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Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

No. 73 (July 24, 2009) AGM
Board Meeting Minutes

Minutes of Board Meeting No. 73

24 Jul 2009, Stockholm, Sweden

Author: S. Bradner
Date: 2009-07-24
Committee: BOT
Document: 09-73
Status: Unconfirmed
Maintainer: S. Bradner
Access: unlimited

73th Board of Trustees meeting of the Internet Society 24 July 2009

The ISOC Board of Trustees met from 1:00 PM to 1:17 PM CEST on 24 July 2009

The following members of the Board of Trustees were present:

Hiroshi Esaki
Raul Echeberria
Patrik Faltstrom
Ted Hardie
Daniel Karrenberg
Desiree Miloshevic
Alejandro Pisanty
Lynn St. Amour (President & CEO)
Patrick Vande Walle
Bert Wijnen
YAN Bao Ping

Apologies were received from Franck Martin and Bill St. Arnaud.

Also present were:
Scott Bradner (Secretary) (via teleconference)
ISOC staff

Incoming Trustees present were: Jonathan Zittrain and Khaled Koubaa

Daniel called the meeting to order at 1.00 PM

I. Agenda and Ratifications

II. Minutes/E-votes Approved

(a)- Ted moved to approve the minutes of the 71st board meeting. Bert seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Resolution 09-12: Approval of the Minutes of the 71st Board Meeting
RESOLVED, that the minutes of the 71st meeting of the Internet Society held by teleconference, 18 May 2009, are approved.

(b)- Hiroshi moved to approve the minutes of the 72nd board meeting. Patrik seconded the motion, which passed unanimously except for Patrik and Raul, who abstained.

Resolution 09-13: Approval of the Minutes of the 72nd Board Meeting
RESOLVED, that the minutes of the 72nd meeting of the Internet Society held by teleconference, 29 May, 2009 are approved.

III. Audit Committee Report

PURPOSE: Receive the report of the Audit Committee, accept the 2008 Independent Auditors Report, and approve an Amendment to the Audit
Committee Charter

Ted noted that the final audited financial statements are not yet ready due to a delay in PIR’s final audited statements, which are combined with ISOC’s statements for audit purposes. He said that no issues were raised by the auditors in their ISOC audit review. He also noted that there were no issues of substance causing the delay in the PIR audited statements. The Board agreed to move the discussion on amending the Audit Committee Charter to the next Board meeting when the new Board would be seated.

IV. Election Committee Report

PURPOSE: Accept the report of the Election Committee on the 2008 – 2009 Election
Patrick reviewed the report of the Election Committee, which had been previously distributed to the board. He noted that the electronic voting process worked quite well and he thanked the ISOC staff for their assistance in running the election. Patrick moved to accept the Election Committee report.. Desiree seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Resolution 09-14: Accept the 2008-2009 Election Committee Report
RESOLVED, that the Report of the 2008-2009 Elections Committee is accepted.

V. Recognition of Outgoing Trustees

Daniel thanked the outgoing board members for their contributions to the society and said that he was very happy with the board interaction over the last year. Raul moved to recognize and thank the outgoing trustees. Ted seconded the motion, which adopted by acclamation.

Resolution 09-15: Recognition of outgoing Trustees
RESOLVED, that the board extends its sincere gratitude to the outgoing board members, Patrik Faltstrom, Franck Martin, Bill St. Arnaud and YAN Bao Ping for their dedication and outstanding service to the Internet Society.

VI. Adjournment

Patrick moved to adjourn the meeting. Patrik seconded the motion. There being no objection the meeting was adjourned at 1.17 PM.

Summary of Resolutions

Resolution 2009-12: Approval of the Minutes of the 71st Board Meeting

RESOLVED, that the minutes of the 71st meeting of the Internet Society held by teleconference, 18 May 2009, are approved.

Resolution 2009-13: Approval of the Minutes of the 72nd Board Meeting

RESOLVED, that the minutes of the 72nd meeting of the Internet Society held by teleconference, 29 May, 2009 are approved.

Resolution 2009-14: Accept the 2008-2009 Election Committee Report

RESOLVED, that the Report of the 2008-2009 Elections Committee is accepted.

Resolution 2009-15: Recognition of outgoing Trustees

RESOLVED, that the board extends its sincere gratitude to the outgoing board members, Patrik Faltstrom, Franck Martin, Bill St. Arnaud and YAN Bao Ping for their dedication and outstanding service to the Internet Society.