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Minutes | Board Governance Committee (BGC) Meeting | 20 September 2021

BGC Attendees: Becky Burr, Ron da Silva, Sarah Deutsch, Ihab Osman, León Sánchez, Matthew Shears, and Tripti Sinha (Chair)

Other Board Member Attendees: Avri Doria, Lito Ibarra, and Patricio Poblete

ICANN org Attendees: Franco Carrasco (Board Operations Specialist), John Jeffrey (General Counsel and Secretary), Elizabeth Le (Associate General Counsel)

Invited Observer: Edmon Chung


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

  1. Agenda review – The Chair reviewed the meeting agenda.
  2. Review of past activities – The BGC Chair recapped the action item from the prior meeting, which was for ICANN org to prepare relevant materials for Board consideration of the BGC's recommended slate for the 2022 Nominating Committee leadership. The Chair indicated that item has been completed.
  3. Nominating Committee (NomCom) 2022 Leadership – The BGC previously nominated a slate for the 2022 NomCom Chair and Chair-Elect for Board approval. The Board approved the recommended slate on 12 September 2021. After the Board approved the recommended slate but prior to the publication of the Approved Resolutions for the 12 September 2021 Board meeting, the Board was made aware of new information relevant to the decision, which neither the BGC nor the Board had the opportunity to consider. At the Board's request, the BGC considered the new information and recommended that the Board rescind its previous resolution and approve a new slate.
    • Actions: ICANN org to prepare materials for Board consideration.

Published on 26 October 2021