Meeting No. 163

26 March 2022
15:15 – 17:00 UTC

27 March 2022
14:00 – 17:00 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, 26 March 2022 

Open to Observers Session

15:15-15:20
1. Welcome, Apologies and Declaration of Conflicts – T. Hardie (5 mins)

15:20-15:30
2. Welcome new Chapters, SIGs and Standing Groups – T. Hardie (10 mins)

PURPOSE: To recognized ISOC Chapters, Special Interest Groups and Standing Groups approved since the last meeting of the board.

PROPOSED RESOLUTIONS:
Resolution 2022-XX: Welcome new Chapters
RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees warmly welcomes the new Internet Society Romania Chapter and the new Internet Society Suriname Chapter.

Resolution 2022-XX: Welcome new Special Interest Groups
RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees warmly welcomes the new Special Interest Groups for Affordable Internet Access, Cybersecurity, Internet for Education, Internet of Things and Online Safety.

Resolution 2022-XX: Welcome new Standing Groups
RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees warmly welcomes the new Standing Groups for Accessibility, Gender and Youth.

15:30-16:00
3. Community Chair Reports – T. Hardie

IETF Trust Chair’s Report – G. Deen (15 mins)
PURPOSE: To receive a report from the Chair of the IETF Trust.
No resolution required.

Other Community Reports – T. Hardie (15 mins)
PURPOSE: To recognize and discuss reports received in writing from other Internet Society communities.
No resolution required.

IAB Chair’s Report

IETF Chair’s Report

IETF LLC Chair’s Report

OMAC Co-chairs’ Report

16:00-16:45
4. ISOC Committee Reports – T. Hardie

CEO Succession Planning Committee Report – B. Haberman (15 mins)
PURPOSE: To receive a report from the 2021-2022 committee.

Compensation Committee Report – T. Hardie (15 mins)
PURPOSE: To receive the final report from the 2021-2022 committee.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2022-XX: Accept the Compensation Committee Report.
RESOLVED, that the final report of the 2021-2022 Compensation Committee is accepted.

PIR Nominations Committee Report – R. Barnes (15 mins)
PURPOSE: To receive the final report from the 2021-2022 committee.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2022-XX: Accept the PIR Nominations Committee Report.
RESOLVED, that the final report of the 2021-2022 PIR Nominations Committee is accepted.

16:45 UTC
5. Recess for day

Sunday, 27 March 2022

Resume in Open to Observers Session

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

14:05-15:05
7. President and CEO’s Report – A. Sullivan (60 mins)

PURPOSE: To receive a report from the President and CEO regarding the Internet Society’s 2021 Action Plan results.
No resolution required.

Move to Closed Executive Session

15:05-15:30 UTC
8. CFO’s Report – S. Park (25 mins)

PURPOSE: To receive a report from the CFO regarding the Internet Society’s 2021 year-end financial results.
No resolution required.

Break (5 mins)

Resume in Open to Observers Session

15:35-15:40
9. 2022 funding for the Network Startup Resource Center – T. Hardie (5 mins)

PURPOSE: To consider a motion to approve 2022 funding for the Network Startup Resource Center.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2022-XX: Approve 2022 funding for the Network Startup Resource Center
WHEREAS the Network Startup Resource Center (“NSRC”) is a non-profit center operated at the University of Oregon that helps develop national and regional Internet infrastructure for collaborative research, education, and international partnerships; and
WHEREAS both the Internet Society (“ISOC”) and the NSRC share a vision of an open, globally-connected, secure and trustworthy Internet for everyone; and
WHEREAS ISOC and the NSRC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to provide ISOC grant funding to the University of Oregon Foundation to support the NSRC for a three-year period which began in 2021,
BE IT RESOLVED, that pursuant to the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding, the ISOC board of Trustees authorizes a gift to the NSRC in the amount of $600,000 to be made in 2022; and
FURTHER RESOLVED, that any officer or trustee of ISOC is authorized for and on behalf of ISOC to do all such acts reasonably required in connection with the foregoing resolution, including the authority to execute and deliver documents on behalf of ISOC.

15:40-15:50
10. Amendment to the IAB’s charter – T. Hardie (10 mins)

PURPOSE: To consider a motion to approve an amendment to the IAB’s charter.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2022-XX: Approve an update to the Charter of the Internet Architecture board
WHEREAS the Internet Architecture board (IAB) is constituted, in part, as a consultative committee of the Internet Society (ISOC) board Trustees; and
WHEREAS the IAB board has constituted the RFC Editor Future Development Program in order to foster discussion and consensus on potential changes to the RFC Editor model; and
WHEREAS the results of that program’s deliberation includes an update to the Charter of the IAB and an update to the appeals procedures relevant to the IAB; and
WHEREAS the ISOC Board of Trustees has reviewed this update,
RESOLVED, that the ISOC board approves of the update to the Charter of the IAB contained in draft-carpenter-rfced-iab-charter.

15:50-16:15
11. Governance Reform Working Group Update – G. Sadowsky and H-P Dittler (25 mins)

PURPOSE: To discuss the next steps for the Governance Reform Working Group

Move to Closed Executive Session

16:15-16:35 UTC
12. Discussion of PIR Report – T. Hardie (20 mins)

Move to Open to Observers Session

16:35-17:00 UTC
13. Any other Business – T. Hardie (25 mins)

17:00
14. Adjournment of Internet Society board of Trustees meeting 163

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