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October 14, 2015

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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 25 September 2015 OWASP Board Meeting


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


Teleconference Information:

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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.
  • Working on a Bylaw change to address Board member attendance policy. Proposal under new business.

Treasurer Report - Fabio Cerullo

  • Paul & Fabio to review Financial report including forecast of Cash flow & cash balance to end of year.
  • Discuss High Level summary of Key Funding Categories for 2016 and % Allocation as compared to 2015
    • Example: Funding for Project Summit; AppSec Asia; Training/Training Curriculum program; Developer Outreach; etc.
  • Topic 2

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


Community Initiative Reports

Old Business

All active board proposals are listed here

  • Confirm in Meeting minutes that all current board members, as well as Executive Director & Compliance Officer have completed 'Harassment Training for Supervisors' provided by Insperity, the OWASP HR/Payroll processing company. Paul R. has confirmed.

New Business

All active board proposals are listed here

  • [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.

Action Items



  • Next meeting date/time:

Motion to close meeting