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December 2019

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Meeting Date: Dec 17

Meeting Time: 11 AM US Pacific - other time zones

Meeting Location: Remote

Virtual: Zoom Meeting Link Meeting ID: 337156503 - local dial in numbers

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November 2019 Minutes
Combined Finance

1. Resolved that One-Year Individual Membership regional pricing will be $20 per year for residents of bottom 50% of Adjusted net national income per capita (current US$) countries.

2. Thank you to outgoing board members

3. Set time for January Board Member Onboarding video call (4hrs) to discuss Strategy and assign Board Member roles.

4. Discussion and approval of the 2020 Operating Plan ( - The Board agreed in August to let successful chapters continue to manage their budgets and reasonable expenses, This needs to be reflected in the "Chapter Operations" sections of the Operating Plan.

5. Approval of the OWASP 2020 Budget (

6. Voting History - Mike's Response to have the Voting History corrected:

Regarding the discussion we had at this past week's Board meeting and Global Event splits. I went back and listened to the recording of the meeting ( At the 26:43 mark Ofer makes his motion for a 90/10 split which was seconded by Richard. After a bit of conversation at 29:46 I suggest Ofer amend his resolution to "up to 10%" and "no less than 90%" which Richard again seconded. This was the resolution that was approved by the Board. It was approved.

7. Update the Mission Statement:

- From: The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a 501(c)(3) worldwide not-for-profit charitable organization focused on improving the security of software. Our mission is to make software security visible, so that individuals and organizations are able to make informed decisions. OWASP is in a unique position to provide impartial, practical information about AppSec to individuals, corporations, universities, government agencies, and other organizations worldwide. Operating as a community of like-minded professionals, OWASP issues software tools and knowledge-based documentation on application security.

- To: The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a nonprofit foundation improving the security of software. Through community-led open source software projects, over 260 local chapters worldwide, tens of thousands of members, and leading educational and training conferences, the OWASP Foundation is the source for developers and technologists to secure the web. Richard's comment: replace "web" with "all software".

8. Board and Foundation ED to come up with a standard for Chapter Tiers regarding levels of self-management, and Fair and Reasonable Chapter Expenses and share with community for feedback.


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