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Minutes | Meeting of the Governance Committee of the Board (BGC) | 25 August 2022

BGC Attendees: Becky Burr, Sarah Deutsch, Avri Doria, Danko Jevtović, Ihab Osman, León Sánchez and Tripti Sinha (Chair)

Other Board Member Attendees: Maarten Botterman, Manal Ismail, Patricio Poblete, and Katrina Sataki

ICANN org Attendees: Michelle Bright (Board Content Coordination Director), Franco Carrasco (Board Operations Specialist), John Jeffrey (General Counsel and Secretary), Elizabeth Le (Associate General Counsel), Wendy Profit (Board Operations Senior Manager), 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 opened the meeting and reviewed the meeting agenda.
  2. Review of Past Activities – The Chair recapped the following action items from the prior meeting: (i) BGC to send out call for expressions of interest for Board members to serve as liaisons on the Planning Prioritization Group; and (ii) BGC Chair to update the Board Chair on the conversation regarding Board Operational Priority 4.2.5. and the BGC's recommendation to continue the conversation at the full Board level. The Chair noted that both items have been completed.
  3. Slating Discussion – The BGC Chair noted that the Skills Matrix Survey results for the incoming Board members have been received. The Committee discussed the leadership and membership slates for the the Board, Board Committees, Working Groups, Caucuses, and Block Leads. The BGC did not complete its slating discussion and agreed to continue the discussion at the next available opportunity.

    • Actions:
      • BGC Chair and ICANN org to update the slating worksheet to reflect the Committee's discussion.

Published on 7 October 2022