Talk:Chapter Handbook/Chapter 2: Mandatory Chapter Rules

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Added: Chapters that are in compliance with these rules shall be considered Active Chapters. --Nwhysel (talk) 10:46, 19 October 2015 (CDT) DONE

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)

Nwhysel (talk) 15:05, 12 March 2015 (CDT)

Section 2.4: Abide by OWASP principles and the code of ethics

Perhaps list a bullet point summary of rules?

Suggested addition:

"Breaches of the Code of Ethics may result in the foundation taking disciplinary action, including revoking membership."

Nwhysel (talk) 15:15, 12 March 2015 (CDT) Done: Nwhysel (talk) 17:36, 4 August 2015 (CDT)

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.

Nwhysel (talk) 15:15, 12 March 2015 (CDT) Done: Nwhysel (talk) 17:36, 4 August 2015 (CDT)

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.

Done Nwhysel (talk) 17:40, 4 August 2015 (CDT)

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.

Done: Nwhysel (talk) 17:36, 4 August 2015 (CDT)

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?

Nwhysel (talk) 15:15, 12 March 2015 (CDT)