[ALAC] Resolutions from the ICANN Board meeting on Saturday 2 Feb 2013
h.raiche at internode.on.net
Wed Feb 6 06:50:10 UTC 2013
This fits nicely into what the Beijing Organising Committee is looking at - a Multi stakeholder meeting on the burning issues. new gTLDs are now tops. Maybe we get Sebastien to talk - along with other stakeholder groups
On 06/02/2013, at 2:33 PM, Alan Greenberg wrote:
> See particularly items e of the consent agenda and a of the main agenda.
> - adding David Olive, as Vice President, Policy
> Development Support, as an Officer of the company
> - creating a Multi-Stakeholder Meeting Strategy
> Working Group to look at approach going forward for ICANN public meetings
> (chaired by Sébastien Bachollet )
>> Approved Board Resolutions | Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board
>> 2 February 2013
>> 1. Consent Agenda:
>> a. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes
>> Resolved (2013.02.02.01), the Board approves the
>> minutes of the 20 December 2012 Special Meeting of the ICANN Board.
>> b. Registry Stakeholder Group Charter Amendments
>> Whereas, The ICANN Bylaws (Article X, Section
>> 5.3) state, "Each [GNSO] Stakeholder Group shall
>> maintain recognition with the ICANN Board."
>> Whereas, the GNSO Registry Stakeholder Group
>> (RySG) has alerted ICANN Staff and the Board to
>> a set of changes to its Charter including
>> expanding the activities of its internal
>> Observers Group, simplifying the process for
>> assessment of annual dues and adding the
>> immediate past Chair of the RySG to its Executive Committee.
>> Whereas, the community had the opportunity to
>> review and comment on the RySG Charter
>> amendments and there were no objections to the changes.
>> Whereas, the Structural Improvements Committee
>> recommends the Board approve the RySG Charter changes as presented.
>> Resolved (2013.02.02.02) the proposed amendments
>> to the Registry Stakeholder Group Charter are approved by the Board.
>> c. Southern California Office Space Lease
>> Whereas, ICANN's current lease in Los Angeles expires 30 June 2022.
>> Whereas, ICANN's primary operations and staff
>> are located in the greater Los Angeles area.
>> Whereas, current and future office space needs
>> for primary operations will be at least 35,000 square feet.
>> Whereas, the Board Finance Committee has
>> recommended that the Board approve this resolution.
>> RESOLUTION 2013.02.02.04 REDACTED PURSUANT TO RESOLUTION 2013.02.02.03
>> Resolved (2013.02.02.04), the Board approves the
>> redaction of the details of Resolution
>> (2013.02.02.03), and corresponding rationale
>> pending completion of negotiations.
>> d. Engagement of Independent Auditor
>> Whereas, Article XVI of the ICANN Bylaws
>> requires that after the end of the fiscal year,
>> the books of ICANN must be audited by certified
>> public accountants, which shall be appointed by the Board.
>> Whereas, the Board Audit Committee has discussed
>> the engagement of the independent auditor for
>> the fiscal year ending 30 June 2013, and has
>> recommended that the Board engage Moss Adams LLP.
>> Whereas, the Board Audit Committee has
>> recommended that the Board direct the President
>> and CEO or his designees to negotiate and
>> execute a professional services agreement with Moss Adams.
>> Resolved (2013.02.02.05), the Board authorizes
>> the President and CEO to engage Moss Adams LLP
>> as the auditors for the financial statements for
>> the fiscal year ending 30 June 2013.
>> e. Officer Appointment and related document revision
>> Resolved (2013.02.02.06), David Olive is elected
>> as an Officer of ICANN with the title of Vice
>> President, Policy Development Support.
>> Resolved (2013.02.02.07), Paragraph 4 of ICANN's
>> Contracting and Disbursement Policy shall be
>> revised to read as follows: ICANN Officers
>> include: (i) President and Chief Executive
>> Officer (CEO); (ii) Chief Operating Officer
>> (COO); (iii) Chief Financial Officer (CFO); (iv)
>> General Counsel and Secretary; and (v) Vice
>> President, Policy Development Support.
>> 2. Main Agenda:
>> a. Multi-Stakeholder Meeting Strategy Working Group
>> Whereas, ICANN has committed to identifying
>> ICANN Meeting locations two years in advance.
>> Whereas, after consideration that adoption of a
>> prior Consolidated Meetings Strategy proposal
>> was not timely, the Public Participation
>> Committee (PPC) initiated work to create a
>> working group to address the meeting location strategy.
>> Whereas, the PPC has developed a proposed
>> charter for a multistakeholder Meetings Strategy
>> Working Group (MSWG) and recommends that the
>> Board adopt the charter and approve the creation of the MSWG.
>> Resolved (2013.02.02.08), the Board approves of
>> the creation of the MSWG and adopts the Charter
>> of the MSWG. The MSWG is expected to provide its
>> report to the Board no later than ICANN's 2013 Annual General Meeting.
>> Resolved (2013.02.02.09), the original members
>> of the MSWG from the ICANN Board are: Sébastien
>> Bachollet, Chair and Chris Disspain.
>> Resolved (2013.02.02.10), the MSWG, working with
>> the PPC, is directed to proceed with the
>> identification of community members pursuant to
>> the Charter. Community member appointments do
>> not require the approval of the full Board.
>> Resolved (2013.02.02.11), the President and CEO
>> is directed to provide the MSWG with the staff
>> support necessary to enable the MSWG to undertake and complete its work.
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