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Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

No. 15 (July 21, 1998)
Board Meeting Minutes

Minutes of Board Meeting No. 15

21 Jul 1998, Geneva, Switzerland

Author(s): G. Huston (Secretary)
Date: 1998.7.28
Committee: BoT
Document: 98-15
Revision: 0
Supersedes:
Status: Adopted
Maintainer: G. Huston
Access: Unrestricted

A regular meeting of the Board of Trustees of Internet Society, a non profit corporation organized under the laws of the District of Columbia, U.S.A. (“ISOC”), was held pursuant to notice at the Holiday Inn, Geneva, Switzerland, on Tuesday July 21 1998.

Don Heath, President and CEO of ISOC, assumed the duties of Chairman of the Meeting and called the Meeting to order at 4:05pm on July 21. Geoff Huston, Secretary of the ISOC Board of Trustees, assumed the duties of Secretary of the Meeting and recorded the Minutes.

1. Attendance

The following members of the Board of Trustees were present at the Meeting:

Scott Bradner, Vinton Cerf, Susan Estrada, John Gilmore, Don Heath, Christian Huitema, Geoff Huston, Christine Maxwell, Jun Murai, Kees Neggers, Tim O’Reilly, Jose Luis Pardos, Jon Postel, George Sadowsky and Ben Segal.

Apologies: Dave Farber

A quorum was present.

Also attending the meeting were:

Stefano Trumpy (ISOC Advisory Council), Michael Conn (ISOC Advisory Council), Ole Jacobsen (ISOC Advisory Council), and Nicholas Trio (ISOC Advisory Council),

Marty Burack (ISOC Secretariat), Mary Burger (ISOC Secretariat).

The chair welcomed as observers to the meeting the Emeritus Trustees:

Frode Greisen and Haruhisa Ishida.

The meeting was open to observers.

2. Agenda

The agenda for the meeting was circulated prior to the meeting.

3. Election of ISOC Officers

The Board conducted the Election of Officers for ISOC. The initial position filled was:

Chairman of the Board Of Trustees: Vint Cerf

Following the election of the Chairman of the Board, the role of chair of the meeting was passed to Vint Cerf.

ISOC Officer positions filled were:

Secretary: Geoff Huston
Treasurer: Christian Huitema
Vice-President for Chapters: Ole Jacobsen
Vice-President for Conferences: Javier Sola
Vice-President for Standards: Scott Bradner
Vice-President for Education: George Sadowsky
Vice-President for Membership: Christine Maxwell
Vice-President for Publications: Nick Trio

The Board nominated:

Scott Bradner to serve as Chair of the Elections Committee,
Kees Neggers to serve as Chair of the Nominations Committee, and
Christian Huitema to serve as Chair of the Audit Committee,

and requested each Chair to nominate ISOC members to serve on these committees.

The Board also determined, by unanimous vote, for the Executive Committee to be:

Vint Cerf, Kees Neggers, Christian Huitema, Susan Estrada, and Don Heath as ex-officio member.

The Board unanimously adopted Resolutions 98-15 and 98-16.

Resolution 98-15 Appreciation of Frode Greisen.

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees expresses its profound appreciation to Frode Greisen, noting in particular Frode’s contribution to ISOC as ISOC Treasurer for the period 1992 to 1997 and subsequently as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for 1997 to 1998.

Resolution 98-16 Appreciation of Emeritus Trustee Ishida.

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees expresses its appreciation to Emeritus Trustee Ishida for his support given to ISOC while serving as a Trustee of the Society from 1993 to 1998.

4. Move to Adjourn

The Meeting was adjourned at 5:25pm, 21 July 1998.

Summary of Resolutions

Resolution 1998-15: Appreciation of Frode Greisen.

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees expresses its profound appreciation to Frode Greisen, noting in particular Frode’s contribution to ISOC as ISOC Treasurer for the period 1992 to 1997 and subsequently as Chairman of the Board of Trustees for 1997 to 1998.

Resolution 1998-16: Appreciation of Emeritus Trustee Ishida.

RESOLVED, that the Board of Trustees expresses its appreciation to Emeritus Trustee Ishida for his support given to ISOC while serving as a Trustee of the Society from 1993 to 1998.