Date: 2014-08-21
Committee: Executive Committee of the Board
Document: Excomm-14-08
Status: Confirmed
Maintainer: Minutes taken by Scott Bradner.
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Scott Bradner (Secretary)
Kathy Brown (President & CEO)
Narelle Clark
Dave Farber
Bob Hinden (Board Chair)
Jason Livingood

Apologies were received from Rudi Vansnick.

Also Present
Kevin Craemer (ISOC staff)

The Executive Committee of the ISOC Board met on Thursday, 21 August, 2014 from 8:05 PM to 9:22 PM UTC via teleconference.

1. Opening Comments
Bob opened the meeting at 8:05 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 the June 6 Executive Committee call
The minutes were approved.

3. Review status of PIR request for Board approval of NGO|ONG related service contracts with Afilias
Bob reported that he had talked with the Chair of the PIR board and others. He said he was satisfied that the contracts were ready for an e-vote. The Excomm agreed. Dave said he would develop and run an e-vote.

4. Discuss schedule and program for September Board retreats
Kathy reviewed on the overall program for the Staff and Board and retreat in September.

The Excomm discussed the logistics for the retreat. Narelle mentioned that she would not be able to make it because of a schedule conflict.

5. Review of agenda items for Board meeting at September retreat
Bob reviewed a draft agenda for the September Board teleconference. He said there were a number of short items including approving e-votes, memberships for Nomcom and elections committees, the call for PIR and ISOC board members, an ethics policy for ISOC staff, etc.

6. Establish timetable, nomination criteria and assignments for PIR Board of Directors appointment process
Narelle reviewed the process followed to select nominees for the PIR board for presentation to and approval by the ISOC Board. Bob noted that the Excomm serves as the Nomcom for the PIR board selection.

7. AOB 

7.1 – Elections & nominations committee.
Bob said that he would contact Gihan about the election schedule. Narelle said she was about ready to propose membership for the Elections process.

7.2 – Hall of Fame
The Excomm discussed the status of the Internet Hall of Fame.

7.3 – NTIA/IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group
Narelle provided a general update on the status of the NTIA/IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group.

7.4 – World Economic Forum
Kathy provided an overview of the World Economic Forum meeting on Internet governance next Thursday in Geneva. She said that she had been invited and is going to attend.

The meeting was adjourned at 9:22 PM.

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Meeting (21 August 2014)