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Board of Trustees Meeting Minutes

No. 89 (September 19, 2011)
Board Meeting Minutes

Minutes of Board Meeting No. 89

Author: S. Bradner
Date: 2011-09-19
Committee: BOT
Document: 11-89
Status: Unconfirmed
Maintainer: S. Bradner
Access: unlimited

INTERNET SOCIETY
89th Meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Internet Society, September 19, 2011.

The ISOC Board of Trustees met from 4:02PM to 5:56 PM EDT on September 19, 2011 via teleconference

The following members of the Board of Trustees were present:

  • Alain Aina
  • Eric Burger
  • Raul Echeberria
  • Eva Frolich
  • Bob Hinden
  • Jason Livingood
  • Philip Smith
  • Lynn St.Amour
  • Theresa Swinehart
  • Bert Wijnen
  • Apologies were received from Narelle Clark, Khaled Koubaa, and Jonathan Zittrain.

Also present were:

  • Scott Bradner (Secretary)
  • ISOC staff
  • Observer

Minutes by Scott Bradner

I. Apologies, Minutes/E-votes Approved.

Raul called the meeting together at 4:02 PM.  He asked if anyone had any conflict of interest with any of the topics on the agenda.  No one said that they had a conflict.  He also asked if anyone wanted to bash the agenda.

I.(A). Approval of minutes.

(a) – Eva moved to approve the minutes of the July 30, 2011 meeting of the old board.  Bert seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Resolution 11-31: Approval of the minutes of the 87th meeting of the Board of Trustees.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 87th Board meeting of the Internet Society held in Quebec City on July 30, 2011 are approved.

(b) – Alain moved to approve the minutes of the July 30-31, 2011 meeting of the new board.  Philip seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Resolution 11-32: Approval of the minutes of the 88th meeting of the Board of Trustees.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 88th meeting of the Board of Trustees, held in Quebec City on July 30-31, 2011 are approved.

(c) – Bert moved to welcome the new ISOC chapters.  Eric seconded the motion, which passed by acclamation

Resolution 11-33: ISOC Board of Trustees Welcomes New Chapters

RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees warmly welcomes the new Qatar Chapter of the Internet Society which was chartered and approved since the last Board meeting

II. Elections Committee Chair Appointment

Theresa moved to appoint Jason Livingood chair of the Elections Committee. Bob seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Resolution 11-34: Appoint a Chair of the Elections Committee RESOLVED, that the Board appoints Jason Livingood chair of the Elections Committee.

III. Review of ISOC Board Member Criteria & Election Timetable 

PURPOSE: Review selection criteria for the Call for Nominations for the 2012 ISOC Board of Trustees and review/approval of the 2012 Election timetable

The board reviewed the proposal on eligibility criteria that Narelle had developed.  The board discussed seeking candidates from parts of the world not currently represented on the board, in particular Asia.

IV. 2011 Mid-Year Performance Review and Year End Forecast

PURPOSE: Review 2011 Mid-Year Performance and 2011Year end Forecasts. Includes IASA and PIR Reviews.

Lynn noted that the Finance Committee will be undertaking a detailed review of the Mid-Year Performance and 2011Year end Forecasts. The Finance Committee will then report to the board. Greg Kapfer provided a brief update of changes from the reports provided in Quebec City.

Eva (as Finance Committee chair) reported on the startup of the Finance Committee operations.  She noted that the Finance Committee will be holding a number of meetings soon on the financial report and business plan.  Bert noted that the Finance Committee was working out a schedule for reviewing the quarterly financial reports.

The board discussed the reports.

V. 2012 – 2014 Business Plan and Budget Update  

PURPOSE: Review key directions as pertains to 3-year Business Plan and Budget Development.

Lynn provided an overview of the Business Plan Review that the staff had provided to the Finance Committee, which was also provided to the Board.  The board discussed Lynn’s overview.

VI. Update on Phase 2 – Bylaws discussion                                     

PURPOSE: Status updates on phase 2 of the proposed changes to the ISOC By-laws

Eric reported that the ByLaws committee met by teleconference this morning. He asked that any Board member to feel out the community to get input for the process.

VII. 2012 Global INET Update

PURPOSE: Progress report of the 2012 Global INET plans

Scott Hoyt reviewed the staff planning for ISOC’s 20th anniversary.

VIII. Internet Governance Discussion

PURPOSE: Discussion on various Internet Governance matters including the IANA, FNOI and IGF.

Markus Kummer report on ISOC Internet Governance matters.

IX. AOB

(a). Finalize the 2012 Board Meeting Schedule

The Board discussed its meeting schedule for 2012 but no conclusions were reached.

The meeting moved to closed session at 5:47 PM.

X. PIR Board of Directors Appointments for 2012  

PURPOSE: Review and approve the Call for Candidates and timetable for the PIR Board of Directors Appointments for 2012.

Lynn reviewed, and the board discussed, the process for selecting members for the PIR Board.

The meeting moved to open session at 5:55 PM

Eric moved to approve the Call for Candidates and timetable for the PIR Board of Directors Appointments for 2012.  Bob seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Resolution 11-35: Approval of the Call for Candidates and timetable for the PIR Board of Directors Appointments for 2012.

RESOLVED that the Call for Candidates and timetable for the 2012 PIR Board of Directors Appointment is approved

Bob moved to adjourn, Alain seconded the motion.  Since there was no objection, the meeting was adjourned at 5:56 PM.

Resolution 11-31: Approval of the minutes of the 87th meeting of the Board of Trustees.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 87th Board meeting of the Internet Society held in Québec City on July 30, 2011 are approved.

Resolution 11-32: Approval of the minutes of the 88th meeting of the Board of Trustees.

RESOLVED that the minutes of the 88th meeting of the Board of Trustees, held in Québec City on July 30-31, 2011 are approved.

Resolution 11-33: ISOC Board of Trustees Welcomes New Chapters

RESOLVED, that the ISOC Board of Trustees warmly welcomes the new Qatar Chapter of the Internet Society which was chartered and approved since the last Board meeting

Resolution 11-34: Appoint a Chair of the Elections Committee

RESOLVED, that the Board appoints Jason Livingood chair of the Elections Committee.

Resolution 11-35: Approval of the Call for Candidates and timetable for the PIR Board of Directors Appointments for 2012.

RESOLVED that the Call for Candidates and timetable for the 2012 PIR Board of Directors Appointment is approved

Summary of Resolutions

Not any resolution available.