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

24 January 2011
Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

Committee: Executive Committee of BoT
Document: Excomm-11-01
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Status: Unconfirmed
Maintainer: Minutes taken by Scott Bradner.
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Present:
Eric Burger
Raul Echeberria
Eva Frolich (Treasurer)
Alejandro Pisanty
Lynn St.Amour (President and CEO)
Jonathan Zittrain

Also present:
Scott Bradner (Secretary)
Elizabeth Oluoch (ISOC Staff)

The Executive Committee of the ISOC BoT met on Monday 24 January, 2011 from 9:10 AM to 11:39 AM US EST 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.  He asked if anyone wanted to change the agenda or any additions? Eric suggested reordering the agenda to move the discussion of the retreat later in the hopes that Jonathan would be able to join for that discussion.

II. Organizational Updates
Lynn mentioned some staff changes at ISOC.  She also reported that the search for a new COO was proceeding quickly and that a number of promising candidates had applied for the job.

III. PIR Updates
Lynn noted that the announcement that Brian Cute had been hired as the PIR CEO had been made.  She noted that Maarten Botterman had returned to the role of Chair of the PIR board from his temporary assignment as PIR CEO and that Erik Huizer had stepped down from his temporary role as Board Chair and resumed his role as a member of the board.

Lynn discussed the progress towards developing a list of candidates for appointment to the PIR board.  The excom discussed the current applicants and the requirements listed in the call for candidates.

Jonathan joined the call at this point.

IV. Accept the minutes for the October 18, 2010 excom meeting.
The excom accepted the minutes.

V. Review of the draft April Board meeting agenda
Alejandro said that he agreed with Lynn’s suggestion to building time in the agenda to deal with what comes out of the March Strategic Retreat. The excom discussed the draft agenda and the timing of the board meeting.

VI. Plans for the Strategic Retreat
The excom discussed the plans for the Strategic Retreat based on Raul’s December 15th message to the board. Lynn and Elizabeth Oluoch left the meeting at this point and Bob Hinden joined.

VII. ISOC CEO Contract Renewal
Raul introduced a discussion of the revised CEO contract. The excom agreed that the draft contract seemed fine. The excom also reviewed the proposed salary.

The meeting adjourned at 11:39 AM.