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List of Board Resolutions

All Resolutions, Present to 1993

Resolutions in 1999

Resolution 1999-1: Confirmation of IAB Nominations

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees confirms the appointment of the following individuals to serve on the IAB, as advised by the IETF Nominations Committee:

Harald Alvestrand
Ran Atkinson
Rob Austein
Steve Deering
Tony Hain
Geoff Huston

Resolution 1999-2: 1997 and 1998 ISOC Financial Statements

RESOLVED, that the Board accepts the audited statements of Financial Position, Activities and Changes in Net Assets, Functional Expenses and Cash Flows for the years ending December 31, 1997 and December 31, 1998, as an accurate record of ISOC financial activity for 1997 and 1998.

Resolution 1999-3: In appreciation of Betty Benson and the San Jose State University

RESOLVED, that the Board expresses its sincere appreciation to Betty Benson and San Jose State University for the support given to the 1999 Network Training Workshop.

Resolution 1999-4: In appreciation of the supporters of the Network Training Workshop

RESOLVED, that the Board expresses its gratitude to Cisco Systems, Nortel, MCI Worldcom, O’Reilly Publications, John Wiley & Sons, Cisco Press, BSDI, Redhat, Walnut Creek, NATO, World Bank/infoDEV, U.S. State Department, France Telecom, Novell and the International Association of Butterfly Enthusiasts for their ghenerous support of the 1999 ISOC Network Training Workshop.

Resolution 1999-5: In appreciation of the Network Training Workshop staff and instructors

RESOLVED, that the Board expresses its appreciation of the donation of time and effort by the teaching instructors and staff of the 1999 Network Training Workshop. The Boardis particularly grateful for the setup efforts undertaken by Geert Jan de Groot.

Resolution 1999-6: In appreciation of George Sadowsky and Alan Greenberg

RESOLVED, that the Board expresses its appreciation and profound gratitude to George Sadowsky and Alan Greenberg for their unstinting efforts in organizing the 1999 ISOC Network Training Workshop.

Resolution 1999-7: Internet Society Membership Subscription Rates

RESOLVED, that the Board adopts the following schedule of fees as the Society’s membership fees, and allows 40% of the membership fee to be passed to a nominated chapter as the chapter membership subscription.

Internet Society Membership Levels

Membership Type 1 Year 3 Years 5 Years Lifetime
Associate $45 $120 $195 $450
Regular $75 $200 $325 $750
Professional $150 $400 $650 $1,500
Leadership $250 $650 $1,000 $2,000
Executive $500 $1,300 $2,000 $4,000

(All fees noted are in USD)

Resolution 1999-8: Internet Society Membership Subscription Rates for Developing Countries

RESOLVED, that the individual regular membership rate for residents of developing countries be set at USD 5.00, subject to confirmation of financial feasibility by ISOC staff and the Vice-President for Membership.

Resolution 1999-9: In appreciation of Dan Lynch

RESOLVED, that the Board expresses its gratitude for the efforts of Dan Lynch in raising support for the Jonathan B. Postel Endowed Chair of Computer Networking at UCLA.

Resolution 1999-10: 2000 Trustee Elections Timetable

RESOLVED, that in conformance with the adopted procedure for the election of Trustees, the following schedule is to be used for the 2000 Trustee elections:

1 December, 1999 Call for Nominations
17 January, 2000 Nominations Period Closes
31 January, 2000 Announcement of Nominated Candidates
Petition period opens
1 March, 2000 Petition Period Closes
10 March, 2000 Candidate Announcement
31 March, 2000 Ballots posted to members
2 June, 2000 Election Date
9 June, 2000 Vote certification and announcement
20 June, 2000 Challenge period closes
10 July, 2000 Challenge Response
17 July, 2000 Annual General Meeting of the Board of Trustees

Resolution 1999-11: Petition Signature Definition

RESOLVED, that a valied petition signature for petition candidates includes the name, ISOC membership number and email address (if available) as a valid petition signature.

Resolution 1999-12: Officers of the Society

RESOLVED, that with the exception of the statuatory Officers defined in Article IV, Section 1 of the By-Laws of the Society, all other Officers shall be selected by, report to, and shall serve at the discretion of, the President and CEO of the Society. All such appointments shall be subject to ratification by the Board.

Resolution 1999-13: Internet Societal Task Force

RESOLVED, that the Board authorizes the President of ISOC to take the necessary steps to create an Internet Societal Task Force as an ISOC initiative.

Resolution 1999-14: Appreciation of Vint Cerf.

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees expresses its profound appreciation to Vint Cerf for serving as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for 1998.

Resolution 1999-15: Appreciation of Emeritus Trustee Susan Estrada.

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees expresses its appreciation to Emeritus Trustee Susan Estrada for her support given to ISOC while serving as a Trustee of the Society from 1993 to 1999.

Resolution 1999-16: Appreciation of Emeritus Trustee Scott Bradner.

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees expresses its appreciation to Emeritus Trustee Scott Bradner for his support given to ISOC while serving as a Trustee of the Society from 1993 to 1999.

Resolution 1999-17: Appreciation of Emeritus Trustee David Farber.

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees expresses its appreciation to Emeritus Trustee David Farber for his support given to ISOC while serving as a Trustee of the Society from 1993 to 1999.

Resolution 1999-18: Appreciation of Emeritus Trustee George Sadowsky.

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees expresses its appreciation to Emeritus Trustee George Sadowsky for his support given to ISOC while serving as a Trustee of the Society from 1996 to 1999.

Resolution 1999-19: Confirmation of Appointment of ISOC Officers

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees confirms the appointment of the following individuals to serve as officers of the Internet Society until replaced or resignation:

Chapters Tarek Kamel
Communications Christine Maxwell
Conferences Richard Perlman
Education George Sadowsky
INET 2000 Tommy Matsumoto
Membership Daniel Kaplan
Planning & Strategy Glenn Kowack
Public Policy David Maher
Publications Nick Trio
Standards Scott Bradner

Resolution 1999-20: ISOC Sponsorships of Conferences

RESOLVED, that the Internet Society should only sponsor commercial conferences when it does not compromise ISOC’s integrity, does not lock ISOC into an exclusive arrangement, and is beneficial for ISOC. (7-0-1)

Resolution 1999-21: Expression of Gratitude to the Officers of the IAC

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees expresses its appreciation to the officers of the ISOC Advisory Council for the work they have done in making the IAC a more vibrant and useful group that is contributing to the success of ISOC.

Resolution 1999-22: Elimination of Bloc Voting in Elections for ISOC Trustees

RESOLVED, that an ISOC individual member may cast one vote for each Board vacancy, but cannot cast more than one vote for any one candidate for the Board of Trustees. (This modifies Section 3.3 of ISOC’s Procedures for Nomination and Election of Trustees).

Resolution 1999-23: To form a Chapters Council

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees recommends to the President of ISOC that a Chapters Council be formed, reporting to the VP of Chapters.