Talk:Chapter Handbook/Chapter 2: Mandatory Chapter Rules
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- 1 Opening Paragraph
- 2 Section 2.3: Give official meeting notice through the wiki, chapter mailing list, and OWASP Calendar
- 3 Section 2.4: Abide by OWASP principles and the code of ethics
- 4 Section 2.5: Protect the privacy of the chapter’s local contacts
- 5 Section 2.7: Spend any chapter funds in accordance with the OWASP goals, code of ethics, and principles
- 6 Section 2.8: Chapter Oversight
Section 2.3: Give official meeting notice through the wiki, chapter mailing list, and OWASP Calendar
Should we also require posting to the Community Portal?
Many chapters are not observing this rule (posting to Meetup, etc. exclusively)
Section 2.4: Abide by OWASP principles and the code of ethics
Perhaps list a bullet point summary of rules?
"Breaches of the Code of Ethics may result in the foundation taking disciplinary action, including revoking membership."
Section 2.5: Protect the privacy of the chapter’s local contacts
Change: If a meeting sponsor is utilized that organization might consider doing a raffle in exchange for business cards.
To: Sponsors should not have access to member lists; however, they may ask for volunteer sharing, for example via submitting business cards voluntarily for a raffle.
Section 2.7: Spend any chapter funds in accordance with the OWASP goals, code of ethics, and principles
Add: Chapter funds should be used for your chapter and must be spent in line with the OWASP Foundation goals, principles, and code of ethics. Accordingly, chapter finances should be handled in a transparent manner.
Section 2.8: Chapter Oversight
Global Commitees were disbanded. Suggested rewording:
OWASP Chapters and Chapter Leaders are overseen on an operational basis by the Foundation Staff and, ultimately, the Global OWASP Board. Overall activities must comply with bylaws, policies and handbooks, and code of ethics. If the Foundation Staff or Global OWASP Board determines that an OWASP Chapter Leader has not complied with these rules, their status as an OWASP Chapter Leader may be revoked. Additionally, OWASP administrative access (including the leader’s owasp.org email address) may be immediately revoked.
Should we add that they will be given a reasonable period of time to comply? Current template in SF gives folks seven days. Include a grievance process to point to?