[Global_chapter_committee] OWASP Funds and International Chapters

Seba seba at owasp.org
Wed Apr 13 06:32:49 EDT 2011


FYI
I am researching this for an OWASP EU legal entity.

--Seba

On Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 7:02 AM, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org> wrote:

>  Consider looking at ISSA and ISACA for suggestions here.
>
> Sent from a mobile device
>
> 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
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> Chair, OWASP Global Chapter Committee<http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Global_Chapter_Committee>
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