An organization owner can promote any member of the organization to team maintainer for a team, giving them a subset of privileges available to organization owners.

Members with team maintainer permissions can:

Promoting an organization member to team maintainer

Before promoting an organization member to team maintainer, the person must already be a member of the team.

  1. In the top right corner of GitHub, click your profile photo, then click Your profile. Profile photo

  2. On the left side of your profile page, under "Organizations", click the icon for your organization. organization icons

  3. Under your organization name, click Teams. Teams tab

  4. On the Teams tab, click the name of the team. List of the organization's teams

  5. Select the person or people you'd like to promote to team maintainer. Check box next to organization member

  6. Above the list of team members, use the drop-down menu and click Change role.... Drop-down menu with option to change role
  7. Select a new role and click Change role. Radio buttons for Maintainer or Member roles