- Prepare and make news announcement - Coordinate with MN for any announcements they wish to do from their perspective.
- Verify MN appears as current in MN Dashboard and Search UI (https://www.dataone.org/current-member-nodes)
- Verify DataONE logo / link appears on MN page (repeat every year)
- Change the node's main MNDeployment ticket to Operational status.
Completion = Change Status > Operational