Board Governance Committee (BGC) Meeting Minutes | 21 November 2013

BGC Attendees: Cherine Chalaby, Chris Disspain, Bertrand de La Chapelle, Ray Plzak, Mike Silber, Bruce Tonkin - Chair

Other Board member attendees: Steve Crocker, Bill Graham and George Sadowsky

Staff Attendees: John Jeffrey and Amy Stathos

BGC Apologies: Ram Mohan


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

  1. Approval of Minutes: The BGC approved the minutes from the 10 October and 29 October 2013 meetings.
  2. Confidential Discussion: The BGC held a confidential discussion.

  3. Board Committee and Board Leadership Slate: The BGC reviewed the proposed Board Committee and Leadership slate, and the slate for Chair and Vice Chair candidates, and unanimously approved both.

    • Action: Staff to draft the necessary resolutions for Board approval during the Annual Organizational meeting.
  4. NGPC papers re: Reconsideration Requests: The BGC discussed the idea that the New gTLD Program Committee ("NGPC") raised with respect to wanting more succinct and streamlined summaries of the BGC Recommendations for the NGPC to consider.

    • Action: Staff to work with counsel to develop summaries for the NGPC.

Published on 8 January 2014