[Alac-sc-outreach] O&E budget proposal for the FBSC - Access by RALOs for funding of local engagement activities

Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond ocl at gih.com
Sat Jan 23 15:46:06 UTC 2016

Dear Dev,

I am particularly interested in seeing whether this request will be
honoured by ICANN since this is indeed an output of ATLAS II
recommendation #40.
Kindest regards,


On 22/01/2016 19:02, Dev Anand Teelucksingh wrote:
> Dear O&E members, At-Large Staff
> With today being the deadline for budget proposals to be submitted to the
> At-Large Finance and Budget Subcommittee (FBSC), please find attached
> a budget proposal from the O&E co-chairs for the FBSC's consideration
> - to allow access by RALOs for funding of local engagement activities.
> Opportunities exist for At-Large members to do local outreach and
> engagement about ICANN and ICANN policy related issues. The  local
> activities  can include  local presentations, brown bag lunch topics,
> local  business persons presentations ie. Kiwanais, Rotary,
> Professional Women’s University Groups, Chamber of Commerce and more.
> These local groups at the grassroots are looking for professional
> speakers on a weekly basis and rely on local experts on various
> topics. They open up opportunities for speaking engagements at minimum
> cost.
> We propose that each of the RALO’s have access up to $2,000 each for
> targeted local discretionary funds to permit the local travel,
> luncheons, displays, graphic promotional Facebook/Twitter graphics and
> printing.
> For complete transparency and proper oversight, all RALO budget
> requests will require review and approval from the ALAC via the
> Finance and Budget Subcommittee (FBSC) and the Outreach and Engagement
> SC. Any approved RALO request will require detailed reporting to the
> ALAC on how the funds allocated were spent and objectives achieved.
> Local GSE approval could also be sought for additional oversight.
> This proposal will be discussed on Monday's call where amendments can
> be suggested.
> Kind Regards,
> Dev Anand Teelucksingh
> Outreach and Engagement SC chair
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Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond, PhD

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