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

Tom Brennan tomb at owasp.org
Wed Dec 21 23:33:41 UTC 2016

FWIW Dropping off the meeting at anytime would be not attending the
full meeting, hence the records are incorrect.   At the last meeting
that actually happened for both Johnathan and Andrew both did not dial
back in when they dropped and we had business that we could not
complete during the scheduled board call and broke the quorum.  Matt
has said that Tobias and Mike gave notice ahead of time and were sick
and could not dial in.   In the end if anyone is not on the board call
for the entire call when it starts until when it ends (including
executive session) that does count as NOT ATTENDING the meeting. The
meeting notes do not reflect that at all and it prohibits us from
getting the tasks done that need to be done.

Its the same for the face to face meeting right... virtual is just
saving the airfare and the face to face time. If you walk out of the
meeting 1/2 way through it, I think everyone gets get the point.

On Wed, Dec 21, 2016 at 2:49 AM, Josh Sokol <josh.sokol at owasp.org> wrote:
> I updated the attendance to reflect that you were at the December meeting.
> I wasn't sure and the meeting minutes hadn't been posted yet.
> ~josh
> On Tue, Dec 20, 2016 at 4:18 PM, Jonathan Carter <jonathan.carter at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I was in attendance at the last one as well.
>> On 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

Tom Brennan

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