[Owasp-board] [Governance] Reminder - Call for Volunteers for OWASP EU Board

Eoin Keary eoin.keary at owasp.org
Tue Nov 17 09:14:45 UTC 2015

Folks, I would suggest people who have run a successful appsec event or project apply? 

Such active people give the role credibility and  maturity. 

Eoin Keary
OWASP Volunteer

> On 16 Nov 2015, at 5:59 p.m., Paul Ritchie <paul.ritchie at owasp.org> wrote:
> Hi All:   Just a follow-up for those who may not have seen this last week.
> We have 3 OWASP Community leaders who have shown interest in this role, but I wanted to ensure others had a second opportunity.
> I will leave the 'Call for Volunteers' open until end of this week, November 20, 2015.
> At that time, the current Board of OWASP EU will evaluate the candidates and follow the process found in Section 5 of the OWASP EU Bylaws for voting and appointment.
> If you are interested in a Board position on the OWASP EU Board, please let me know.
> Bylaws of OWASP EU found here, https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Europe
> To OWASP Leaders:
> Many of you know that an office of the OWASP Foundation was set up as a legal nonprofit in Belgium in 2011 called 'OWASP Europe'.  One of its primary goals is to facilitate European operations, specifically with a Belgium bank account to minimize currency variations and to support our numerous VAT filing requirements.
> Several OWASP leaders including Sebastien Deleersnyder,, Eoin Kearny, Tom Brennan and Tobias Gondrom have served on the OWASP Europe Board of Directors since 2011.
> Now, we need to fill two vacant seats by January 1, 2016 since Seba and Eoin have declared that they need to step down from this role after several years of service.   Tobias Gondrom will remain as a Board member for OWASP Europe in 2016.
> If you are interested in a leadership role as a Board member on the OWASP Europe legal entity, please send me your request and I will forward to the Foundation's Board of Directors for consideration.
> Note
> 1.  We would like at least one of the vacant OWASP EU Board seats to be filled by someone residing in Europe.
> 2.  Most daily management and financial transactions are already handled by the Foundation staff,
> 3.  There is a requirement for 1 annual meeting of the OWASP EU board per year...which can be easily handled during the AppSec EU meeting. 
> 4.  A process for appointing BoD members to OWASP Europe is outlined in their bylaws found here.
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Europe
> If anyone has questions or would like to discuss this in further detail, you are welcome to contact me directly.  Seba is also very knowledgeable about this issue and can help with any questions that may come up.
> Best Regards, Paul Ritchie
> OWASP Executive Director
> paul.ritchie at owasp.org
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