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2012 Board Meetings

20 December 2012 – Agenda
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 3.27 MB]
Two [PDF, 25.61 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

6 December 2012
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
4 December 2012
Meeting of the Structural Improvements Committee
Minutes
4 December 2012
Meeting of the Public Participation Committee
Minutes
27 November 2012
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
26 November 2012
Meeting of the New gTLD Program Committee

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 266 KB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

8 November 2012 – Agenda
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 266 KB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

18 October 2012 – Agenda
Organizational Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors – Toronto

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

The materials for this meeting were included in the materials for the 18 October 2012 Regular Meeting.

18 October 2012 – Agenda
Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors – Toronto

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 1.21 MB]
Two [PDF, 2.15 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

16 October 2012
Meeting of the Board Audit Committee
Minutes
14 October 2012
Meeting of the Board Global Relationships Committee
Minutes
14 October 2012
Meeting of the Public Participation Committee
Minutes
13 October 2012
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
13 October 2012
Meeting of the Structural Improvements Committee
Minutes
13 October 2012
Meeting of the Board Risk Committee
Minutes
13 October 2012 – Agenda
Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors – Toronto

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 1.24 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

12 October 2012
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
Minutes
4 October 2012
Meeting of the Board Audit Committee
Minutes
3 October 2012 – Agenda
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 2.06 MB]
Two [PDF, 4.91 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

Additional confidential briefing materials were provided to the Board in support of the Confidential Resolutions

27 September 2012
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
Minutes
21 September 2012
Appointment of Non-Voting Liaison to the Board by the TLG
Secretary's Notice [PDF, 156 KB]
13 September 2012
Meeting of the New gTLD Program Committee

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

The Committee referred to the Briefing Materials presented for the 12 September 2012 New gTLD Program Committee Meeting.

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

13 September 2012 – Agenda
Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 1.92 MB]
Two [PDF, 803 KB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

13 September 2012
Meeting of the IANA Committee
Minutes
12 September 2012
Meeting of the Board Risk Committee
Minutes
12 September 2012
Meeting of the New gTLD Program Committee

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 691 KB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

12-13 September 2012
ICANN Board of Directors Workshop (not designated as an Official Board Meeting)
 
11 September 2012
Meeting of the Structural Improvements Committee
Minutes
11 September 2012
Meeting of the Board Global Relationships Committee
Minutes
11 September 2012
Meeting of the Public Participation Committee
Minutes
11 September 2012
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
Minutes
11 September 2012
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
28 August 2012 – Agenda
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 3.15 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

Additional confidential briefing materials were provided to the Board in support of the Confidential Resolutions

16 August 2012
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
Minutes
10 August 2012
Appointment of Non-Voting Liaison to the Board by SSAC
Secretary's Notice [PDF, 63 KB]
9 August 2012
Appointment of Non-Voting Liaison to the Board by RSSAC
Secretary's Notice [PDF, 32 KB]
9 August 2012
Meeting of the Public Participation Committee
Minutes
2 August 2012
Written Consent Actions of the Board

Adopted Resolutions

Report of Written Consent Action

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 1.19 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

31 July 2012
Meeting of the Board Global Relationships Committee
Minutes
31 July 2012
Appointment of Non-Voting Liaison to the Board by IETF
Secretary's Notice [PDF, 70 KB]
27 July 2012
Meeting of the New gTLD Program Committee

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

No Board Materials Were Prepared For This Meeting

12 July 2012
Meeting of the Public Participation Committee
Minutes
3 July 2012
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
Minutes
1 July 2012
President and CEO Transition
Secretary's Notice
28 June 2012
Meeting of the Board Audit Committee
Minutes
27 June 2012
Meeting of the New gTLD Program Committee

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

No Board Materials Were Prepared For This Meeting

27 June 2012
Meeting of the New gTLD Program Committee

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 865 KB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

27 June 2012
Meeting of the Structural Improvements Committee
Minutes
25 June 2012
Meeting of the Board Risk Committee
Minutes
24 June 2012
Meeting of the Public Participation Committee
Minutes
23 June 2012
Meeting of the IANA Committee
Minutes
23 June 2012
Meeting of the Board Global Relationships Committee
Minutes
23 June 2012 – Agenda
Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 4.83 MB]
One [PDF, 2.09 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

23 June 2012
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
22 June 2012
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
Minutes
7 June 2012
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
4 June 2012
ASO Election of Director - Seat 9 ICANN Board
Secretary's Notice [PDF, 177 KB]
1 June 2012
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
Minutes
31 May 2012
Special Meeting of the Board of Directors

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Materials For This Meeting Are Confidential

29 May 2012
Meeting of the New gTLD Program Committee

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 370 KB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

23 May 2012
Meeting of the Board Global Relationships Committee
Minutes
6 May 2012
Meeting of the New gTLD Program Committee

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

6 May 2012
Special Meeting of the Board of Directors

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 1.21 MB]
Two [PDF, 3.38 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

5-6 May 2012
ICANN Board of Directors Workshop (not designated as an Official Board Meeting)
 
5 May 2012
Meeting of the Board Risk Committee
Minutes
4 May 2012
Meeting of the Structural Improvements Committee
Minutes
4 May 2012
Meeting of the Public Participation Committee
Minutes
4 May 2012
Meeting of the IANA Committee
Minutes
4 May 2012
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
Minutes
23 April 2012
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
10 April 2012
Meeting of the New gTLD Program Committee

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 369 KB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

10 April 2012
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 142 KB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

28 March 2012
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 565 KB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

Note – Information Within The Board Briefing Materials of the 14 March 2012 Meeting Also Were Considered at this Meeting

16 March 2012 – Agenda
Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors – San Jose, Costa Rica

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Transcript

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 1.13 MB]
Two [PDF, 1.10 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

15 March 2012
Meeting of the Board Audit Committee
Minutes
15 March 2012
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

No Board Materials Were Prepared For This Meeting

9 and 15 March 2012
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
Minutes
14 March 2012
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 835 KB]
Two [PDF, 1.18 MB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

14 March 2012
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Materials For This Meeting Are Confidential

11 March 2012
Meeting of the Structural Improvements Committee
Minutes
11 March 2012
Meeting of the Board Risk Committee
Minutes
11 March 2012
Meeting of the Public Participation Committee
Minutes
10 March 2012
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
10 March 2012
Meeting of the Board Global Relationships Committee
Minutes
10 March 2012
Meeting of the IANA Committee
Minutes
23 February 2012
Meeting of the Board Risk Committee
Minutes
22 February 2012
Meeting of the Board Global Relationships Committee
Minutes
22 February 2012
Meeting of the Board Governance Committee
Minutes
7 February 2012
Special Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors

Adopted Resolutions

Minutes

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 1.42 MB]
Two [PDF, 838 KB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

6-7 February 2012
ICANN Board of Directors Workshop (not designated as an Official Board Meeting)
Summary
26 January 2012
Meeting of the Public Participation Committee
Preliminary Report
13 January 2012
Meeting of the Board Finance Committee
Minutes
11 January 2012
Meeting of the Board Global Relationships Committee
Minutes
5 January 2012
Informational Briefing of the ICANN Board of Directors

Summary of Board Informational Call

Board Briefing Materials:
One [PDF, 61 KB]
Two [PDF, 100 KB]
Three [PDF, 213 KB]
Four [PDF, 114 KB]
Five [PDF, 140 KB]
Six [PDF, 146 KB]

Guidelines for the Posting of Board Briefing Materials are available at: http://www.icann.org/en/groups/board/documents/briefing-materials-guidelines-21mar11-en.htm

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