August 13, 2014

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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.
  • [Meeting Recording]


12:00pm - 1:00pm EST


Teleconference Information:

International Toll Free Calling Information

Attendance Tracker

Board Meeting Attendance Tracker

Meeting Minutes

[link:addme 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 - Michael Coates

  • Representation at free & open source related non-profits mailing group FLOSS
  • Multi-group focus for AppSecUSA 2015 (Developers & DevOps, Enterprise Security, Security Co)- outreach idea to potentially reuse across OWASP

Vice Chairmain's Report - Tom Brennan

  • OWASP / BlackHat USA Social Event Update
  • OWASP Funding Update - "Sharktank"

Treasurer Report - Josh Sokol

Secretary Report- Tobias Gondrom

Updated from Members at Large - Fabio Cerullo, Eoin Keary, & Jim Manico


  • Executive Director/Operations Update - [link:addme Rollup Report Sarah Baso]
    • Financial Update - [link:addme Month 2013 Financials]
    • Director Update - Kate Hartmann - [link:addme Kate Hartmann Update]
    • Project Manager Update - [link:addme Samantha Groves Project Manager Report]
    • Membership Update - [link:addme Membership Report]
    • IT Update - [link:addme Matt Tesauro Report]

Community Initiative Reports

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]
  • (Michael) - Recap from BlackHat - OWASP booth and mini event
  • (Michael) - Regular OWASP Audit Update
  • (Michael) - Signing authority Update
    • vote needed - Board to authorize Paul Ritchie, OWASP Interim Executive Director to have Executive Director duties for financial oversight including review, approve, signature authority and release of funds for various financial obligations in accordance with the OWASP accounting & signatory policies.
  • (Tobias) - discussion topic - in the email thread "project funding" the idea was raised to provide more transparency on spending by automatically generating reports for projects similar to what we can do for chapters. Is this possible? Would this be worth doing?
  • (Tom) - discussion topic - email thread of advisory board suggestion

Action Items



  • Next meeting date/time:

Motion to close meeting