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

11 March 2015
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

Date: 2015-03-11
Committee: Executive Committee of BoT
Document: Excomm-2015-03
Status: Confirmed
Maintainer: Minutes taken by Scott Bradner.
Access: Unlimited

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

Also Present:
Kevin Craemer (ISOC staff)

The Executive Committee of the ISOC BoT met on Wednesday 11 March, 2015 from 8:01 PM to 9:45 PM UTC via teleconference.

1. Opening Comments
Bob opened the meeting at 8:01 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 14 January Executive Committee call
The minutes were approved as presented.

3. Elections Committee Update
Bob noted that Gihan had provided a report on the status of the election process.

4. Report on UNESCO meeting, GSMA Mobile World Congress and other topics
Kathy reported that ISOC had participated extensively in the recent UNESCO and Mobile World Congress meetings. She said that she was on a panel at yesterday’s OECD meeting in which she said that not all Internet governance issues should be driven by governments and reported that ISOC had received 801 responses to the Internet governance survey. She also updated the Excom about the state of play relative to the IANA discussion.

Kathy described the general overview of the planning for the ISOC mid-year meeting.

5. Discussion of IETF Endowment Charter
Kathy reported that possibilities have come up relative to the Internet Endowment but that some revisions to the endowment charter would be helpful to realize the possibilities.

6. Review proposed program for 2015 Board orientation
The Excom discussed possible approaches for getting the new board members up to speed.

7. AOB

a/ Nomcom communications:
The Excom discussed communication between the ISOC Nomcom and nominees.

b/ Audit:
Kathy reported that the business practice audit was well under way.

c/ PIR:
Bob initiated a discussion on the status of the PIR board nominations process.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:45 PM.