[Global_industry_committee] GIC Chair

Nishi Kumar nishi787 at hotmail.com
Mon Feb 14 12:27:47 EST 2011


Hi All,
 
In my opinion also having a single chair works better. Coming from Education Committee where we have Chair and Co-Chair and the issues that it arises, I will vote for a single chair.
 
Thanks
Nishi Kumar
 
> Date: Mon, 14 Feb 2011 17:02:03 +0000
> From: colin.watson at owasp.org
> To: eoin.keary at owasp.org
> CC: sherif.koussa at gmail.com; Global_industry_committee at lists.owasp.org; owasp-board at lists.owasp.org
> Subject: Re: [Global_industry_committee] GIC Chair
> 
> Eoin
> 
> I think we need a single chair with sole responsibility for the
> committee, whoever that might be.
> 
> But it is worth considering the effect of future committee growth
> together with better engagement with particular sectors (verticals).
> The term "GIC Special Representative" comes to mind... like an
> ambassador. The draft Government/Education/Standards bodies codes of
> conduct (circulated by Jeff to the summit list) mentions groups such
> as the "OWASP Government Institution Executive Council" and "OWASP
> Standards Body Executive Council". I don't know where they fit in,
> but I suppose there could be similar groups for other verticals.
> 
> Colin
> 
> 
> On 14 February 2011 16:32, Eoin <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > There seems to be interest in the position which is great as I keep saying
> > "Industry is where OWASP can gain traction".
> >
> > The individuals whom have expressed interest in the chair role are David
> > Campbell (I may stand corrected here), Rex Booth and Joe Bernik.
> >
> > We have two options in terms of structure as I believe the committee once
> > empowered by new OWASP bylaws may grow rather large.
> > We discussed this in Portugal on Tuesday.....
> >
> > Option 1: Vote for a new chair, democratic and transparent.
> >
> > Option 2: Iinstall a chair with overarching responsibility of
> > cross-committee and board communication but also form industry vertical
> > committees represented by individuals from industry: Finance/Banking,
> > Energy, Health, Gov, Transport? etc
> > The vertical reps will need to actually be working in these industries but
> > also understand the issues facing their own area of expertise.
> >
> > Thoughts?
> >
> >
> >
> > Eoin Keary
> > OWASP Global Board Member
> > OWASP Code Review Guide Lead Author
> >
> > Sent from my i-Transmogrifier
> > http://asg.ie/
> > https://twitter.com/EoinKeary
> >
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