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

2 September 2015
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

Date: 2015-09-02
Committee: Executive Committee of BoT
Document: Excomm-2015-09
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)
Demi Getschko (board appointed ICG member)
Konstantinos Komaitis (ISOC staff)
Greg Kapfer (ISOC staff)
Sally Wentworth (ISOC staff)

The Executive Committee of the ISOC BoT met on Wednesday 2 September, 2015 from 9:04 PM to 10:25 PM UTC via teleconference.

1. Opening Comments
Bob opened the meeting at 9:04 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 10 June Executive Committee call
The minutes were approved as written.

3. Update on IANA stewardship transition proposal and ISOC comments
The Executive Committee, along with Demi Getschko, Sally Wentworth and Konstantinos Komaitis discussed the draft paper ISOC staff has provided concerning the state and issues with the IANA transition. Kathy provided the Executive Committee with an overview of the state of the IANA transition process and the development of the ISOC paper.

4. Business Process Review
Kathy reviewed, and the Executive Committee discussed, a proposal for a 2016 business process plan.

5. Update on ISOC legal presence in Europe
Greg Kapfer provided an update on the status of the ISOC legal presence. He said that the company have been setup in Belgium and is now waiting a royal decree to establish the non-profit status. Greg also described the governance of the new company. Bob asked that Greg provide the information to the Board.

6. Move to common Organization member renewal date
Greg reviewed, and the Executive Committee discussed, a staff proposal to regularize the organizational member renewal date.

7. Review schedule & agenda for September Board retreat
The Executive Committee discussed the schedule the Board retreat.

8. Review draft agenda for Board meeting #124 at retreat
The Executive Committee discussed the draft agenda for Board meeting #124 at the retreat.

9. Establish timetable, nomination criteria and assignments for PIR Board appointment process
The Executive Committee discussed the details of the process for selecting nominees for the PIR Board. Jason volunteered to organize the process again this year.

10. AOB

1/ Moving election eligibility date
Hans Peter and the Executive Committee discussed moving the election eligibility date closer to the opening of the voting period.

2/ Date and location of the 2016 AGM
The Executive Committee discussed the possibility of holding the 2016 AGM during the first week of August in Africa. The Executive Committee did not object to the possibility.

The meeting was adjourned at 10:25 pm.