(where Leisa has the long-form version)
Work the UX design process.
Help developers make better design decisions. More usability engineering. Grow the team.
Improve core site building tools
Help Jeremy build sites.
See: Core context UI, Modules page, menus, content types (Field UI)
Design content editor workflows
Connect the dots for Verity, so that she can get her new content out and manage existing stuff.
Make the initial install a more focussed application
Connect some more dots: what does a base Drupal install do for you? Can we do 3 fun, core-only Apps?
See: Snowman, install profiles
Improve the social architecture for community collaboration
Make contributing more awesome for more people. Humanize community tools and processes.
See: Prairie initiative