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

12 March 2014
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

Date: 2014-03-12
Document: Excomm-14-03
Status: confirmed
Maintainer: Minutes taken by Scott Bradner.
Access: unlimited

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

Apologies were received from Narelle Clark & Theresa Swinehart

Also Present
Kevin Craemer (ISOC staff)

The Executive Committee of the ISOC Board met on Wednesday 12 March, 2014, from 8:07 PM to 9:26 PM UTC via teleconference.

I. Opening Comments
Bob opened the meeting at 8:07 PM.  He asked if anyone had any conflict of interest with any of the agenda items.   No one indicated any conflict.

II. Approval of the minutes of the February 12th, 2014 Executive Committee Meeting
The excom approved the minutes of the January 12th Executive Committee Meeting.

III. Scheduling future Board meetings
The excom discussed possibilities for Board meetings in 2015 and 2016.  The excom came to consensus for meeting with ICANN in February 2015, and with IETF in November 2015 & April 2016.  The excom asked Kevin to come back with proposals for the mid-year AGM meetings for 2015 and 2016 and for the end of year meeting in 2016.

IV. Scheduling September Board retreat 
Bob said that he feels that the board should hold a retreat in early fall. The excom came to consensus to hold the retreat in conjunction with the September ISOC staff retreat.

V. Status of announcements concerning new PIR board members 
Bob said that Scott Hoyt is going to send out a press release early next week.

VI. Update on PIR projects
Bob briefed the excom on PIR’s proposals for future projects.

VII. AOB
Where we are in the board election.
The excom discussed the status of the board election.  Bob said he had reached out to Keith to fid out the status of the petition process.

Kathy updates on IANA status.
Kathy reported that the IETF had posted a memo of principles relating to the IANA.  The excom discussed the state of the discussions in the I* and elsewhere about the IANA contract.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:26 PM.