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List of Board Resolutions

All Resolutions, Present to 1993

Resolutions in 2012

 

Resolution 2012-01: Approval of the minutes of the 90th Internet Society Board meeting
RESOLVED, that the minutes of the 90th meeting of the Internet Society Board of Trustees held in Dakar, 22-23 October 2011 are approved.

Resolution 2012-02: Ratification of a previous e-vote to update the 2012 Elections Calendar
RESOLVED, that the e-vote to update the 2012 Elections Calendar is ratified – the revised schedule is as follows

Resolution 2012-03: The Internet Society Board of Trustees welcomes new Chapters
RESOLVED, that the Internet Society Board warmly welcomes the rejuvenated Mauritius Chapter of the Internet Society, the rejuvenated Gambia Chapter of the Internet Society and the Trinidad and Tobago Chapter of the Internet Society which were charted and approved since the last Board meeting.

Resolution 2012-04: Extend the nominations period
RESOLVED that the period for nominations for the Board elections is extended to 31 January 2012

Resolution 2012-05: Appointment of a Director for the PIR Board
RESOLVED, that the Internet Society Board appoints Maarten Botterman to the PIR Board of Directors for the period Mid Year 2012 – Mid Year 2015.

Resolution 2012-06: Approval of the minutes of the 91st meeting of the Board of Trustees, held via teleconference 16 January 2012
RESOLVED that the minutes of the 91st meeting of the Board of Trustees, held via teleconference 16 January 2012 are approved

Resolution 2012-07: Ratification of the e-vote to appoint a member of the IAOC
RESOLVED that the e-vote to appoint Scott Bradner as an IAOC member for a two-year term per BCP 101 is ratified. The term will start March 28 2012.

Resolution 2012-08: Ratification of the e-vote to approve the 2012 IAB slate
RESOLVED, that the electronic vote to approve the 2012 IAB slate consisting of the following individuals is approved:

  • Bernard Aboba
  • Jari Arkko
  • Marc Blanchet
  • Ross Callon
  • Spencer Dawkins
  • Hannes Tschofenig

Resolution 2012-09: Approval of the minutes of the 92nd meeting of the Board of Trustees, held in San Jose, Costa Rica on March 10-11, 2012
RESOLVED that the minutes of the 92nd meeting of the Board of Trustees, held in San Jose, Costa Rica on March 10-11, 2012 are approved.

Resolution 2012-10 Approval of the Minutes of the 93rd meeting of the Internet Society
RESOLVED, that the minutes of the 93rd meeting of the Internet Society held by teleconference on April 11, 2012 are approved.

Resolution 2012-11: Ratify e-vote approving the PIR-Afilias Contract Extension
RESOLVED that the e-vote approving the PIR-Afilias Contract Extension, which had passed with 8 votes in favor, 2 opposed and 1 abstention, is ratified.

Resolution 2012-12: ISOC Board of Trustees Welcomes New Chapters
RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees warmly welcomes the rejuvenated Switzerland Chapter and Kenya Chapter of the Internet Society which were chartered and approved since the last Board meeting.

Resolution 2012-13: Continue the by-laws review committee
RESOLVED, that the Board continues the By-Laws review committee with the proposed charter with Eric Burger as chair of the committee, and Narelle Clark and Theresa Swinehart as committee members along with Greg Kapfer, Ted Mooney and Walda Roseman as ISOC staff support and Scott Bradner as an invited expert, and Lynn St Amour ex officio as President.

Resolution 2012-14: Approve the Endowment Policy for the Open Internet Endowment
RESOLVED, that the Board approves the Endowment Policy for the Open Internet Endowment as recommended by the Finance Committee of the Board of Trustees.

Resolution 2012-15: Approval of the Minutes of the 94th meeting of the Internet Society
RESOLVED, that the minutes of the 94th meeting of the Internet Society held by teleconference on May 29, 2012 are approved.

Resolution 2012-16: Accept the 2011 – 2012 Election Committee Report
RESOLVED, that the Report of the 2011- 2012 Elections Committee is accepted

Resolution 2012-17: Approval of the Procedure for the Election of Officers
RESOLVED, that the board adopts the proposed procedure for conducting election of Officers of the Board as proposed to replace the procedure approved in Resolution 96-08 and updated by Resolution 00-17

Resolution 12-18: Approval of the Minutes of the 95th Board Meeting
RESOLVED, that the minutes of the 95th meeting of the Internet Society held by teleconference 16 July 2012 are approved.

Resolution 12-19: Recognition of outgoing Trustees
RESOLVED, that the board thanks outgoing Board members Khaled Koubaa, Philip Smith and Jonathan Zittrain for their commitment and outstanding service to the Internet Society.

Resolution 12-20: Recognition of outgoing ISOC Chair
RESOLVED, that the board thanks Raul Echeberria for his dedicated service as Chair of the ISOC Board for the past 3 years.

Resolution 12-21: Appoint ISOC Liaison to the IETF Nominations Committee
RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board appoints Rudi Vansnick as ISOC Liaison to the IETF nominations Committee for the 2012-2013 term

Resolution 12-22: Appoint chair and members of the Executive Committee
RESOLVED, that the Board appoints Eva Frolich, as Chair, Raul Echeberria, Theresa Swinehart and Narelle Clark as members of the committee, along with Lynn St. Amour (as President & CEO), Jason Livingood (as Treasurer) and Scott Bradner (as Secretary).

Resolution 12-23: Appoint chair and members of the Audit Committee
RESOLVED, that the Board appoints Eric Burger as the chair of the Audit Committee, and Alain Aina, Narelle Clark and Rudi Vansnick as members of the committee.

Resolution 12-24: Appoint a chair and members of the Finance Committee
RESOLVED, that the Board appoints Jason Livingood as the chair of the Finance Committee, and Bert Wijnen, Bob Hinden and Dave Farber as members of the committee. The President serves as a non-voting, ex-officio member of this Committee.

Resolution 12-25: Appoint a chair and members of the Compensation Committee
RESOLVED, that the Board appoints Eva Frolich as the chair of the Compensation Committee, and Bert Wijnen, Bob Hinden and Raul Echeberria as members of the committee.

Resolution 12-26: Appoint a chair of the Nominations Committee
RESOLVED, that the Board appoints Keith Davidson as the chair of the Nominations Committee.

Resolution 12-27: Appoint a chair of the Elections Committee
RESOLVED, that the Board appoints Rudi Vansnick as the chair of the Elections Committee.

Resolution 12-28: Request the development of a charter for a Governance Committee
RESOLVED, that the Board requests Theresa Swinehart develop and propose a charter for a Governance Committee for Board consideration.

RESOLVED, that the Board continues the By-Laws review committee with the current charter with Eric Burger as chair of the committee; Narelle Clark, Theresa Swinehart, and Raúl Echeberría as committee members; along with Greg Kapfer, Ted Mooney and Walda Roseman as ISOC staff support; and Scott Bradner as an invited expert, along with invited guests from the Advisory Committee and chapters; and with ex officio members Lynn St Amour as President and Eva Frölich as Chair of the Board.

Resolution 12-29: Approve a change in PIR’s contract with ICANN
RESOLVED the Board approves a change to PIR’s contract with ICANN to permit PIR to launch a one and two character Domain allocation program.

Resolution 12-30: Adopt the target funding level for ISOC’s Strategic Reserves and direct management in its implementation of this level.
RESOLVED, that the Board adopts the target level of 12 months of funding of expenses for ISOC’s Strategic Reserve, as defined in the Investment Policy of the Internet Society. This includes as part of that Strategic Reserve the maintenance of three years of IETF/IASA expenses. The Board directs ISOC’s management to work with the Finance Committee to propose options for the period over which this will occur, and any related mechanics, so that a plan can be presented at the October 2012 Board meeting.

Resolution 12-31: Approve the Board guidelines for the ISOC Board guidelines for the ISOC liaison to the IETF NomCom.
RESOLVED, that the Board approves the ISOC Board guidelines for the ISOC liaison to the IETF NomCom and requests that the Chair communicate the guidelines to the IETF NomCom Chair.

Resolution: 12-32: Approval of the minutes of the 96th meeting of the Board of Trustees
RESOLVED, that the minutes of the 96th Board meeting of the Internet Society held August 4-5, 2012 in Vancouver, Canada are approved.

Resolution 12-33: Approval of the members of the 2013 Election Committee
RESOLVED, that Alain Aina and Dave Farber be appointed as members of the Election Committee as chaired by Rudi Vansnick

Resolution 12-34: Approval of the 2013 Elections Timetable is approved
RESOLVED, that the 2013 Elections Timetable is approved

Resolution 12-35: ISOC Board of Trustees Welcomes rejuvenated Japan Chapter
RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees warmly welcomes the rejuvenated Japan Chapter of the Internet Society which was chartered and approved since the last Board meeting

Resolution 12-36: Terminating the recognition of ISOC-ECC
WHEREAS, ISOC-ECC was recognized as a regional council of the Internet Society in Board Resolution 2003-11;

WHEREAS, The Internet Society has undertaken a strategic regionalization process and established Internet Society Regional Bureaus around the world including in Europe;

WHEREAS, The Internet Society European Bureau now provides the functions that the by-laws of the ISOC-ECC charged the ISOC-ECC with providing;

RESOLVED that the Board terminates the recognition of the ISOC-ECC as a regional council of the Internet Society and thanks all of the members of the ISOC-ECC Council, past and present, for their efforts on behalf of the Internet Society.

Resolution 12-37: Approve Consent Agenda
RESOLVED, that the following items contained in the Consent Agenda were approved and ratified

(a). the minutes of the 97th board meeting held September 19th via teleconference are approved

(b). the e-vote to Approve ISOC’s Call for Candidates to the PIR Board and 2013 timetable is ratified, the e-vote resolution was:

RESOLVED, that the Call for Candidates and timetable for the 2013 PIR Board of Directors is approved.

Resolution 12-38: Adopt a process for investing additional PIR funds
RESOLVED, that any special non-recurring PIR funds, if and when received, shall be for strategic rather than normal ISOC operational costs.

Resolution 12-39: Adopt a target level for a continuity fund
RESOLVED, that what was previously called Strategic Reserves are now called Continuity Funds. Further, the Board adopts the target funding level for Continuity Funds of $20,000,000, which the Board directs ISOC’s management to meet no later than by the end of fiscal year 2015. Finally, the Continuity Funds will by a first order of importance cover three years of IETF/IASA expenses (estimated at $6,000,000) and, secondly, up to 12 months of funding of ISOC’s expenses.

Resolution 12-40: Approve the 2013 Budget and Business Plan
RESOLVED, that the Board approve the 2013 Business Plan and Budget as documented in the 2013-2015 Business Plan with the modifications as proposed by Lynn.

Resolution 12-41: Appoint members of the nominations committee
RESOLVED, that Eric Burger, Theresa Swinehart, Alejandro Pisanty, Kurt Erik Lindqvist, Philip Smith and Rinalia Adbul Rahim are appointed to the ISOC 2012-2013 nominations committee chaired by Keith Davidson