Reminder: Call for nominations: IETF appointments to the ISOC Board of Trustees

IAB Executive Administrative Manager <execd@iab.org> Tue, 27 January 2015 17:50 UTC

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Reminder: The IAB is currently seeking candidates for the ISOC Board of 
Trustees.  The call for nominations is open until February 11, 2015.


On Dec 3, 2014, at 11:42 AM, IAB Executive Administrative Manager wrote:

> The Internet Society (ISOC) provides organizational and financial 
> support for the IETF. As part of the arrangements between ISOC and the 
> IETF, the IETF is called upon to name 4 Trustees to its Board (BoT), 
> with staggered 3-year terms.  This requires that the IETF select two
> Trustees in 2015. 
> 
> This year, the IAB will select 2 people for terms beginning in 
> mid-2015 and ending in mid-2018. 
> 
> A description of the IAB's process for selecting the Trustee each year 
> can be found in RFC 3677, with this year's timeline as follows: 
> 
> * Wednesday, December 3, 2014 : Open nomination period
> 
> * February 11, 2015 : Close of the nomination period 
> 
> * No later than April 1, 2015: IAB selection delivered to IESG for 
> confirmation
> 
> * No later than April 30, 2015 : Delivery of final confirmed selection 
> to the ISOC Elections Committee for announcement with the rest of
> the new ISOC BoT slate. 
> 
> 
> Nominations 
> ----------- 
> 
> Nominations (including self-nominations) should be sent to the IAB 
> Executive Administrative Manager at <execd@iab.org>rg>.  Please include 
> e-mail contact details with the nomination. 
> 
> Nomination Details 
> ------------------ 
> 
> Nominees should be aware that ISOC Trustees are elected to three year 
> terms with approximately one third of the Board of Trustees 
> selected each year. The responsibilities of a Trustee include fiscal 
> management of the Internet Society, fundraising, and participation
> in Board meetings plus conference-call meetings, as detailed by
> the ISOC Bylaws:
> 
> http://www.internetsociety.org/who-we-are/governance-and-policies/
> amended-and-restated-laws-internet-society
> 
> The desirable characteristics of a candidate that are specific
> to the IETF-selected ISOC BoT member are outlined in
> section 2 of RFC 3677. 
> 
> Nominees are asked to provide to the IAB: 
> 
> 1. Confirmation of their willingness to be considered within this 
>  process. 
> 
> 2. Full name and contact information. 
> 
> 3. A statement confirming willingness and ability to devote an 
>  appropriate level of time to activities associated with the 
>  position of Trustee. 
> 
> 4. A brief biography outlining experience and background. 
> 
> 5. A statement of interests, concerns about the Internet Society, 
>  goals as a Trustee and motivation to serve as a Trustee. 
> 
> 6. Any further information that is relevant to the work of the IAB in 
>  considering your nomination. 
> 
> Time Commitment 
> --------------- 
> 
> Trustees are expected to commit the time necessary to perform regular 
> board and committee business. Trustees are also expected to allocate
> some time to attend and prepare for meetings. 
> 
> 
> Care of Personal Information 
> ---------------------------- 
> 
> The following procedures will be used by the IAB in managing this 
> process: 
> 
> - The candidate's name will be published, with all other candidate 
> names, at the close of the nominations period.
> 
> - Excerpts of the information provided to the IAB by the nominated 
> candidate will be passed to the IESG as part of the confirmation 
> process. The IESG will be requested to maintain confidentiality 
> of the candidate's information.
> 
> - Except as noted above, all information provided to the IAB during
> this process will be kept confidential to the IAB. 
> 
> 
> Current IETF-Selected Trustees 
> ------------------------------
> 
> The current IETF-Selected ISOC Trustees and their term of appointment 
> are: 
> 
> - Eric Burger 2012-2015
> - Bob Hinden 2013-2016 
> - Sean Turner 2014-2017
> 
> 
> Please Note
> -----------
> 
> Russ Housley, IAB Chair, has recused himself from this process.  
> Please direct all replies to Cindy Morgan, IAB Executive 
> Administrative Manager, at <execd@iab.org>rg>.
> 
> Best regards,
> Cindy Morgan
> IAB Executive Administrative Manager