Global Chapter Committee
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.
To provide the support required at the local level to accomplish the overll mission and goals of the association
Chapter Committee Board Member Rep: Seba (EU)
- Justin Derry (AU)
- Puneet Mehta (India)
- Ofer Shezaf (Israel)
- Kate Hartmann (U.S.)
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.<
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:
- January 30th 2009
- February 13th 2009
(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.
|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|