[Owasp-leaders] Community Reminder

Tom Brennan - OWASP tomb at owasp.org
Wed Dec 9 20:14:46 UTC 2015

Tonight at 6pm EST is the 2015 Final Board Meeting of the Year.  You are
welcomed and encouraged to join via webinar:
<https://www3.gotomeeting.com/join/861328838>to be part of the many
solutions that are only made possible with your participation


Tonights agenda:

Read Ahead Material

*It is a requirement as a board member to fully read all material prior to
the start of the meeting*

PLR -- DRAFT 2016 Strategic Goals Doc, updated Dec. 4 with proposed budget
attached to each goal

PLR -- DRAFT 2016 Budget, updated as of Dec. 3
include recommendations from Nov. 18 BoD meeting and link to 2016 Goals

AJV - Simon Bennett's project proposal

AJV - Please read Johanna's non-public e-mail that Board members received
on Dec 1, titled "Interacting with volunteers"

AJV - please re-read at least one of your induction books sent to you at
the start of your term as an OWASP Board member

   - in particular, please review the roles and responsibilities and duties
   of the Board
   - please read the bit about finance, audit, and risk committees
   - Proposal to add an audit committee when new Board roles are elected

PLR -- Please See 'Reports Section' below for monthly status reports from
Operations Team
Meeting AgendaCall to Order /OWASP Mission

   - (5 minutes) - Administrative (List of attendees and Agenda bashing
   (only if last-minute changes to the agenda are needed)
      - Consent vote to:
         - Approve minutes from November 18, November 4 and October 14,
         - Approve brand usage action item: the specific proposal
         - Acknowledge and confirm the selection of 4 new Board members for
         OWASP-EU VZW: Tobias Gondrum, Adrian Winckles, Gary Robinson, Maarten

Actionable Agenda Topics

   - (5-10 minutes) - BenchMark Project - Follow up from November Planning
      - See proposal
      update the project rules.
      - See proposal
      demote the benchmark project.
   - (5 minutes) - Josh Sokol- Proposal to Eliminate "At Large" Board
   Positions. Is this now 'tabled', or to be opened again in January?
      - See this thread
      the original proposal.
   - (15 minutes) Nominate / select 2016 Board positions (motioned by TomB
   on e-mail, seconded by ajv)
   - (5 minutes) - Jim M - Proposal to hire wiki editor. Needed clarity on
   phase 1 deliverables & proposed cost.
   - (5 minutes) - AJV - Proposal to establish audit committee, and
   consider finance and risk committees. See reading material

Discussion Topics

   - (20 minutes) - 2016 Strategic Goals & Budget
   - (15 minutes) - Discussion of Board duties, roles and responsibilities,
   and improving the effectiveness of future Board meetings ajv
   - (15 minutes) - Discussion on Simon Bennett's proposal on how the Board
   and Foundation communicate and interact with volunteers and projects ajv
   - (10 minutes) - Review final draft budget, Goals statement and metrics.

Misc. Topics (10-15 Minutes)

   - (5 min) Wiki Contractor Update & Status - Jim M., All
   - (5 min) Review Automation of Project Review & Next Steps - Claudia &
   - (5 min) 2017 AppSec Planning - Call for Host City like past years? One
   strong contender already.
   - (5 min) Consider paying professionals for the project review task
   force instead of volunteers here (added to strategic goal doc)


   - Executive Director/Operations Update - [ P.Ritchie]
      - Monthly Exec. Director Status report - pending
      - Updated 2016 Budget Forecast-Summary Format-DRAFT as of Dec. 3
      - Detail Financial report including P&L, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow
      Forecast, Jan-Oct. 2015

   - Events Manager - Laura Grau
      - Event Manager Status Report, Dec. 2015
      - Summary Report AppSecUSA-San Francisco 2015
   - Community Manager Update - Noreen Whysel
      - Strategic Goals 2015 EOY Metrics
      - Community Manager Update
      - Social Media Analysis
   - Director Update - Kate Hartmann Update
   - Project Coordinator Claudia Aviles Casanovas Update
   - Membership Update - November Membership Report
   - IT Update:

Community Initiative ReportsOld Business

All active board proposals are listed here

   - (5 minutes) - Josh Sokol- Proposal to Eliminate "At Large" Board
   Positions. Is this now 'tabled', or to be opened again in January?
      - See this thread
      the original proposal.
   - Bylaw updates (Andrew)
   - Website Initiative (Matt, Josh, Tom, Paul)
   - WIKI Updates

New Business

All active board proposals are listed here

Tabled Business

   - MK proposal
   Inclusion Initiative.
   - MK proposal
   Developer Outreach.

Action Items



   - Next meeting date/time:

Motion to close meeting

*Past position on motions - who voted for what*


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