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November 4, 2015

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Dial In Info

Notice of Recording


  • November 4 OWASP Board meeting, Start-time is 12:00-13:30 PST
  • Start-Time adjusted for Daylight Savings time end. View to confirm
  • Global Start-Time, November 4 = 10:00 Hawaii; 12:00 Pacific; 14:00 Central; 21:00 London; 22:00 CET
  • Global Start-Time, November 5 = 05:00 Tokyo; 07:00 Melbourne


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

  • (5 minutes) - Administrative (List of attendees and Agenda bashing (only if last-minute changes to the agenda are needed)
  • (5 minutes) - Update on Board election & Welcome new attendees (5 minutes)

Actionable Agenda Topics

  • (5 minutes) - BenchMark Project - Any remaining action re: Company use of OWASP Logo?
    • Any discussion & recommendations on updates to Project Review process
  • (10 minutes) - Josh Sokol- Proposal to Eliminate "At Large" Board Positions (10 minutes)

Discussion Topics

  • (20 minutes) - 2016 Strategic Goals
    • Top 3-4 Project Priorities?
    • Training/Education: What's Needed? Objective, Community Served, Output & Implementation. How do we create & motivate a working group on this?
    • Advocacy & Liaison: A Priority for 2016? Use Committee 2.0 format to kick-off a task force?
  • (10 minutes) - 2016 Budget Priorities based on Goals
    • Update on Project & Chapter Level Budgeting - Paul
    • Review 'High-Level' Snapshot of 2016 Income, less Fixed Expenses, with remaining "available operating funds" to fuel Goals and Priorities - Paul, All

Misc. Topics (10-15 Minutes)

  • Bylaws: OK as is, or more updates proposed? Andrew, All
  • Wiki Updates - Status and recommended next steps Jim M., All


  • Executive Director/Operations Update - [ October Report P.Ritchie]
    • [ Summary ppt of Sept & YTD P&L & Balance sheet]
    • [ Detail Excel format Sept & YTD 2015 P&L, Balance Sheet, US/EU]
    • Community Manager Update - Noreen Whysel
    • Director Update - Kate Hartmann -
    • Project Coordinator -Claudia Aviles Casanovas Update -
    • Membership Update -
    • IT Update:

Community Initiative Reports

Old Business

All active board proposals are listed here

New Business

All active board proposals are listed here

Action Items



  • Next meeting date/time:

Motion to close meeting