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

16 February 2016
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

Date: 2016-02-16
Committee: Executive Committee of BoT
Document: Excomm-2016-02
Status: Confirmed
Maintainer: Minutes taken by Scott Bradner.
Access: Unlimited

Present:
Scott Bradner (Secretary)
Kathy Brown (President)
Narelle Clark
Hans Peter Dittler
Bob Hinden (Chair, BoT Chair)
Jason Livingood
Sean Turner (Treasurer)

Also Present
Kevin Craemer (ISOC staff)

The Executive Committee of the ISOC BoT met on Tuesday 16 February, 2016, from 8:02 PM to 9:08 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. Bob asked if anyone wanted to add any topics to AOB. Hans
Peter asked to add a PIR related topic.

2. Approve minutes of 14 January call
The minutes of the 14 January Executive Committee call were approved

3. PIR Nomcom Chair’s Update
Jason reported that the Board had voted to approve the proposed slate of candidates for the PIR Board. He said that he would notify the PIR Board Chair when the voting window closes.

4. ISOC Nomcom Chair’s Update
Narelle said that a slate of candidates was almost ready for both the organizational and chapters elections. The Executive Committee discussed the process.

5. Draft Travel Policy for Trustees
Bob noted that a draft update for Board travel policy had been posted. The Executive Committee discussed the draft.

6. Update on IANA transition
Kathy provided, and the Executive Committee discussed, an update on the state of the IANA transition and on the upcoming ICANN meeting in Marrakesh.

7. Security and health safety for upcoming events
• ICANN 55 in Marrakech
• IETF 95 & Board Meeting in Buenos Aires
• AGM & OECD in Cancun / ICANN 56

Bob noted that the IETF has evaluated the current information about the Zika virus and has decided to proceed with the meeting in Buenos Aires. He also reminded the Executive Committee that the ISOC AGM is scheduled in Cancun on June 17-19 2016. Bob also invited outgoing trustees to come to AGM, or if not the whole meeting, at least the orientation session for the incoming trustees.

8. Update on ISOC Middle East Regional Bureau office in Dubai
Kathy reported that the papers that were approved by the Board have been filed in Dubai.

9. AOB

9a/ PIR update
Sean reported that a schedule for PIR reporting on their progress with .ngo & .ong.

9b/ ISOC salary update
Kathy reported on the general scope of the annual salary updates at ISOC.

9c/ Kathy reported on her outreach activities and on some internal communications that had occurred over the last few weeks.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:08 pm.