[Owasp-board] [Owasp-leaders] Who is the owasp board btw?

Dinis Cruz dinis at ddplus.net
Thu Jan 18 12:03:24 UTC 2007

I updated https://www.owasp.org/index.php/How_OWASP_Works with andrews
comment below (and made some minor edits, so please check if you are all ok
with it)

I also removed this section, since it is not what happen at the moment


The Officers of the OWASP Foundation oversee the business and affairs of the
corporation. While the officers retain ultimate responsibility for the
Foundation, the decision-making authority for the technical direction of
projects is completely delegated to the OWASP Leaders.

On 1/16/07, Andrew van der Stock <vanderaj at owasp.org> wrote:
> Hi there
> The board is currently made up of four folks:
> Jeff Williams (Chair)
> Dave Wichers (Conference Chair and holder of the OWASP books)
> Dinis Cruz (Chief Evangelist)
> Me (Executive Director)
> We will be adopting a proper constitution with member involvement in the
> coming months to formalize the board and technical direction for OWASP.
> As part of that, I would expect -board and -leaders to become directly
> elected rather than appointments / meritocracy.
> Constitution / Foundation Models we are looking at:
> * Wikipedia Foundation (works, stable, but a little tumultuous)
> * *BSD (Such as the NetBSD Foundation) (stable and seems to work long
> term)
> * Apache Foundation (modelled directly from NetBSD's model)
> My goals are to ensure that we have governance and technical direction
> separated as this provides continuity of the Foundation and means that no
> one person can directly "overlord" the entire community, and the community
> has a direct say at least annually to change things.
> Thanks,
> Andrew
> On 1/16/07 9:33 AM, "Daniel Cuthbert" <daniel.cuthbert at owasp.org> wrote:
> >
> > _______________________________________________
> > OWASP-Leaders mailing list
> > OWASP-Leaders at lists.owasp.org
> > http://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp-leaders
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Dinis Cruz
Chief OWASP Evangelist, Are you a member yet?
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