It’s a good idea to create roles early. Then you can use them when you make content types and such.

Create a new role

The team created a security model. It defined a new role, and listed who had access to what pages, content types, and views.

Org managers (president, secretary, and treasurer) have special access. They can see all member data, unpublish members who haven’t paid their dues, etc. That’s the only special role we need.

To add it, People | Roles | Add role. Add the role, and drag it into position:


The new role is just above Administrator, because we’re going to give it more permissions than Authenticated user, but fewer than Administrator.


Org managers have special permissions for content types and views. We haven’t created the content types and views yet. When we do, let’s mess with their permissions then.