Special Meeting of the Board Minutes 7 December 2006

A Special Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors was held in person in São Paulo, Brazil, on the evening of 7 December 2006.

Chairman Vinton G. Cerf presided over the entire meeting. The following other Board Directors participated in all or part of the meeting: Raimundo Beca, Susan Crawford, Peter Dengate Thrush, Demi Getschko, Hagen Hultzsch, Joichi Ito, Alejandro Pisanty, Rita Rodin, Vanda Scartezini, Paul Twomey, and David Wodelet. Board Members Veni Markovski, Hualin Qian, and Njeri Rionge were not present at the meeting.

The following Board Liaisons participated in all or part of the meeting: Steve Crocker, Security and Stability Advisory Committee; Daniel Dardellier, TLG Liaison; Thomas Narten, IETF Liaison; and Mohammed Sharil Tarmizi, GAC Liaison.

Redacted Information -- The agenda and matters discussed during the 7 December 2006 Board Meeting related to confidential personnel and staff management policy matters and cannot be published at this time consistent with Bylaws Article III, Section 5.3.

Vint Cerf adjourned the meeting at 8:30 P.M. local time in São Paulo, Brazil.