[Owasp-leaders] [Owasp-board] Where are the boardmembers?

Azzeddine Ramrami azzeddine.ramrami at owasp.org
Sat May 13 17:38:15 UTC 2017


Yes I agree.
And thanks to all OWASP community.
Azzeddine

Le 13 mai 2017 7:33 PM, "Josh Sokol" <josh.sokol at owasp.org> a écrit :

> Azzeddine,
>
> The donation from the OWASP Austin chapter to the OWASP AppSec Africa
> conference is a great example of a board member helping the community
> without attending an event.  That is the chapter which I call "home" and
> the donation came as a result of a conversation between myself and Tiana
> (the current Chapter Leader).  I'm not using this to toot my own horn; only
> highlighting it as an example of how Board members do a lot of things for
> the community that isn't necessarily face-to-face, or sometimes that the
> community is even aware of.  Michael, Tom, and I have both run our
> AppSecUSA conferences in the past and are very involved with our local
> chapters.  Tobias was involved in the AppSec APAC event, IIRC.  Andrew has
> been heavily involved in multiple OWASP projects.  Matt has served as our
> acting Executive Director since Paul's passing.  Just because we didn't
> attend a conference, doesn't mean we're not involved or otherwise
> supporting the OWASP Foundation.  We just don't find the need to advertise
> or brag about these things.
>
> ~josh
>
> On Sat, May 13, 2017 at 10:37 AM, Azzeddine Ramrami <
> azzeddine.ramrami at owasp.org> wrote:
>
>> With a great respect​ to OWASP board member and team.
>>
>> For our last regional event OWASP AppSec Africa we got a big support from
>> them (help for organizing the event, subscription management, etc).
>>
>> I got only help from Austin and Egypt chapters.
>>
>> Nothing from others Chapters. Nothing​.
>>
>> I didn't ask them to assist to our event because I know that they are
>> volonteeers and the have their own jobs and responsabities.
>>
>> So for me what I need from them is to support our event and if they can
>> assist they are more than welcome to our country.
>>
>> Thanks to all OWASP volonteeers.
>>
>> Azzeddine
>>
>> Le 13 mai 2017 12:03 PM, "Martin Knobloch" <martin.knobloch at owasp.org> a
>> écrit :
>>
>>> Hi Josh,
>>>
>>> I know there is no ruling in the OWASP guildlines for board members
>>> saying they must attend any conference.
>>> Nevertheless, in my opinion, there is a responsibility for the board
>>> members to touch base / keep in sync with the community. In my opinion, how
>>> are you doing this without seeing them in person at one of the biggest
>>> get-together?
>>> Next to that, other than what you are required to do, there is the point
>>> of felt support if board members attending a OWASP event (of the void of
>>> that if no).
>>>
>>> Hope that clarifies my question,
>>> Regards,
>>> -martin
>>>
>>> On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 7:41 PM, Josh Sokol <josh.sokol at owasp.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Martin,
>>>>
>>>> I read it, but I fail to see how it is applicable to Board members
>>>> attending or not attending the AppSecEU Conference.  Can you please clarify?
>>>>
>>>> ~josh
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 11:17 AM, johanna curiel curiel <
>>>> johanna.curiel at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> @Josh
>>>>> Please read this
>>>>> https://www.energizeinc.com/hot-topics/2012/august
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> On Friday, May 12, 2017, Josh Sokol <josh.sokol at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Martin,
>>>>>>
>>>>>> The OWASP Board members are volunteers, just like anyone else in the
>>>>>> organization.  We all have jobs and other responsibilities that sometimes
>>>>>> prevent us from attending events like this.  The message to the global
>>>>>> community should be that OWASP is that the Board is there to help make sure
>>>>>> the organization is moving in the right direction, but OWASP as an
>>>>>> organization, and it's events, are run by and for the community.  While I'm
>>>>>> sure attendance would have been welcome, we don't need representatives from
>>>>>> the Board to be present in order to have an outstanding event.  My $0.02.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ~josh
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 3:09 PM, <martin.knobloch at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>  Members of the board, et all,
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Not sure what else to say else than I am more than disappointed to
>>>>>>> see no board member to be at this years AppSec-Eu conference!
>>>>>>> Johanna, only who been to Belfast, left before the conference days,
>>>>>>> none of the rest showed up at all.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> What message is this to the global community!
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> -martin
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>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> --
>>>>> Johanna Curiel
>>>>> OWASP Volunteer
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
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