[Owasp-board] Between now and August Board Meeting
sherif.mansour at owasp.org
Sun Jul 22 20:06:17 UTC 2018
Thank you Karen,
In point 1. I mentioned above this includes the financial splits, and those
types of conversations are the ones noted above, which is great we just
need to be on the same page and approach this with one voice.
Have a great weekend.
On Sun, 22 Jul 2018 at 8:31 pm, Karen Staley <karen.staley at owasp.org> wrote:
> Dear Sherif and BOD,
> Thanks for the comments, I will rework the strategic plan more this week
> and pair it up with a business plan.
> Another item in need of working on is the financial split...we need to
> continue to move forward on this to help the foundation cover its
> overhead. I have had several chapter conversations with those who hold the
> majority of the funds.
> I hope to host come community town halls to continue the discussion prior
> to the August BOD meeting.
> If you have any comments or suggestions, I would welcome them.
> On Sat, Jul 21, 2018 at 8:02 AM, Sherif Mansour <sherif.mansour at owasp.org>
>> Hey team,
>> Thank you for a successful AppSec EU, and for a productive board meeting
>> during the conference.
>> I wanted to pick up where we left off and do some work between now and
>> the August, some I would like some help with.
>> 1. *OWASP Chapters: *While we have done some great strides in setting
>> the global events strategy, we need to provide the foundation and staff
>> some air cover in order for them to comfortable take those events on. In
>> order to have the same open conversations we have done for global events,
>> but for the chapters. I would recommend the following:
>> 1. An initial conversation internally with the foundation on the
>> existing challenges and to document them
>> 2. Present the challenges to the community, discuss potential
>> solutions in two/three meetings (AMER/EMEA/APAC time zone friendly calls).
>> 3. Document the community feedback and a draft motion for the
>> board to discuss openly in the August Board meeting.
>> 4. By the September board meeting the community would have had
>> enough time to provide feedback + for the board to have edited the motion
>> enough to vote on it.
>> 5. *Ask from the board - *I have a habit of over committing, are
>> there board members that could help me and Andrew on this to lighten the
>> load please?
>> 2. *OWASP Foundation Strategy: *I have taken a look at the
>> strategy Karen proposed *(See Link)*
>> having discussed it with Karen during AppSec EU we are both saying the
>> somethings which is good. The only point I would make is that it looks too
>> high level like mission/vision statements. Strategic plans would identify
>> clear items on *what* to execute on while business plan includes *how
>> *to execute what has been agreed on. Given that we are in July, for
>> 2018 we know the tactical issues that need to be worked on so I would
>> recommend we focus on 2019.
>> 3. *Compliance Committee: * Greg is doing an amazing job on the
>> Compliance committee charter, I'm personally looking forward to voting on
>> it. I would also like to note that I'm also seeing some cases of "vigilante
>> justice", partially do to inaction so changes would be welcome here.
>> Kind regards,
>> Sherif Mansour
>> OWASP Global Board Member & OWASP London Chapter Leader
>> Site: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/London
>> Email: sherif.mansour at owasp.org
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> *OWASP Foundation*
> Karen Staley
> Executive Director
> karen.staley at owasp.org <kelly.santalucia at owasp.org>
> Direct: +1 240.446.2951
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