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

21 July 2005
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

Committee: Executive Committee of BoT
Document: excom-05-006
Revision:
Supersedes:
Status: Unconfirmed
Maintainer: Minutes taken by S. Bradner.
Access: Unlimited

Present:
Fred Baker (Chair)
Steve Crocker
Rosa DelGado
Lynn St. Amour (President)
Scott Bradner (Secretary)
Lynn DuVal (ISOC Director of Finance)
Jim Galvin (VP Chapters)

Apologies were received from Glenn Ricart and Pindar Wong.

The ISOC ExCom met from 11:05 am to 1:07 pm (EDT) July 21, 2005 via conference call.

I – Ad-hoc ISOC IASA Comm. Update
Steve reported on the IASA progress towards an IPR trust agreement and a statement of work for the IETF Secretariat.

II – Ad-hoc ISOC PIR Comm. Update
Glenn reported on PIR’s activities and its business projections.

III – ISOC ECC – status report
Jim Galvin provided an update on the status of the ECC. He reported that they had created a committee to finalize the legal paperwork. He said that they expected to do that by the beginning of October. The excom discussed the possible structure of the ECC and its relationship to the ISOC in particular referencing the consensus of the Board from the ISOC’s May 19th Board of Trustees meeting.

IV – WGIG/WSIS Update
Lynn reported on the recent 3-day WGIG meeting and on the WGIG report. She said that she felt the final report indicated a better understanding of the Internet than WGIG started with. She reported that a major concern expressed during the meeting focused on getting better Internet access for and in developing countries as well as increasing their participation in all Internet related “management” matters. Lynn noted that the ISOC was about to run a survey of ISOC members to provide information for the preparation of an ISOC position paper on the WGIG report. She said that the position paper had to be submitted by August 15th.

V – AOB
Agenda for Board meeting. Lynn asked the excom if they had any final comments on the draft agenda for the upcoming board meeting. The excom discussed the agenda and did not suggest any changes. Lynn said she would send a last call on the agenda to the board list.