[Owasp-board] FW: Membership Question
dave.wichers at owasp.org
Mon Jan 7 21:02:56 UTC 2008
I'd recommend creating another category, Government Entities, with different
size levels, Maybe the same as the End-User Org sizes, and then propose
Maybe $1000 and $3000?
From: owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org
[mailto:owasp-board-bounces at lists.owasp.org] On Behalf Of Jeff Williams
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2008 3:57 PM
To: 'OWASP Board'
Subject: [Owasp-board] FW: Membership Question
Hey - here's a good boundary case. This organization is clearly not a 501c3
not-for-profit. What do you all think? Here's the relevant part of the
Annual Membership Fee
Individuals who support OWASP's mission and would like to provide financial
support to our efforts.
Educational and Non-Profit Members
<http://www.ope.ed.gov/accreditation/Search.asp> educational institutions
and government-approved non-profit organizations that would like to use
OWASP materials in their courses, research, or other educational purposes.
End-User Organization Members
End-user organizations that use OWASP Materials within their organization.
Organizations with 100 or more employees are considered large.
Small (<100) - $2,000 USD
Large (100+) - $7,000 USD
Consulting Organization Members
Organizations with employees that provide information security consulting,
training, or auditing services and use OWASP Materials in their services or
marketing. Organizations with 10 or more consultants are considered large.
Small (<10) - $3,000 USD
Large (10+) - $8,000 USD
Vendor Organization Members
Software vendors that market security products or other software and use
OWASP Materials in their products or marketing.
My vote is to tell them to join as individuals or they can join for $7000.
Shame on them for not supporting us J
From: David G STAUFFER [mailto:David.G.Stauffer at state.or.us]
Sent: Monday, January 07, 2008 2:09 PM
To: owasp at owasp.org
Subject: Membership Question
I had attended the OWASP conference in San Jose this year and I had
questioned one of your staff about joining. I received some information from
him stating that my organization could join at the $250 membership fee. I
work for the State of Oregon - Department of Human Services. We are a
government entity and as such are a non-profit organization. We would like
to become members but there is no way that we could afford the $7,000 fee in
our budget. I just wanted to confirm that we could join at the $250 rate.
David G. Stauffer CISSP, CISA
Senior Security Analyst
DHS Information Security Office
Phone: (503) 945-8868
Blackberry: (503) 269-4552
Email: David.G.Stauffer at state.or.us
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