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

Kelly Santalucia kelly.santalucia at owasp.org
Tue Dec 20 20:36:09 UTC 2016

Yes, it does.  Jonathan fulfilled Jim Manico's term when Jim stepped down
earlier this year.


On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 3:31 PM, Michael Coates <michael.coates at owasp.org>

> 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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