[NA-Discuss] NOMCOM March Report

Garth Bruen gbruen at knujon.com
Sat Mar 23 02:38:07 UTC 2013

Thank you for this comprehensive brief, it is always appreciated. 

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*NomCom 2013 report card*
Issue date: March 2013
NomCom 2013 essentials

Committee Leadership:
Chair (chosen by the Board): Yrjö Länsipuro Associate Chair (chosen by Chair
to assist): Adam Peake Chair Elect (chosen by the Board to be 2014 NomCom
Chair): Cheryl Langdon-Orr
Voting members: 5 ALAC; 1 ccNSO; 1 ASO; 1 TLG; 1 IAB; 7 GNSO (RrSG, RySG,
NCUC, ISPCP, IPC, CBUC [1 small / 1 large business rep]) Non voting members:
1 SSAC, 1 RSSAC ICANN Staff support: Olof Nordling (Staff Support Lead),
Joette Youkhanna (Staff Support) Meeting essentials Last meeting held:
February (Teleconference).
This meeting: Teleconference.
Duration: 90 minutes.
Expected next meeting: April 2013, ICANN International meeting.
Attendance: Chair; Chair Elect; Associate Chair; 3 ALAC
(Asia/Australia/Pacific, Latin America/Caribbean Islands and North America);
0 NCUC; 1 ISPCP; 1 ccNSO; 1 ASO; 1 IPC;
1 RrSG; 1 RySG; 1 SSAC; 1 TLG; 0 RSSAC, 1 BC; 1 IAB. Apologies received from
members unable to attend.
Meeting agenda
1) Opening of the meeting, roll call
2) SOI Update
3) External recruitment help
4) Outreach reports/plans of members - tour de table
5) Results of the NCA survey
6) Beijing
Highlights of Output:
Agenda Item 2
Joette, Nom Com Secretariat, reports that not much has changed as far as
SOIs are concerned since our last call. We have not received many more, but
we have begun to receive references for SOIs that have been received.
Total of 6 new SOIs. Total 16 SOIs.
Agenda Item 3
Adam Peake reports on discussions with a recruiting firm that he has been
leading with Stephane Van Gelder. An agreement has been found and Adam and
Stephane have put this to the NomCom, which is satisfied.
Recruitment firm using a 2-step process to ensure that their requirements
for effective recruitment efforts meet Nom Com requirements for SOIs.
Chair called for committee to agree on using recruitment firm. Committee
agrees. Adam and Stéphane now to continue working with recruitment firm.
Agenda Item 4
Committee members giving updates on recent outreach events: WSIS+10 in
Paris, ICANN event in Singapore, the Canadian Internet Forum by CIRA event
in Canada, launch of ISOC Canada, event in Africa
 Members report
difficulties in raising interest for positions other than the Board.
Suggestions that some work be done with the ICANN fellowship recipient
community. Joette will follow up with Janice (ICANN fellowship staff
support), that the Nom Com work with the ICANN PR agency, and that articles
be written to highlight the need for global representation in ICANN.
NomCom table will feature in the ICANN Village with banner, brochures and
NomCom has 3 time slots from Monday to Thursday, at 10:30, 12:30 and 15:00.
Doodle poll
open to solicit NomCom volunteers to man these slots.
Agenda Item 5
Results of Survey initiated by Ron Andruff on the wiki page. Good guide for
the committee to use in outreach efforts.
Agenda Item 6
Overview of the ICANN Beijing schedule. NomCom meetings include:
- Closed breakfast meeting from Monday to Thursday.
- Outreach committee meeting on Monday.
- Open NomCom meeting on Tuesday.
- Planning meeting for NomCom Selection meeting in Durban on Wednesday.
- Open public workshop on Wednesday.
- A few other sessions being organised, including one with the BCG, the
NCUC, etc
 Joette will send this schedule in Excel format to the email list.

Attachment  is  PDF  Version

The Open meeting of the NomCom is a first and an important meeting to show
the community how the NomCom works.

 It is something the 2013 NomCom has wanted to pushfor, but it means we will
have to plan this meeting well.

Glenn McKnight
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