[Owasp-leaders] Growing Your Chapter + 90% / 10% Splits

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Sat Nov 8 01:26:36 UTC 2014


Speaking outside the board as another volunteer, anytime a chapter
have has moved to using meetup, they have quickly grown.

I for one think it's a great idea for chapters around the world to use
meetup if they so choose.

Aloha,
--
Jim Manico
@Manicode
(808) 652-3805

> On Nov 8, 2014, at 3:10 AM, Tom Brennan <tomb at owasp.org> wrote:
>
> OWASP Chapters are GROWING -- one way has been to experiment and use a
> platform like MEET-UP that connects the regional area with others that
> are looking for the same thing in a social way
>
> http://owasp.meetup.com/
>
> Since we launched this as a experiment with the NYC Chapter we have
> seen it grow to over 6k members and 38 groups... not bad IMHO.
>
> Now that this experiment has had over (12) months WE need to determine
> DO WE ALLOW IT and modify the policy in the chapter handbook see:
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:Chapter_Handbook OR do we
> tell all chapters to go back to using the WIKI for chapter meeting
> management
>
> We (Board) have always asked operational staff to manage to POLICY so
> as a community what do you think chapter leaders.
>
> What other items do YOU want to update?
>
> ===========
>
> Another IMPORTANT update for chapters is the SPLIT - if you read the
> meeting meetings you will find that there is another update coming to
> you in 2015 that will be updated in the chapter handbook too
>
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/September_16,_2014
>
> Conference & Event Profit Split Policy
>
> Motion 1 - Local & Regional Events 75% / 25% - no cap - beginning 2015
>
> Motion Tom
>
> Second: Fabio
>
> Vote:
>
> Eoin: Yes
>
> Jim: No
>
> Tobias: No
>
> Tom: Yes
>
> Josh: No
>
> Fabio: Yes
>
> Michael: Yes
>
> Motion 1 passes by majority approval
>
> Motion 2 - Local & Regional Events 90% / 10% - no cap - beginning 2015
>
> Motion: Josh
>
> Second: Jim
>
> Vote:
>
> Eoin: abstain
>
> Jim: Yes
>
> Tobias: Yes
>
> Tom: Yes
>
> Josh: Yes
>
> Fabio: No
>
> Michael: No
>
> Motion 2 passes by majority approval, and now supercedes or replaces
> the approved motion #1.
>
> As always ALL meetings are OPEN to the public -- join the next one:
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Board#tab=About_the_OWASP_Board
>
>
> Tom Brennan
> www.linkedin.com/in/tombrennan/
>
> Global Board of Directors 2007-2014
> NY / NJ Metro Chapter, President 2004-Current
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