[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 8 November 2013 at 19:00 UTC.
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, Chris Disspain, Bill Graham, Gonzalo Navarro, Ray Plzak, George Sadowsky, Mike Silber, and Bruce Tonkin (Vice Chair). Bertrand de La Chapelle, Olga Madruga-Forti, Erika Mann, and Kuo-Wei Wu sent apologies.
The following Board Liaisons participated in all or part of the meeting: Heather Dryden (GAC Liaison), Ram Mohan (SSAC Liaison), and Jonne Soininen (IETF Liaison). Francisco da Silva (TLG Liaison) and Suzanne Woolf (RSSAC Liaison).
The following ICANN Staff participated in all or part of the meeting: Susanna Bennett (Chief Operating Officer), John Jeffrey (General Counsel and Secretary), Sally Costerton (Sr. Advisor to the President – Global Stakeholder Engagement), Karine Perset, and Theresa Swinehart (Sr. Advisor to the President on Strategy).
This is a preliminary report of the approved resolutions resulting from the Special Meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors, which took place on 8 November 2013.
The Board received an update from the CEO regarding the ongoing work following from the 28 September 2013 resolution of the Board regarding Internet coordination efforts, and how this work could continue into ICANN Buenos Aires meeting. The Board agreed that this would be an appropriate time to make the 28 September 2013 resolution public.
The Board agreed to further discuss these coordination efforts during its meetings in Buenos Aires.
No resolutions were taken.
The Chair then called the meeting to a close.
Published on 26 November 2013