Board Meeting No. 90

22-23 Oct 2011, Dakar, Senegal

Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel Dakar
Route de la Corniche Ouest
BP 16868
Dakar Fann, Sénégal
Room: Mermoz 1

Remote Participation via WebEx
Day 1 (Oct 22) Meeting number: 928 185 913
Day 2 (Oct 23) Meeting number: 928 108 843
Meeting Password: botdakar

Audio Conference Only
Global Call in Numbers

Day 1 (Oct 22) Meeting number: 928 185 913
Day 2 (Oct 23) Meeting number: 928 108 843

High Level Agenda

Saturday, 24 October

Closed Session 

12:00-13:00 ISOC Board Meeting 90-Slot 1 

13:00-14:00 Lunch

14:00–18:00 Open Session  

14:00-18:00 Meeting Slot 2 

19:00-22:00 ISOC Board Dinner

Sunday, 23 October

09:00-09:15 Closed Session  

09:00-09:15 Meeting Slot 3 

09:15-09:30 Break

09:30–15:00 Open Session  

09:30-12:45 Meeting Slot 4 

12:45-13:30 Lunch 

13:30-15:00 Meeting Slot 5 

15:00 Meeting Ends

Detailed Agenda

Day 1-Saturday, 22 October

Closed Session-Trustees and Executive Team Only

12:00–13:00 (1:00)
1. PIR Review–B. Cute

PURPOSE: High level report of key developments in PIR and review of the 2012 PIR Budget and 2012-2014 Forecast


13:00–14:00 (1:00)

Open Session

14:00–14:05 (0:05)
2. Agenda and Ratifications–R. Echeberria

14:05–14:15 (0:10)
3. Minutes/E-votes Approved

Resolution 11-XX: Approval of the minutes of the 89th teleconference meeting of the Board of Trustees, held September 19, 2011.
RESOLVED that the minutes of the 89th Board meeting of the Internet Society held September 19, 2011 are approved.

Resolution 11-xx: Approval of the members of the 2012 Nomination Committee.
RESOLVED that XXXX be appointed as members of the Nomination Committee as chaired by Narelle Clark

Resolution 11-xx: Approval of the 2012 Election Committee.
RESOLVED that Alain Aina and Theresa Swinehart be appointed as members of the Election Committee as chaired by Jason Livingood.

Resolution 11-xx: Approval of the 2012 Elections Timetable
RESOLVED that the 2012 Elections Timetable is approved.

Resolution 11-xx: ISOC Board of Trustees Welcomes New Chapters
RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees warmly welcomes the rejuvenated Uganda Chapter of the Internet Society which was chartered and approved since the last Board meeting.

14:15–15:15 (1:00)
4. IETF, IAB, IASA & IETF Trust Updates–R. Housley, B. Aboba, M. Eubanks & B. Hinden


  • Review Strategic Developments
  • Review of the 2011 year end IASA financial forecast.
  • 2012 IASA Budget request.

(Note: The IASA budget will be approved as part of ISOC’s 2012 Budget and is not a separate approval item).

PROPOSED RESOLUTION: None required for the topics above 

15:15–15:25 (0:10)
5. Finance Committee Report–E. Frolich

PURPOSE: Receive the report of the Finance Committee


15:25–15:40 (0:15)
6. Establishing Formal Presence in ISOC’s Global Regions”–G. Kapfer

PURPOSE: To discuss legal formation of entities within current regions


15:40–15:45 (0:05)
7. Elect ISOC’s Representative to the IAOC

PURPOSE: To elect ISOC’s representative to the IAOC for a two-year term coincident with IETF meetings. Term begins March 2012 and ends March 2014.

Resolution 11-XX: Appoint the ISOC member of the IAOC
RESOLVED to appoint XXXXX as the ISOC representative to the IAOC for a two year term effective March 2012 and ending March 2014.

15:50-16:00 (0:10)

16:00-16:30 (0:30)
8. Presentation by the Sénégal Chapter of the Internet Society

PURPOSE: Increased visibility for ISOC Chapters and their activities


16:30–18:00 (1:30)
9. President & CEO Report-L. St.Amour
(Continued on Sunday)

PURPOSE: Presentation of the 2012 – 2014 Business Plan and Budget for review and approval

  • 2011 Accomplishments and Year End Forecast
  • 2012–2014 Business Plan and Budget Reviews

PROPOSED RESOLUTIONS: To be covered in the second session of Day 2 of the Board meeting

Day 2-23 Sunday, October

09:00–09:15 Closed Session

09:00–09:15 (0:15)
10. W3C Review–L. St.Amour

PURPOSE: Review progress against expectations per Board Resolution 2009-33, in order to determine level of future support.

Resolution 11–XX: Authorizing a donation to the World Wide Web Consortium (“W3C”) in support of their Organizational evolution.
WHEREAS the Internet Society (“ISOC”) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet related standards, education, and policy. With offices in Washington D.C., USA, and Geneva, Switzerland, it is dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of people throughout the world.
WHEREAS the World Wide Web Consortium (“W3C”) is an international community where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards;
WHEREAS ISOC’s Board of Trustees at the 76th meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society resolved to provide financial assistance to W3C in its pursuit of an independent entity or lightweight headquarters operation;
WHEREAS ISOC wishes to confirm its support of this organizational evolution for the third and final year of a three-year period based upon W3C’s report of progress towards such establishment;
Be It Resolved, that the ISOC Board of Trustees directs its President and CEO to release an amount of $1 million to W3C and to assist the W3C in its evolution through such means as deemed appropriate, including the provision of staff expertise in fund raising, corporate governance, standards development, and communications;
Be It Further Resolved, that the President and CEO of ISOC is hereby authorized, consistent with this motion, to execute such documents as necessary to effect the foregoing, and, as necessary or appropriate, to execute such other documents, correspondence or the like to provide assurances of the commitment of ISOC to the foregoing actions, in line with the principles expressed by the Internet Society Board of Trustees at the Internet Society Board meeting #90 on October 22 – 23, 2011. 

Open Session Resumes

09:15–09:30 (0:15)

09:30–09:45 (0:15)
11. Investment Summary-ISOC’s Strategic Cash Reserves–G.Kapfer

PURPOSE: Review of ISOC’s portfolio under the Investment Policy adopted in May 2009, including a review of investment performance and current market conditions.


09:45–10:15 (0:30)
12. Organization Member Advisory Council Report–D. Miloshevic

PURPOSE: Report to the Board and CEO from the Organization Member’s Advisory Council


10:15–12:15 (2:00)
13. President & CEO Report-L. St.Amour

(Continued from day 1)

PURPOSE: 2012 Budget and 2012-2014 High Level Financial Plan-G. Kapfer

Resolution 11-xx: Approve the 2012 Budget as documented in the 2012-2014 Business Plan
RESOLVED, that the Board approve the 2012 Budget as documented in the 2012-2014 Business Plan

Resolution 11-xx: Approve the 2012-2014 High Level Financial plan as documented in 2012-2014 ISOC Business Plan and Budget submission
RESOLVED, that the Board approve the 2012-2014 High Level Financial plan as documented in 2012-2014 ISOC Business Plan and Budget submission 

12:15–12:45 (0:30)
14. Discuss Recent Developments of interest relating to the Internet


12:45–13:30 (0:45)

13:30–14:30 (1:00)
15. Review of Topics for Meeting with the ICANN Board 

14:30–15:00 (0:30)
16. AOB(a). Finalize future board meetings

(includes open items on 2011-2012 Board schedule)

All Past Board Meetings

No. 90 (22-23 October 2011)