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

Maureen Hilyard maureen.hilyard at gmail.com
Sat Mar 14 09:17:07 UTC 2015


I agree that this is a RALO issue and needs further discussion but the
point is not to create another committee but to reconstitute the former one
so that we can incorporate the engagement focus. I support this important
change.
On 13/03/2015 7:53 PM, "Holly Raiche" <h.raiche at internode.on.net> wrote:

> Folks
>
> I think we all agree on this direction.  But one of my fears is yet
> another committee - even a renamed one - to solve a problem.  My suggestion
> once there is a renamed Committee is to make the issue of outreach AND
> engagement an agenda item on the next RALO call - to see what that RALO is
> doing now and any strategies they have for engagement.  All of us then can
> learn from each other - and maybe wind up with a Mission Statement and
> strategies that reflect what we are doing or can reasonably expect to do.
>
> (that’s a yes to renaming)
>
> Holly
>
>
> On 11 Mar 2015, at 3:30 am, Alan Greenberg <alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca>
> wrote:
>
> > 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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