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Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

No. 109 (January 30, 2014)
Board Meeting Minutes

Minutes of Board Meeting No. 109

Author: S. Bradner
Date: 2014-01-30
Committee: BOT
Document: 14-109
Status: Unconfirmed
Maintainer: S. Bradner
Access: unlimited

INTERNET SOCIETY

109th Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society, January 30, 2014.

The ISOC Board of Trustees met from 6:40 PM to 7:08 PM UTC on Thursday, January 30th in Santa Monica, CA, USA.

The following members of the Board of Trustees were present:

Alain Aina
Kathy Brown
Eric Burger (via teleconference)
Narelle Clark
Keith Davidson
Raul Echeberria
Dave Farber
Bob Hinden
Jason Livingood
Desiree Miloshevic
Theresa Swinehart
Rudi Vansnick
Bert Wijnen

Also present:
Scott Bradner (Secretary)
Kevin Craemer (ISOC staff)

Minutes taken by Scott Bradner.

I. Welcome, Declaration of Conflicts
Bob called the meeting to order at 6:40 PM UTC.  He asked if anyone had any conflicts with any of the upcoming agenda topics.  Theresa and Desiree said that they would recuse themselves from the PIR discussions.

II. Approval of the minutes of the 107th and 108th board meetings.
Narelle moved to approve the minutes of the 107th and 108th board meetings, Keith seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Resolution 14-01: approving meeting minutes
RESOLVED that the minutes of the 107th meeting of the ISOC Board held on November 24th 2013 in Buenos Aires, Argentina and the minutes of the 108th meeting of the ISOC Board held on December 12th 2013 via teleconference are approved.

III. Appoint a member of the IAOC
Resolution 14-02: appointing a member of the IAOC
RESOLVED that Scott Bradner is appointed to the IAOC for a two-year term. The term to start on March 5th 2014.

Jason moved to appoint Scott Bradner to the IAOC, Bert seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

IV. Thank Lynn St.Amour for her service to the ISOC
Raul moved to thank Lynn St.Amour for her service to ISOC, Theresa seconded the motion.

Resolution 14-xx: Thanking Lynn St.Amour for her service to the Internet Society
WEREAS Lynn St.Amour joined the Internet Society in 1998 as the Executive Director of its Europe, Middle East, and Africa division, was promoted to be ISOC’s global Executive Director and COO in 1999 and then to be ISOC’s President and CEO in 2001
WHEREAS Lynn’s leadership and personal efforts have put the Society onto a stable financial foundation by expanding organizational memberships and by establishing the Public Interest Registry while expanding the Society’s global footprint
WHERAS Lynn’s leadership and personal efforts have established the Society as the organizational and financial home of the IETF
WHEREAS Lynn’s leadership and personal efforts have established the Society as the preeminent voice in the struggle for an open and evolving Internet
RESOLVED that the Board offers its heartfelt thanks for Lynn St.Amour’s tireless work, and endless travel, in support of the Internet Society

The board discussed the motion and produced a friendly amendment to modify the motion to say.

Resolution 14-03: Thanking Lynn St.Amour for her service to the Internet Society

WEREAS Lynn St.Amour joined the Internet Society in 1998 as the Executive Director of its Europe, Middle East, and Africa division, was promoted to be ISOC’s global Executive Director and COO in 1999 and then to be ISOC’s President and CEO in 2001
WHEREAS Lynn’s leadership and efforts have put the Society onto a stable financial foundation by expanding organizational memberships and by establishing the Public Interest Registry while expanding the Society’s global footprint
WHERAS Lynn’s leadership and efforts have established the Society as the organizational and financial home of the IETF
WHEREAS Lynn’s leadership and efforts have established the Society as the preeminent voice and champion for an open and evolving Internet
RESOLVED that the Board offers its heartfelt thanks for Lynn St.Amour’s tireless work in support of the Internet Society

The motion was passed by acclamation.

V. Approve change in Geneva registration
Dave moved to update ISOC’s entry in the Geneva register. Keith seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Resolution 14-04: Authority to report to Geneva Trade Register
RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees authorizes its representative, M. Eric Alves de Souza, to request that Kathryn C. Brown, CEO and President of the Internet Society, be listed in the Geneva Registré du Commerce as authorized to act as fiduciary for the Internet Society,
acting at the direction of the Board of Trustees.
FURTHER RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees authorizes M. de Souza to have Ms. Lynn St.Amour removed from the Geneva Registré du Commerce in recognition of her departure from the Internet Society.

Theresa and Desiree left the room at this point.

V. Approve PIR related resolutions
(a) Approve PIR’s execution of Registry Agreements (RAs) with ICANN for the operation of the .NGO and .ONG TLDs

Dave moved to approve PIR’s execution of Registry Agreements (RAs) with ICANN for the operation of the .NGO and .ONG TLDs.  Narelle seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Resolution 14-05: Approval of the execution by Public Interest Registry of Registry Agreements with ICANN for the .NGO and .ONG TLDs.
Be it RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society approves PIR’s execution of the ICANN Registry Agreements and related Supplements to the Registry Agreement for the provision of .NGO AND .ONG Top Level Domain services, as approved by the PIR Board of Directors on 17 December 2013.
Be it FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society approves PIR’s submittal of a Registry Service Evaluation Process (RSEP) request to link the simultaneous registration of the .NGO and .ONG domain names.

(b) Approval of the offering by Public Interest Registry of Registry Lock Services

Narelle moved to approve of the offering by Public Interest Registry of Registry Lock Services. Rudi seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Resolution 14-06: Approval of the offering by Public Interest Registry of Registry Lock Services.
RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society approves PIR’s submittal of a Registry Service Evaluation Process (RSEP) request to offer Registry Lock services for the .ORG domain.

Eric moved to adjourn.  Dave seconded the motion.  There being no objections, the meeting was adjourned at 7:08 PM.

Summary of resolutions

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Resolution 14-01: approving meeting minutes
RESOLVED that the minutes of the 107th meeting of the ISOC Board held on November 24th 2013 in Buenos Aires, Argentina and the minutes of the 108th meeting of the ISOC Board held on December 12th via teleconference are approved.

Resolution 14-02: appointing a member of the IAOC
RESOLVED that Scott Bradner is appointed to the IAOC for a two-year term. The term to start on March 5th 2014

Resolution 14-03: Thanking Lynn St.Amour for her service to the Internet Society
WEREAS Lynn St.Amour joined the Internet Society in 1998 as the Executive Director of its Europe, Middle East, and Africa division, was promoted to be ISOC’s global Executive Director and COO in 1999 and then to be ISOC’s President and CEO in 2001
WHEREAS Lynn’s leadership and efforts have put the Society onto a stable financial foundation by expanding organizational memberships and by establishing the Public Interest Registry while expanding the Society’s global footprint
WHERAS Lynn’s leadership and efforts have established the Society as the organizational and financial home of the IETF
WHEREAS Lynn’s leadership and efforts have established the Society as the preeminent voice and champion for an open and evolving Internet
RESOLVED that the Board offers its heartfelt thanks for Lynn St.Amour’s tireless work in support of the Internet Society

Resolution 14-04: Authority to report to Geneva Trade Register
RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees authorizes its representative, M. Eric Alves de Souza, to request that Kathryn C. Brown, CEO and President of the Internet Society, be listed in the Geneva Registré du Commerce as authorized to act as fiduciary for the Internet Society, acting at the direction of the Board of Trustees.
FURTHER RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees authorizes M. de Souza to have Ms. Lynn St.Amour removed from the Geneva Registré du Commerce in recognition of her departure from the Internet Society.

Resolution 14-05: Approval of the execution by Public Interest Registry of Registry Agreements with ICANN for the .NGO and .ONG TLDs.
Be it RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society approves PIR’s execution of the ICANN Registry Agreements and related Supplements to the Registry Agreement for the provision of .NGO AND .ONG Top Level Domain services, as approved by the PIR Board of Directors on 17 December 2013.
Be it FURTHER RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society approves PIR’s submittal of a Registry Service Evaluation Process (RSEP) request to link the simultaneous registration of the .NGO and .ONG domain names.

Resolution 14-06: Approval of the offering by Public Interest Registry of Registry Lock Services.
RESOLVED that the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society approves PIR’s submittal of a Registry Service Evaluation Process (RSEP) request to offer Registry Lock services for the .ORG domain.