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List of Board Resolutions

All Resolutions, Present to 1993

Resolutions in 2007

Resolution 2007-1: Approving the minutes of the 56th meeting of the ISOC Board

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 56th Board meeting of the Internet Society held November 11- 12, 2006 are approved

Resolution 2007-2: Ratifying the electronic vote appointing Fred Baker to the IAOC

RESOLVED that the electronic vote approving the appointment of Fred Baker as ISOC’s representative to the IETF’s Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) for the remainder of Steve Crocker’s term (March 2008) is approved.

Resolution 2007-3: Approval of the minutes of the 15th January 2007 meeting of the Board of Trustees

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 57th Board meeting of the Internet Society held January 15th, 2007 are approved.

Resolution 2007-4: Confirmation of the Electronic Vote approving the 2007 IAB Slate.

RESOLVED that the following electronic vote is approved.

RESOLVED, that the ISOC BoT confirms the following slate of candidates for the IAB as per RFC 3777 and the submission by the IETF NomCom: Barry Lieba, Loa Andersson, Kurtis Lindqvist, Danny McPherson, Dave Thaler, Lixia Zhang.

Resolution 2007-5: Thanking the IETF nominations committee.

RESOLVED that the ISOC BoT thanks the IETF nominations committee and its chair for their excellent work.

Resolution 2007-6: Confirmation of the Electronic Vote approving the Indemnification Agreement for the IETF Trust

RESOLVED that the following electronic vote is approved.

RESOLVED, that the Board approve the Indemnification Agreement for the IETF Trust and authorize the President and CEO to execute said document.

Resolution 2007-7: Confirmation of the Electronic Vote approving the Indemnification Agreement for the ISOC Board, ISOC CEO and the Officers and Management of ISOC

RESOLVED that the following electronic vote is approved.

RESOLVED, that the Board approve the Indemnification Agreements for the ISOC Board, ISOC CEO and the Officers and Management of ISOC per the following documents:

  • Indemnification-ISOC Board.doc
  • Indemnification-ISOC empl.doc, and
  • Indemnification ISOC CEO.doc

and authorize the President and CEO to execute said documents as appropriate.

Resolution 2007-8: ISOC Board of Trustee Welcomes New Chapters

RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees warmly welcomes the new ISOC chapters which were chartered and approved since the last Board meeting; ISOC Burundi, ISOC Romania, ISOC Democratic Republic of Congo and ISOC Republic of Congo.

Resolutions passed in closed session:

Resolution 2007-9: ISOC Board of Trustees Approves PIR Board of Director Appointment Process

RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees approves the selection criteria as reviewed and authorizes the president to issue a call for candidates with the intent to seat up to three Directors mid year 2007 in order to allow adequate transition time.

Resolution 2007-10:

RESOLVED that the motions passed in closed session are ratified.

Resolution 2007-11: Filling Positions on the ISOC Project Funding Committee

RESOLVED, that the CEO is able to fill the vacant positions on the Project Funding Committee.

Resolution 2007-12: Criteria for membership in the ISOC Project Funding Committee

RESOLVED, that the membership of the ISOC Project Funding Committee include suitably qualified and willing candidates from the ISOC membership with relevant experience. This may include ISOC Board of Trustee members as well as other individuals from the ISOC membership with specific expertise.

Resolution 2007-13: Adding a member to the Audit Committee

RESOLVED, that Bill St. Arnaud be added to the Audit Committee

Resolution 2007-14: Approval of the minutes of the 24th – 25th March 2007 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 58th meeting of the Internet Society board held 24 – 25 Mar 2007 are approved.

Resolution 2007-15: Approval of the minutes of the 21st May 2007 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 59th meeting of the Internet Society board held by teleconference 21 May are approved.

Resolution 2007-16: Accept the Audit Report.

RESOLVED that the 2006 Audit Report is accepted.

Resolution 2007-17: Accept the Nominations Committee report.

RESOLVED that the Report of the 2006-2007 Nominations Committee is accepted.

Resolution 2007-18: Accept the Elections Committee report.

RESOLVED that the Report of the 2006-2007 Elections Committee is accepted.

Resolution 2007-19: ISOC Board of Trustees Welcomes New Chapters

RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees warmly welcomes the new ISOC chapters which were chartered and approved since the last Board meeting; ISOC Nepal, ISOC United Arab Emirates, ISOC Armenia and ISOC Sierra Leone.

Resolution 2007-20: Thanking outgoing board members

RESOLVED that the board thanks the outgoing board members, Erik Huizer and Stephen Squires, for their excellent work on behalf of the Internet Society.

Resolution 2007-21: Elect a Chair of the board.

RESOLVED that Daniel Karrenberg be elected as Chair of the board.

Resolution 2007-22: Appoint a Secretary to the board.

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

Resolution 2007-23: Appoint a Treasurer.

RESOLVED that Glenn Ricart be appointed as Treasurer.

Resolution 2007-24:

RESOLVED that the motion passed in closed session is ratified. The motion passed in closed session was:

Resolution 2007-25: Appointment of a PIR board member

RESOLVED that Barbara Fraseris reappointed to the PIR board for a term beginning January 1, 2008 and ending on December 31, 2011.

Resolution 2007-26: Appoint an Executive Committee.

RESOLVED that Franck Martin, Fred Baker and 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 2007-27: Appoint An Audit Committee.

RESOLVED that Glenn Ricart (as Treasurer) be appointed chair of the Audit Committee and Patrik Faltstrom and Ted Hardie be appointed as members of the committee.

Resolution 2007-28: Appoint a Chair of the Nominations Committee.

RESOLVED that Patrick Vande Walle be appointed as the chair of the Nominations Committee.

Resolution 2007-29: Appoint a Chair of the Elections Committee.

RESOLVED that Fred Baker be appointed as the chair of the Elections Committee.

Resolution 2007-30: Approval of the minutes of the 60th (and 2007 AGM) meeting of the Board of Trustees.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 60th Board meeting of the Internet Society held 30 June 2007 are approved.

Resolution 2007-31: Approval of the minutes of the 61st meeting of the Board of Trustees.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 61st Board meeting of the Internet Society held on 30 June and 1 July 2007 are approved.

Resolution 2007-32: Appointing the ISOC 2007-2008 Nominating Committee.

RESOLVED, that the Board accept the ISOC 2007-2008 Nominating Committee consist of:

  • Patrick Vande Walle (LU) (chair)
  • Hiroshi Esaki (JP)
  • Desiree Miloshevic (UK)
  • Mike Nelson (USA)
  • Sebastian Ricciardi (AR)
  • Adiel Akplogan (TG)
  • Ian Peter (AU)
  • Alan Levin (ZA)
  • Miriam Sapiro (USA)
  • Marc Blanchet (CA

Resolution 2007-33: ISOC Board of Trustee Welcomes New Chapters.

RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees warmly welcomes the new ISOC chapters which were chartered and approved since the last Board meeting; ISOC Chennai (India), ISOC Cambodia, and ISOC Sudan.

Resolution 2007-34: Ratification of motion made in closed session.

RESOLVED that the motion passed in closed session is ratified. The motion passed in closed session was:

Resolution 2007-35: Appointment of PIR Directors.

RESOLVED that the ISOC Board of Trustees Approves the Appointment of Kuo-Wei Wu to a three-year term on the PIR board beginning January 1st, 2008 and ending on December 31, 2010.

Resolution 2007-36: Approve the minutes of the 62nd board meeting

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 62nd Board meeting of the Internet Society held October 4th, 2007 are approved.

Resolution 2007-37: Ratifying the electronic vote on election procedures

RESOLVED that the e-vote regarding Election Procedures for ISOC’s Board of Trustees is ratified.

Resolution 2007-38: Appointing members of the election committee

RESOLVED that Margaret Wasserman and Sebastien Bachollet be appointed as members of the Election committee as Chaired by Fred Baker.

Resolution 2007-39: Thanking the outgoing PIR board members

RESOLVED that the ISOC Board thanks Susan Estrada and Eva Frˆlich for their service on the Public Interest Registry (PIR) Board.

Resolution 2007-40: Establishing a bank account for the Itojun Fund

RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees authorizes the President of ISOC to establish a bank account to support the establishment of a fund in honor of Dr. Junichiro Hagino, the “Itojun Fund” to support deployment endeavors in the IPv6 area under terms to be defined by the family or the fund originators: Jun Murai, Hiroshi Osaki, Ole Jacobsen, Randy Bush and Bob Hinden.

Resolution 2007-41: Correct an error in the minutes of the 61st board meeting

RESOLVED that Resolution 07-25: Appointment of a PIR board member in the minutes of the 61st meeting of the ISOC Board of Trustees is corrected to read “RESOLVED that Barbara Fraser is re-appointed to the PIR board for a term beginning January 1, 2008 and ending on December 31, 2010.”

Resolution 2007-42: Reaffirming Principles Governing ISOC’s Relationship with its Members

WHEREAS there have been misunderstandings about the business rules with regards to membership in ISOC and ISOC chapters,

WHEREAS ISOC desires to (re-)implement an automated membership system for the society and its members based on agreed business rules,

WHEREAS ISOC staff has held consultations with chapters to clarify this and plans to continue to consult with the membership about the implementation of the automated system,

and WHEREAS ISOC staff has produced as a summary of current policy containing clarifications,

RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board reaffirms the principles embodied in the governing its relationships with the chapters, organizations, and individual members.

Resolution 2007-43: Ratification of motion made in closed session

RESOLVED that the motion passed in closed session is ratified. The motion passed in closed session was: Resolution 07-44: Appointment of PIR Director

RESOLVED that the ISOC Board of Trustees Approves the Appointment of Maarten Botterman to a one-year term on the PIR board beginning January 1st, 2008 and ending on December 31, 2008.

Resolution 2007-44: Adopt “Trust and Identity” as an ISOC Major Strategic Initiative.

WHEREAS the ISOC Board of Trustees desires to affirm the importance of a trustworthy Internet.

WHEREAS, it is believed that ISOC can make a significant contribution to the area of Trust and Identity.

RESOLVED, that “Trust and Identity” be identified as an ISOC Major Strategic Initiative.

Resolution 2007-45: Approve 2008 budget

RESOLVED, that the Board approve the 2008 Budget as documented in the 2008 Board Budget book.

Resolution 2007-46: Approve the 2008-2010 high level financial plan

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

RESOLVED that the 2008-2010 High Level Financial plan as documented in the 2008-2010 Budget Book is hereby approved.

Resolution 2007-47: Thanking the Postel Award Committee and Recognizing Nii Quaynor

RESOLVED that the board thanks the Postel Award Committee for their excellent work and recognizes Nii Quaynor as the most recent recipient of the award.