<div dir="ltr">Yes, a most welcome addition. Please let me know what I can do to support you in your new role. -- Mark</div><div class="gmail_extra"><br><br><div class="gmail_quote">On Mon, Mar 17, 2014 at 9:53 PM, Mohammed ALDOUB <span dir="ltr"><<a href="mailto:mohammed.aldoub@owasp.org" target="_blank">mohammed.aldoub@owasp.org</a>></span> wrote:<br>
<blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0 0 0 .8ex;border-left:1px #ccc solid;padding-left:1ex"><div>Hello GK! <br>
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Welcome to the family of OWASP. <br>
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Have a good time here and don't mind the folks with the help extra adrenaline :p<br>
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<br><br><div class="gmail_quote"><div class="">On March 18, 2014 4:47:12 AM GMT+03:00, Sarah Baso <<a href="mailto:sarah.baso@owasp.org" target="_blank">sarah.baso@owasp.org</a>> wrote:</div><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex;border-left:1px solid rgb(204,204,204);padding-left:1ex">

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</font></span></h3><h3 style="text-align:left;margin:0px;font-family:Arial,Tahoma,Helvetica,FreeSans,sans-serif;color:rgb(68,68,68)"><font><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif;color:rgb(34,34,34);line-height:16.5pt;text-align:justify;font-weight:normal">I am pleased to announce the newest member of the OWASP Staff, our new Community Manager,  Genevieve (GK) Southwick.</span><br>

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<div dir="ltr"><div class="MsoNormal" style="color:rgb(34,34,34);line-height:16.5pt;text-align:justify;vertical-align:baseline"><span style="line-height:16.5pt;text-align:left"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><br>

</span></span></div><div class="MsoNormal" style="font-size:13px;color:rgb(34,34,34);line-height:16.5pt;vertical-align:baseline"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><b>About GK:</b></span></div><div style="font-size:13px">

<span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">GK </span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">Southwick </span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">has been working in the Event Planning space for over 20 years. Starting with Physical Security in 1990, she eventually moved on to roles in Operations, Production, Facilities and Technical Direction, with an emphasis on personnel management. Active as a volunteer in the InfoSec space, she</span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"> </span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">is</span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"> </span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">Producer and President of the Board at Security BSides Las Vegas, is second in command of Physical</span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"> </span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">Safety and</span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"> </span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">Security at DerbyCon, afternoon Stage Manager and volunteer coordinato
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DEFCON SkyTalks, and until moving to Denver in 2013, was head of</span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"> </span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">Safety and</span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"> </span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">Security and Volunteer coordinator at Security BSides San Francisco. She now volunteers with BSidesDenver, where she's currrently running Registration. She has also run </span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">Safety and </span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">Security for BruCon in Belgium </span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">and at </span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">BSidesATL</span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">, as well as helping </span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">out wherever necessary at SOURCEBoston</span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">.</span></span><div class="">
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<span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><br style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">GK is excited to bring her extensive volunteer management experience to OWASP, as she takes on the role of Community Manager. She's looking forward to the challenges and opportunities ahead of her while expanding the volunteer base within the organization, and working closely with the Chapter Leaders, to help them fulfill the OWASP Mission and assist them with their operational needs.</span><br style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">

<br style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)">GK has a secondary diploma in Homeland Security from Bryman College, San Jose, where she graduated in 2004 With Honors.</span></span></div></div><div class="">
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<span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34)"><br></span><br><b>GK's Community Management Role with OWASP:</b></span><br><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><br>

</span><span style="color:rgb(34,34,34);font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">GK will be helping OWASP to continue building a platform to encourage volunteer participation the OWASP community. She will also be working with the chapters to support their efforts and help them grow OWASP's presence around the world   GK has a passion for this community and mission as well as invaluable experience in organizing and motivating people.  I look forward to seeing the great things she will bring to the team and community.</span></div>

<div style="font-size:13px;clear:both;text-align:center"><br></div><div style="font-size:13px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><br><span>GK</span> started today and I encourage you all to reach out to her and congratulate her on the new gig!</span></div>

<div style="font-size:13px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><br></span></div><div style="font-size:13px"><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><b>Connect with GK: </b></span></div><div style="font-size:13px">

<span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><a href="mailto:gksouthwick@owasp.org" target="_blank">gksouthwick@owasp.org</a></span><br><span style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif">@gksouthwick</span><br>
<u style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><a href="http://www.linkedin.com/in/gksouthwick" target="_blank">http://www.linkedin.com/in/gksouthwick</a></u></div>
<div style="font-size:13px"><u style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><br></u></div><div style="font-size:13px"><u style="font-family:Arial,Helvetica,sans-serif"><br></u></div><div style="font-size:13px">Regards,</div>

<div style="font-size:13px">Sarah Baso</div></div></div></div><div class=""><div><br></div>-- <br><div dir="ltr"><div>Executive Director</div><div>OWASP Foundation</div><div><br></div><div><a href="mailto:sarah.baso@owasp.org" target="_blank">sarah.baso@owasp.org</a><br>

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