<div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div>Dear Board Leaders and Members,</div><div><br></div><div>                        Congratulations and All the Best. Much appreciated your efforts towards the community.</div><div><br></div><div>Thank you Richard : I would like to work on one of the committees, Personally interested in <b>Chapters</b> committee. Being chapter lead for Hyderabad chapter, India. My LinkedIn Profile: <a href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/shalem-raj-g-cissp-gwapt-96594122/">https://www.linkedin.com/in/shalem-raj-g-cissp-gwapt-96594122/</a> </div><div><br></div><div>Please let me know the way forward.</div><div><br></div><div>Regards,</div><div>Raj</div><div><br></div><div>          </div></div></div><br><div class="gmail_quote"><div class="gmail_attr" dir="ltr">On Wed, Feb 13, 2019 at 12:19 PM OWASP LOS ANGELES <<a href="mailto:richard.greenberg@owasp.org">richard.greenberg@owasp.org</a>> wrote:<br></div><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0px 0px 0px 0.8ex;padding-left:1ex;border-left-color:rgb(204,204,204);border-left-width:1px;border-left-style:solid"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif;font-size:small">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!</div><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif;font-size:small"><br></div><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif;font-size:small">Thanks!</div><div class="gmail_default" style="font-family:verdana,sans-serif;font-size:small"><br></div><div><div class="gmail-m_-8816386171710309907gmail_signature" dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><div><div dir="ltr"><font face="verdana, sans-serif">Richard Greenberg, CISSP</font></div><div dir="ltr"><font face="verdana, sans-serif">OWASP Global Board of Directors<br>President, OWASP Los Angeles, <a href="http://www.owaspla.org" target="_blank">www.owaspla.org</a><br>ISSA Honor Roll and Fellow<br>President, ISSA Los Angeles, <a href="http://www.issa-la.org" target="_blank">www.issa-la.org</a><br>LinkedIn:  <a href="http://www.linkedin.com/in/richardagreenberg" target="_blank">http://www.linkedin.com/in/richardagreenberg</a><br>(424) 307-4440</font></div></div></div></div></div></div></div><br></div><br><div class="gmail_quote"><div class="gmail_attr" dir="ltr">On Mon, Feb 4, 2019 at 12:10 PM Owen Pendlebury <<a href="mailto:owen.pendlebury@owasp.org" target="_blank">owen.pendlebury@owasp.org</a>> wrote:<br></div><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="margin:0px 0px 0px 0.8ex;padding-left:1ex;border-left-color:rgb(204,204,204);border-left-width:1px;border-left-style:solid"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><span id="gmail-m_-8816386171710309907gmail-m_-7154586270565189348m_-102048368561431775gmail-docs-internal-guid-93d205c8-7fff-928a-8ffc-98f680a1ba81" style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:-webkit-standard"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Hi all,</span></p><br><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">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;</span></p><br><ul style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Chair - Martin Knobloch</span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Vice-Chair - Owen Pendlebury </span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Treasurer - Sherif Mansour</span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Secretary - Ofer Maor</span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Member at large - Gary Robinson</span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Member at large - Richard Greenberg</span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Member at large - Chenxi Wang</span></p></li></ul><br><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">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.</span></p><br><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">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:</span></p><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"></p><hr><p></p><br><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Strategy</span></p><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">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; </span></p><br><ul style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Marketing the OWASP brand </span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Provide increased Membership benefits</span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Increase developer outreach</span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Focus on Projects and help them grow </span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Improve the Foundations finances</span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Improve the Foundations perception within the community</span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Improve processes within the foundation</span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Create staff stability and ensure a consistent Executive Director</span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Empower the community, especially through the formation of committees, under the Committee 2.0 operating model</span></p></li></ul><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"></p><hr><p></p><br><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Committee Creation</span></p><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">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:</span></p><br><ul style="margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt"><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Projects </span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Chapters </span></p></li><li style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;list-style-type:disc;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent" dir="ltr"><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Marketing</span></p></li></ul><br><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">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.</span></p><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:6pt;margin-bottom:6pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">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: </span><a style="text-decoration:none" href="https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Governance/OWASP_Committees" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:Arial;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Governance/OWASP_Committees</span></a><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">.</span></p><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent"> </span></p><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">In the past, the following committees were in operation (</span><a style="text-decoration:none" href="https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Global_Committee_Pages" target="_blank"><span style="font-family:Arial;text-decoration:underline;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Global_Committee_Pages</span></a><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">). We hope you will join in and help us.</span></p><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"></p><hr><p></p><br><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;font-weight:700;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Conference Naming Convention</span></p><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">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>.</span></p><br><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">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). </span></p><br><p style="line-height:1.2;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"></p><hr><p></p><br><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">We look forward to serving the community and wish you the best for the upcoming year.</span><br><br><p style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">On behalf of the OWASP Global Board of Directors</span></p><p style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Owen Pendlebury </span></p><p style="line-height:1.38;margin-top:0pt;margin-bottom:0pt" dir="ltr"><span style="color:rgb(69,69,69);font-family:Arial;vertical-align:baseline;white-space:pre-wrap;background-color:transparent">Vice-Chair</span></p></span><br class="gmail-m_-8816386171710309907gmail-m_-7154586270565189348m_-102048368561431775gmail-Apple-interchange-newline" style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:-webkit-standard"><div><div class="gmail-m_-8816386171710309907gmail-m_-7154586270565189348m_-102048368561431775gmail_signature" dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div dir="ltr"><div><div>Owen Pendlebury @pendo19<br></div><div>OWASP Global Board of Directors (Secretary)<br></div>OWASP Ireland-Dublin <a style="color:rgb(17,85,204)" href="https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Ireland-Dublin" target="_blank">https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Ireland-Dublin</a> @AppSecIreland<br></div><div>OWASP AppSec EU <a style="color:rgb(17,85,204)" href="https://2018.appsec.eu/" target="_blank">https://2018.appsec.eu</a> @appseceu<br><br><span><div><b>Consider giving back, and supporting the open source community by becoming a <a href="https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Membership" target="_blank">member</a> or making a <a href="https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Donate" target="_blank">donation</a> today! </b></div></span></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div></div>
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