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List of Board Resolutions

All Resolutions, Present to 1993

Resolutions in 2006

Resolution 2006-1: Approval of the minutes of the 30 October 2005 meeting of the Board of Trustees

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 30 October 2005 meeting of the Board of Trustees are approved

Resolution 2006-2: Confirmation of the Electronic Vote approving the 2006 ISOC budget.

RESOLVED that the electronic vote approving the 2006 ISOC budget be confirmed.

Resolution 2006-3: Support for the establishment of the ECC as a legal entity.

WHEREAS, the formal relationship between the Internet Society (ISOC) and the Internet Society European Chapters Coordinating Council (ISOC-ECC) is an important one to both entities; and

WHEREAS, this formal relationship is governed by a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two entities; and

WHEREAS, ISOC-ECC has, for various reasons, expressed an interest in establishing itself into a formal legal entity; and

WHEREAS, the subject of such establishment by ISOC-ECC into a formal legal entity has been acted upon by ISOC-ECC with the resulting legal entity formation papers being based upon and largely following the MoU; and

WHEREAS, such legal entity formation papers make minor modifications to the MoU; and

WHEREAS, ISOC-ECC has now requested that the Board of Trustees of ISOC approve the legal entity formation papers;

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that ISOC-ECC may be established as a legal entity in accordance with the laws and regulations of the European government, at the place where ISOC-ECC chooses to establish such legal entity, in accordance with the MoU as modified as set forth in the PDF Document entitled Barcelona’s candidature to host the ISOC ECC legal entity, dated September 13th, 2005; and, further, so long as this modified MoU is not materially amended or otherwise changed thereafter to the detriment of ISOC, as determined by ISOC within its reasonable discretion; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the term ‘Internet Society Vice President of Chapters’ in such revised MoU be amended to read ‘Internet Society Vice President of Chapters or other designee appointed by the Internet Society President’; and

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the appointment of Nelson Sanchez as the officially appointed ISOC Ex Officio member of ISOC ECC as mentioned on page 15 of the above referenced candidature be amended, with consent of ISOC ECC, to read Director of Membership or other designee appointed by the Internet Society President.

Resolution 2006-4: Updating the ISOC procedures for selecting trustees

RESOLVED That the current ISOC procedures for selecting trustees be updated as follows:

1) change the paragraph:

Election Conduct/Promotion of Election to Organizational Members and Chapters

Candidates will be given the opportunity to submit biographical information and an election statement. The Elections Committee will put in place a process for appropriate electronic dissemination of candidate information. Active campaigning other than the aforementioned statements is discouraged.

to read:

Election Conduct/Promotion of Election to Organizational Members and Chapters

Candidates will be given the opportunity to submit biographical information and an election statement. The Elections Committee will put in place a process for appropriate electronic dissemination of candidate information and will allow updating of this candidate information by the candidate until the end of the voting period. Active campaigning other than the aforementioned statements is discouraged.

2) Change the paragraph:

TRUSTEES (ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBER)

Constituency

Any ISOC Organizational Member in good standing as of election eligibility cutoff dates may participate in the Trustee (Organizational Member) election process. The ISOC Advisory Council Charter reads:

“Each organization member may designate a Principal and an Alternate Representative to the Council with equal status and standing. However, on formal votes of the Council, a single vote for each Organization Member will be authorized.”

Prior to the election, the above-mentioned representatives will be requested to name an Election Representative, who will act as their spokesperson with respect to all election actions. In the absence of such a representative being named, the Principal representative will be deemed to be the Election Representative. If ISOC receives multiple distinct actions with respect to any specific issue (such as ballot submission), the first action will be acted on and all subsequent actions will be ignored.

The above notwithstanding, given suitable advance notice, ISOC will allow an Organization Member to replace its Election Representative.

to read:

TRUSTEES (ORGANIZATIONAL MEMBER)

Constituency

Any ISOC Organizational Member in good standing as of election eligibility cutoff dates may participate in the Trustee (Organizational Member) election process. The ISOC Advisory Council Charter reads:

“Each organization member may designate a Principal and an Alternate Representative to the Council with equal status and standing. However, on formal votes of the Council, a single vote for each Organization Member will be authorized.”

Prior to the election, the above-mentioned representatives will be requested to name an Election Representative, who will act as their spokesperson with respect to all election actions. In the absence of such a representative being named, the Principal representative will be deemed to be the Election Representative. If ISOC receives multiple distinct ballots, the last ballot received during the voting period will be acted on and all previous ballots will be ignored.

The above notwithstanding, given suitable advance notice, ISOC will allow an Organization Member to replace its Election Representative.

3) Change the paragraph:

TRUSTEES (CHAPTER)

Constituency

Any Recognized Chapter as of the election eligibility cutoff dates may participate in the Chapter election process. Prior to the election process, each Chapter will be requested to identify their Election Representative, who will act as their spokesperson with respect to all election actions. In the absence of such a spokesperson being named, the President of the Chapter (or whatever title is used to designate the normal Chapter spokesperson) will be deemed to be the Election Representative. If ISOC receives multiple distinct actions with respect to any specific issue (such as ballot submission), the first action will be acted on and all subsequent actions will be ignored.

The above notwithstanding, given suitable advance notice, ISOC will allow a Chapter to replace its Election Representative.

to read:

TRUSTEES (CHAPTER)

Constituency

Any Recognized Chapter as of the election eligibility cutoff dates may participate in the Chapter election process. Prior to the election process, each Chapter will be requested to identify their Election Representative, who will act as their spokesperson with respect to all election actions. In the absence of such a spokesperson being named, the President of the Chapter (or whatever title is used to designate the normal Chapter spokesperson) will be deemed to be the Election Representative. If ISOC receives multiple distinct ballots , the last ballot received during the voting period will be acted on and all previous ballots will be ignored.

The above notwithstanding, given suitable advance notice, ISOC will allow a Chapter to replace its Election Representative.

Resolution 2006-5: Continue ISOC Chapter/Member Project

Funding Program RESOLVED that the ISOC Chapter/Member Project Funding Program be continued through 2006 in accordance with the provisions of such Program as previously approved by this Board, as amended in this Board action of April 10, 2006, and that such Program have at its disposal, under its terms, up to US$200,000.00 to pay out, in total, in 2006 awards.

Resolution 2006-6: Approving membership in the ISOC Project Funding Committee

RESOLVED that the following members of the ISOC Board of Trustees shall serve as members of the ISOC Project Funding Committee until such time as otherwise determined by the Board of Trustees:

  1. Patrick Vande Walle; and
  2. Rosa M. Delgado; and
  3. Margaret Wasserman

Resolution 2006-7: Staff support for the ISOC Chapter/Member Project Funding Program

RESOLVED that the staff portion of the composition of the ISOC Project Funding Committee shall be up to three positions as determined by the CEO of ISOC from time to time, and that the ISOC website be changed to so indicate; and

Resolution 2006-8: Establishing priorities for the ISOC Chapter/Member Project Funding Program

RESOLVED that the Strategic Priorities by which such Committee evaluates Project Funding Applications be amended in 2006 to provide as follows:

“In the year 2006 the Board has set the following as areas of strategic priorities for the Committee to use in evaluating project proposals:

  1. Maintenance and evolution of effective administrative processes necessary for operation of the global Internet and this, in particular, specifically includes projects supporting capacity building and education focused activities, especially those capable of transferability, i.e. they could easily be adopted by other Chapters/stakeholders as, for example, a best practices template.; and
  2. Education and research related to the Internet and internetworking.”

Resolution 2006-9: Approve the minutes of the 10-11 February 2006 and 10 April 2006 board meetings.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 10-11 February 2006 and 10 April 2006 board meetings are approved.

Resolution 2006-10: Approve the minutes of the 24 April 2006 board meeting.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 10-11 February 2006 and 10 April 2006 board meetings are approved.

Resolution 2006-11: Accept the Audit Report.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 10-11 February 2006 and 10 April 2006 board meetings are approved.

Resolution 2006-12: Accept the Nominations Committee report.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 10-11 February 2006 and 10 April 2006 board meetings are approved.

Resolution 2006-13: Accept the Elections Committee report.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 10-11 February 2006 and 10 April 2006 board meetings are approved.

Resolution 2006-14: Thanking outgoing board members

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 10-11 February 2006 and 10 April 2006 board meetings are approved.

Resolution 2006-15: Appoint a secretary to the board.

RESOLVED that Scott Bradner be appointed as Secretary to the board.

Resolution 2006-16: Appoint a Treasurer.

RESOLVED that Glenn Ricart be appointed as Treasurer.

Resolution 2006-17: Appoint an Executive Committee.

RESOLVED that Daniel Karrenberg, Fred Baker, Franck Martin, Desiree Miloshevic be appointed to the Executive Committee along with Lynn St. Amour (as President), Glenn Ricart (as Treasurer) and Scott Bradner (as Secretary).

Resolution 2006-18: Appoint an Audit Committee.

RESOLVED that Glenn Ricart (as Treasurer) be appointed chair of the Audit Committee and Fred Baker and Daniel Karrenberg be appointed as members of the committee.

Resolution 2006-19: Appoint an Ad-Hoc ISOC-PIR Committee.

RESOLVED that Glenn Ricart be appointed chair of the Ad-Hoc ISOC-PIR Committee and Erik Huizer, Franck Martin and Lynn St. Amour as members of the committee.

Resolution 2006-20: Appoint the ISOC member of the IAOC.

RESOLVED to appoint Steve Crocker as ISOC representative to the IAOC for a two-year term.

Resolution 2006-21: Appoint a Chair of the Nominations Committee.

RESOLVED to appoint Patrick Vande Walle as the chair of the Nominations Committee.

Resolution 2006-22: Appoint a Chair of the Elections Committee.

RESOLVED to appoint Fred Baker as the chair of the Elections Committee.

Resolution 2006-23: Create an Ad-Hoc committee on Outsourcing

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that an ad-hoc committee including the president be formed to support the president in identifying suitable operational tasks and evaluate the operational results; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the committee will report back to the board about progress; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the committee will at the appropriate time, but no later than 12 months from now, formulate conclusions and recommend any association policies regarding outsourcing; BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the initial members of this ad-hoc committee be Lynn St. Amour , Daniel Karrenberg, Veni Markowski and Patrick Vande Walle.

Resolution 2006-24: Appointment of PIR board member

RESOLVED that Pindar Wong is appointed to the PIR board for a term ending on December 31, 2008.

Resolution 2006-25: Ratification of the PIR/ICANN agreement

RESOLVED that the Board ratifies the PIR / ICANN agreement in substantially the same form as presented.

Resolution 2006-26: Ratify electronic vote for the chair of the ISOC nomcom.

RESOLVED that the electronic vote that appointed Bill St. Arnaud as chair of the ISOC Nominations Committee is ratified.

Resolution 2006-27: Ratify electronic vote for the ISOC representative to the IETF nomcom.

RESOLVED that the electronic vote that appointed Fred Baker as the ISOC representative to the IETF Nominations Committee is ratified.

Resolution 2006-28: Approval of the minutes of past meetings.

RESOLVED, that the minutes of the 55th meeting of the ISOC Board be approved as written.

Resolution 2006-29: Approve 2007-2009 budgetary plan

WHEREAS the board wishes to agree on a budgetary plan for the medium term and thereby provide guidance to the CEO when preparing the annual budgets

RESOLVED, that the 2007-2009 budgetary plan will be as documented by the 2007-2009 budget book.

Resolution 2006-30: Approving the 2007 budget

RESOLVED, that the Board approve the 2007 Budget as presented by President and CEO Lynn St. Amour and as documented in the 2007 – 2009 Budget Book.

Resolution 2006-31: Selecting a PIR board member to fill Glenn Ricart’s seat

RESOLVED that Glenn Ricart is reappointed to the PIR board for another term.

Resolution 2006-32: Adopting a process for filling Pindar Wong’s seat on the PIR board

RESOLVED that the ISOC board appoint a person to fill out the remainder of Pindar Wong’s term on the PIR board with the effective date to be determined by the Chair of the ISOC board.

Resolution 2006-33: Adopting a process for filling Pindar Wong’s seat on the PIR board

RESOLVED that the ISOC board appoint a person to fill out the remainder of Pindar Wong’s term on the PIR board with the effective date to be determined by the Chair of the ISOC board.

Resolution 2006-34: Selecting a PIR board member to fill Pindar Wong’s seat.

RESOLVED that the ISOC board appoint Erik Huizer to fill the remainder of Pindar Wong’s term on the ISOC board with the effective date to be determined by the Chair of the ISOC board.

Resolution 2006-35: Appointing the ISOC 2006-2007 Nominating Committee

RESOLVED, that the Board accept the ISOC 2006-2007 Nominating Committee consist of Bill St. Arnaud (chair), Ole Jacobsen, Jonne Soininen, Mike Nelson, Kilnam Chon, Daniel Stern, Wladyslaw Majewski, Alex Gakuru and Kimberly Claffy as proposed by Nomcom Chair Bill St. Arnaud.

Resolution 2006-36: Accepting the IETF process documents

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees accepts or confirms its acceptance of the IETF process documents current at this time, and accepts the responsibilities of ISOC as described in these documents. The IETF process documents consist of the following:

Bradner, S., “The Internet Standards Process – Revision 3”, BCP 9, RFC 2026, October 1996.

Bradner, S., “IETF Working Group Guidelines and Procedures”, BCP 25, RFC 2418, September 1998.

Internet Architecture Board and B. Carpenter, “Charter of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB)”, BCP 39, RFC 2850, May 2000.

Harris, S., “IETF Discussion List Charter”, BCP 45, RFC 3005, November 2000.

Harris, S., “IETF Guidelines for Conduct”, BCP 54, RFC 3184, October 2001.

Daigle, L. and Internet Architecture Board, “IETF ISOC Board of Trustee Appointment Procedures”, BCP 77, RFC 3677, December 2003.

Rose, M., “A Practice for Revoking Posting Rights to IETF mailing lists”, BCP 83, RFC 3683, February 2004.

Galvin, J., “IAB and IESG Selection, Confirmation, and Recall Process: Operation of the Nominating and Recall Committees”, BCP 10, RFC 3777, June 2004.

Klensin, J. and S. Dawkins, “A Model for IETF Process Experiments”, BCP 93, RFC 3933, November 2004.

Wasserman, M., “Updates to RFC 2418 Regarding the Management of IETF Mailing Lists”, BCP 94, RFC 3934, October 2004.

Bush, R. and T. Narten, “Clarifying when Standards Track Documents may Refer Normatively to Documents at a Lower Level”, BCP 97, RFC 3967, December 2004.

Bradner, S., “IETF Rights in Contributions”, BCP 78, RFC 3978, March 2005.

Bradner, S., “Intellectual Property Rights in IETF Technology”, BCP 79, RFC 3979, March 2005.

Austein, R. and B. Wijnen, “Structure of the IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA)”, BCP 101, RFC 4071, April 2005.

Huston, G. and B. Wijnen, “The IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) Member Selection Guidelines and Process”, BCP 113, RFC 4333, December 2005.

Carpenter, B. and L. Lynch, “BCP 101 Update for IPR Trust”, BCP 101, RFC 4371, January 2006.

S. Bradner, Ed., “RFC 3978 Update to Recognize the IETF Trust”, BCP 78, RFC 4748, October 2006.

RESOLUTION: RESOLVED, that the ISOC President and CEO and the Board of Trustees thank Michael R. Nelson for all his efforts and support as ISOC’s VP of Public Policy.

RESOLUTION: RESOLVED, that the ISOC President and CEO and the Board of Trustees thank David McAuley for all his efforts and support as ISOC’s Director of Membership and Chapters.