[Owasp-leaders] [Owasp-community] [Owasp-board] Sad News

Jim Manico jim.manico at owasp.org
Tue May 3 19:49:56 UTC 2016


This is a great idea that does not require a vote. If you need help let
me know. I'll be sure to contribute to this as well.

- Jim


On 5/3/16 9:45 AM, Kevin W. Wall wrote:
>
> Matt,
> Very sorry to hear about Paul. He will be missed.
>
> It would be nice to have his family be made aware of everyone's
> thoughts and prayers. Would it be okay for me (or you) to create an
> OWASP wiki tribute page to Paul that OWASPers could update with their
> condolences and that we could then share with Paul's family by sending
> them the URL? I think that would be a lot better (and more lasting)
> than everyone just sharing amongst ourselves in this email thread. I'm
> not sure if we need a board vote on that or not, but I think it would
> be a fitting gesture. Or given massive updates, maybe use Google Drive
> instead.
>
> -kevin
> Sent from my Droid; please excuse typos.
>
> On May 3, 2016 7:42 AM, "Matt Konda" <matt.konda at owasp.org
> <mailto:matt.konda at owasp.org>> wrote:
>
>     OWASP Community
>
>     May 3, 2016
>
>     Dear Friends,
>
>
>     It is with great sorrow that I must write to report the sad news
>     of the death of our Executive Director, Paul Ritchie, after a
>     short illness.
>
>
>     Paul first joined OWASP in August of 2014 and became the full time
>     Executive Director in May 2015.  He has helped the organization to
>     grow globally and has made an enormous difference in our
>     community.  He will be greatly missed.  He brought order and
>     professionalism.  He raised our own high expectations and
>     delivered on the things he set out to do.  He made all of us that
>     worked closely with him better and more effective.  He helped to
>     set long term strategic goals and managed OWASP’s fiduciary
>     responsibilities with ease.
>
>
>     On behalf of the Board of Directors, we will miss Paul for his
>     leadership and friendly wry knowing smile as the board worked to
>     make difficult choices.  I doubt I can express my own sinking
>     feeling of grief at the news, which came suddenly and too early.
>
>
>     Paul’s family asked that we direct those in the community that
>     would like to show support or make a donation to do so in Paul
>     Ritchie’s name to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation at
>     https://www.themmrf.org. <https://www.themmrf.org/donate-to-mmrf/>
>
>
>
>     Sincerely,  
>
>     Matt Konda
>
>     On behalf of the OWASP Global Board
>
>
>
>
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