[Owasp-leaders] OWASP's New Community Manager

Mark Miller mark.miller at owasp.org
Tue Mar 18 14:01:26 UTC 2014

Yes, a most welcome addition. Please let me know what I can do to support
you in your new role. -- Mark

On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 9:53 PM, Mohammed ALDOUB
<mohammed.aldoub at owasp.org>wrote:

> Hello GK!
> Welcome to the family of OWASP.
> Have a good time here and don't mind the folks with the help extra
> adrenaline :p
> On March 18, 2014 4:47:12 AM GMT+03:00, Sarah Baso <sarah.baso at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>> OWASP Leaders,
>> I am pleased to announce the newest member of the OWASP Staff, our new
>> Community Manager,  Genevieve (GK) Southwick.
>> *About GK:*
>> GK Southwick has been working in the Event Planning space for over 20
>> years. Starting with Physical Security in 1990, she eventually moved on to
>> roles in Operations, Production, Facilities and Technical Direction, with
>> an emphasis on personnel management. Active as a volunteer in the InfoSec
>> space, she is Producer and President of the Board at Security BSides Las
>> Vegas, is second in command of Physical Safety and Security at DerbyCon,
>> afternoon Stage Manager and volunteer coordinato r for DEFCON SkyTalks, and
>> until moving to Denver in 2013, was head of Safety and Security and
>> Volunteer coordinator at Security BSides San Francisco. She now volunteers
>> with BSidesDenver, where she's currrently running Registration. She has
>> also run Safety and Security for BruCon in Belgium and at BSidesATL, as
>> well as helping out wherever necessary at SOURCEBoston.
>> GK is excited to bring her extensive volunteer management experience to
>> OWASP, as she takes on the role of Community Manager. She's looking forward
>> to the challenges and opportunities ahead of her while expanding the
>> volunteer base within the organization, and working closely with the
>> Chapter Leaders, to help them fulfill the OWASP Mission and assist them
>> with their operational needs.
>> GK has a secondary diploma in Homeland Security from Bryman College, San
>> Jose, where she graduated in 2004 With Honors.
>> *GK's Community Management Role with OWASP:*
>> GK will be helping OWASP to continue building a platform to encourage
>> volunteer participation the OWASP community. She will also be working with
>> the chapters to support their efforts and help them grow OWASP's presence
>> around the world   GK has a passion for this community and mission as well
>> as invaluable experience in organizing and motivating people.  I look
>> forward to seeing the great things she will bring to the team and community.
>> GK started today and I encourage you all to reach out to her and
>> congratulate her on the new gig!
>> *Connect with GK: *
>> gksouthwick at owasp.org
>> @gksouthwick
>> *http://www.linkedin.com/in/gksouthwick
>> <http://www.linkedin.com/in/gksouthwick>*
>> Regards,
>> Sarah Baso
>> --
>> Executive Director
>> OWASP Foundation
>> sarah.baso at owasp.org
>> +1.312.869.2779
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