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Minutes | Special Meeting of the ICANN Board | 12 May 2022

A Special Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors was held telephonically on 12 May 2022 at 14:00 UTC.

Maarten Botterman, Chair, promptly called the meeting to order.

In addition to the Chair, the following Directors participated in all or part of the meeting: Alan Barrett, Becky Burr, Edmon Chung, Sarah Deutsch, Avri Doria, Danko Jevtović, Akinori Maemura, Göran Marby (President and CEO), Mandla Msimang, Ihab Osman, Patricio Poblete, León Sánchez (Vice Chair), Katrina Sataki, and Matthew Shears.

The following Board members sent their apologies: Sarah Deutsch and Tripti Sinha.

The following Board Liaisons participated in all or part of the meeting: Harald Alvestrand (IETF Liaison), Manal Ismail (GAC Liaison), James Galvin (SSAC Liaison), and Kaveh Ranjbar (RSSAC Liaison).

Secretary: John Jeffrey (General Counsel and Secretary).

The following ICANN Executives and Staff participated in all or part of the meeting: Aaron Jimenez (Board Operations Specialist), Elizabeth Le (Associate General Counsel), and Amy Stathos (Deputy General Counsel).

  1. Main Agenda:
    1. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 15 July 2021
    2. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 22 July 2021
    3. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 29 July 2021
    4. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 12 September 2021
    5. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 30 September 2021
    6. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 28 October 2021
    7. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 28 October 2021
    8. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 4 November 2021
    9. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 18 November 2021
    10. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 16 December 2021
    11. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 16 January 2022
    12. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 24 February 2022
    13. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 6 March 2022
    14. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 10 March 2022

 

  1. Main Agenda:

    The Chair opened the meeting and introduced the agenda.  The Chair moved and León Sánchez seconded. The Chair called for a vote. Sarah Deutsch and Tripti Sinha were unavailable to vote. The Board took the following actions:

    1. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 15 July 2021

      Resolved (2022.05.12.01), the Board approves the minutes of the 15 July 2021 Special Meeting of the ICANN Board.

      Eleven Directors voted in favor of Resolution 2022.05.12.01. Alan Barrett, Edmon Chung, and Ihab Osman abstained. The Resolution passed.

    2. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 22 July 2021

      Resolved (2022.05.12.02), the Board approves the minutes of the 22 July 2021 Special Meeting of the ICANN Board.

      Eleven Directors voted in favor of Resolution 2022.05.12.02. Alan Barrett, Edmon Chung, and Ihab Osman abstained. The Resolution passed.

    3. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 29 July 2021

      Resolved (2022.05.12.03), the Board approves the minutes of the 29 July 2021 Special Meeting of the ICANN Board.

      Nine Directors voted in favor of Resolution 2022.05.12.03. Avri Doria, Mandla Msimang, and Ihab Osman voted against the Resolution. Alan Barrett and Edmon Chung abstained. The Resolution passed.

    4. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 12 September 2021

      Resolved (2022.05.12.04), the Board approves the minutes of the 12 September 2021 Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board.

      Twelve Directors voted in favor of Resolution 2022.05.12.04. Edmon Chung and Ihab Osman abstained. The Resolution passed.

    5. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 30 September 2021

      Resolved (2022.05.12.05), the Board approves the minutes of the 30 September 2021 Special Meeting of the ICANN Board.

      Twelve Directors voted in favor of Resolution 2022.05.12.05. Edmon Chung and Ihab Osman abstained.  The Resolution passed.

    6. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 28 October 2021

      Resolved (2022.05.12.06), the Board approves the minutes of the 28 October 2021 Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board.

      Thirteen Directors voted in favor of Resolution 2022.05.12.06. Edmon Chung abstained. The Resolution passed.

    7. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 28 October 2021

      Resolved (2022.05.12.07), the Board approves the minutes of the 28 October 2021 Organizational Meeting of the ICANN Board.

      All members of the Board present voted in favor of Resolution 2022.05.12.07. The Resolution carried.

    8. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 4 November 2021

      Resolved (2022.05.12.08), the Board approves the minutes of the 4 November 2021 Special Meeting of the ICANN Board.

      Twelve Directors voted in favor of Resolution 2022.05.12.08. Avri Doria voted against the Resolution. Ihab Osman abstained. The Resolution passed.

    9. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 18 November 2021

      Resolved (2022.05.12.09), the Board approves the minutes of the 18 November 2021 Special Meeting of the ICANN Board.

      All members of the Board present voted in favor of Resolution 2022.05.12.09. The Resolution carried.

    10. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 16 December 2021

      Resolved (2022.05.12.10), the Board approves the minutes of the 16 December 2021 Special Meeting of the ICANN Board.

      All members of the Board present voted in favor of Resolution 2022.05.12.10. The Resolution carried.

    11. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 16 January 2022

      Resolved (2022.05.12.11), the Board approves the minutes of the 16 January 2022 Special Meeting of the ICANN Board.

      All members of the Board present voted in favor of Resolution 2022.05.12.11. The Resolution carried.

    12. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 24 February 2022

      Resolved (2022.05.12.12), the Board approves the minutes of the 24 February 2022 Special Meeting of the ICANN Board.

      All members of the Board present voted in favor of Resolution 2022.05.12.12. The Resolution carried.

    13. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 6 March 2022

      Resolved (2022.05.12.13), the Board approves the minutes of the 6 March 2022 Special Meeting of the ICANN Board.

      All members of the Board present voted in favor of Resolution 2022.05.12.13. The Resolution carried.

    14. Approval of Board Meeting Minutes – 10 March 2022

      Resolved (2022.05.12.14), the Board approves the minutes of the 10 March 2022 Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board.

      All members of the Board present voted in favor of Resolution 2022.05.12.14. The Resolution carried.

      The Chair then called the meeting to a close.

Published on 27 May 2022