[Owasp-leaders] [Owasp-community] Quitting from the OWASP-Board

OWASP LOS ANGELES richard.greenberg at owasp.org
Thu May 18 21:20:35 UTC 2017


Sounds like Martin would be the fair, and fortunately a great choice. Let's
hope he accepts.

Richard Greenberg, CISSP
President, OWASP Los Angeles,
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President, ISSA Los Angeles,
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On May 15, 2017 11:14 PM, "Andrew van der Stock" <vanderaj at owasp.org> wrote:

> Larry,
>
> The Board can simply appoint someone by nominating and voting on the
> matter.
>
> "SECTION 2.05 Vacancies.
>
> A vacancy in any office because of death, resignation, removal,
> disqualification or otherwise, may be filled by the Board of Directors for
> the unexpired portion of the term."
> - https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Foundation_ByLaws
>
> However, we have precedent in invoking section 2.05 from last year. When
> Jim stepped down, the Board chose to honor the community's existing vote by
> choosing the next candidate on the list. Selecting the next person on the
> list seems the fairest method, as it respects the community's desires based
> around the various election platforms put forward with over 600 cast votes.
>
> In 2016, the community voted:
>
> "Martin Knobloch 192 (12.6%)
> Owen Pendlebury 181 (11.9%)
> Steve Kosten 148 (9.7%)
> Frank Catucci 101 (6.6%)
> Milton Smith 76 (5.0%)
> Bil Corry 65 (4.3%)
> Simhalu "Sim" Kandala 42 (2.8%)"
> - https://www.owasp.org/index.php/2016_Global_Board_of_
> Directors_Election#Results
>
> The reality is running a new election would take around two to three
> months during a time when the OWASP Summit is being put on, the 2016
> financial audit is occurring, and all hands are needed on deck for AppSec
> USA. From a Board perspective, we have budget planning and goal setting due
> in that time frame, and I would like the counsel of the seventh Board
> member to assist with that.
>
> thanks,
> Andrew
>
>
> On Tue, May 16, 2017 at 11:17 AM, Larry Conklin <larry.conklin at owasp.org>
> wrote:
> >
> > Josh. Should not that be an mid term election?
> >
>
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