[Owasp-leaders] An Update from the Global Board of Directors

OWASP LOS ANGELES richard.greenberg at owasp.org
Wed Feb 13 06:47:50 UTC 2019


I would like to urge all in our community to consider stepping up and
owning one of the below-mentioned committees. You can really make a
difference!

Thanks!

Richard Greenberg, CISSP
OWASP Global Board of Directors
President, OWASP Los Angeles, www.owaspla.org
ISSA Honor Roll and Fellow
President, ISSA Los Angeles, www.issa-la.org
LinkedIn:  http://www.linkedin.com/in/richardagreenberg
(424) 307-4440


On Mon, Feb 4, 2019 at 12:10 PM Owen Pendlebury <owen.pendlebury at owasp.org>
wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> Happy new year. With the new year comes a new OWASP Global Board of
> Directors (BoD). At the January board meeting, the board voted for its
> roles for the upcoming year. They are;
>
>
>    -
>
>    Chair - Martin Knobloch
>    -
>
>    Vice-Chair - Owen Pendlebury
>    -
>
>    Treasurer - Sherif Mansour
>    -
>
>    Secretary - Ofer Maor
>    -
>
>    Member at large - Gary Robinson
>    -
>
>    Member at large - Richard Greenberg
>    -
>
>    Member at large - Chenxi Wang
>
>
> We as a Board and as members of the OWASP community would like to thank
> our previous Board members Matt Konda and Andrew Van Der Stock who have
> stepped down, for their efforts over the last number of years within the
> Foundation and for the community.
>
> Additionally, at this meeting we discussed a number of initiatives that
> form the Foundations strategy and what our goals should be for the coming
> year(s). This included:
>
> ------------------------------
>
>
> Strategy
>
> We believe that the foundation needs to achieve a level of stability and
> with that stability we can work together with the community to achieve the
> following goals;
>
>
>    -
>
>    Marketing the OWASP brand
>    -
>
>    Provide increased Membership benefits
>    -
>
>    Increase developer outreach
>    -
>
>    Focus on Projects and help them grow
>    -
>
>    Improve the Foundations finances
>    -
>
>    Improve the Foundations perception within the community
>    -
>
>    Improve processes within the foundation
>    -
>
>    Create staff stability and ensure a consistent Executive Director
>    -
>
>    Empower the community, especially through the formation of committees,
>    under the Committee 2.0 operating model
>
> ------------------------------
>
>
> Committee Creation
>
> As you may be aware, the OWASP BoD on December 19th, voted and approved
> amendments to the Committee 2.0 operational model. At a recent board
> meeting we discussed that in order to drive the Foundation’s core strategic
> goals, the most crucial committees that are key to the future of the
> Foundation are:
>
>
>    -
>
>    Projects
>    -
>
>    Chapters
>    -
>
>    Marketing
>
>
> To that end, the Board would like to invite members from the community to
> submit proposals under the Committee 2.0 structure (linked below) for these
> committees.
>
> The OWASP Global Committees empower members of the community to help shape
> OWASP and make the best decisions for the Foundation. The goal of the
> Global Committees 2.0 plan is to streamline the process for any member of
> the OWASP community who has an idea to improve the Foundation, to have a
> vehicle to act upon the idea and successfully implement it. More
> information about the updated Committee 2.0 operational model can be found
> here: https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Governance/OWASP_Committees.
>
> In the past, the following committees were in operation (
> https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Global_Committee_Pages). We hope you will
> join in and help us.
>
> ------------------------------
>
>
> Conference Naming Convention
>
> At the July Board meeting 2018 the board voted on hosting three
> conferences in 2019. With the addition of the third conference we wanted to
> also not tie the conference to one particular region. With that, the naming
> convention of future global conferences will move from the traditional
> naming convention AppSec-Eu / AppSec-US and will now take the form of
> Global AppSec-<City>.
>
> In line with this change we would like to announce that the three
> conferences in 2019 will be Global AppSec-Tel Aviv(May, 2019), Global
> AppSec-Amsterdam (September, 2019) and Global AppSec-Washington DC
> (October, 2019).
>
> ------------------------------
>
>
> We look forward to serving the community and wish you the best for the
> upcoming year.
>
> On behalf of the OWASP Global Board of Directors
>
> Owen Pendlebury
>
> Vice-Chair
>
> Owen Pendlebury @pendo19
> OWASP Global Board of Directors (Secretary)
> OWASP Ireland-Dublin https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Ireland-Dublin
>  @AppSecIreland
> OWASP AppSec EU https://2018.appsec.eu @appseceu
>
> *Consider giving back, and supporting the open source community by
> becoming a member <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Membership> or making
> a donation <https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Donate> today! *
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