[Owasp-board] [Committees-chairs] What is a Global Committee?

Mark Bristow mark.bristow at owasp.org
Tue Mar 8 16:07:04 UTC 2011


I just want to echo Jason's statements.  I think this is something that we
need to consider moving forward and more clearly define lanes and goals for
the committee's AoR.

On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 12:12 AM, Jason Li <jason.li at owasp.org> wrote:

> Board Members/Committee Chairs,
>
> I wanted to split this thread off so as not to dilute the discussion thread
> of the GPC budget.
>
> Jim brings up an excellent point that not all of the current global
> committees require budgets. It's great that Jim and Justin don't feel the
> need to have an official budget - but to effect the type of change that
> OWASP expects of Projects, we (GPC) absolutely *do* need a budget. So while
> I think Kate's suggestion for dividing up committee budgets evenly is a
> reasonable first pass, this situation underscores the fact that each
> committee serves a different purpose and has different financial needs.
>
> Moreover, it may not even be appropriate for all current committees to
> exist as a committee. Some committees may instead be more appropriate as
> working groups or as OWASP communities/ecosystems (e.g. similar to
> Builders/Breakers).
>
> I think it's worth revisiting the missions of each of the committees and
> evaluating what it means to be a "Global Committee".
>
> -Jason
>
>
> On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 11:57 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Please note,
>>
>> The OWASP Connections Committee does not need an official budget. We are
>> a "working group" dedicated to keeping press/twitter/blog/podcast and
>> other "news" items updated.
>>
>> - Jim
>
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