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.
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.
Global Chapters Committee (Board Member Rep: Seba)
OWASP Employee: Kate Hartman
• Kate Hartmann (U.S.)
• Puneet Mehta (India)
• Ofer Shezaf (Israel)
• Justin Derry (A.U.)