Board of Trustees Meetings

No. 161 (November 13-14, 2021)
Board Meeting

Board Meeting No. 161

13 November 2021
16:00 – 18:00 UTC

 14 November 2021
14:00 – 18:00 UTC

Guide to Board session types:

  • Closed executive session: board members only.
  • Open to observers session: local and remote attendees are welcome to listen in.
  • Open forum session: local and remote attendees are welcome to ask questions, provide input, and discuss with the board. There are no open forum sessions scheduled for this meeting.

Note: The Board may invite individuals to participate in any session (e.g., as presenters) as needed.

Agenda

All times on this agenda are listed in UTC.

Saturday, 13 November 2021

Open to Observers Session

Watch the Day 1 Recording

Read the Day 1 Transcript

16:00-16:00
1. Welcome, Apologies and Declaration of Conflicts – T. Hardie (5 mins)

16:05-16:10
2.Recognize new chapters – T. Hardie (5 mins)
PURPOSE: To recognize recently chartered Internet Society chapters.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2021-XX: Recognize recently chartered Internet Society chapters
RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees warmly welcomes the Internet Society Canada Manitoba Chapter, the Internet Society Poland Chapter, and the Internet Society Ukraine Chapter.

The board also extends its congratulations to the Presidents and other Officers of the new chapters.

16:10-16:50
3. President and CEO’s Report – A. Sullivan (40 mins)
PURPOSE: To receive a Q3 update on the 2021 Action Plan.
No resolution required.

16:50-17:05
4. Acting CFO’s Report – S. Park (15 mins)
PURPOSE: To receive a Q3 financial update.
No resolution required.

17:05-17:10
5. Approve PIR Board call for nominations and timetable – R. Barnes (5 mins)
PURPOSE: To approve the PIR Board call for nominations and timetable.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2021-XX: Approve PIR Board call for nominations and timetable.
RESOLVED, that the Call for Nominations for the PIR Board, as presented, and the following timetable for the 2022 appointment process are both approved.

* Application period begins: 15 November 2021.
* Application period ends: 1 February 2022 at 12:00 UTC.
* Slate sent to ISOC Board: 9 March 2022.
* Board vote on slate: 26 March 2022.

Move to Closed Executive Session

17:10-17:30
6. Public Interest Registry 2022 budget – L. Fuhr and J. Nevett (20 mins)
PURPOSE: To receive an overview of the proposed 2022 PIR budget.

17:30-17:55
7. Trustee participation in fundraising activities – S. Bellagamba & K. Niles (25 mins)
PURPOSE: To receive a proposal from staff for trustee participation in Internet Society fundraising activities.
No resolution required.

Move to Open to Observers Session

17:55-18:00
8. Approve Public Interest Registry budget – T. Hardie (5 mins)
PURPOSE: To approve the 2022 Public Interest Registry budget.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2021-XX: Approve the 2022 PIR budget
RESOLVED, that the Internet Society board hereby approves the 2022 budget of the Public Interest Registry, as presented.

18:00
9. Recess for Day

Sunday, 14 November 2021

Watch the Day 2 Recording

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Resume in Open to Observers Session

14:00-14:05 UTC
10. Welcome remarks for Day Two – T. Hardie (5 mins)

14:05-15:05
11. Presentation of 2022 Action Plan – A. Sullivan (60 mins)
PURPOSE: To receive an overview of the proposed 2022 Action Plan.
See agenda item 13 for motion to approve the 2022 Action Plan and Budget.

Break (10 mins)

Move to Closed Executive Session

15:15-15:45
12. Presentation of 2022 budget – S. Park (30 mins)
PURPOSE: To receive an overview of the proposed 2022 budget.
See agenda item 13 for motion to approve the 2022 Action Plan and Budget.

15:45-15:50
13. Finance Committee report on proposed 2022 budget – L. Thomson (5 mins)
PURPOSE: To receive a report of the Finance Committee.
No resolution required.

Break (10 mins)

Resume in Open to Observers Session

16:00-16:10
14. Approval of 2022 Action Plan and Budget and other budget resolutions – T. Hardie (10 mins)
PURPOSE: To approve the Internet Society 2022 Plan and Budget and other budget resolutions.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2021-XX: Approve the 2022 Action Plan and Budget
RESOLVED, that the Internet Society board approves the 2022 Action Plan and Budget, as presented.

Other Budget Resolutions: Board Designated Funds

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2021-XX: Approve funding for the Internet Society Amicus Program
RESOLVED that the Board approves the expenditure of $336,000 to fund the Internet Society Amicus Program using the remaining from the Reserves.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2021-XX: Approve funding for the Compliance Program
RESOLVED that the Board approves the expenditure of $85,000 to fund the Compliance Program using the remaining from the Reserves.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2021-XX: Approve funding for the Emerging Opportunity Fund
RESOLVED that the Board approves the expenditure of $250,000 to fund the Emerging Opportunities using the remaining from the Reserves.

16:10-16:15
15. Appoint a member of the IETF LLC Board – T. Hardie (5 mins)
PURPOSE: To appoint a member of the IETF LLC Board.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2021-XX: Appoint a member of the IETF LLC Board
RESOLVED, that Sean Turner is appointed to the board of the IETF LLC for a 3-year term effective in March 2022.

16:15-16:20
16. Appoint members of the ISOC Nominations Committee and Elections Committee – T. Hardie (5 mins)
PURPOSE: To appoint members of the ISOC Nominations Committee and Elections Committee

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2021-XX: Appoint members of the 2021-2022 Nominations Committee
RESOLVED, that Melchior Aelmans, Sylvia Cadena, Houda Chakiri, Rosa Delgado, Carlos Martinez and Jon Peterson are appointed to the 2021-2022 ISOC Nominations Committee, chaired by George Sadowsky.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2021-XX: Appoint members of the 2021-2022 Elections Committee
RESOLVED, that Luis Martinez, Lars Steffen and Komlan Togbedji are appointed to the 2021-2022 ISOC Elections Committee, chaired by Maimouna Diop. The president serves as a non-voting, ex-officio member of the committee.

16:20-16:25
17. Approve 2021-2022 Elections Timetable – M. Diop (5 mins)
PURPOSE: To approve 2021-2022 Elections Timetable

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2021-XX: Approve the 2021-2022 Elections Timetable
RESOLVED, that the 2021-2022 ISOC Elections Timetable is approved as presented.

Break (15 mins)

Resume in Open to Observers Session

16:40-17:20
18. Reports by ISOC Community & Working Group Chairs – Chairs (40 mins)

Chapters Advisory Council Steering Committee Chair’s Report – PJ Darres
PURPOSE: To receive a report from the Chair of the Chapters Advisory Council Steering Committee.
No resolution required.

Governance Reform Working Group Co-chairs’ Report – M. Godwin and H-P Dittler
PURPOSE: To receive a report from the Co-chairs of the Governance Reform Working Group.
No resolution required.

Other reports received from Community Chairs:

IAB Report

IETF Report

IETF LLC Report

OMAC Report

17:20-18:00
19. Any Other Business – T. Hardie (40 mins)

18:00
20. Adjournment