[Owasp-leaders] [Governance] Membership funds

Sarah Baso sarah.baso at owasp.org
Thu Jun 6 19:12:46 UTC 2013


Dennis -
One point of clarification re  #1 - this funding isn't to hire a conference
manager (there is already funding that has been approved for that. One of
the additional items that needs funding is another FT position for Chapters
(Chapters Coordinator).....


Sarah



On Thu, Jun 6, 2013 at 12:09 PM, Dennis Groves <dennis.groves at owasp.org>wrote:

> Hello All,
>
> We should be removing bureaucracy not creating it. The money is there for
> the purposes of *enabling* the community.
>
> We have two issues that should be kept very separate:
>
> 1) Are the chapters (need a plan) willing to foot the bill to hire a
> conference director? I think most chapters would be willing to participate
> in this because it is so vital to the communities continued existence.
>
> 2) Do we want to change the policy on the split between the chapters and
> the organisation? I don't think we are ready to tell a good story about how
> and why we should do this; unless it looks a great deal like what Dinis
> proposed.  More thinking needs to be done, before we open this up for wider
> discussions.
>
>
> Cheers,
>
> Dennis
>
>
> On 6 Jun 2013, at 7:56, Dinis Cruz wrote:
>
>  I think the solution is to create a chapters generic fund (maybe with 50%
>> of the current available funds to kickstart it) and let any chapter leader
>> use those funds
>>
>> This would solve just about all current probs.
>>
>> We should run this for 6/12 months and see what happens
>>
>> My only question is if this should also include all project leaders of if
>> we need a similar 'generic fund' for Projects
>>
>> I don't really care about the percentages, the whole point of this idea
>> was to empower the OWASP leaders to ACT, to experiment, to create, to
>> deliver.
>>
>> The available money should go to who wants to spend it.
>>
>> And since all expenses are done in an open way, we will very quickly
>> create a list of 'ok, lets not do THAT again' :)
>>
>> Dinis Cruz
>>
>
>
> --
> [Dennis Groves](http://about.me/**dennis.groves<http://about.me/dennis.groves>),
> MSc
> [Email me](mailto:[email protected]**owasp.org <dennis.groves at owasp.org>) or
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>
>  "Unless someone like you...cares a whole awful lot...nothing is going to
>> get better...It's not." -- The Lorax
>>
>


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