List of Past and Present Trustees

All Trustees, Past and Present
Alphabetical Order by Last Name

TrusteeCountryTermSelected By*Positions / Committees
Alain AinaBenin2011-2014Chapters ElectionAudit Committee 2011-2014
CEO Search Committee 2013
Compensation Committee 2013-2014
Elections Committee 2011-2013
Governance Committee 2013-2014
Nominations Committee 2013-2014
Hideo AisoJapan1992-1993Appointment 
Walid Al-SaqafYemen2015-2021Chapters ElectionAudit Committee 2015-2016, 2019-2021

 

CEO Search Committee 2018

Compensation Committee 2019-2021

Elections Committee 2018-2019

Governance Committee 2015-2018, 2019-2021

Fred BakerUnited States2002-2008Standards AppointmentBoard Chair 2002-2006

 

IETF Nomcom Liaison 2006-2007

IAOC Member 2007-2010

Audit Committee 2006-2007

Elections Committee 2003-2004, 2006-2008 & 2009-2011

Executive Committee 2002-2008

Richard BarnesUnited States2016-2022IETF AppointmentTreasurer 2018-2021

 

IETF Nomcom Liaison 2016-2017, 2019-2020

Audit Committee 2021-2022

CEO Search Committee 2018

CEO Succession Planning Committee 2019-2021

Compensation Committee 2017-2020, 2021-2022

Executive Committee 2018-2021

Finance Committee 2016-2021

Governance Committee 2017-2018

Nominations Committee 2020-2021

PIR Nominations Committee 2021-2022

Scott BradnerUnited States1993-1999Members ElectionSecretary 2003-2016

 

VP Standards 1995-2003

IAOC Member 2012-2016

By-Laws Review Committee 2011-2013

Elections Committee 1996-1997, 2003-2004

Executive Committee 1996-1998, 2003-2016

Governance Committee 2014-2016

Kathryn BrownUnited States2014-2018 President & CEO 2014-2018

 

Elections Committee 2014-2018*

Executive Committee 2014-2018*

Finance Committee 2014-2018*

Governance Committee 2014-2018*

Nominations Committee 2014-2018*

*ex officio

Charles BrownsteinUnited States1992-1995Appointment 
Martin BurackUnited States1999-2002Members ElectionSecretary 1999-2000

 

Audit Committee 2000-2001

Executive Committee 1999-2000

Nominations Committee, 2000-2001

Eric BurgerUnited States2009-2015IETF AppointmentIAOC Member 2009-2012

 

IETF Nomcom Liaison 2010-2011

Audit Committee 2009-2015

By-Laws Review Committee 2011-2013

CEO Search Committee 2013

Compensation Committee 2014-2015

Elections Committee 2013-2014

Executive Committee 2009-2012

Governance Committee 2014-2015

Nominations Committee 2012-2013

Gonzalo CamarilloSpain2015-2021IETF AppointmentBoard Chair 2016-2021

 

CEO Search Committee 2018

Compensation Committee 2015-2021

Executive Committee 2016-2021

Finance Committee 2015-2021

Brian CarpenterUnited Kingdom2000-2003Members ElectionBoard Chair 2000-2002

 

Executive Committee 2000-2002

Olga CavalliArgentina2016-2021Chapters ElectionAudit Committee 2016-2017

 

CEO Search Committee 2018

Finance Committee 2017-2021

Governance Committee 2016-2017

Governance Reform Working Group 2020-2021

Nominations Committee 2017-2018, 2019-2021

PIR Nominations Committee 2018-2021

Foundation Board 2018-2021

Foundation Advisory Committee 2019-2021

Vint CerfUnited States1992-1995

 

1995-2001

Appointment

 

Members Election

Board Chair 1992-1995 & 1998-1999

 

VP Chapters 1997-1998

Executive Committee 1995-2000

Nominations Committee 1995-1996

Lyman ChapinUnited States1992-1994Appointment 
Srisakdi CharmonmanThailand1999-2002Members Election 
Narelle ClarkAustralia2010-2016Chapters ElectionAudit Committee 2012-2016

 

By-Laws Review Committee 2011-2013

Executive Committee 2012-2016

IANA Stewardship Transition Committee 2014-2016

Nominations Committee 2011-2012, 2014-2016

Mike ConnUnited States1999-2002 Treasurer 1999-2002

 

Audit Committee 2000-2001

Philippe CourtotFrance2002-2003Appointment 
Steve CrockerUnited States2003-2006Organizations ElectionExecutive Committee 2003-2006
Keith DavidsonNew Zealand2012-2015Organizations ElectionCEO Search Committee 2013

 

Compensation Committee 2014-2015

Governance Committee 2013-2015

Nominations Committee 2012-2014

Rosa DelgadoSwitzerland2000-2006Chapters ElectionExecutive Committee 2000-2003, 2004-2005
Gihan DiasSri Lanka2014-2017Chapters ElectionAudit Committee 2014-2016

 

Elections Committee 2014-2015

Finance Committee 2016-2017

Governance Committee 2015-2017

Nominations Committee 2015-2016

Maimouna DiopSenegal2020-2022Chapters ElectionAudit Committee 2020-2022
 

Elections Committee 2020-2022


Governance Committee 2020-2021


PIR Nominations Committee 2021-2022

Hans Peter DittlerGermany2014-2020Chapters ElectionCEO Search Committee 2017-2018

 

Compensation Committee 2018-2019

Elections Committee 2014-2016, 2018-2019

Executive Committee 2015-2018

Finance Committee 2016-2020

Governance Committee 2015-2020

PIR Nominations Committee 2018-2020

Foundation Board 2018-2020

Foundation Advisory Committee 2019-2020

Paul EbersmanUnited States2021-2022Organizations ElectionGovernance Committee 2021-2022
Raúl EcheberríaUruguay2008-2014Organizations ElectionBoard Chair 2009-2012

 

Audit Committee 2008-2009, 2013-2014

By-laws Review Committee 2012-2013

Compensation Committee 2011-2013

Executive Committee 2009-2013

Nominations Committee 2013-2014

Hiroshi EsakiJapan2007-2010

 

2014-2020

Organizations ElectionAudit Committee 2009-2010, 2017-2018

 

CEO Search Committee 2017-2018

Compensation Committee 2016-2017, 2018-2020

Elections Committee 2017-2018, 2019-2020

Finance Committee 2014-2017

Governance Committee 2018-2019

Nominations Committee 2008-2009, 2015-2016, 2018-2019

Foundation Board 2018-2020

Susan EstradaUnited States1993-1999Members ElectionExecutive Committee 1998-1999
Patrik FältströmSweden2006-2009IETF AppointmentAudit Committee 2007-2009
David FarberUnited States1993-1999

 

2012-2015

Members Election

 

Organizations Election

CEO Search Committee 2013

 

Executive Committee 2013-2015

Finance Committee 2012-2015

Osten FranbergSweden2002-2004Organizations ElectionNominations Committee 2003-2004
Barbara FraserUnited States2000-2003Members ElectionAudit Committee 2000-2001
Eva FrölichSweden2010-2013Organizations ElectionBoard Chair 2012-2013

 

Treasurer 2010-2012

Audit Committee 2010-2011

Compensation Committee 2012-2013

Executive Committee 2010-2013

Ira FuchsUnited States1992-1994Appointment 
Howard FunkUnited States1993-1994 Executive Director 1993-1994
John GageUnited States1998-1999

 

1999-2002

Appointment

 

Members Election

 
John GilmoreUnited States1997-2000Members Election 
Mike GodwinUnited States2019-2022Organizations ElectionAudit Committee 2019-

 

Compensation Committee 2019-

Governance Committee 2019-

PIR Nominations Committee 2019-

Shigeki GotoJapan1994-1997Members ElectionExecutive Committee 1996-1997
Alan GreenbergCanada2001-2004Members ElectionElections Committee 2001-2003
Frode GreisenSweden1992-1995

 

1995-1998

Appointment

 

Members Election

Board Chair 1997-1998

 

Treasurer 1995-1997

Audit Committee 1996-1997

Executive Committee 1995-1998

Brian HabermanUnited States2021-IETF AppointmentAudit Committee 2022-

CEO Succession Planning Committee 2021-

Compensation Committee 2021-

Elections Committee 2022-

PIR Nominations Committee 2021-

Liaison to IETF Nominations Committee 2021-
Saul HahnUnited States1994-1997Members ElectionAudit Committee 1996-1997
Ted HardieUnited States2007-2010

 

2020-2023

IETF Appointment

 

Organizations Election

Board Chair 2021-

Treasurer 2008-2010

Audit Committee 2007-2010

CEO Succession Planning Committee 2021-

Compensation Committee 2020-

Executive Committee 2008-2010, 2021-

Finance Committee 2020-

PIR Nominations Committee 2020-

Jurgen HarmsAustria1992-1993Appointment 
Donald HeathUnited States1996-2001Members ElectionPresident & CEO 1996-2000

 

Executive Committee 1996-2000

Robert M. HindenUnited States2010-2016IETF AppointmentBoard Chair 2013-2016

 

CEO Search Committee 2013

Compensation Committee 2011-2016

Executive Committee 2013-2016

Finance Committee 2012-2013

Governance Committee 2013-2016

Nominations Committee 2011-2012

Christian HuitemaFrance1995-2001Members ElectionSecretary 2001-2003

 

Treasurer 1997-1999

Elections Committee 2000-2001

Executive Committee 1998-1999

Erik HuizerNetherlands2002-2007Standards Appointment 
Geoff HustonAustralia1992-1995

 

1998-2001

Appointment

 

Members Election

Board Chair 1999-2000

 

Secretary 1995-1999, 2000-2001

Executive Committee 1999-2001

Haruhisa IshidaJapan1993-1998Members ElectionVP Chapters & Membership 1995-1997

 

Executive Committee 1997-1998

Bob KahnUnited States1992-1996Charter MemberElections Committee 1995-1996
Tomaz KalinSlovenia1992-1994

 

1994-1997

Appointment

 

Members Election

 
Tarek KamelEgypt1999-2002Members ElectionVP Chapters 1999-2000
Daniel KarrenbergGermany2005-2011Organizations ElectionBoard Chair 2006-2009

 

Audit Committee 2006-2007

Executive Committee 2005-2010

Nominations Committee 2009-2010

Ken KingUnited States1992-1993Charter Member 
Khaled KoubaaTunisia2009-2012Chapters ElectionAudit Committee 2011-2012

 

Elections Committee 2010-2011

Nominations Committee 2009-2010

Victor KuarsinghUnited States2022-IETF AppointmentAudit Committee 2022-

Compensation Committee 2022-

Governance Committee 2022-

IETF Trust Trustee 2022-2024
Latif LadidMorocco2001-2004Organizations ElectionExecutive Committee 2001-2004
Lawrence LandweberUnited States1992-1994

 

1994-1997

Appointment

 

Members Election

Board Chair 1995-1997

 

VP Education 1992-1995

Executive Committee 1996-1997

Nominations Committee 1996-1997

Barry LeibaUnited States2022-Organizations ElectionCEO Succession Planning Committee 2022-

Compensation Committee 2022-

Governance Committee 2022-

Nominations Committee 2022-
Lawrence LessigUnited States2010-2011Organizations Election 
John LevineUnited States2015-2021IETF AppointmentSecretary 2016-2021

 

Audit Committee 2015-2019

CEO Search Committee 2018

Compensation Committee 2015-2018

Executive Committee 2016-2021

Governance Committee 2019-2021

IETF Trust Board 2018-

Nominations Committee 2018-2019

PIR Nominations Committee 2018-2021

Jason LivingoodUnited States2011-2016Organizations ElectionTreasurer 2012-2015

 

IETF Nomcom Liaison 2011-2012

CEO Search Committee 2013

Elections Committee 2011-2012, 2013-2014

Executive Committee 2012-2016

Finance Committee 2011-2016

Nominations Committee 2015-2016

Dan LynchUnited States1994-1996Members Election 
Veni MarkovskiBulgaria2002-2007Chapters ElectionElections Committee 2005-2006
Franck MartinFiji2006-2009Chapters ElectionExecutive Committee 2006-2009
Luis MartinezMexico2021-Chapters ElectionAudit Committee 2021-

CEO Succession Planning Committee 2021-

Elections Committee 2021-

Governance Committee 2021-2022
Christine MaxwellUnited Kingdom1997-2003Members ElectionVP Communications 1999-2000

 

VP Membership 1997-1999

VP Organizations 1997-1998

Executive Committee 1999-2000

Nominations Committee 2001-2002

Glenn McKnightCanada2017-2020Chapters ElectionCEO Search Committee 2017-2018

 

Governance Committee 2017-2020

Nominations Committee 2018-2019

PIR Nominations Committee 2018-2019

Foundation Board 2018-2020

Toshio MikiJapan2002-2005Organizations ElectionExecutive Committee 2002-2003
Désirée MiloshevicUnited Kingdom2004-2010

 

2013-2019

Organizations ElectionIETF Nomcom Liaison 2013-2015

 

Audit Committee 2018-2019

CEO Search Committee 2013

CEO Search Committee 2018

Compensation Committee 2015-2018

Elections Committee 2013-2015

Executive Committee 2006-2008, 2009-2010, 2016-2017

Governance Committee 2013-2019

Nominations Committee 2005-2006, 2016-2019

Charles MokHong Kong2022-Chapters ElectionElections Committee 2022-

Governance Committee 2022-

PIR Nominations Committee 2022-
Alice MunyuaKenya2015-2018Organizations ElectionCEO Search Committee 2018

 

Compensation Committee 2017-2018

Elections Committee 2015-2016

Executive Committee 2016-2017

Governance Committee 2015-2018

Nominations Committee 2016-2017

PIR Selection Committee 2017-2018

Jun MuraiJapan1997-2000Members Election 
Kees NeggersNetherlands1992-1996

 

1998-2001

Charter Member

 

Members Election

Executive Committee 1998-2004

 

Nominations Committee 2002-2003

Wawa NgengeSenegal2000-2003Members Election 
Tim O’ReillyUnited States1995-2001Members ElectionVP Education 1996-1997, 1998-1999

 

VP Publications 1996-1998

Audit Committee 1996-1997

Executive Committee 1996-1998

Jose Luis PardosSpain1997-2000Members Election 
Robert PepperUnited States2018-2021Organizations ElectionFinance Committee 2018-

 

Nominations Committee 2018-2019

Jon PetersonUnited States2021-IETF AppointmentExecutive Committee 2021-

Finance Committee 2021-

Nominations Committee 2021-
Harish PillaySingapore2016–2019Organizations ElectionIETF Nomcom Liaison 2018–2019

 

Audit Committee 2016–2019

CEO Search Committee 2018

Compensation Committee 2018–2019

Elections Committee 2016–2017

PIR Nominations Committee 2017–2019

Alejandro PisantyMexico2007-2011Chapters ElectionExecutive Committee 2009-2011

 

Nominations Committee 2010-2011

Jean Armour PollyUnited States1993-1996Members Election 
Jon PostelUnited States1993-1998Members Election 
Glenn RicartUnited States2002-2008Organizations ElectionTreasurer 2002-2008

 

Audit Committee 2005-2008

Executive Committee 2005-2007

Mike RobertsUnited States1992-1996Charter MemberExecutive Director 1992-1993

 

VP International 1992-1993

Anthony RutkowskiUnited States1992-1996AppointmentExecutive Director 1994-1996

 

VP International 1992-1994

George SadowskyUnited States1996-1999

 

2000-2004

2020-2023

Members Election

 

Chapters Election

VP Conferences 1997-1998

 

VP Education 1996-1997

VP Education 1998-1999

Elections Committee 2004-2005

Nominations Committee 2003-2004, 2020-

Finance Committee 2020-

Governance Committee 2020-

Manuel SanromaSpain1999-2002Members Election 
Ben SegalUnited Kingdom1997-2000Members Election 
Muhammad ShabbirPakistan2021-Board AppointmentCEO Succession Planning Committee 2021-2022

Compensation Committee 2021-2022

Governance Committee 2021-

PIR Nominations Committee 2022-
Philip SmithAustralia2009-2012Organizations ElectionExecutive Committee 2011-2012

 

Nominations Committee 2009-2010, 2011-2012

Stephen SquiresUnited States2004-2007Appointment 
Lynn St.AmourUnited States2001-2013 President & CEO 2001-2013

 

Elections Committee 2001-2013*

Executive Committee 2001-2013*

Finance Committee 2001-2013*

Governance Committee 2013*

Nominations Committee 2001-2013*

*ex officio

Bill St.ArnaudCanada2006-2009Organizations Election 
Andrew SullivanUnited States2018- President & CEO 2018-

 

Elections Committee 2018-*

Executive Committee 2018-*

Finance Committee 2018-*

Governance Committee 2018-*

*ex officio

Theresa SwinehartUnited States2011-2014Organizations ElectionBy-laws Review Committee 2011-2013

 

CEO Search Committee 2013

Compensation Committee 2013-2014

Elections Committee 2011-2012

Executive Committee 2012-2014

Nominations Committee 2012-2013

Laura ThomsonUnited States2020-2023IETF AppointmentCEO Succession Planning Committee 2020-

 

Finance Committee 2020-

PIR Nominations Committee 2020-

IETF Nomcom Liaison 2020-

Sean TurnerUnited States2014-2020IETF AppointmentTreasurer 2015-2018

 

IETF Nomcom Liaison 2017-2018

IETF LLC Board 2019-2021

Audit Committee 2019-2020

CEO Search Committee 2017-2018

Compensation Committee 2014-2017

Elections Committee 2015-2016, 2018-2019

Executive Committee 2015-2018

Finance Committee 2014-2019

Governance Committee 2018-2019

Nominations Committee 2014-2015, 2019-2020

Foundation Board 2018-2020

Mieke van HeesewijkNetherlands2019-2020Organizations ElectionGovernance Committee 2019-2020

 

Nominations Committee 2019-2020

Foundation Board 2019-2020

Patrick Vande WalleLuxembourg2004-2010Chapters ElectionElections Committee 2008-2010

 

Executive Committee 2005-2006

Nominations Committee 2006-2008

Rudi VansnickBelgium2012-2015Chapters ElectionIETF Nomcom Liaison 2012-2013

 

Audit Committee 2012-2013, 2014-2015

CEO Search Committee 2013

Compensation Committee 2014-2015

Elections Committee 2012-2013

Executive Committee 2014-2015

Finance Committee 2013-2014

Governance Committee 2013-2014

Nominations Committee 2013-2014

Margaret WassermanUnited States2003-2006Standards AppointmentElections Committee 2003-2004

 

Nominations Committee 2004-2005

Heather WestUnited States2020-2021Board AppointmentAudit Committee 2020-2021

 

Compensation Committee 2020-2021

Governance Committee 2020-2021

Sagarika WickramasekeraSri Lanka2022-Organizations ElectionAudit Committee 2022-

Governance Committee 2022-

Nominations Committee 2022-
Bert WijnenNetherlands2008-2014IETF AppointmentIETF Nomcom Liaison 2009-2010

 

Audit Committee 2009-2011

CEO Search Committee 2013

Compensation Committee 2011-2014

Finance Committee 2011-2014

Pindar WongHong Kong2003-2006Organizations ElectionExecutive Committee 2003-2005
Baoping YanChina2006-2009Organizations Election 
Jonathan ZittrainUnited States2009-2012Organizations ElectionExecutive Committee 2010-2012

 

Nominations Committee 2009-2010

*Selection of board members has evolved since the Internet Society’s founding in 1992. Today, the board of trustees is comprised of individuals selected – in equal numbers – by Chapters, Organization Members and the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF).