[Owasp-leaders] OWASP Election

Matt Tesauro matt.tesauro at owasp.org
Thu Oct 8 16:01:55 UTC 2015


+1 on staying a 501(c)(3)


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On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 10:35 AM, psiinon <psiinon at gmail.com> wrote:

> From http://www.nonprofitlawcenter.com/resDetails.php?item_ref=247
>
> What is the purpose of an IRC § 501(c)(6) organization?
>
> A4: The purpose of this type of organization is to serve its members
>
> I dont think that what OWASP should be about - we should be all about
> helping others (to be more secure) not about helping OWASP members.
>
> Q5: What are the functions of an IRC § 501(c)(3) organization?
>
> A5: The functions of an IRC § 501(c)(3) organization can be multitudinous.
> There are endless types of programs that serve charitable, educational, and
> like ends.
>
> OK, so I'm new to this legalise and definitely dont really understand the
> differences, but that sounds much more appropriate for OWASP.
>
> Simon
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 7:57 PM, Tom Brennan <tomb at proactiverisk.com>
> wrote:
>
>> To be fair Jim OWASP is not a scientific research or a religious focus.
>> It is focused on “trying to raise awareness for software security"
>>
>> This was discussed during the interview have a listen here
>> https://soundcloud.com/owasp-podcast/owasp-board-interview-milton-smith-tobias-gondrom-tom-brannen
>>
>>
>> I also wish to draw your eyes and those of the other members (660+ on
>> this leaders list) to the legal review of 501(c)3 vs. (c)6 that are BOTH
>> non-profit status
>>
>> http://www.nonprofitlawcenter.com/resDetails.php?item_ref=247
>>
>> This is not a GOP debate — this is a group of (9) people that are
>> volunteering to help the organization continue to grow globally and locally.
>>
>> Tom Brennan
>> 973-506-9304
>>
>> On Oct 7, 2015, at 2:47 PM, Jim Manico <jim.manico at owasp.org> wrote:
>>
>> Tom is trying to shift OWASP away from a charity to a 501c6 trade
>> association.
>>
>> If you want to drop our charity and focus on vendor relations then vote
>> for Tom.
>>
>> If you care about open source, serving the community, and our values of
>> vendor neutrality and non-commercialism then please consider other
>> candidates.
>>
>> --
>> Jim Manico
>> Global Board Member
>> OWASP Foundation
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>>
>> On Oct 7, 2015, at 1:42 PM, Tom Brennan <tomb at proactiverisk.com> wrote:
>>
>> OWASP Foundation Inc., announced the 2015 International Board of Director
>> candidates and I am throwing my hat in the ring again.
>>
>> I am requesting your support and vote this October 7th 2015 – WHY ME you
>> ask…. read, watch and hear the details here:
>>
>> http://www.proactiverisk.com/2016-owasp/
>>
>> Semper Fi,
>> Tom Brennan
>>
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