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

Maureen Hilyard maureen.hilyard at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 19:21:03 UTC 2015

I agree with the change of focus to outreach and engagement as it supports
our Metrics objectives.


On Tue, Mar 10, 2015 at 6:30 AM, Alan Greenberg <alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca>

> 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.
> Alan
> 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.
>> Alan
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