[Owasp-board] Background check for Global Board members

Eoin Keary eoin.keary at owasp.org
Mon Sep 22 20:00:25 UTC 2014


FYI,

Background checking in Ireland is limited to protect privacy 

http://www.dataprotection.ie/docs/Data-Protection-in-the-Workplace/1239.htm



Eoin Keary
Owasp Global Board
+353 87 977 2988


On 22 Sep 2014, at 18:11, Josh Sokol <josh.sokol at owasp.org> wrote:

> 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
>> @Manicode
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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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