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WASP to have further participation at non-OWASP conferences <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoListParagraph style='margin-left:1.0in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol;color:#1F497D'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>        </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Manager participation at OWASP conferences and chapters of 'special' speakers and groups <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoListParagraph style='margin-left:1.0in;text-indent:-.25in;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo1'><![if !supportLists]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:Symbol;color:#1F497D'><span style='mso-list:Ignore'>·<span style='font:7.0pt "Times New Roman"'>        </span></span></span><![endif]><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>Work with the OWASP Website project, and help to restructure the current website around its target audience (or maybe help to create a new 'user-focused' OWASP website )<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>These are stupifyingly important things for OWASP to be doing and I think they do need funding.  One of the most amazing things we can do is to get the right people together in a neutral forum so that they can actually make progress on application security.  <o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'>--Jeff<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><span style='font-size:11.0pt;font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";color:#1F497D'><o:p> </o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'>From:</span></b><span style='font-size:10.0pt;font-family:"Tahoma","sans-serif"'> owasp-board-bounces@lists.owasp.org [mailto:owasp-board-bounces@lists.owasp.org] <b>On Behalf Of </b>Mark Bristow<br><b>Sent:</b> Tuesday, March 08, 2011 11:07 AM<br><b>To:</b> Jason Li<br><b>Cc:</b> OWASP Foundation Board List; Sarah Baso; committees-chairs@lists.owasp.org<br><b>Subject:</b> Re: [Owasp-board] [Committees-chairs] What is a Global Committee?<o:p></o:p></span></p><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'>I just want to echo Jason's statements.  I think this is something that we need to consider moving forward and more clearly define lanes and goals for the committee's AoR.<o:p></o:p></p><div><p class=MsoNormal>On Tue, Mar 8, 2011 at 12:12 AM, Jason Li <<a href="http://jason.li">jason.li</a>@<a href="http://owasp.org">owasp.org</a>> wrote:<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Board Members/Committee Chairs,<o:p></o:p></p><div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>I wanted to split this thread off so as not to dilute the discussion thread of the GPC budget.<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>Jim brings up an excellent point that not all of the current global committees require budgets. It's great that Jim and Justin don't feel the need to have an official budget - but to effect the type of change that OWASP expects of Projects, we (GPC) absolutely *do* need a budget. So while I think Kate's suggestion for dividing up committee budgets evenly is a reasonable first pass, this situation underscores the fact that each committee serves a different purpose and has different financial needs. <o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>Moreover, it may not even be appropriate for all current committees to exist as a committee. Some committees may instead be more appropriate as working groups or as OWASP communities/ecosystems (e.g. similar to Builders/Breakers).<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal>I think it's worth revisiting the missions of each of the committees and evaluating what it means to be a "Global Committee".<o:p></o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal><o:p> </o:p></p></div><div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'>-Jason<br><br><o:p></o:p></p><div><p class=MsoNormal>On Mon, Mar 7, 2011 at 11:57 PM, Jim Manico <<a href="mailto:jim.manico@owasp.org" target="_blank">jim.manico@owasp.org</a>> wrote:<o:p></o:p></p><p class=MsoNormal>Please note,<br><br>The OWASP Connections Committee does not need an official budget. We are<br>a "working group" dedicated to keeping press/twitter/blog/podcast and<br>other "news" items updated.<br><br>- Jim<o:p></o:p></p></div></div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><br>_______________________________________________<br>Committees-chairs mailing list<br><a href="mailto:Committees-chairs@lists.owasp.org">Committees-chairs@lists.owasp.org</a><br><a href="https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/committees-chairs" target="_blank">https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/committees-chairs</a><o:p></o:p></p></div><p class=MsoNormal style='margin-bottom:12.0pt'><br><br clear=all><br>-- <br>Mark Bristow<br>(703) 596-5175<br><a href="mailto:mark.bristow@owasp.org" target="_blank">mark.bristow@owasp.org</a><br><br>OWASP Global Conferences Committee Chair - <a href="http://is.gd/5MTvF" target="_blank">http://is.gd/5MTvF</a><br>OWASP DC Chapter Co-Chair - <a href="http://is.gd/5MTwu" target="_blank">http://is.gd/5MTwu</a><br>AppSec DC Organizer - <a href="https://www.appsecdc.org" target="_blank">https://www.appsecdc.org</a><o:p></o:p></p></div></body></html>