[Owasp-board] 2006 End Financials

Dinis Cruz dinis at ddplus.net
Fri Jan 19 15:22:42 UTC 2007


ok, and would be the 'interns' deal and process?

I'm happy for you to run with that idea and make it happen

Dinis

On 1/19/07, Dave Wichers <dave.wichers at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>  The problem I have is continuity and timely access to this resource. We
> had talked about having OWASP interns. I think the intern program, where
> that person (or at least one of them) sits in our office and is here X days
> / week will help with that. So, for now, I'd suggest we get admin support
> (or at least some of it) via this mechanism, and we could get additional
> support if necessary via the SpoC.
>
>
>
> Re: your other point, I raised this idea with Jeff yesterday too, but also
> agree that we can wait a while to figure this out. I'm thinking we need to
> do one or the other eventually. I.e., either pay us 'some amount' for our
> support, a monthly or annual stipend, or hire people that can support us to
> help offset the high level of effort required.
>
>
>
> -Dave
>
>
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> *From:* owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org [mailto:
> owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org] *On Behalf Of *Dinis Cruz
> *Sent:* Friday, January 19, 2007 10:11 AM
> *To:* owasp-board at lists.owasp.org
> *Subject:* Re: [Owasp-board] 2006 End Financials
>
>
>
>  I'm not convinced that some investment in some permanent (maybe part
> time) support on the administrative level wouldn't be a good investment for
> OWASP because it would allow all four of us to lean on that person to help
> get things don't so we don't have to spend so much of our 'volunteer' time
> doing OWASP things or we could invest that saved time in other OWASP things
> that deserve attention too.
>
>  Could this administrative help come from one or two SpoC sponsorship (and
> note that there is nothing wrong with giving a SpoC to an 6 month project)
>
>
>
>  I think for the leadership energy level to be sustainable we need some
> more paid/reliable/continuous/year round help in this area.
>
>
> Maybe in the future, but I think that we are doing Ok at the moment (one
> of the things we might need to look in the future is where the board members
> should receive some financial support (to justify the time spent) but since
> at the moment all of us already benefit from OWASP growth, I think that it
> is a discussion to have in 6 months time)
>
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