[Owasp-leaders] [Owasp-board] Fwd: [owasp accounting] SAMM project funds status

Sherif Mansour sherif.mansour at owasp.org
Sat Oct 21 10:13:54 UTC 2017


>
> Hi Tiffany,
>
> If I can chime in here, no one would dispute the intent behind asking for
> a project plan for all Chapters and Projects over a certain budget, it is a
> good approach. There are some feedback for the *implementation* and
> *communication* of this that I would like to provide:
>
>
>    - *Are we doing what the Chapters/Projects are asking?* Firstly the
>    OWASP London Chapter in 2016 had provided their budget plan, it had
>    included provided some support for a few Projects (including ZAP, OWASP
>    Summit etc..) as well as a few Chapters. *Till this day* the budget
>    has not been distributed to these chapters, and OWASP ZAP regardless of how
>    many times we have asked, or who made the query.
>
>    - *Are we managing the Chapters/Projects expectations?* The second
>    issue is with communication, it would be helpful to get a response back in
>    fact this is more concerning for me. It's ok to say no, "i.e. we can't
>    transfer the funds to these chapters or projects because xyz etc.." but it
>    is important to respond to these queries. If chapters get a lack of
>    response, especially from something this important it could lead to other
>    morale issues.
>
> We felt we were doing the right thing helping projects and chapters in
> need of budget support, given the success of the London Chapter and were
> proud that we could help. At the very least we would like to understand
> what has happened to our funds and why the transfer did not take place.
>
> *PS:* There is no right/wrong answer and we are on the same team, but we
> just need to understand, and manage expectations with the other chapters,
> projects as this reflects on *all of us as a team*.
>
> On Sat, Oct 14, 2017 at 6:48 AM, Tiffany Long <tiffany.long at owasp.org>
> wrote:
>
>> Hey Everyone,
>>
>> I just wanted to let you know that the budgetary policy and process for Chapters
>> and Projects with over $5k is available on the wiki
>> <https://tracking.cirrusinsight.com/8f23c228-7e90-470a-bda2-719c50c638c7/owasp-org-index-php-chapters-and-projects-with-over-5k>.
>> Each chapter or project leader with more than 5 k will be contacted
>> individually learn more.  If you have any questions, please feel free to
>> reach out to myself or Andre van der Stock, Board Treasurer.
>>
>> I want to underscore the fact that this is not an effort to find a way to
>> take funds from Chapters or Projects, but a way to help Projects and
>> Chapters think about how they want to use their funds strategically over
>> time.  We worked to make sure that the process is simple, uniform, and
>> transparent.
>>
>> Best,
>> Tiffany
>>
>>
>> Tiffany Long
>> Community Manager
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 13, 2017 at 6:01 AM, Frank Catucci <frank.catucci at owasp.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> Received. Thank you very much Kelly for your assistance.
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>>
>>> Frank
>>>
>>>
>>> On Oct 13, 2017, at 7:59 AM, Kelly Santalucia <
>>> kelly.santalucia at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hi Frank,
>>>
>>> Your ballot was sent to your @qualys email address. This is the email
>>> you had listed as your primary email address on your contact record in
>>> SalesForce. I just updated your contact record in Salesforce, updated your
>>> email address in Simply Voting to your @owasp.org email and manually
>>> sent you a ballot. If you would rather use a different email address,
>>> please send it to me and I will make the updates.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 8:29 PM, Frank Catucci <frank.catucci at owasp.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> I still haven’t received one FWIW
>>>>
>>>> On Oct 12, 2017, at 7:38 PM, Bev Corwin <bev.corwin at owasp.org> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi again, Looks like ballots actually went out on Oct 12. Thanks, Bev
>>>>
>>>> On Thu, Oct 12, 2017 at 7:34 PM, Bev Corwin <bev.corwin at owasp.org>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Tom, Are you sure that ballots went out on Oct 9? I didn't see any
>>>>> ballots.
>>>>>
>>>>> Bev
>>>>>
>>>>
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