[Global_chapter_committee] Starting a local chapter in Salt Lake City, Utah

Dinis Cruz dinis.cruz at owasp.org
Thu Mar 12 05:38:59 EDT 2009


On requests for decisions and comments, I would suggest that you  
follow a 'approved by default in a week unless there are comments  
against it' model

That fit's Owasp's values and allows for quick decision making :)

Dinis Cruz

On 12 Mar 2009, at 06:59, Ofer Shezaf <ofer at shezaf.com> wrote:

> The chapter I wrote about a chapter life cycle at https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Chapter_Handbook:_Chapter%27s_life_cycle 
>  does include a new more formal procedure.
>
>
>
> I think that it has two major changes:
>
> ·         Need to provide names of recommenders, so it is not a pers 
> on doing it alone
>
> ·         Sending the request for review on the leaders mailing list 
> . My reasons was for that were to detect early any conflict and to g 
> et any concerns people may have with the new guy.
>
> ·         I did not address directly change of leader for an inactiv 
> e chapter. I would add that shortly based on recent experience.
>
>
>
> Saying that, this chapter is only a draft waiting for your comments  
> and presenting to the board. I will set a deadline for comments to  
> make you all actually read it J. Kate, your input is especially  
> important since you handle many such processes on a regular basis.
>
>
>
> ~ Ofer
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>
>
> Ofer Shezaf [shezaf at xiom.com, +972-54-4431119, www.xiom.com]
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>
>
> From: Kate Hartmann [mailto:kate.hartmann at owasp.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 11, 2009 4:56 PM
> To: 'Ofer Shezaf'
> Cc: global_chapter_committee at lists.owasp.org
> Subject: RE: [Global_chapter_committee] Starting a local chapter in  
> Salt Lake City, Utah
>
>
>
> This type of situation is not a new one.  Several times each week I  
> get an email from someone inquiring about a particular chapter.   
> Sometimes the chapter is inactive, sometimes, the person will be  
> looking to start a new chapter in a geographic area that has no  
> current chapter.  I have set up 3 new chapters in the past week.
>
>
>
> I want to be sure I understand what you are proposing the process to  
> be…..  The recommendations are for new chapter leaders?  Is this onl 
> y to take over an existing chapter or is it for new chapters as well 
> .  Should I be forwarding new chapter requests to the Committee?  In 
>  the past, I have received written (electronic) verification from th 
> e person that they have read and will adhere to the Chapter rules po 
> sted on the wiki.
>
>
>
> If the “starting a chapter” process is going to change, please  
> make sure I have all the information I need to initiate the chapter.
>
>
>
> Kate Hartmann
>
> OWASP Operations Director
>
> 9175 Guilford Road
>
> Suite 300
>
> Columbia, MD  21046
>
>
>
> 301-275-9403
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> kate.hartmann at owasp.org
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> Skype:  kate.hartmann1
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>
>
> From: Ofer Shezaf [mailto:ofer at shezaf.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, March 11, 2009 10:43 AM
> To: 'Kate Hartmann'
> Cc: global_chapter_committee at lists.owasp.org
> Subject: RE: [Global_chapter_committee] Starting a local chapter in  
> Salt Lake City, Utah
>
>
>
> Kate, we also need recommendations and supporters list from Alex.
>
>
>
> ~ Ofer
>
>
>
> Ofer Shezaf [shezaf at xiom.com, +972-54-4431119, www.xiom.com]
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>
>
> From: global_chapter_committee-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:global_chapter_committee-bounces at lists.owasp.org 
> ] On Behalf Of Kate Hartmann
> Sent: Wednesday, March 11, 2009 4:08 PM
> To: 'Alex C, IT Security Professional'
> Cc: global_chapter_committee at lists.owasp.org
> Subject: Re: [Global_chapter_committee] Starting a local chapter in  
> Salt Lake City, Utah
>
>
>
> Alex, thank you for your interest and enthusiasm!
>
>
>
> I see there is already a chapter established in Salt Lake.  https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Salt_Lake 
>  Have you contacted the chapter leader?  I don’t see where the site  
> has been updated to reflect meetings, however.
>
>
>
> I will ping Dmitry and see how things are going.  It may be that he  
> will need some help getting the chapter moving.
>
>
>
> Kate Hartmann
>
> OWASP Operations Director
>
> 9175 Guilford Road
>
> Suite 300
>
> Columbia, MD  21046
>
>
>
> 301-275-9403
>
> kate.hartmann at owasp.org
>
> Skype:  kate.hartmann1
>
>
>
> From: Alex C, IT Security Professional [mailto:infosecutah at gmail.com]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 10, 2009 9:37 PM
> To: kate.hartmann at owasp.org
> Subject: Starting a local chapter in Salt Lake City, Utah
>
>
>
> Kate,
>
>
>
> I would like to get information on starting a local chapter in Salt  
> Lake City, Utah.
>
>
>
> I have:
>
> Read and agree to the Chapter Rules
>
> Will commit to organizing at least quarterly meetings
>
> Will find a stable location for meetings
>
> Will find great speakers
>
> Will publicize the chapter and recruit new members
>
> Will keep the chapter non-commercial
>
>
>
> Regards,
>
>
>
> Alex Casares
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>
>
> n style='font-family: "-webkit-sans-serif","serif"'>Regards,
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>
> Alex Casares
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