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October 14, 2015

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Dial In Info

Notice of Recording


Oct 14 OWASP Board meeting, Start-time is 14:00-15:00 PDT


Teleconference Information:

International Toll Free Calling Information

Attendance Tracker

Board Meeting Attendance Tracker

Meeting Minutes

Reading Material

It is a requirement as a board member to fully read all material prior to the start of the meeting

Meeting Agenda

Call to Order /OWASP Mission

  • Administrative (List of attendees and Agenda bashing (only if last-minute changes to the agenda are needed) (5 min)


Chairman's Report - Tobias Gondrom

  • structuring of meetings (assign durations to each point) - 1min
  • remove the section on chairman's and role reports and move to a topic based agenda (3min)
  • Start of Budgeting for 2016 discussion & timeline (2min)
  • start of review of Strategic Goals for 2015 and Discussion on Strategic Goals for 2016 - timeline (2min)
  • evotes procedure: how many days should we wait between second of motion to give all board members time to raise discussion?

Vice Chairmain's Report - Josh Sokol

  • Working on new policies to encourage spending down of chapter and project funds. Proposal under new business.

Treasurer Report - Fabio Cerullo

  • Topic 1

Secretary Report - Matt Konda

  • Participated in Project Summit
  • Working on DevOps oriented projects including:
    • Tool
    • Documentation
  • Working on developer documentation.
  • OWASP asked back to Chicago Coder Conference
  • Presented at QA Testing conference and submitted for QUEST a national conference.

Updated from Members at Large - Michael Coates, Andrew van der Stock & Jim Manico

  • Update on bylaws - Andrew van der Stock
  • Update on Education strategic goal - Andrew van der Stock
  • Update on scope of wiki update project and problem - Jim Manico
  • Update on project summit participation and value - Jim Manico


Items below are from Sept. BoD meeting, To be updated.

Community Initiative Reports

Old Business

All active board proposals are listed here

New Business

All active board proposals are listed here

  • [Jim Manico] - Benchmark Project Controversy
  • [Tobias Gondrom] - New Proposal: Building on Michael's and your comment about rewarding active projects. I very much like that idea! And I would have a friendly additional proposal.
    • Proposal 11: Any project newly reaching lab status receives a one-time extra USD500 into their project account. Any project newly reaching flagship status receives a one-time extra USD1000 into their project account.
  • [Josh Sokol] - Proposal to Eliminate "At Large" Board Positions

Action Items



  • Next meeting date/time:

Motion to close meeting