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January 13, 2016

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Dial In Info

Notice of Recording

  • Notice to all attendees - board meetings are recorded and publicly available as of March, 2013
  • Joining the call acknowledges your awareness of recording and consent to be recorded and public dissemination of the recording.
  • Recording of 9 December 2015 OWASP Board Meeting



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

Open Meeting - Start Recording, List attendees and Agenda update (only if last-minute changes are needed) (5 min)

  • Approve minutes from December 9, 2015.

Actionable Agenda Topics

  • (10 minutes) Nominate / select 2016 Board Officers including Compliance Officer
    • Further discussion & action as needed on proposal to change title & responsibilities of At-Large Board members as defined in Bylaws to more specific focus areas.
    • Election follows simple order of electing per role: 1. Chairman, 2.Vicechair, 3. Treasurer, 4. Secretary, 5. Board-member at large (Chapters), 6. Board-member-at-large (Projects), 7. Board-member-at-large (Governance)
    • if in the first round no majority can be established for a candidate, there shall be a second voting round between the two leading candidates.
  • (10 minutes) - TB - Proposal to establish (4) Regional Councils per bylaws article/section 5.02
Appoint (10) OWASP Members from each region from Projects/Chapters/Industry
Asia-Pacific Security Council (APSC)
North America Security Council (NASC)
Europe Middle East and Africa Security Council (ESC)
Latin America Security Council (LASC)

Discussion Topics

  • (15 minutes) - 2016 Strategic Goals & Budget. Review Updates, Approve as needed.
  • (15 minutes) - Getting the financial fundamentals right - keeping a lid on expenses, understanding our funding envelope (there is no bottomless bucket of cash), and improving income growth AJV
  • (10 minutes) - Discuss OWASP IT systems, with a view to consolidation and transformation AJV

Misc. Topics (10-15 Minutes)

  • Add here

Old Business

All active board proposals are listed here

  • add items

New Business

All active board proposals are listed here

  • [name of person adding topic] - topic
    • [vote needed | discussion topic]

Action Item Follow-Up


Chairmain's Report - Tobias Gondrom

Vice Chairmain's Report - Josh Sokol

Treasurer Report - Fabio Cerullo (Interim, until new Treasurer selected)

Secretary Report - Matt Konda

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


Community Initiative Reports



  • Next meeting date/time:

Motion to close meeting