[Owasp-leaders] OWASP Election

Tony Turner tony.turner at owasp.org
Thu Oct 8 16:09:27 UTC 2015


Tom, I think the key question to ask, is what is our (c)(3) status
preventing us from doing? What is the problem you are trying to solve by
suggesting a restructure as a (c)(6)? Maybe we can approach this a
different way than a complete restructuring of a 44,000 member community.

On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 12:01 PM, Matt Tesauro <matt.tesauro at owasp.org>
wrote:

> +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
>>> https://www.owasp.org
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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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Tony Turner
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