Board Meeting No. 176

11-12 November 2023

Hilton Prague
Liben 3 Meeting Room
Pobřežní 311/1
186 00 Praha 8-Rohanský ostrov

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.


Times on this agenda are listed in UTC for the benefit of remote participants and observers in different regions. Use timezone conversion to convert to your local time.

Saturday, 11 November 2023

Open to Observers Session

8:00 UTC
1. Welcome, Apologies and Declarations of Conflict–Ted Hardie

8:05 UTC
2. Community Chair Reports–Ted Hardie

i. ChAC-Cheryl Langdon-Orr (virtual)

ii. OMAC-Harald Summa (virtual)

iii. IETF-Lars Eggert (TBC)

iv. IETF Trust-Glenn Deen (written report)

v. IETF LLC-Jason Livingood (written report)

vi. IAB-Mirja Kühlewind (written report)

9:05 UTC

9:15 UTC
Internet Society Foundation Board Meeting

Please refer to the Internet Society Foundation agenda.

13:20 UTC

Open to Observers Session

13:35 UTC
3. President and CEO’s Report–Andrew Sullivan

14:05 UTC
4. 2023 Progress and Impact Report–Sally Wentworth

14:35 UTC
5. Presentation of the 2024 Action Plan–Sally Wentworth

Closed Executive Session

15:05 UTC
6. CFO’s Report, Q3 Financials–Sae Park

15:35 UTC
7. Presentation of the 2024 Budget–Sae Park

15:45 UTC
8. Finance Committee Report on the Proposed Budget–Laura Thomson

Open to Observers Session

15:55 UTC
9. Approval of the Action Plan and Budget–Ted Hardie

Proposed Resolution
Resolution 2023-XX: Approve the 2024 Action Plan and Budget
RESOLVED, that the Internet Society Board of Trustees approves the 2024 Action Plan and Budget as presented.

16:00 UTC
Adjourn for the Day

Sunday, 12 November 2023

Closed Executive Session

8:00 UTC
10. Welcome Back–Ted Hardie

8:05 UTC
11. Strategy Update

i. Review of Community Input

ii. Decisions Based on Input

  • Global Challenges
  • Strategic Goals

iii. Communications Plan

11:00 UTC

Open to Observers Session

12:00 UTC
12. Committee Reports

i. Nominations

ii. Elections

iii. Audit

iv. CEO Succession Planning

v. Compensation

vi. PIR Nominations

Closed to Observers Session

12:30 UTC
13. ISOC Updates to the Relationship with IAB–Ted Hardie

13:00 UTC
14. Governance–Charles Mok

i. Skills Matrix

ii. Board Effectiveness Measures

14:30 UTC

14:45 UTC
15. Any Other Business/Parking Lot–Ted Hardie

Open to Observers Session

16:00 UTC
16. Adjournment–Ted Hardie

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