Minutes | Board Finance Committee (BFC) Meeting
BFC Attendees: Maarten Botterman, Ron da Silva (Chair), and Khaled Koubaa, George Sadowsky
Other Board Member Attendees: Cherine Chalaby, Lito Ibarra, and Göran Marby
BFC Member Apologies: Chris Disspain
Invited Observers: Danko Jevtovic and Tripti Sinha
ICANN Org Attendees: Michelle Bright (Board Content Coordination Director), Xavier Calvez (Chief Financial Officer), Aaron Jimenez (Board Operations Sr. Coordinator), Vinciane Koenigsfeld (Director, Board Operations), Elizabeth Le (Associate General Counsel), Wendy Profit (Manager, Board Operations), Lisa Saulino (Board Operations Sr. Coordinator), and Amy Stathos (Deputy General Counsel)
The following is a summary of discussions, actions taken and actions identified:
- BFC Work Plan – The BFC reviewed the Committee's work plan, which is on target.
Reserve Fund Replenishment Strategy – The BFC reviewed the efforts to date regarding the Reserve Fund Replenishment Strategy. The current phase is the consideration of the Replenishment Strategy for recommendation to the Board for approval. Following adoption by the Board, the next stage will be the governance step with will involve public consultation. The Replenishment Strategy was published for public comment and several comments were received. Following conclusion of the public comment process, the org has developed a revised proposal. Upon discussion, the BFC agreed that there needs to be further discussion by the committee on the revised Replenishment Strategy proposal before submitting to the Board for approval.
- Action: ICANN org to organize opportunity for further BFC discussion while in Barcelona.