[Global_chapter_committee] OWASP Funds and International Chapters
L. Gustavo C. Barbato
lgbarbato at owasp.org
Wed Apr 13 08:32:08 EDT 2011
Regarding your question, Kate, what do you mean?
L. Gustavo C. Barbato
Chapter Leader, OWASP Porto Alegre
<http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Porto_Alegre> / Brazil
Member, Global Chapter Committee
On 04/13/2011 08:23 AM, Kate Hartmann wrote:
> We are aware of the problems that arise with international finances
> It is, indeed, a challenge.
> We are currently in the process of establishing an entity in EU to
> address these issues in this area and are not opposed to doing the
> same in different regions.
> For Brazil and Asia, specifically, who should I contact to discuss the
> Kate Hartmann
> Operations Director
> www.owasp.org <http://www.owasp.org/>
> Skype: Kate.hartmann1
> *From:* Tin Zaw [mailto:tin.zaw at owasp.org]
> *Sent:* Tuesday, April 12, 2011 11:34 PM
> *To:* global_chapter_committee
> *Cc:* Sarah Baso; Kate Hartmann
> *Subject:* OWASP Funds and International Chapters
> 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.
> Tin Zaw, CISSP, CSSLP
> Chapter Leader and President, OWASP Los Angeles Chapter
> Chair, OWASP Global Chapter Committee
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