[Owasp-leaders] next steps

Robert Shullich robert.shullich at owasp.org
Tue Jun 7 17:21:54 UTC 2016


In general, it's not ethical, and in many places not legal, to proxy a vote of an officer it board member.

Some of it had to do with fiduciary responsibility. The other is that members or shareholders can proxy their votes, but in the end responsibility falls on the board of directors. You don't want them in turn passing their votes down the line because at that point you lose accountability.

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> On Jun 7, 2016, at 12:15 PM, Bev Corwin <bev.corwin at owasp.org> wrote:
> 
> Just curious, Do the OWASP bylaws allow for proxies? Just following the many discussions regarding attendance challenges for board members, and board members changing, resigning, etc. Couldn't board members assign a proxy if they are not able to fulfill their responsibilities and obligations? 
> 
> Bev
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