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No. 165 (June 8, 2022)  
Board Meeting

Board Meeting No. 165

8 June 2022
14:50 – 15:40 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.

Open to Observers Session

14:50-14:52
1. Welcome, Apologies and Declaration of Conflicts – T. Hardie (2 mins)

14:52-14:54
2. Approve the minutes of the previous Board meeting – T. Hardie (2 mins)

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2022-XX: Approve the minutes of the 164th Board meeting
RESOLVED, that the minutes of the 164th meeting of the ISOC Board of Trustees, held by videoconference on 11 May 2022, are approved.

14:54-14:59
3. Independent Auditors Report – R. Barnes (5 mins)
PURPOSE: Accept the report of the independent auditor.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2022-XX: Accept the 2021 Independent Auditors Report.
RESOLVED, that the 2021 Independent Auditors Report is accepted as presented.

14:59-15:02
4. Audit Committee Report – R. Barnes (3 mins)
PURPOSE: Receive the final report of the ISOC Audit Committee.

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

15:02-15:05
5. CEO Succession Planning Committee Report – B. Haberman (3 mins)
PURPOSE: Receive the final report of the ISOC CEO Succession Planning Committee.

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

15:05-15:08
6. Elections Committee Report – L. Martinez (3 mins)
PURPOSE: Receive the final report of the ISOC Elections Committee

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

15:08-15:11
7. Executive Committee Report – T. Hardie (3 mins)
PURPOSE: Receive the final report of the ISOC Executive Committee.

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

15:11-15:14
8. Finance Committee Report – L. Thomson (3 mins)
PURPOSE: Receive the report of the ISOC Finance Committee.

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

15:14-15:17
9. Governance Committee Report – P. Ebersman (3 mins)
PURPOSE: Receive the report of the ISOC Governance Committee.

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

15:17-15:20
10. Nominations Committee Report – G. Sadowsky (3 mins)
PURPOSE: Receive the report of the ISOC Nominations Committee.

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

15:20-15:25
11. Action items for the 2022-2023 Board of Trustees – T. Hardie (5 mins)
PURPOSE: Accept and convey actionable items to the 2022-2023 Board of Trustees.

PROPOSED RESOLUTION:
Resolution 2022-XX: Accept and convey action items to the 2022-2023 Board of Trustees.
RESOLVED, the 2021-2022 Board of Trustees accepts as accurate the following Summary of Agreed Board Action Items and,
FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board conveys this Summary to the 2022-2023 Board for consideration.

Summary of Agreed Board Action Items
At the close of each Internet Society board year, the outgoing Board of Trustees conveys to the incoming Board a list of priorities which, based on its knowledge and experience, are crucial for the continued success of the organization. Now at the close of its term, the 2021-2022 Board conveys the following priorities to the 2022-2023 Board:
– Continue to support the projects and activities approved as part of the Internet Society’s 2022 Action Plan;
– Consider implementation of policies and procedures to increase board diversity and improve structures of consultation along the lines of those suggested in the recent Open Forums on Governance Reform;
– Support the evolution of the relationship of the Internet Society and the Internet Society Foundation as a supporting organization.

15:25-15:35
12. Dates & Locations for 2023 board meetings & retreat – T. Hardie (10 mins)
PURPOSE: To consider options for the 2023 board meetings and retreat.

No resolution required.

15:35-15:40
13. Any Other Business – T. Hardie (5 mins)

14. Adjournment of Board Meeting #165