[Owasp-leaders] OWASP Board Election - What do you want in a board candidate?

Tony Turner tony.turner at owasp.org
Mon Jul 14 22:01:50 UTC 2014


I'm all for a reduction in committee bloat. I don't think we need more
committees. It's a simple issue. OWASP should be and historically has been
committed to openness. I'd simply call for staff to support the OWASP
mission. Be open.
On Jul 14, 2014 5:48 PM, "Jim Manico" <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

>  Exactly, Eoin. The current staff runs the board election process. The
> board is, by design, keeping OUT of the board elections operation decision
> making process.
>
> The staff did ask the board to help spread awareness about the election
> and to encourage other qualifying leaders to run for the board. So huzzah
> to that. https://www.owasp.org/index.php/2014_Board_Elections
>
> Perhaps we should consider an election committee instead of making this
> solely staff run in the future? What do you think Tony? Certainly I do not
> think the board should be involved due to conflict of interest as well as
> just regular ol separation of duties between board and staff.
>
> Aloha,
> Jim
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>  Good question: I asked other Board/ED if we could publish the nominees.
> Answer was election is nothing to do with board but staff run - I agree 100%
>
>  But publishing nominees is not "running" / interfering with the
> election, I believe anyways :)
>
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> Eoin Keary
> Owasp Global Board
> +353 87 977 2988
>
>
> On 14 Jul 2014, at 22:31, Tony Turner <tony.turner at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>   Then why is Eoin stating this was a joint board/ED decision? I'm
> confused. Which is it?
> On Jul 14, 2014 5:15 PM, "Jim Manico" <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>>  Tony,
>>
>> The elections were not at all board-run, they are 100% staff-run. In
>> fact, the board specifically chose to keep out of election operations in
>> order to ensure objectivity...
>>
>> - Jim
>>
>> On 7/14/14, 11:11 AM, Tony Turner wrote:
>>
>> Yes Eoin, but according to you, it's appears you are an outlier.
>> On Jul 14, 2014 5:09 PM, "Eoin Keary" <eoin.keary at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>>>  Rather cynical.
>>> I'm board. Want open.
>>>
>>>
>>> Eoin Keary
>>> Owasp Global Board
>>> +353 87 977 2988 <%2B353%2087%20977%202988>
>>>
>>>
>>> On 14 Jul 2014, at 21:56, Tony Turner <tony.turner at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>   It seems to me that it's in the best interest of the board to keep it
>>> closed. It's in the best interest of OWASP to keep it open. I'm not
>>> accusing anyone of anything but I'd really like to know why this was
>>> refused.
>>>
>>> --
>>> Tony Turner
>>> OWASP Orlando Chapter Leader
>>> On Jul 14, 2014 4:53 PM, <martin.knobloch at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>>> +1
>>>> Last year, this has been done this wy the first time. If I recall
>>>> correctly, it was said to be evaluated it this works better or less than
>>>> the previous 'open candidate list' approach, but I cannot recall any
>>>> evaluation what has worked better.
>>>>
>>>> Cheers,
>>>> -martin
>>>>
>>>> Sent from my BlackBerry® smartphone
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: Eoin Keary <eoin.keary at owasp.org>
>>>> Sender: owasp-leaders-bounces at lists.owasp.org
>>>> Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:42:54
>>>> To: Matt Tesauro<matt.tesauro at owasp.org>
>>>> Cc: OWASP Leaders<owasp-leaders at lists.owasp.org>
>>>> Subject: Re: [Owasp-leaders] OWASP Board Election - What do you want in
>>>> a
>>>>         board candidate?
>>>>
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