Preliminary Report | Special Meeting of the ICANN Board | 15 March 2012

[Formal Minutes are still to be approved by the ICANN Board]

Note: This has not been approved by the Board and does not constitute minutes but does provide a preliminary attempt setting forth the unapproved reporting of the resolutions from that meeting. Details on voting and abstentions will be provided in the Board's Minutes, when approved by the Board at a future meeting.

NOTE ON ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INCLUDED WITHIN PRELIMINARY REPORT — ON RATIONALES — Where available, a draft Rationale for each of the Board's actions is presented under the associated Resolution. A draft Rationale is not final until approved with the minutes of the Board meeting.

A Special Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors was held on 15 March 2012 in San Jose, Costa Rica at 7:30 p.m. local time.

Chairman Steve Crocker promptly called the meeting to order.

In addition to the Chair the following Directors participated in all or part of the meeting: Rod Beckstrom (President and CEO), Sébastien Bachollet, Cherine Chalaby, Bertrand de La Chapelle, Chris Disspain, Bill Graham, Erika Mann, Gonzalo Navarro, Ray Plzak, R. Ramaraj, George Sadowsky, Mike Silber, Bruce Tonkin (Vice Chair), Kuo-Wei Wu and Judith Vazquez.

The following Board Liaisons participated in all or part of the meeting: Heather Dryden, GAC Liaison; Ram Mohan, SSAC Liaison; Thomas Narten, IETF Liaison; Thomas Roessler, TLG Liaison; and Suzanne Woolf, RSSAC Liaison.

This is a preliminary report of the approved resolutions resulting from the Special Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors, which took place on 15 March 2012.

  1. Waiver of Meeting Notices

 

  1. Waiver of Meeting Notices

    The Board discussed the timing of notice for the meetings occurring during the week. The Board then took the following action:

    Resolved, (2012.03.15.01) the Board hereby confirms that it waives the notice for the meeting.

    Resolved (2012.03.15.02), the Board hereby confirms that it waives any irregularity in notice for the first Special Meeting of the Board convened on 14 March 2012.

    Resolved (2012.03.15.03), the Board hereby confirms that it waives notice for the second Special Meeting of the Board convened on 14 March 2012.

    All Board members approved of Resolutions 2012.03.15.01, 2012.03.15.02 and 2012.03.15.03.