[Owasp-board] Background check for Global Board members

Tobias tobias.gondrom at owasp.org
Tue Sep 23 02:23:17 UTC 2014


Hi Fabio,
good idea.
I agree as well.
Best, Tobias


On 22/09/14 16:40, Fabio Cerullo wrote:
> Eoin, the Foundation is based in the US so the background check should 
> be originated there.
>
> Jim, thanks for the support on this initiative... I also believe is 
> reasonable to vet staff/Board.
>
> Josh, regarding scope we could use the same as currently used for 
> OWASP staff.
>
> Paul, could you please provide an insight into how this is done for staff?
>
> Thanks
> Fabio
>
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 2:22 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org 
> <mailto:jim.manico at owasp.org>> wrote:
>
>     Good point, international rules are very wonky about this topic.
>
>     But in general, when we can, background checks for board and staff
>     seem reasonable.
>
>     - Jim
>
>
>     On 9/22/14, 4:00 PM, Eoin Keary wrote:
>>     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 <tel:%2B353%2087%20977%202988>
>>
>>
>>     On 22 Sep 2014, at 18:11, Josh Sokol <josh.sokol at owasp.org
>>     <mailto: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 <mailto: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
>>>         (808) 652-3805 <tel:%28808%29%20652-3805>
>>>
>>>         On Sep 22, 2014, at 11:54 AM, Eoin Keary
>>>         <eoin.keary at owasp.org <mailto: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 <tel:%2B353%2087%20977%202988>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>         On 22 Sep 2014, at 15:27, Fabio Cerullo <fcerullo at owasp.org
>>>>         <mailto: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 <mailto: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 <tel:%2B353%2087%20977%202988>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>             On 22 Sep 2014, at 10:25, Fabio Cerullo
>>>>>             <fcerullo at owasp.org <mailto: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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