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Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

No. 80 (June 19, 2010) AGM
Board Meeting Minutes

Minutes of Board Meeting No. 80

19 Jun 2010, Brussels, Belgium

Author: S. Bradner
Date: 2010-06-19
Committee: BOT
Document: 10-80
Status: Unconfirmed
Maintainer: S. Bradner
Access: unlimited

80th Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society June 19, 2010.

The ISOC Board of Trustees met from 9:15 AM CEDT to 10:57 AM CEDT on 19 June 2010 in Brussels Belgium

The following members of the Board of Trustees were present:

Eric Burger
Raul Echeberria
Hiroshi Esaki (via teleconference)
Ted Hardie (via teleconference)
Daniel Karrenberg
Khaled Koubaa
Desiree Miloshevic
Alejandro Pisanty
Philip Smith
Lynn St. Amour (President & CEO)
Bert Wijnen
Patrick Vande Walle
Jonathan Zittrain

Also present were:
Scott Bradner (Secretary)
Narelle Clark (incoming trustee)
Eva Frolich (incoming trustee)
Larry Lessig (incoming trustee)
Bob Hinden (incoming trustee)
ISOC staff
PIR Board
Jim Galvin

Minutes taken by Scott Bradner.

Raul called the meeting to order at 9:15 AM CEDT on Saturday June 19, 2010.

I. Agenda and Ratifications

Raul opened the meeting and asked if anyone had any changes to the agenda. No one did. He also asked if anyone had any conflicts of interest with any agenda items. Desiree said that she would recuse herself from part of the PIR discussion.

II. Minutes/E-votes Approved

Philip moved to approve the minutes of the 79th board meeting as presented. Khaled seconded the motion, which was approved unanimously, except for Bert who abstained because he did not attend the meeting.

Resolution 10-17: Approval of the Minutes of the 79th Board Meeting
RESOLVED, that the minutes of the 79th meeting of the Internet Society held by teleconference, 17 May 2010, are approved.

III. Audit Committee Report

PURPOSE: Receive the report of the Audit Committee and accept the 2009 Independent Auditors Report

Ted presented the report of the Audit Committee. (URL) He reported that the independent auditor report did not show any problems.

Ted moved to accept the Independent Auditors Report. Eric seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Resolution 10-18: Accept the 2009 Independent Auditors Report.
RESOLVED, that the 2009 Independent Auditors Report is accepted.

Raul thanked Ted for his excellent service as Treasurer. Ted said that Greg Kapfer had made his job as Treasurer quite easy.

IV. Election Committee Report

Patrick presented the report of the Election Committee.
Raul asked what the status was of the board subcommittee exploring the election timeline. Patrick reported that the subcommittee had received a time proposal from Greg but had not acted upon it yet. Daniel said that he felt that Greg’s proposal should be considered by the chairs of the new Nominations and Elections committees. He volunteered to assist if it would be helpful.

Patrick moved to accept the Election Committee report. Desiree
seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

PURPOSE: Accept the report of the Election Committee on the 2009 – 2010 Election

Resolution 10-19: Accept the 2009 – 2010 Election Committee Report
RESOLVED, that the Report of the 2009 – 2010 Elections Committee is accepted.

V. Recognition of Outgoing Trustees

Raul presented plaques commemorating their service as ISOC trustees to Desiree and Patrick and said that similar plaques will be sent to Ted and Hiroshi.

Bert moved to recognize the contributions of outgoing trustees. Khaled seconded the motion, which passed by acclimation.

Resolution 10-20: Recognition of outgoing Trustees
RESOLVED, that the board extends its sincere thanks to outgoing board members, Hiroshi Esaki. Desiree Miloshevic, Ted Hardie and Patrick Vande Walle for their tireless commitment and exceptional service to the Internet Society.

The meeting moved to closed session at 9:25 AM
ISOC Board, ISOC Executive Team, PIR Board and Invited Guests Only

VI. PIR Organization Reviews
Desiree left the room for part of this session.
Alexa Raad presented and the Board discussed a PIR update.

The meeting moved to open session at 10:55 AM CEDT.

Daniel moved to adjourn the meeting. Philip seconded the motion. There being no objections, the meeting was adjourned at 10:57 AM.

Summary of Resolutions

Resolution 2010-17: Approval of the Minutes of the 79th Board Meeting

RESOLVED, that the minutes of the 79th meeting of the Internet Society held by teleconference, 17 May 2010, are approved.

Resolution 2010-18: Accept the 2009 Independent Auditors Report.

RESOLVED, that the 2009 Independent Auditors Report is accepted.

Resolution 2010-19: Accept the 2009 – 2010 Election Committee Report

RESOLVED, that the Report of the 2009 – 2010 Elections Committee is accepted.

Resolution 2010-20: Recognition of outgoing Trustees

RESOLVED, that the board extends its sincere thanks to outgoing board members, Hiroshi Esaki. Desiree Miloshevic, Ted Hardie and Patrick Vande Walle for their tireless commitment and exceptional service to the Internet Society.