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'''This document is the new chapter handbook, written by the [[Global Chapter Committee|global chapter committee]]. The old handbook can be found [[Chapter Leader Handbook (OLD)|here]]'''
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'''The Chapter Handbook v.2 was last revised and approved by the [[Global Chapter Committee]] in December 2011. If you have questions or need help:  [http://sl.owasp.org/contactus Click Here to Contact Us]'''
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The purpose of the OWASP Chapter Handbook is to provide chapter leaders with a central place to find information about starting a chapter, organizing a chapter meeting, handling their chapter finances, and many other topics that come up in the course of running a chapter.  While there are a few hard and fast rules that chapter leaders must follow, this handbook is primarily composed of suggestions and best practices that have worked for other successful chapter leaders.  That said, what works for some chapters may not work for others, and this handbook should not limit the scope of possibilities for running a strong and thriving chapter.
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[https://www.owasp.org/images/d/dc/OWASP_Chapter_Handbook_Ch_V2.pdf PDF of Chapter Handbook]
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==Translations==
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*[https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:Chapter_Handbook/cn View the Handbook in Chinese]
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* Spanish - in progress
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* Portuguese - in progress
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* Russian - in progress
  
The Chapter handbook is the most useful tool that any chapter leader can have. There are a number of existing documents, references and OWASP material available to chapter leaders, however this handbook will become overtime the primary reference point for all chapters.  If you have questions or need help contact someone at OWASP Foundation  [https://spreadsheets.google.com/a/owasp.org/viewform?hl=en&formkey=dFN1R2NIMTNROXN3dml4ZEcxXzJQYXc6MQ#gid=0 Click Here to Contact Us]
 
  
 
== Table Of Contents  ==
 
== Table Of Contents  ==
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;[[Chapter Handbook/Chapter 1: Handbook Overview|Chapter 1: Handbook Overview]]
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:1.1 About OWASP
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:1.2 The Purpose of OWASP Chapters
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:1.3 The Purpose of the Chapter Handbook
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:1.4 Contact Us: Comments, Suggestions, & Questions
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;[[Chapter Handbook/Chapter 2: Mandatory Chapter Rules|Chapter 2: Mandatory Chapter Rules]]
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:2.1 Organize free and open meetings
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:2.2 Hold a minimum of 2 local chapter meetings or events each year
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:2.3 Give official meeting notice through the wiki, chapter mailing list, and OWASP Calendar.
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:2.4 Abide by OWASP principles and the code of ethics
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:2.5 Protect the privacy of the chapter’s local contacts
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:2.6 Maintain vendor neutrality (act independently)
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:2.7 Spend any chapter funds in accordance with the OWASP goals, code of ethics, and principles
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:2.8 Chapter Oversight
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;[[Chapter Handbook/Chapter 3: How to Start a Chapter|Chapter 3: How to Start a Chapter]]
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:3.1 Start-up Information
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:3.2 New Chapter Approval Process
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:3.3 Chapter Naming
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:3.4 Geographic area
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:3.5 Student, University, or Academic Chapters
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;[[Chapter Handbook/Chapter 4: Chapter Administration|Chapter 4: Chapter Administration]]
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:4.1 Owasp.org Email Accounts
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:4.2 OWASP Wiki
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:4.3 Local Domain Names
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:4.4 Mailing Lists
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:4.5 Social Media
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:4.6 Organizing Your Contacts
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:4.7 Handling Money
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::4.7.1 Spending Guidelines
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::4.7.2 Additional Expense Policies
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::4.7.3 Reimbursement Process
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::4.7.4 Chapter Budgets
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::4.7.5 Money not Tracked by the Foundation
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:4.8 Charging for Events
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:4.9 Insurance
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:4.10 (Signing) Contracts
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[https://lists.owasp.org/mailman/listinfo/owasp_chapters Chapter Leader Mailing list]
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;[[Chapter Handbook/Chapter 5: Governance|Chapter 5: Governance]]
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:5.1 Chapter Leadership
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:5.2 Transferring Leadership
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:5.3 Chapter Elections
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:5.4 Chapter Bylaws
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:5.5 Legal Entity
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:5.6 Disputes
  
;[[Chapter Handbook: Rules|Chapter's Rules]]
 
* A summary of the things you must follow. The rest of this book include rules, tips, guides: in short everything you may need when you run a chapter.
 
  
;[[Chapter Handbook: Chapter's life cycle|Chapter's life cycle]]
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;[[Chapter Handbook/Chapter 6: Chapter Activity|Chapter 6: Chapter Activity]]
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:6.1 Chapter Activity Requirements
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:6.2 Inactive Chapters
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:6.3 Restarting an Inactive Chapter
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:6.4 Call for Help
  
* Starting or Restarting a chapter
 
* Country-wide vs. local chapters
 
* Terminating a Chapter
 
* Chapter Structure, board and leadership
 
* Elections & Polls
 
* Minimum activity requirements
 
* Finding a new leader
 
  
;[[Chapter Handbook: Ethics|Ethics]]
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;[[Chapter Handbook/Chapter 7: Organizing Chapter Meetings|Chapter 7: Organizing Chapter Meetings]]
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:7.1 Meeting Formulas
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:7.2 Before - Planning the Meeting
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::7.2.1 Getting a Speaker
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::7.2.2 OWASP on the Move
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::7.2.3 Speaker Agreement
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::7.2.4 Meeting Venue
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::7.2.5 Setting a Date and Time
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::7.2.6 Posting Meeting Info on the Wiki
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::7.2.7 Catering
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::7.2.8 Sponsors & Affiliates
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::7.2.9 Meeting Promotion
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::7.2.10 OWASP Calendar
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::7.2.11 RSVPs
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::7.2.12 OWASP Merchandise
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::7.2.13 PPT Template
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::7.2.14 Screening Presentations
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::7.2.15 Remote Participation
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::7.2.16 Speaker Gifts
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::7.2.17 Communication
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:7.3 During the Meeting
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::7.3.1 Meeting Set-Up
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::7.3.2 Video Recording
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::7.3.3 Time Management
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::7.3.4 Meeting Content
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::7.3.5 Collecting CPE Forms
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::7.3.6 Collecting Feedback
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::7.3.7 Networking/Social Events
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:7.4 After the Meeting
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::7.4.1 Meeting Minutes (and Photos)
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::7.4.2 Posting Presentations and Recordings
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::7.4.3 Follow-up Communication
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::7.4.4 Certificate of Attendance
  
*Presentation etiquette
 
*Sponsorship etiquette
 
  
;[[Chapter Handbook: Managing Money|Managing Money]]
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;[[Chapter Handbook/Chapter 8: Organizing Local Events|Chapter 8: Organizing Local Events]]
* What can money be spent on?
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:8.1 Local OWASP Days
* How should expenses be authorized?
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:8.2 OWASP Training Days
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:8.3 Regional Roadshows
  
;[[Chapter_Handbook:_Mailing_list_and_Invites|Mailing list and invites]]
 
* List Usage
 
* Recruiting List Members
 
* Invites & RSVPs
 
  
;[[Chapter Handbook: Conferences and meetings|Conferences and meetings]]
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;[[Chapter Handbook/Chapter 9: Growing and Promoting your Chapter|Chapter 9: Growing and Promoting your Chapter]]
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:9.1 Setting Goals
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:9.2 Surveys
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:9.3 Outreach
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:9.4 Recruiting List Members
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:9.5 Promotional Materials
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:9.6 Raising Funds
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:9.7 Spawning Other Chapters
  
*Speakers
 
*Sponsorship
 
*OWASP on the move
 
*CPE credits
 
  
;[[Chapter Handbook: Marketing and growing a chapter|Marketing and growing a chapter]]
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;[[Chapter Handbook/Chapter 10: International Aspects|Chapter 10: International Aspects]]
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:10.1 Translation
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:10.2 Localization
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:10.3 Adjusted Memberships Fees
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:10.4 Material distribution
  
*Web
 
*Branding
 
*Cooperating with other organizations
 
*Social networks
 
*Media
 
*Metrics for success
 
  
'''Supported by the [[Global Chapter Committee]]'''
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;[[Chapter Handbook/Appendix|Appendix]]
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:OWASP Sponsored Travel Guidelines
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:[[Chapter_Handbook:_FAQ|FAQ]]

Latest revision as of 14:26, 29 February 2012

The Chapter Handbook v.2 was last revised and approved by the Global Chapter Committee in December 2011. If you have questions or need help: Click Here to Contact Us


The purpose of the OWASP Chapter Handbook is to provide chapter leaders with a central place to find information about starting a chapter, organizing a chapter meeting, handling their chapter finances, and many other topics that come up in the course of running a chapter. While there are a few hard and fast rules that chapter leaders must follow, this handbook is primarily composed of suggestions and best practices that have worked for other successful chapter leaders. That said, what works for some chapters may not work for others, and this handbook should not limit the scope of possibilities for running a strong and thriving chapter.


PDF of Chapter Handbook


Translations


Table Of Contents

Chapter 1: Handbook Overview
1.1 About OWASP
1.2 The Purpose of OWASP Chapters
1.3 The Purpose of the Chapter Handbook
1.4 Contact Us: Comments, Suggestions, & Questions


Chapter 2: Mandatory Chapter Rules
2.1 Organize free and open meetings
2.2 Hold a minimum of 2 local chapter meetings or events each year
2.3 Give official meeting notice through the wiki, chapter mailing list, and OWASP Calendar.
2.4 Abide by OWASP principles and the code of ethics
2.5 Protect the privacy of the chapter’s local contacts
2.6 Maintain vendor neutrality (act independently)
2.7 Spend any chapter funds in accordance with the OWASP goals, code of ethics, and principles
2.8 Chapter Oversight


Chapter 3: How to Start a Chapter
3.1 Start-up Information
3.2 New Chapter Approval Process
3.3 Chapter Naming
3.4 Geographic area
3.5 Student, University, or Academic Chapters


Chapter 4: Chapter Administration
4.1 Owasp.org Email Accounts
4.2 OWASP Wiki
4.3 Local Domain Names
4.4 Mailing Lists
4.5 Social Media
4.6 Organizing Your Contacts
4.7 Handling Money
4.7.1 Spending Guidelines
4.7.2 Additional Expense Policies
4.7.3 Reimbursement Process
4.7.4 Chapter Budgets
4.7.5 Money not Tracked by the Foundation
4.8 Charging for Events
4.9 Insurance
4.10 (Signing) Contracts


Chapter 5: Governance
5.1 Chapter Leadership
5.2 Transferring Leadership
5.3 Chapter Elections
5.4 Chapter Bylaws
5.5 Legal Entity
5.6 Disputes


Chapter 6: Chapter Activity
6.1 Chapter Activity Requirements
6.2 Inactive Chapters
6.3 Restarting an Inactive Chapter
6.4 Call for Help


Chapter 7: Organizing Chapter Meetings
7.1 Meeting Formulas
7.2 Before - Planning the Meeting
7.2.1 Getting a Speaker
7.2.2 OWASP on the Move
7.2.3 Speaker Agreement
7.2.4 Meeting Venue
7.2.5 Setting a Date and Time
7.2.6 Posting Meeting Info on the Wiki
7.2.7 Catering
7.2.8 Sponsors & Affiliates
7.2.9 Meeting Promotion
7.2.10 OWASP Calendar
7.2.11 RSVPs
7.2.12 OWASP Merchandise
7.2.13 PPT Template
7.2.14 Screening Presentations
7.2.15 Remote Participation
7.2.16 Speaker Gifts
7.2.17 Communication
7.3 During the Meeting
7.3.1 Meeting Set-Up
7.3.2 Video Recording
7.3.3 Time Management
7.3.4 Meeting Content
7.3.5 Collecting CPE Forms
7.3.6 Collecting Feedback
7.3.7 Networking/Social Events
7.4 After the Meeting
7.4.1 Meeting Minutes (and Photos)
7.4.2 Posting Presentations and Recordings
7.4.3 Follow-up Communication
7.4.4 Certificate of Attendance


Chapter 8: Organizing Local Events
8.1 Local OWASP Days
8.2 OWASP Training Days
8.3 Regional Roadshows


Chapter 9: Growing and Promoting your Chapter
9.1 Setting Goals
9.2 Surveys
9.3 Outreach
9.4 Recruiting List Members
9.5 Promotional Materials
9.6 Raising Funds
9.7 Spawning Other Chapters


Chapter 10: International Aspects
10.1 Translation
10.2 Localization
10.3 Adjusted Memberships Fees
10.4 Material distribution


Appendix
OWASP Sponsored Travel Guidelines
FAQ

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