Global Chapter Committee

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The Global Chapter Committee was created during the OWASP EU Summit in Portugal 2008. The primary purpose of the Global Chapter Committee is: Provide support and guidance on regional and global issues.
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Mission Statement

To provide the support required at the local level to accomplish the overll mission and goals of the association


Committee Members

Chapter Committee Board Member Rep: Seba (EU)


Committee 2009 Plan

Committee Goals & Objectives

 To define what a chapter is and its role in strengthening the OWASP initiatives and future goals

 Identify the current state of Chapters- number of Chapters Vs active chapters

 Define a clear and transparent process of chapter Governance at regional and local level

 Develop Chapter Handbook that clearly defines the following

o Guidelines to start a new chapter / become a chapter leader

o Conflict of interest statement.

o Chapter closure –Guidelines

o Chapter operation boundaries & Rules

o Duties & Responsibilities of a chapter leader

o The performance measurement metrics

o Different Metrics reporting templates

 Align chapter objectives with the OWASP Goals.

 Work closely with Global Membership Committee to incorporate the member benefits that enables the chapter to attract more memberships.

 Work with Education Committee to promote OWASP projects as educational tools.<


Scheduled Meetings

The Global Chapter Committee Meetings take place via Skype, see below for the local time: 
         7:00 a.m. @ New York 
         1:00 p.m. @ Belgium
         2:00 p.m. @ Israel
         5:30 p.m  @ India
        22:00 p.m. @ Australia

Next meeting(s) scheduled for:

(Scheduled for every two weeks currently) If you wish to join a discussion please email one of the committee members.


Deliverables & Tasks(DRAFT)

Below you can find the timeline of tasks, deliverables and objectives the committee has.

Task Deadline Type Status Description Who
Categorize (Organization) of educational materials TBD Message Status Categorize / Organization of the educational materials for audience by roles and responsibilities/technologies and use the summit workshop notes. Martin
Train the trainers (Teach the teachers) Q1/Q2/Q3/Q4 2009 Delivery Planning Develop a train the trainer program that will train trainers to deliver training on OWASP related material. Mano



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