[Owasp-board] [Governance] Conflict of Interest Policy - VOTE requested

Sarah Baso sarah.baso at owasp.org
Wed Oct 30 23:20:31 UTC 2013

Thank you for your comments and questions Bev - the disclosure should be
covered by the questionnaire at the end of the document and this is to set
a minimum bar of what is required by Board and Staff.


On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 4:05 PM, Bev Corwin <bev.corwin at owasp.org> wrote:

> Dear Sarah,
> Thank you. This is very thoughtful, and a well prepared policy document.
> My questions are in the context of how to define and determine appropriate
> differences in the understanding and relationships of "disclosure" vs
> "transparency" vs "privacy" vs "confidentiality" requirements within an
> open culture such as OWASP? This document specifically mentions
> "disclosure" however, it does not make mention of transparency, privacy,
> confidentiality, or explain what "open" specifically means within the
> larger context of the OWASP organizational culture. What is appropriate
> disclosure exactly? What is transparency? Is transparency enough? And how
> does an "open" culture address them in their policies?  Would it be
> incorrect to assume that they would be similar to more traditional or non
> "open" non profit organizational cultures? Thank you in advance for your
> thoughtfulness and consideration.
> Respectfully submitted,
> Bev
> On Wed, Oct 30, 2013 at 6:09 PM, Sarah Baso <sarah.baso at owasp.org> wrote:
>> Board members -
>> I have updated the conflict of interest policy draft, which will apply to
>> staff and board members, to reflect comments made in the document and on
>> the governance list.
>> https://docs.google.com/a/owasp.org/document/d/1IlyfFrlQg0dznJD2MnyAd2njUETVUCiMFuUYxOI8mmQ/edit#
>> Thanks to everyone who reviewed and commented.
>> I am requesting a vote to approve this policy so we can move forward with
>> implementation.
>> Regards,
>> Sarah Baso
>> --
>> Executive Director
>> OWASP Foundation
>> sarah.baso at owasp.org
>> +1.312.869.2779
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Executive Director
OWASP Foundation

sarah.baso at owasp.org
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