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Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

No. 62 (October 4, 2007)
Board Meeting Minutes

Minutes of Board Meeting No. 62

04 Oct 2007, Toronto, ON, Canada

Author: S. Bradner
Date: 2007-10-04
Committee: BOT
Document: 07-62
Status: Unconfirmed
Maintainer: S. Bradner
Access: unlimited

The ISOC Board of Trustees met from 8:10 AM US EDT to 9:52 AM on 4 October 2007 and from 5:30pm to 6:05 PM on 5 October 2007 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

The following members of the Board of Trustees were present:

Fred Baker
Hiroshi Esaki
Patrik Faltstrom
Ted Hardie
Daniel Karrenberg
Franck Martin
Desiree Miloshevic
Dr. Alejandro Pisanty (on the telephone for part of the meeting)
Glenn Ricart
Lynn St. Amour (President & CEO)
Bill St. Arnaud
Patrick Vande Walle

Apologies were received from YAN Bao Ping.

Also present were:

Greg Kapfer (ISOC CFO)

Minutes taken by Scott Bradner.

A quorum was present.

Executive Session
ISOC board members

I – PIR Report and PIR Director Appointment Process

The meeting moved to an open session at 8:22am AM

II Agenda, Apologies, Approval of Minutes

II A – Agenda

II B – Approval of Minutes

Patrik moved that the minutes of the 60th meeting of the ISOC Board of Trustees be approved, Desiree seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Resolution 07-30: Approval of the minutes of the 60th (and 2007 AGM) meeting of the Board of Trustees.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 60th Board meeting of the Internet Society held 30 June 2007 are approved.

Ted moved that the minutes of the 61st meeting of the ISOC Board of Trustees be approved, Fred seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Resolution 07-31: Approval of the minutes of the 61st meeting of the Board of Trustees.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 61st Board meeting of the Internet Society held on 30 June and 1 July 2007 are approved.

III – Approval of the nomcom

Fred moved to accept the membership of the ISOC 2007-2008 Nominating Committee as proposed by Chair Patrick Vande Walle, Patrick seconded the motion. The board discussed the proposal. Desiree notes that she is also on the ICANN nominations committee. The motion passed unanimously, except for Patrick, who abstained.

Resolution 07-32 Appointing the ISOC 2007-2008 Nominating Committee.

RESOLVED, that the Board accept the ISOC 2007-2008 Nominating Committee consist of:

  • Patrick Vande Walle (LU) (chair)
  • Hiroshi Esaki (JP)
  • Desiree Miloshevic (UK)
  • Mike Nelson (USA)
  • Sebastian Ricciardi (AR)
  • Adiel Akplogan (TG)
  • Ian Peter (AU)
  • Alan Levin (ZA)
  • Miriam Sapiro (USA)
  • Marc Blanchet (CA)

IV – Progress report of Chapter/Membership activities per the Board work plan

PURPOSE: Update on various activities underway with respect to Chapter and Membership Activities and Recognition of newly chartered chapters.

Terry Monroe discussed his report on the status of the chapter and membership work and announced that Sabrina Wilmot has joined ISOC to focus on chapter and individual membership activities. He reported that the draft business rules have been distributed to the chapters for their review and comment. The board discussed the relationship between the regional bureaus and the chapters.

Daniel thanked Terry for his report and said the board appreciated the progress being made and the work he has been doing.

Alejandro moved that the board welcome the ISOC chapters that were approved since the last board meeting, Franck seconded the motion. The motion passed by acclamation.

Resolution 07-33: ISOC Board of Trustee Welcomes New Chapters.

RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees warmly welcomes the new ISOC chapters which were chartered and approved since the last Board meeting; ISOC Chennai (India), ISOC Cambodia, and ISOC Sudan.

V – 2007 Year End Financial Forecast

PURPOSE: Review 2007 yearend forecast vs. 2007 budget and key programs.

Lynn discussed the staff that have joined ISOC since the last board meeting and the roles they will play. Lynn reported that ISOC had recently been asked to organize and lead an advisory committee on a contribution for the OECD Ministerial on the Future of the Internet Economy to be held in June 2008 in Seoul.

Lynn also reported that most of the goals in the approved budget were being met. She then discussed the possible funding levels from PIR over the next two years.

Greg Kapfer discussed the budget projects relating to the IETF and the board discussed the possibility of discussions between the IAOC and ISOC concerning future economic models for the IETF.

VI – Preview of Major Line items and Total Budget for 2008 -2010

PURPOSE: Provide a high level overview of the current state of the organization’s planning and budgeting activities. Board input is sought on overall direction.

Greg Kapfer briefly discussed the budget preview that had been distributed to the board. Daniel said that he appreciated the one-page style of the review. The board had no comment on the review.

VII – Recess the meeting

Ted moved to recess the meeting, Glenn seconded the motion. There being no objections, the meeting was recessed at 9:52 am.

Executive session

The board resumed in executive session at 5:30 PM on 5 October 2007.

ISOC board members present:

  • Fred Baker
  • Hiroshi Esaki
  • Patrik Faltstrom
  • Ted Hardie
  • Daniel Karrenberg
  • Franck Martin
  • Desiree Miloshevic
  • Glenn Ricart
  • Lynn St. Amour (president CEO and acting secretary)
  • Patrick Vande Walle

VIII – PIR Report and PIR Director Appointment Process, continued

The meeting resumed in open session at 6:00pm.

IX – Ratify motion passed in closed session

Glenn moved to ratify the motion passed in closed session, Hiroshi seconded the motion. The motion passed unanimously.

Resolution 07-34: Ratification of motion made in closed session.

RESOLVED that the motion passed in closed session is ratified. The motion passed in closed session was:

Resolution 07-35: Appointment of PIR Directors.

RESOLVED that the ISOC Board of Trustees Approves the Appointment of Kuo-Wei Wu to a three-year term on the PIR board beginning January 1st, 2008 and ending on December 31, 2010.

XI – Adjourn

Ted moved to adjourn the meeting, Franck seconded the motion. There being no objections, the meeting was adjourned at 6:05 PM.

Summary of Resolutions

Resolution 2007-30: Approval of the minutes of the 60th (and 2007 AGM) meeting of the Board of Trustees.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 60th Board meeting of the Internet Society held 30 June 2007 are approved.

Resolution 2007-31: Approval of the minutes of the 61st meeting of the Board of Trustees.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 61st Board meeting of the Internet Society held on 30 June and 1 July 2007 are approved.

Resolution 2007-32: Appointing the ISOC 2007-2008 Nominating Committee.

RESOLVED, that the Board accept the ISOC 2007-2008 Nominating Committee consist of:

  • Patrick Vande Walle (LU) (chair)
  • Hiroshi Esaki (JP)
  • Desiree Miloshevic (UK)
  • Mike Nelson (USA)
  • Sebastian Ricciardi (AR)
  • Adiel Akplogan (TG)
  • Ian Peter (AU)
  • Alan Levin (ZA)
  • Miriam Sapiro (USA)
  • Marc Blanchet (CA

Resolution 2007-33: ISOC Board of Trustee Welcomes New Chapters.

RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees warmly welcomes the new ISOC chapters which were chartered and approved since the last Board meeting; ISOC Chennai (India), ISOC Cambodia, and ISOC Sudan.

Resolution 2007-34: Ratification of motion made in closed session.

RESOLVED that the motion passed in closed session is ratified. The motion passed in closed session was:

Resolution 2007-35: Appointment of PIR Directors.

RESOLVED that the ISOC Board of Trustees Approves the Appointment of Kuo-Wei Wu to a three-year term on the PIR board beginning January 1st, 2008 and ending on December 31, 2010.