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

18 October 2010
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

Committee: Executive Committee of BoT
Document: Excomm-10-06
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Status: Unconfirmed
Maintainer: Minutes taken by Scott Bradner.
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Present:
Raul Echeberria
Eva Frolich (Treasurer)
Alejandro Pisanty
Lynn St.Amour (President and CEO)
Jonathan Zittrain

Also present:
Scott Bradner (Secretary)
Katherine Cunningham (ISOC Staff)
Apologies were received from Eric Burger.

The Executive Committee of the ISOC BoT met on Monday 18 October, 2010 from 11:06 AM to 12:25 PM US EDT by teleconference.

I. Opening Comments
Raul asked if anyone had any conflict of interest with any of the agenda items.  No one indicated any conflicts.

II. President and CEO Updates
2011-2013 Business Plan Update

Purpose: Overall status report and discussion on further empowering regional/national efforts.

Lynn provided, and the excom discussed, a report on the status of the ISOC 2011-2013 business plan.

III. PIR Update
Lynn reported that the search for a PIR CEO was progressing.

She reported that the PIR Board had refined the criteria for the job and had hired a search agency.  She also reported that the search firm has received a number of applications already.

IV. W3C Status of Donation Discussion
Lynn reported, and the excom discussed, the status of her discussions with the W3C management about what the efforts the W3C had undertaken in regards to restructuring the organization.

V. Review Draft Agenda of the November 13-14, 2010 Board of Trustees Meeting, Beijing
The excom discussed the proposed agenda for the Beijing board meeting.  No specific changes were suggested.

VI. CEO’s variable compensation corresponding to 2009.

– CEO’s contract renewal

Raul noted that a decision needed to be made about the CEO’s variable compensation for 2009.  He proposed that he make a recommendation to the excom for discussion via email. He also noted that Lynn’s contract was up for renewal next year. He said that he would discuss the contract with Lynn and make a proposal to the excom for review. He invited Eva and Jonathan to form a committee together with him to work in this topic. Eva and Jonathan accepted the invitation.

VII. AOB

VIII(a) Update on UN meeting on cooperation
Lynnreported that the UN called a meeting on enhanced corporation.  She noted that the ICANN CEO had been invited to represent the Internet community during the meeting.  The ICANN CEO is coordinating his participation with the IETF and ISOC leadership.

VIII(b) Update on the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference
Lynn provided a brief update on the activities in the ITU Plenipotentiary Conference.

VIII(c) AC elections
Lynn reported that the election process for the AC officers was kicking off soon and that there was a good slate of candidates.

The meeting was adjourned at 12:25 pm EDT.