[Owasp-board] OWASP Board Vote of Confidence: Jonathan Carter

Michael Coates michael.coates at owasp.org
Tue Dec 20 20:31:32 UTC 2016

Does his interim term not expire at end of 2016?

On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 10:32 AM Josh Sokol <josh.sokol at owasp.org> wrote:

> OWASP Bylaws Section 3.03:
> Attendance in person or virtually by board members is required at no less
> than 75% of the total meetings
> each year and shall be highly encouraged to meet in person at least once
> annually at a date to be
> announced and agreed upon. Attendance is tabulated by the Executive
> Director or delegate within seven
> days after every scheduled meeting for the purpose of determining if the
> 75% attendance requirement has
> been met, and the tabulation is based upon the entire calendar year.
> Cancelled meetings are considered
> attended for the purposes of the tabulation. Failure by a board member to
> meet the 75% attendance
> requirement after any tabulation will cause a mandatory vote of confidence
> by the remaining board
> members, whose votes will be publicly recorded. The vote of confidence is
> to take place within 21 days,
> but not sooner than 7 days, of notification by the Executive Director or
> delegate that a board member has
> not met the attendance threshold. During the first seven days, the board
> member in question will have an
> opportunity to make their case to their fellow board members. The vote of
> confidence will take place on
> the OWASP Board of Directors email list, unless the Board votes to review
> the matter at their next
> meeting, so long as the next meeting occurs within the 21­day window. An
> overall vote of "no
> confidence" is recorded if more than half of the board members vote for
> it, which causes the board
> member in question to be instantly removed from their seat on the board.
> Vacancies on the board are
> handled as per Section 3.10.
> Pursuant to OWASP Bylaws Section 3.03, as board member Jonathan Carter has
> fallen below the attendance requirements specified, I am officially calling
> for a vote of confidence. Jonathan, you have an opportunity to make your
> case to your fellow Board members.  Once you have made your case, or seven
> days has passed, whichever comes first, the Board will take an official
> vote of confidence via the OWASP Board of Directors email list.
> Side Note: Jonathan, please do not take this personally.  In absence of an
> Executive Director, with formal notice having been made now by two
> Directors, a vote has to take place or we are not doing our jobs as
> Directors.
> ~josh
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