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Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

No. 24 (June 6, 2001)
Board Meeting Minutes

Minutes of Board Meeting No. 24

06 Jun 2001, Stockhom, Sweden

Author(s):  G. Huston
Date:       2001-06-05
Committee:  BOT
Document:   00-24
Revision:   0
Supersedes:
Status:     Unconfirmed
Maintainer: G. Huston
Access:     Unrestricted

The Annual General 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 Sheraton Stockholm Hotel in Stockholm, Sweden, on Tuesday, 5 June 2001.

Brian Carpenter, Chairman of the ISOC Board of Trustees, called the Meeting to order at 4:50pm on 5 June 2001. Geoff Huston, Secretary of the ISOC Board of Trustees, recorded the minutes.

1. Attendance

The following members of the Board of Trustees were present at the Meeting:
Trustees: Martin Burack , Brian Carpenter, Srisakdi Charmonman, Rosa Delgado, Barbara Fraser, John Gage, Alan Greenberg, Don Heath, Tarek Kamel, Latif Ladid, Christine Maxwell, Wawa Ngenge, Kees Neggers, George Sadowsky, Manuel Sanroma, Lynn St Amour.

Apologies:Vint Cerf, Barbara Fraser, John Gage.

A quorum was present.

Also attending the meeting were:

  • Officers: Michael Conn (Treasurer)
  • Vice Presidents: Nick Trio (Publications), Tony Yustein (Organizational Membership), Richard Perlman (Conferences), David Maher (Public Policy), Tomaz Kalin (Chapters), Mike Todd (Individual Membership)
  • ISOC Advisory Council Officers: Ole Jacobsen, Lajos Balint, Osten Franberg, Stefano Trumpy
  • Trustees Emeritus Christian Huitema, Geoff Huston

The meeting was open to observers.

2. Agenda

The following agenda was circulated prior to the Meeting:

Board, VP and AC registrations will be distributed at the Board meeting.

5 June, Tuesday, 16:45 – 18:00, Sheraton Hotel

  1. Election of Officers – to include 5 mins. MAX for each candidate for Chair to address the BoardChair statement of Christine Maxwell
    Secretary
    Treasurer
  • Appointments Executive Committee
    Elections Chair
    Nominating Committee Chair
  • Other Business
  • Adjourn

3. Election of Officers

Election of Officers:

  • Chair: Christine Maxwell and Brian Carpenter were nominated as candidates. Both candidates made statements to the Board. Brian Carpenter was elected. Vote: 10 in favour of Brian, 6 in favour of Christine.
  • Secretary: Christian Huitema was nominated and declared elected.
  • Treasurer: Mike Conn was nominated and declared elected
  • Executive Committee: The Board elected an Executive Committee of Brian Carpenter, Kees Neggers, Rosa Delgado, Latif Ladid, with ex-officio members Lynn St Amour, Christian Huitema and Mike Conn. Vote: 12 in favour, 2 abstentions.

4. Appointments

Nominations Committee Chair: Christine Maxwell.

Elections Committee Chair: Alan Greenberg.

5. Other Business

The Board unanimously adopted Resolution 01-07

Resolution 01-07 Appreciation of Vint Cerf and Geoff Huston

RESOLVED, that the Board expresses its appreciation to Vint Cerf and Geoff Huston for their service to the Board.

The Board unanimously adopted Resolution 01-08

Resolution 01-08 Platinum Program

RESOLVED, that the Board alter Resolution 00-20 to the effect that the Board approves the establishment of a Platinum program category, which allows the due accreditation of the participating organization in supporting ISOC, for an annual membership fee of USD 100,000 designated in support of specific activities.

The Board considered the discussion of the Statement of Direction and charged the Executive Committee to produce an action item list for decision by 31 August 2001 that considered all Board straw polls and unresolved proposals, included sales and marketing plan, included revised membership rates, included a governance proposal, and included consideration of all dropped and added activities with criteria.

6. Move to Adjourn

The Board adopted a motion to adjourn the meeting at 5:50 pm on Tuesday, June 5, 2001.

Summary of Resolutions

Resolution 2001-7: Appreciation of Vint Cerf and Geoff Huston

RESOLVED, that the Board expresses its appreciation to Vint Cerf and Geoff Huston for their service to the Board.

Resolution 2001-8: Platinum Program

RESOLVED, that the Board alter Resolution 00-20 to the effect that the Board approves the establishment of a Platinum program category, which allows the due accreditation of the participating organization in supporting ISOC, for an annual membership fee of USD 100,000 designated in support of specific activities.