[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.
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A Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors was held on 16 November 2013 in Buenos Aires, Argentina, at 11:00 am local time.
Steve Crocker, Chair, promptly called the meeting to order.
The following Directors participated in all or part of the meeting: Sébastien Bachollet, Fadi Chehadé (President and CEO), Cherine Chalaby, Bertrand de La Chapelle, Chris Disspain, Olga Madruga-Forti, Bill Graham, Wolfgang Kleinwächter, Erika Mann, Gonzalo Navarro, Ray Plzak, George Sadowsky, Mike Silber, and Kuo-Wei Wu. Bruce Tonkin (Vice Chair) sent apologies.
The following Board Liaisons participated in all or part of the meeting: Ram Mohan (SSAC Liaison), Jonne Soininen (IETF Liaison), and Suzanne Woolf (RSSAC Liaison). Francisco da Silva (TLG Liaison) and Heather Dryden (GAC Liaison) sent apologies.
Bruno Lanvin was in attendance as an invited observer.
The following ICANN Staff participated in all or part of the meeting: Akram Atallah (President – Global Domains Division), Susanna Bennett (Chief Operating Officer), John Jeffrey (General Counsel and Secretary), David Olive (Vice President, Policy Development), Michelle Bright, Duncan Burns, Sally Costerton (Sr. Advisor to the President – Global Stakeholder Engagement), Karine Perset, Amy Stathos, and Theresa Swinehart (Sr. Advisor to the President on Strategy), in addition to other staff.
This is a preliminary report of the approved resolutions resulting from the Regular Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors, which took place on 17 November 2013.
The Chair introduced the agenda item and the Board engaged in a discussion regarding the Internet coordination issues and potential next steps by the Board following from the Board's 28 September 2013 resolution and the work that has transpired since that resolution. The Board discussed possible matters for inclusion in a follow-on resolution, for consideration over the following days.
No resolution was taken.
Published on 26 November 2013