[Owasp-board] [Global_membership_committee] 2010 Memberships

Seba seba at owasp.org
Wed Oct 7 18:50:41 UTC 2009


I also support for the split towards chapters:1) it's an incentive for
chapters to push membership
2) it allows chapters to organize more stuff with their budget so growing
the local owasp communities

Seba

On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 6:38 PM, Tom Brennan - OWASP <tomb at owasp.org> wrote:

> The split was for 2009 however I think it allows local chapters to drive
> membership and community hence voting power etc.. so I would support
> allowing this to continue and we get agreement at the committee level we can
> propose this at the DC summit as part of the town hall discussion.
>
> Membership kits are a hard-cost.  A .pdf certificate, wallet card and
> welcome letter would be a way to reduce costs and remove shipping etc..  and
> do it all electronic.  This is a change from current - so discussion?  If we
> get agreement at the committee level we can propose this at the DC summit as
> part of the town hall discussion.
>
> Membership fees approved in 2009 enabled a simplified program.  I do not
> think that should change.  If anything we should be focused on membership
> benefits for all three tiers and not the costs. This is a great topic for
> the town hall discussion actually.
>
> my thoughts..
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 7, 2009 at 12:29 PM, Kate Hartmann <kate.hartmann at owasp.org>wrote:
>
>>  We are working on a 2010 budget for OWASP.  One of the unknowns is the
>> 2010 plan for Memberships.  I know there has been discussion on what the
>> fees/split/expectations may be for next year, but has there been a decision?
>>
>>
>>
>> Will memberships be split between foundation and chapter again?
>>
>> Will members continue to get the membership kits?
>>
>> Will the fees remain at their current levels or will there be a return to
>> different membership categories?
>>
>>
>>
>> These factors will not only effect the amount we can consider for income
>> next year but will also affect different lines on expenses since funds will
>> be coming out of different “buckets.”
>>
>>
>>
>> Thank you.
>>
>>
>>
>> Kate Hartmann
>>
>> OWASP Operations Director
>>
>> 9175 Guilford Road
>>
>> Suite 300
>>
>> Columbia, MD  21046
>>
>>
>>
>> 301-275-9403
>>
>> kate.hartmann at owasp.org
>>
>> Skype:  kate.hartmann1
>>
>>
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