[Owasp-board] 2014 Board Meeting Dates

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Wed Dec 18 06:38:04 UTC 2013


> I am open to take the 2013 board's vote as a recommendation.
> However, the final authority over the schedule of our meetings in 2014
> shall clearly rest with the board on duty in 2014. So if a majority of
> people would prefer or need a different timing, I would like to hear
> about it. 


Josh and Tobias both expressed this sentiment which I fully agree with.
Again, I'm super flexible. What's best for everyone else?

Aloha,
Jim



> 
> Depending on these voices, we as the board might also consider trying
> the quarterly model and adjust the timing after a few months if we find
> it not adequate.
> 
> And finally: Whatever we decide, I would like to call all board members
> for a maximum of understanding and tolerance of each other's different
> circumstances and everyone making that extra effort making the board
> work. There will be sacrifices for all of us in the name of our board
> duty and the different scheduling options and I would like to see all of
> us sharing that burden equally and together.
> 
> Best wishes, Tobias
> 
> 
> 
> On 17/12/13 18:08, Michael Coates wrote:
>> Unless we have a large group that wants to dramatically change our
>> approach I recommend we stay with our unanimous vote from the board
>> meeting. I recognize that people have other things going on in life,
>> we all do, and the decision to volunteer time towards an OWASP board
>> role is no small commitment. The goal of scheduling the meetings for
>> all of 2014 is so we can plan and accommodate these important meetings.
>>
>> I'll start a doodle with several options for us to evaluate. We'll
>> need to agree on dates that can accommodate everyone with the
>> understanding that attendance (in person or virtual) is required at 3
>> of 4 meetings.
>>
>> -Michael
>>
>>
>> --
>> Michael Coates
>> Chair, Global Board
>> OWASP
>> @_mwc
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 5:24 AM, Eoin <eoinkeary at gmail.com
>> <mailto:eoinkeary at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>     Could we do two 3h meetings a quarter?
>>     1 on weekends and 1 during the working week....
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>     On 17 December 2013 12:55, Josh Sokol <josh.sokol at owasp.org
>>     <mailto:josh.sokol at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>
>>         Sure.  If you were always 100% booked it could.  Likewise, it
>>         will always take that time away from my family and force me to
>>         cancel recurring lessons for my kids that I've already got
>>         planned.  I've got two days a week to spend with my family. 
>>         You've got 5 days to work.  Regardless, I'm willing to
>>         compromise, but will not do two 6hr Sat meetings.  One would
>>         be hard enough to explain.
>>
>>         ~josh
>>
>>         On Dec 17, 2013 2:18 AM, "Eoin Keary" <eoinkeary at gmail.com
>>         <mailto:eoinkeary at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>
>>             I can't do 6hr meets during working week.
>>             I have bills to pay. That could cost me circa $1200 to do
>>             the meeting.
>>
>>
>>             Eoin Keary
>>             Owasp Global Board
>>             +353 87 977 2988 <tel:%2B353%2087%20977%202988>
>>
>>
>>             On 17 Dec 2013, at 02:12, Josh Sokol <josh.sokol at owasp.org
>>             <mailto:josh.sokol at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>
>>>             Seems kinda crappy that the old board decides the
>>>             duration and days that the new board will meet.  I'd like
>>>             to propose a new vote amongst the new board in order to
>>>             determine whether this is still the most convenient for
>>>             everyone.
>>>
>>>             Personally, I have no issue with 6 hr meetings if its
>>>             during the work week.  I also have no issue with shorter
>>>             meetings if they are on the weekend.  I take issue with
>>>             the combination as it takes significant time away from my
>>>             family and I already have things scheduled for my
>>>             children on Saturdays. 
>>>
>>>             On Dec 16, 2013 6:28 PM, "Michael Coates"
>>>             <michael.coates at owasp.org
>>>             <mailto:michael.coates at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>>
>>>                 It's not just me. This was voted on during the board
>>>                 meeting at Europe. 6 hr meetings provide time to get
>>>                 stuff done. The consensus was that each year the
>>>                 board would plan the events for the following year.
>>>                 They would be on Saturdays or in some cases week days
>>>                 to align with AppSec events.
>>>
>>>                 Vote was aug 19 -
>>>                 https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Board_Votes
>>>
>>>
>>>                 Regarding the selected dates, 3 out of 4 are good,
>>>                 but I can't do the June 27 date.
>>>
>>>
>>>                 -Michael
>>>
>>>
>>>                 --
>>>                 Michael Coates
>>>                 Chair, Global Board
>>>                 OWASP
>>>                 @_mwc
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>                 On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 10:07 AM, Josh Sokol
>>>                 <josh.sokol at owasp.org <mailto:josh.sokol at owasp.org>>
>>>                 wrote:
>>>
>>>                     If we were only doing 1-2 hours once a month,
>>>                     then Saturday would probably be fine, but since
>>>                     it seemed that Michael really wanted to go for
>>>                     longer meetings once a quarter, I would much
>>>                     prefer to do these during the week where it does
>>>                     not impact the limited amount of time I have with
>>>                     my family.
>>>
>>>                     ~josh
>>>
>>>
>>>                     On Mon, Dec 16, 2013 at 12:03 PM, Sarah Baso
>>>                     <sarah.baso at owasp.org
>>>                     <mailto:sarah.baso at owasp.org>> wrote:
>>>
>>>                         Board member -
>>>
>>>                         *No meeting next monday (23rd), I will update
>>>                         the meeting invite. *
>>>
>>>                         We do need to finalize the meeting dates for
>>>                         next year to get them on the calendar so
>>>                         everyone can plan accordingly:
>>>
>>>                         Here were my suggestions to get the ball rolling:
>>>
>>>                          *
>>>
>>>                             Saturday April 12 or 19 (after end of Q1
>>>                             with sufficient time for Alison to
>>>                             reconcile reports) We also should have a
>>>                             wrap up of 2013 finances by then for review
>>>
>>>                          *
>>>
>>>                             Friday June 27 in person in Cambridge
>>>                             (conference is Monday - Thursday June
>>>                             23-26th)
>>>
>>>                          *
>>>
>>>                             Monday September 15th in person in Denver
>>>                             (conference is Tuesday - Friday Sept 16-19th)
>>>
>>>                          *
>>>
>>>                             Saturday Nov 8 or 15 - new board members
>>>                             are elected and planning for 2015.
>>>
>>>
>>>                         Thoughts?
>>>                         Sarah
>>>
>>>                         -- 
>>>                         Executive Director
>>>                         OWASP Foundation
>>>
>>>                         sarah.baso at owasp.org
>>>                         <mailto:sarah.baso at owasp.org>
>>>                         +1.312.869.2779 <tel:%2B1.312.869.2779>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>
>>     -- 
>>     Eoin Keary
>>     OWASP Global Board Member
>>     OWASP Code Review Guide Lead Author
>>
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>>
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