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No. 124 (September 14, 2015)
Board Meeting

Board Meeting No. 124

Oceana Hotel
280 Capistrano Road, Half Moon Bay, CA 94019 USA

22:00-23:00 UTC

Times on agenda are shown in PDT (local) time.

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Agenda

3:00pm – 3:05pm

  1.  Welcome, apologies, and declaration of conflicts – B. Hinden (5 mins.)

3:05pm – 3:10pm

  1.  Approve theminutes of the 123rd meeting of the Board of Trustees, held 6-8 July 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand – B. Hinden (5 mins.)

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2015-XX: Approve the minutes of the 123rd Board meeting.
RESOLVED that the minutes of the 123rd meeting of the Board of Trustees, held 6-8 July 2015 in Auckland, New Zealand, are approved.

3:10pm – 3:15pm

  1.  Appoint members of the 2015-2016 Nominations Committee – N. Clark  (5 mins.)

PURPOSE: Appoint members of the ISOC 2015-2016 Nominations Committee.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2015-XX:  Appoint members of the ISOC 2015-2016 Nominations Committee.
RESOLVED that Keith Davidson, Gihan Dias, Hiroshi Esaki, Dave Farber, Jason Livingood and Scott Mansfield be appointed as members of the Nominations Committee chaired by Narelle Clark.

3:15pm – 3:20pm

  1.  Appoint members of the 2015-2016 Elections Committee – H.P. Dittler  (5 mins.)

PURPOSE: Appoint members of the ISOC 2015-2016 Elections Committee.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2015-XX:  Appoint members of the ISOC 2015-2016 Elections Committee.
RESOLVED that Alice Munyua, Tero Mustala, Kris Seeburn and Sean Turner be appointed as members of the Elections Committee chaired by Hans Peter Dittler.

3:20pm – 3:30pm

  1.  Update the ISOC Procedures for Selecting Trustees – H.P. Dittler (10 mins.)

PURPOSE: To update the ISOC Procedures for Selecting Trustees.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2015-XX: Update the ISOC Procedures for Selecting Trustees
RESOLVED That the current ISOC Procedures for Selecting Trustees be updated as follows:

1) change the paragraph:

Eligibility to Participate in Election (Organizational Member)
An Organizational Member may participate in the election process if they are in good standing as of the preceding December 31. Any disputes regarding eligibility must be resolved by the President of the society or his/her delegate within 31 days of this cutoff date.

An Organizational Member is deemed to be in good standing if their most recent payment due is paid in full, or no more than X days past due where X is:

60 days for annual payments;
30 days for quarterly payments;
15 days for monthly payments.

to read:

Eligibility to Participate in Election (Organizational Member)

An Organizational Member may participate in the election process if they are in good standing at the election eligibility cut-off date which shall be two business days before the elections start date. Any disputes regarding eligibility must be resolved by the President of the Society or his/her delegate within 10 business days of this cut-off date.

An Organizational Member is deemed to be in good standing if their membership dues as of the preceding December 31 are paid in full by the election eligibility cut-off date.

2) change the paragraph:

Eligibility to Participate in Election (Chapter)
An Chapter may participate in the election process if they are in good standing as of the preceding December 31. Any disputes regarding eligibility must be resolved by the President of the society or his/her delegate within 31 days of this cutoff date.

A Chapter is deemed to be in good standing if they are included in the list of active Chapters that is periodically issued by the ISOC VP-Chapters. The process followed by the VP-Chapters must allow for reasonable appeal in the case of a Chapter not agreeing with the list contents.

to read:

Eligibility to Participate in Election (Chapter)

A Chapter may participate in the election process if they are in good standing at the election eligibility cut-off date which shall be two business days before the elections start date.  Any disputes regarding eligibility must be resolved by the President of the Society or his/her delegate within 10 business days of this cut-off date.

A Chapter is deemed to be in good standing if they are included in the list of active Chapters that is maintained by Internet Society staff.

3:30pm – 3:40pm

  1.  Review and approve the timetable for the 2016 ISOC Trustee elections – H.P. Dittler  (10 mins.)

PURPOSE: Review and approve the timetable for the 2016 ISOC Trustee elections.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2015-XX:  Approval of the 2016 Elections Timetable
RESOLVED, that the ISOC 2016 Elections Timetable is approved.

  • Call for Nominations opens: Monday, 19 October 2015
  • Nominations period closes: Monday, 21 December 2015
  • Nominations Committee deliberations end: Friday, 12 February 2016
  • Candidates announced. Petition period opens: Friday, 19 February 2016
  • Petition period closes: Friday, 4 March 2016
  • Final candidate slate announced:  Wednesday, 9 March 2016
  • Election eligibility cut-off date: Thursday, 17 March 2016
  • Ballots posted. Voting opens: Monday, 21 March 2016
  • Voting closes. Ballots counted: Wednesday, 20 April 2016
  • Certification of election/publication of provisional results. Challenge period opens: Monday, 25 April 2016
  • Challenge period closes: Monday, 2 May 2016
  • Challenge response period ends. Results finalized and announced:  Monday, 9 May 2016

3:40pm – 4:00pm

  1.  AOB (20 mins.)