[Owasp-leaders] [Owasp-board] ...Candidate Names Update

johanna curiel curiel johanna.curiel at owasp.org
Fri Jul 18 18:46:49 UTC 2014


Normally in an election process, candidates will go out there and do
promotion..(political campaign can I call it?)

But in this case i don't understand why the names where kept hidden, its so
contradictory to an election vote process that I actually don't understand
this decisions at all...


On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 2:27 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:

> Simon,
>
> I am indeed running for the board again. Kelly recently asked me and the
> other candidates if it was ok to change the current policy. I let Kelly
> know that I am ok (and prefer) transparency over this issue.
>
> Aloha,
> --
> Jim Manico
> @Manicode
> (808) 652-3805
>
> On Jul 18, 2014, at 4:03 AM, psiinon <psiinon at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> So far the Poll <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Polls> shows a fairly
> even split between the yes, no and maybe responses as to whether people
> would vote for someone who was not prepared to announce their candidacy in
> advance.
> This would appear to indicate that publicly announcing your intention to
> stand for the OWASP board would be advantageous.
> Obviously you shouldnt make decisions just based on polls like this.
>
> However I'm going to make my own position very clear.
>
> I will not be standing for the board this year.
> And I will NOT be voting for any of the candidates who do not announce
> their candidacy prior to August 19.
> If that means I am not able to vote for any of the candidates then so be
> it.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Simon
>
>
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2014 at 2:21 PM, Kelly Santalucia <
> kelly.santalucia at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> Members of the OWASP Community,
>>
>> I wanted to give you an updated on OWASP releasing the candidate names
>> for the upcoming 2014 Board of Elections.
>> <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/2014_Board_Elections>
>>
>> All candidates were sent an email earlier this week asking if they would
>> support OWASP releasing their candidacy prior to August 19.
>> <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/2014_Board_Elections#Election_Timeline>
>>  Out of the 7 candidates, one replied "I am indifferent to a policy
>> change at this point. If you opt to change the policy of releasing
>> candidates names, I will go along with it."  and the other asked for
>> his/her candidacy to be retracted. I have personally reached out to the
>> remaining 5 candidates again asking for their thoughts.
>>
>> As of now, we will not be releasing the names until all candidates have
>> replied, and they all need to be in favor of it.  No where is it noted that
>> the candidates can not announce their candidacy on their own via social
>> media, etc. prior to August 19.
>>
>> I am happy to reevaluate our current election model for the 2015
>> election.  If you would like to be a part of this discussion, please let
>> me know.
>>
>> Kindest Regards,
>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> *Kelly Santalucia*
>>
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>>
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