[Global_chapter_committee] OWASP Funds and International Chapters

Tom Brennan tomb at owasp.org
Wed Apr 13 01:02:23 EDT 2011


Consider looking at ISSA and ISACA for suggestions here.

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On Apr 12, 2011, at 11:33 PM, Tin Zaw <tin.zaw at owasp.org> wrote:

> Hi guys, 
> 
> Gustavo brought up a good point during Tuesday call regarding money transfers between the US and some countries, especially those in Latin America and Asia.
> 
> To quote the minutes:
> 
> "GB noted that there is a significant problem in Brazil (as well as other countries in SA/LA) regarding international funds transfers. He wondered if OWASP could look into setting up a Non-profit foundation in Brazil to handle expenses/fund transfers related to the local chapters as well as conferences. SB to discuss this with KH and other OWASP personnel and get back to GB on the issue."
> 
> I have been thinking along the same lines too, especially how a chapter, or a conference, in China would run with their funds managed by the Foundation in the US -- actually, they can't, and they don't. 
> 
> I think we should realize this fact, and start to discuss how funds are handled internationally. This could lead to organization structure changes, etc. 
> 
> Please give some thoughts to it. Please reach out to chapter leaders in different parts of the world that you have relationships with and ask for their challenges and opinions.  While not urgent, we should discuss this at one of the monthly meetings.
> 
> Thanks. 
> 
> -- 
> Tin Zaw, CISSP, CSSLP
> Chapter Leader and President, OWASP Los Angeles Chapter
> Chair, OWASP Global Chapter Committee 
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