[Owasp-board] Background check for Global Board members

Josh Sokol josh.sokol at owasp.org
Mon Sep 22 17:11:12 UTC 2014


I'm fine with this, but we would need to determine in advance what is
deemed acceptable or unacceptable as it's not like a background check is a
binary response (Good/Bad, Yes/No).

~josh

On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 11:22 AM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> I'm thinking safely and protection of the org. We do not want a felon
> running for the board, I think. I'm still reading about this and it looks
> fairly standard to background check those with legal duty in the
> organization, which includes potential staff hires and board....
>
> --
> Jim Manico
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>
> On Sep 22, 2014, at 11:54 AM, Eoin Keary <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> Fabio, to quote you:
>
> "As we are gradually becoming more involved with government bodies in the
> US and abroad,.."
>
> Level of commitment? By getting a background check?
>
> Whatever suits the majority, I feel it is a waste of time, has this been
> requested yet?
>
>
>
>
> Eoin Keary
> Owasp Global Board
> +353 87 977 2988
>
>
> On 22 Sep 2014, at 15:27, Fabio Cerullo <fcerullo at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> Eoin,
>
> This goes beyond the government bodies and shows a level of commitment
> from the Global Board elected representatives. It actually aligns quite
> nicely with what has been agreed about HR training for Board members in our
> last Board meeting.
>
> I'm looking forward to your feedback.
>
> Thanks
> Fabio
>
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 8:02 AM, Eoin Keary <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> I think the government in question would request a background check if
>> necessary.
>>
>> Eoin Keary
>> Owasp Global Board
>> +353 87 977 2988
>>
>>
>> On 22 Sep 2014, at 10:25, Fabio Cerullo <fcerullo at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>> Guys,
>>
>> As we are gradually becoming more involved with government bodies in the
>> US and abroad, I think is important to run a background check for new and
>> current Global Board members going forward.
>>
>> Here is some background info on the subject:
>>
>> *Background Checks, Screening and Your Nonprofit*
>> http://www.nonprofitrisk.org/library/articles/backgroundchecks.shtml
>>
>> *Screening and Background Checking*
>> https://www.nonprofitrisk.org/advice/faqs/screening2.shtml
>>
>> Please let me know your thoughts.
>>
>> Thanks
>> Fabio
>>
>>
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