Minutes of the Meetings of the Executive Committee of the Internet Society

10 June 2015
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

Date: 2015-06-10
Committee: Executive Committee of BoT
Document: Excomm-2015-06
Status: Confirmed
Maintainer: Minutes taken by Scott Bradner.
Access: Unlimited

Present:
Scott Bradner (Secretary)
Kathy Brown (President)
Dave Farber
Jason Livingood (Treasurer)
Bob Hinden (Chair, Board Chair)
Rudi Vansnick

Regrets were received from Narelle Clark

Also Present:
Kevin Craemer (ISOC staff)

The Executive Committee of the ISOC BoT met on Wednesday, 10 June, 2015 from 8:02 PM to 8:56 PM UTC via teleconference.

1. Opening Comments
Bob opened the meeting at 8:02 PM. He asked if anyone had any conflict of interest with any of the agenda items. No one indicated any conflicts.

2. Approve minutes of 13 May Executive Committee call
The minutes were approved as presented.

3. Report on recent and upcoming events: Africa Internet Summit, EuroDIG, INET Colombo, ISOC-Smithsonian event, etc.
Kathy said that the staff had been very busy on many events. She said that she had gone to the African Internet meeting in Tunis hosted by the ISOC Tunis Chapter, which went very well.

Kathy said that she had also gone to EuroDIG and to Sri Lanka. She noted that she, Bob and Dave were going to an American History museum event about the Internet tomorrow.

Kathy said that preparations for InterCommunity 2015 were coming along well.

4. Update on IANA Transition
The Executive Committee discussed the current state of the IANA Transition.

5. ISOC Special Interest Groups
Kathy discussed a proposal to reinstate ISOC Special Interest Groups. She said that the discussion was instigated from a proposal to form a new non-geographical chapter. The proposal is to start up the special interest groups that ISOC had at one time in the past. Kathy said she would forward the proposal to the board for their information.

6. Final review of agenda for Trustee orientation Session #3
Bob reviewed the proposed agenda for the final new trustee orientation session in New Zealand.

7. Final review of 29 June and AGM board agendas
Bob said that the final versions of the agendas for the June 29 and AGM meetings would be distributed to the board.

8. Review summary of action items for 2014-2015 Board to convey to 2015-2016 Board
Kathy reviewed the list of action items that the 2014-2015 board could convey to the incoming board. The list will be the subject of a motion during the June 29th teleconference and a second motion during the AGM.

9. Update on InterCommunity 2015
Kathy said that there were 550 people registered for the virtual get together and that sessions were being scheduled for the people who have roles during the meeting to coordinate the efforts.

10. AOB

10a – Internet endowment
Kathy said that documents about the Internet endowment would be distributed to the Executive Committee and the IAOC soon.

10b – .ngo & .ong
The Executive Committee discussed the state of the .ngo & .ong TLDs.

The meeting was adjourned at 8:56 PM.