[Owasp-leaders] next steps

johanna curiel curiel johanna.curiel at owasp.org
Tue Jun 7 17:42:58 UTC 2016


For those who have not fill the survey about OWASP vendor neutrality
please, help us get an impression of your opinions:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/526DNJ9

35 have responded so far. Hope to publish the results soon after a new
round of promotion

Regards

Johanna

On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 1:28 PM, Bev Corwin <bev.corwin at owasp.org> wrote:

> Thank you Robert,
>
> I know of other organizations that have bylaws that allow for proxy to
> attend meetings, vote, etc. Do you have references regarding legal issues?
> Is this only a non profit thing? Or does it apply to all types of orgs?
> Where is it illegal? Is that  NY or NJ state thing?  I've never heard of it
> being illegal before, especially if stated in bylaws of an organization.
> BTW, are you a lawyer? I'm not a lawyer, so not at all an expert at legal
> matters, although happy to ask one, if you think it will help?
>
> Sincerely,
> Bev
>
>
> On Tue, Jun 7, 2016 at 1:21 PM, Robert Shullich <robert.shullich at owasp.org
> > wrote:
>
>> 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.
>>
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> Robert Shullich, CPP, CISSP, CISM, GSEC, CIPP/US
>> PO Box 026156
>> Brooklyn NY 11202
>> (908) 419-5417 (Mobile)
>>
>>
>> > 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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-- 
Johanna Curiel
OWASP Volunteer
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