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

Aobakwe Kaboyakgosi aobakwe.kaboyakgosi at owasp.org
Mon May 15 08:26:35 UTC 2017


For sure I sent an email to you on the 30/08/2016 titled Appsec
Africa_2016. Anyway, i understand you must've been busy.

I will send the contact to you with  Al Fateh.

Regards


On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 9:38 AM, Azzeddine Ramrami <
azzeddine.ramrami at owasp.org> wrote:

> Sorry I never received any request from you.
>
> For the second edition,  Mohammed El Fateh send an email to all Africa
> leaders requesting them who is interested to host the next edition.
>
> We waited around one month. No reply.
>
> And we decided to organize the next edition in Morocco because no other
> Africa chapter was interested.
>
> If you need to help you are welcome. please contact me directly and add
> Mohammed El Fateh in copy.
>
> Azzeddine
>
> Le 15 mai 2017 9:30 AM, "Aobakwe Kaboyakgosi" <
> aobakwe.kaboyakgosi at owasp.org> a écrit :
>
>> Azzeddine.
>>
>> -->
>> I got only help from Austin and Egypt chapters.
>>
>> Nothing from others Chapters. Nothing​.-->
>>
>> Before the AppSec Africa event I(Botswana Chapter) sent a communication
>> to you requesting for any info of how we can be involved but never got
>> feedback. As a new chapter, we believed that a communication from you
>> could've been done to all the active chapters in Africa to bring them
>> on-board to assist not only financially but with any idea they could avail.
>>
>> It's really not a good thing that only one chapter from Africa helped you
>> on such a big event. May I use this opportunity to call out to you and
>> other older OWASP Africa chapters like Egypt and Kenya to at least try to
>> bring other chapters to work together. I believe we need proper
>> coordination to speak with one voice from the continent.
>>
>> Aobakwe, Best regards
>>
>> On Sat, May 13, 2017 at 5:37 PM, 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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>> --
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>> Security Researcher
>>
>


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