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

Azzeddine Ramrami azzeddine.ramrami at owasp.org
Mon May 15 08:36:56 UTC 2017


Why you didn't reply to Mohammed EL FATEH email?

Azzeddine

On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 10:26 AM, Aobakwe Kaboyakgosi <
aobakwe.kaboyakgosi at owasp.org> wrote:

> 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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>>>
>>> --
>>> OWASP Botswana Chapter Leader
>>> Security Researcher
>>>
>>
>
>
> --
> OWASP Botswana Chapter Leader
> Security Researcher
>



-- 
Azzeddine RAMRAMI
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OWASP CSRFGuard Project Leader
OWASP Leader (Morocco Chapter)
Cognitive Security Expert
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