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No. 118 (February 2, 2015)
Board Meeting

Board Meeting No. 118

2 February 2015
20:00 – 22:00 UTC

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Agenda

  1. Welcome, Apologies and Declaration of Conflicts – B. Hinden  (5 mins.)
  1. Consent Agenda – B. Hinden  (5 mins.)

(a) Approve the minutes of the 117th meeting of the Board of Trustees.
(b) Ratify the e-vote to approve the Staff Code of Ethics and Business Conduct.

Resolution 2015-XX Approve Consent Agenda
RESOLVED, that the following items contained in the Consent Agenda were approved and ratified:

a/ Approve the minutes of the 117th meeting of the Board of Trustees.
Resolution 2015-XX: Approve the minutes of the 117th Board meeting.
RESOLVED that the minutes of the 117th meeting of the Board of Trustees, held on November 15-16, 2014 in Honolulu, Hawaii, USA are approved.

b/ Ratify the e-vote to approve Staff Code of Ethics and Business Conduct.
Resolution 2015-XX:  Approve the Staff Code of Ethics and Business Conduct.
RESOLVED that the e-vote held January 16 to 23, 2015, approving the Staff Code of Ethics and Business Conduct is ratified. The e-vote passed unanimously. The resolution in the e-vote was:

RESOLVED, The ISOC Board of Trustees approves the Staff Code of Ethics and Business Conduct as presented, understanding that non-substantive editing may be required on the code, and requests that it be put into effect.

  1. Approve 2015 Internet Architecture Board slate – B. Hinden  (10 mins.)

PURPOSE: Approve the 2015 Internet Architecture Board slate.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION: Resolution 2015-XX: Approval of the 2015 IAB slate.
RESOLVED, that the 2015 Internet Architecture Board slate is approved.

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Internet Society Board of Trustees thanks the IETF Nominations Committee and its Chair, Michael Richardson, for their time and hard work.

  1. IAOC and IETF Trust Reports – C. Griffiths & T. Gondrom (15 mins.)

PURPOSE:
(a). Review of the 2014 Preliminary Year End Financial Statements
(b). Update on key 2014 accomplishments and 2015 developments
No resolution needed.

  1. Resolution on statutory purpose of Geneva branch of the Internet Society – K. Brown (5 mins.)

PURPOSE: Approve resolution emphasizing that the activities of the Geneva branch of the Internet Society are held inside and outside of Switzerland.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION: Resolution 2015-XX: Approve resolution on modification of the statutory purpose of the Geneva branch of the Internet Society.
RESOLVED, that the statutory purpose of the Geneva branch be modified to say:

Promouvoir globalement un dialogue ouvert sur la politique, la technologie et le développement futur de Internet entre les utilisateurs, sociétés, gouvernement et autres organisations ; assurer la liaison avec les organisations internationales importantes présentes à Genève sur les questions essentielles pour Internet ; soutenir les Chapitres de Internet Society, et recruter de nouveaux membres ; promouvoir les objectifs de Internet Society, en particulier en Europe, au Moyen-Orient et en Afrique. Soutenir tous les objectifs de Internet Society et, parmi ses autres activités, organiser des conférences et congrès en Suisse et à l’étranger dans les domaines scientifique et culturel liés aux activités de Internet Society, ses Chapitres et ses membres.

(English translation)

To promote open dialogue on Internet policy, technology, and future development among users, companies, governments, and other organizations globally; to liaise with key international organizations located in Geneva on issues of importance to the Internet; to support Internet Society Chapters, as well as to recruit new members; and to promote the objectives of the Internet Society, particularly in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. To support all Internet Society goals and, among other activities, organize conferences and congresses in Switzerland and abroad in the scientific and cultural fields related to the activities of the Internet Society, its Chapters, and its members.

Move to Executive Session

  1. Update on relevant hot issues – K. Brown (30 mins.)

PURPOSE: Receive update on recent events and issues impacting the Internet Society and its mission.
No resolution required.

  1. PIR Nominations Committee Update – J. Livingood (10 mins.)

PURPOSE: Status update on the nominations process for PIR Board.
No resolution needed.

  1. ISOC Nominations Committee Update – N. Clark (10 mins.)

PURPOSE: Status update on the nominations process for ISOC Board.
No resolution needed.

Resume Public Session

  1. AOB  (30 mins.)
  2. Review of agenda for meeting 119, 14-15 in Singapore

Adjournment