[Owasp-board] VOTE: How to handle chapter finances

Dinis Cruz dinis at ddplus.net
Fri Jul 13 02:55:03 UTC 2007


Can't we find somebody that will do that for a fee?

Maybe even an online financial service?

These days everything can be outsourced, so I am pretty sure that somebody
will be providing this type of financial management service

Dinis

On 7/13/07, Dave Wichers <dave.wichers at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>  I think doing this for chapters will be a royal pain and another issue
> that makes it even worse is dealing with various currencies. The Toronto
> chapter just sent us a check in Canadian dollars. I don't even know if we
> can even deposit the money, never mind send money to reimburse anyone in
> Canadian dollars.
>
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> I really think this is a bad idea for us to try to manage this stuff. Too
> painful and expensive for us to do.
>
>
>
> -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:* Thursday, July 12, 2007 7:52 PM
> *To:* OWASP Board
> *Subject:* Re: [Owasp-board] VOTE: How to handle chapter finances
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>
>
> Hi Jeff, what do you mean by 'support their books'? Do you mean handle all
> financial transactions (like receive payments, making payments, publishing
> annual accounts, etc.?)
>
> If that is the case I think it should be option 2)   (that will be
> simpler, more transparent and might not even be that costly since we can do
> most at the same time (and will earn some interest on the balance))
>
> We should also have some ground rules on what happens with memberships
> from local members (for example 50% of individual membership money would go
> to the local chapter and 33% of corporate memberships would go to the
> chapter assigned by that company)
>
> Dinis
>
>  On 7/5/07, *Jeff Williams* <jeff.williams at aspectsecurity.com> wrote:
>
> I need all Board members to vote dammit – it only takes a second.   I got
> 2/4 on the last vote.
>
>
>
> Some chapters have asked OWASP to support their books, so they don't have
> to open a bank account and have a treasurer.
>
>
>
> 1)      OWASP provides the function for a 10% fee
>
> 2)      OWASP provides the function but pays for it out of OWASP reserves
>
> 3)      OWASP does not provide the function and leaves chapters to do this
> themselves
>
>
>
> --Jeff
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> Jeff Williams, CEO
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