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Composition of the Review Team Security, Stability and Resiliency of the DNS

30 September 2010 – The Selectors of the Security, Stability and Resiliency of the DNS Review Team announce the composition of the Review Team:

RT2 – Security Stability & Resiliency of the DNS Review Team Members
SO/AC Candidates Independent Experts

The Selectors or their Designated Nominees

  • Alice Munyua – Designated Nominee of Selector Heather Dryden, Chair of the GAC
    Statement of Interest [PDF, 70 KB]

  • TBD


Jeff Moss, initially appointed by Rod Beckstrom - ICANN President and CEO - resigned on 3 May 2011 following his onboarding as ICANN Chief Security Officer.

Atif Nazar stepped down on 23 June 2011 due to personal and professional reasons.

Xiaodong Lee resigned on 2 February 2012 following his onboarding as ICANN Vice President for Asia.

Please refer to the announcement.

29 July 2010 – Whereas the composition of the Security Stability and Resiliency of the DNS Review Team was initially announced at the Brussels meeting in June 2010, Selectors are now circulating a revised composition:

  • ICANN’s CEO or designated nominee
  • Chair of the GAC or designated nominee
  • 2-3 Independent experts (not seeking endorsement from an SO/AC) – See Call for independent Experts (deadline: 6 September 2010 -23:59 UTC)
  • Representatives of SO/ACs – See Call for Applicants (deadline: 29 July 2010 -23:59 UTC)
Number of SO/AC Representatives 1 1 2 1 1 2 3

In line with the Affirmation of Commitments (AoC) provisions, the Security, Stability and Resiliency of the DNS Review (SSR) is to be objectively performed by a Review Team composed of:

  • Volunteer Community Members representing the relevant Supporting Organizations and Advisory Committees of ICANN;
  • ICANN CEO (or designated nominee);
  • GAC Chair (or designated nominee); and
  • Independent experts.

The composition of this Review Team 2 is to be jointly determined by the CEO of ICANN – Mr. Rod Beckstrom – and Chair of the GAC – Mrs. Heather Dryden (in consultation with GAC Members).


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