[CCWG-ACCT] Individual ICANN Board Members removal requirements

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Sat Jul 18 13:16:37 UTC 2015

Seun, I think that you may have misunderstood. The CMSM would be 
required pass on the appointment decisions of the SO/AC/NomCom, but 
it would not take an independent decision on these. The decision to 
appoint would remain the sole right of the individual SO, AC or NomCom.

So we are not populating the Board collectively, the collective is 
simply honouring the decision of the individual organizations.


At 18/07/2015 07:21 AM, Seun Ojedeji wrote:

>- SO/AC removing their individual board members goes against the 
>concept of "Community Mechanism as Sole Member" (CMSM) which simply 
>indicates that appointment of board members would now be executed by 
>CMSM (even though individual SO/AC does the selection). So if we 
>populate the board collectively why should we not so same for removal
>- It would make no procedural sense for us to exercise CMSM powers 
>without the bodies that constitutes that mechanism approving it- I 
>don't know of any organisation where this is done. Even in 
>individual members based organisations, a member cannot remove any 
>board member, its usually certain number of members.(including if it 
>were board removing its member)

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