Report on Board Informational Call on IANA Stewardship Transition
The Board held an Informational Call on the IANA Stewardship Transition telephonically on 19 February 2016 at 1400 UTC.
Board Directors present for all or part of the meeting:
Rinalia Abdul Rahim, Cherine Chalaby (Vice Chair), Fadi Chehadé (President and CEO), Steve Crocker (Chair), Ron da Silva, Chris Disspain, Asha Hemrajani, Lito Ibarra, Markus Kummer, Lousewies van der Laan, Bruno Lanvin, Erika Mann, George Sadowsky, Mike Silber, Bruce Tonkin and Kuo-Wei Wu.
Board Liaisons present for all or part of the meeting:
Ram Mohan (SSAC Liaison), Thomas Schneider (GAC Liaison), Jonne Soininen (IETF Liaison), and Suzanne Woolf (RSSAC Liaison)
Secretary: John Jeffrey (General Counsel and Secretary)
ICANN Staff present for all or part of the meeting:
Grace Abuhamad, Akram Atallah, Michelle Bright, Sally Costerton, Samantha Eisner, David Conrad, Tarek Kamel, Melissa King, Vinciane Koenigsfeld, Trang Nguyen, Theresa Swinehart, Wendy Profit
Review of the ICG Proposal and Process for Finalization
The purpose of this call was to prepare for the Board receiving the final ICG proposal combining the three operational community recommendations. Receipt of this set of recommendations may be before ICANN55, or latest at the beginning of ICANN55. The call presented a short summary reminder on the ICG proposal and the process resulting in the ICG proposal, including the Board's input during that process and final comments. The final comments supported the proposal and noted some areas for clarification around implementation: see https://comments.ianacg.org/pdf/submission/submission121.pdf.
Update on CCWG-Accountability Recommendations
As part of staying informed on the latest developments of the CCWG-Accountability recommendations, the Board shared updates on the work in the CCWG-Accountability. The Board agreed to share inputs with the CCWG on the GAC carve-out issue.
No resolutions were considered or approved during the Informational Call.