Board Meeting No. 30

16-17 Nov 2002, Atlanta, GA, United States

Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel
Meeting room: Madrid/Trinidad
265 Peachtree Center Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30303
Tel: + 1-404-521-0000
Fax: + 1-404-586-6299

Please find below the final Board meeting agenda.

Note: the PIR Board of Directors will be invited to join us for the meeting as well as for dinner on Saturday evening.

The Board meeting will begin at 8:30 AM on Saturday the 16th (a continental breakfast will be available from 7:30) and will finish at lunchtime on Sunday the 17th when the Board will be joined by the Organization Members’ Advisory Council (AC) for a joint AC and Board lunch followed by the AC meeting. All Board members are strongly encouraged to attend the AC event in addition to the Board meeting. We plan on finishing the AC meeting at approx. 16:30 hours on Sunday to allow people to attend various IETF events.

All BoT meetings will be held in the: Atlanta Marriott Marquis Hotel (details above).

Note: the Board presentations will only be available on-line and those individuals with presentations must send them to: [email protected] as well as [email protected] by the 11th of November 2002 to facilitate preparations for the meeting. In addition, to ensure maximum progress each presenter is asked to clearly indicate any decision points in the reports.

Saturday, 16 November 2002

Meeting room: Madrid/Trinidad

Continental Breakfast will be available in the conference room

Approval of Prior Minutes

  • Minutes of BoT Meeting # 27-June 17th, 2002
  • Minutes of BoT Meeting # 28-June 17th-18th, 2002
  • Confirmation of Electronic Votes
    • Resolution 02-16-Thanking Organizers of INET’02
    • Resolution 02-17-Election Revision Committee
    • Resolution 02-18-No Direct Election of Trustees by Individual Members in 2003

President & CEO’s Report-L. St.Amour

2002 Financials and 2003 Budget-L. St.Amour

  • Latest Financials (September 2002) and 2002 Year end Forecast
  • Cash Flow Update & Org. Membership Revenue Analysis
  • 2003 Budget


Strategic Review


  • Brief Review of ISOC’s purpose: Mission and Objectives and key activities-L. St.Amour
  • Statement from the Chair of the ISOC Board of Trustees-F. Baker
  • Brainstorming session-Answer the following questions: Are we meeting our purpose? Where can we do better? What opportunities are we missing?-ALL

NOTE: Please spend time ahead of the meeting giving this some thought, if appropriate send your ideas to the extended board list ahead of the meeting but do try to be as concrete as possible about the opportunities you see and how we might progress them.

Lunch-Garden Terrace

Wrap-up the strategic review. Determine which opportunities are to be pursued and how to resource them.

(B) 14:30-16:00 
VP & Key Project/Committee Reports-10 mins. each and pls. distribute reports in advance.

Note: we may choose to extend the Brainstorming session above and so all reports should be sent in advance on the slight chance that they are not presented at the meeting.

Each VP report to specifically address (as appropriate):

  1. role in supporting ISOC’s purpose and mission
  2. current programs/activities and what additional ones are envisioned
  3. who these activities are meant to benefit
  4. key dependencies
  5. opportunities/implications for individual members/chapters
  • Education-R. Bush/Z. Wenzel
  • Conferences-C. Huitema
  • Public Policy and Public Policy Committee-D. Maher
  • Publications Committee-T. Miki
  • Chapters -J. Galvin
  • Fundraising -L. Ladid
  • AC-review of upcoming AC meeting and objectives-E. Juskevicius
  • IAB-L. Daigle
  • Standards-S. Bradner

Prepare for Joint PIR and ISOC session-L. St.Amour

ISOC Board must be clear with PIR on expectations and objectives


PIR REVIEW and PIR & ISOC Board discuss objectives for PIR

Joint ISOC and PIR Board Dinner-TBD

Sunday, 17 November 2002

Meeting room: Madrid/Trinidad

Continental Breakfast will be available in the conference room

Individual Membership Review-All

Code of Conduct-B. Carpenter



  • 2003 Elections Procedure Committee Report-A. Greenberg
  • 2003 Elections Processes/Committee-A. Greenberg/ALL

– Org. members, Chapters, IETF, and Board appointed

2003 Nominations Committee Report-K. Neggers

POSTEL Award & New “Social” Award-S. Crocker

Other Business

Since we have a very full agenda and we must end by 12:30 on Sunday, it is extremely important that reports be submitted prior to the Board meeting in writing to [email protected] (this is the extended Board distribution list) as well as to [email protected].

Sunday, 17 November 2002

Internet Society Advisory Council Meeting

Meeting room: Madrid/Trinidad

Lunch with BoT-Garden Terrace

AC Meeting

Agenda to be sent out by Ed Juskevicius under separate cover.

All Past Board Meetings

No. 30 (16-17 November 2002)