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Global Chapter Committee

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Mission Statement

To provide the support required by the local chapters to thrive and contribute to the overall mission and goals of OWASP.

Global Chapters Committee Governance

2011 Goals

To be reviewed by the new Chapter Committee 2.0!

  • Provide chapters with useful resources to help them succeed.
  • Help individuals in getting more from OWASP chapters.
  • Ensure as many chapters as possible are healthy and active.

Committee Members

Chair: to be elected.

How to join this committee

Join our mailing list

<paypal>Global Chapter Committee</paypal>


The global chapters committee meets 2 times per month using Skype.

  • 2nd Monday of the month @ 19h UTC for EU/US, fits for Andrew, Tin, Matthew, Mandeep, Kate, Gustavo, Seba
  • 2nd Tuesday of the month @ 14h UTC for US/Aspac/India, fits for Puneet, Kate, Tin (occasionally), Seba (occasionally), Andrew

Please note that the January 2011 meeting date has been changed due to the 2011 Summit. See Global Chapter Committee/Meetings/2011-01.

The meeting is not a goal itself but is the due date for delivery of last month's tasks. The chair will send an invite to the meeting prior to the meeting. If you want to join the meeting please contact Seba.

All meeting agendas and notes are on the Meeting Overview page.

Monthly Report Format

Date of last update:

Updated by:

Accomplishments for This Month

  • First conference call with Andrew/Kate/Seba (see notes below)
  • New Committee members for approval: Matthew Chalmers, Mandeep Khera, Tin Zaw, L. Gustavo C. Barbato

Planned for Next Month

  • Revamp the committee & set short & long term planning
  • Prepare for Summit 2011


  • Get everyone on the same Skype call


Everyone is busy. To make it possible for busy people to contribute, the Global Chapter Committee subdivides its goals into micro-tasks easily digestible in an hour or two by volunteers.

Group Task Owner
Rewrite the chapter welcome e-mail
Chapters portal Sort out the chapter list into geographical areas
Locate and list presentations for chapter meetings Puneet Mehta
Locate and list other resources for chapters
Revamp the chapters home page
Chapters Handbook Fill in the managing money section Sebastien Deleersnyder
Fill in in the meetings section Mandeep Khera
Fill in the marketing and growing a chapter section Mandeep Khera
Chapters survey Create a database of North American chapters including leaders, last meeting date and number of meetings in 2009. Start with an Excel list and then progress to sales force.
Same for Europe
Same for Asia
Same for ROW