The content was developed on the firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list, and perusing the archives there from late December 2021 to early January 2022 may provide important context. Everyone is invited to participate there, but be aware that posts to that mailing list are publicly archived.
On December 23rd the "Chairman, ASF" received an invitation from the White House Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber & Emerging Technology for a one-day discussion, on January 13, 2022, to join a White House initiative to improve open source software security. More meeting details: White House national security adviser asks software companies to discuss cybersecurity.
Jan 5 Pre-Call
Mark Cox, David Nalley, Sam Ruby, Roy Fielding, Mark Thomas had a pre-call with NSC. Read-ahead material was supplied based on this snapshot of this page. Current page with further edits is at Read Ahead Material, pre-call, Apache Software Foundation (ASF):
Jan 13 Meeting
Meeting is virtual and will be attended by Mark Cox, David Nalley, and Sam Ruby. Written materials were provided.