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Minutes | Board Governance Committee (BGC) Meeting | 11 October 2021

BGC Attendees: Becky Burr, Sarah Deutsch, León Sánchez, Matthew Shears, and Tripti Sinha (Chair)

BGC Member Apologies: Ron da Silva and Ihab Osman

Other Board Member Attendees: Avri Doria, Manal Ismail and Patricio Poblete

ICANN org Attendees: Franco Carrasco (Board Operations Specialist), John Jeffrey (General Counsel and Secretary), Elizabeth Le (Associate General Counsel), Amy Stathos (Deputy General Counsel), and Theresa Swinehart (SVP, Global Domains and Strategy)


The following is a summary of discussions, actions taken and actions identified:

  1. Agenda review – The Chair reviewed the meeting agenda.
  2. Nominating Committee (NomCom) 2022 Leadership – The BGC discussed the publication of the approved resolutions of the Board's 30 September 2021 meeting on the appointment of the 2022 NomCom leadership, and that the resolutions will be accompanied by an announcement on the ICANN website. 

    • Action: ICANN org to publish the announcement and relevant resolutions that were approved on 30 September 2021.
  3. Approval of Minutes – The BGC discussed the minutes of the Committee's meetings on 25 August 2021, 2 and 10 September 2021. ICANN org noted that the 10 September 2021 minutes have been updated to reflect the discussions and requested changes that were made via email. Following discussion, the BGC approved the minutes of the 25 August 2021, 2 and 10 September 2021.

    • Actions: ICANN org to publish minutes on ICANN's website.
  4. Slating Discussion - Board Committees and Other Board Groups - The BGC Chair reviewed the proposed leadership and membership slates for the Board, Board Committees, Working Groups, Caucuses, and Block Leads. Following discussion, the BGC approved the slate for Working Groups, Caucuses, and Block Leads and recommended that the Board approve the proposed slate for Board leadership, and Committee leadership and membership.

    • Actions: ICANN org to prepare relevant materials for Board consideration.

Published on 02 November 2021