[ALAC] CONSENSUS CALL: Reconstitution of the ALAC Subcommittee on Outreach

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Tue Mar 10 16:30:16 UTC 2015

Having had no comments in the last 9 days, wth this message, I am 
requesting a CONSENSUS CALL of the ALAC to approve the transformation 
of the ALAC Outreach Subcommittee into the ALAC Outreach and 
Engagement Subcommittee and the population of this SC according to 
the outlined process. Any negative comments by ALAC Members shuld be 
made no later than March 16th.

For clarity, in a CONSENSUS CALL, you may choose to explicitly voice 
your support, but silence will be taken as agreement.


At 01/03/2015 11:38 PM, Alan Greenberg wrote:
>At the ALAC Wrap-up meeting during ICANN52 in Singapore, the ALAC 
>discussed the Outreach subcommittee in relation to our current 
>desire to place more focus on Engagement.
>Although the word "outreach" can easily apply to working with those 
>groups with whom we already have a working relationship with, in the 
>ICANN context, it generally means just "recruitment".
>There is a general feeling among ALAC Members and regional leaders 
>that we need to put less focus on recruiting and more on ensuring 
>that we have active and productive relationships woith our existing 
>communities (including ALSes).
>Accordingly, the intent is to rename the current Outreach 
>subcommittee to the ALAC Subcommittee on Outreach and Engagement and 
>reconstitute its membership. There will be two members per region 
>named annually by each region. The Chair/Co-Chair/Vice-Chair 
>structure will be decided by the new Subcommittee once it is formed. 
>Like most ALAC groups, this is an open group and anyone else 
>(including Outreach current members) may join.
>In light of the revised name and mandate, among the first taks for 
>the group is to write a new mission statement (the current one can 
>be found in the description of the Subcommittee - 
>https://community.icann.org/x/cqfbAQ. This Mission Statement will 
>need to be ratified by the ALAC.
>If anyone has any further input on this, please comment now. In the 
>absence of substantive disagreement, I will initiate a Consensus 
>Call to effect the change within a few days.

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