and if chosen, will be sent an email invitation.


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Alissa -


I'd guess you and many of our users here aren't old enough to remember ... 





Smiley Happy

At your service,


Eugene E. Kashpureff, Sr.
Independent NetApp Consultant
Senior NetApp Instructor, FastLane US
(P.S. I appreciate 'kudos' on any helpful posts.)




@ekashpureff- haha maybe not, but what a groovy picture! Sorry for the late response Smiley Sad

this is nice.

thank u for sharing this information.

hope to see more such kind of article