[bc-gnso] GNSO Council Resolutions 18 February 2010

BC Secretariat secretariat at bizconst.org
Fri Feb 19 06:34:17 UTC 2010

Dear All,


Ahead of the official Council minutes, the following resolution was passed
at the Council meeting on Thursday, 18 February 2010.


Motion on the Proposed Process for GNSO Endorsement of Nominees to the AoC
Accountability and Transparency RT  as  amended.


WHEREAS, in furtherance of ICANN’s responsibilities under the Affirmation of
Commitments, applicants are being sought to volunteer to serve on the review
team for Accountability and Transparency <link to
http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-03feb10-en.htm >;


WHEREAS, the Accountability and Transparency review team will include
members endorsed by the GNSO in its efforts;


WHEREAS, the GNSO Council desires to adopt a one-time process to provide
endorsements for applicants to serve on the first Accountability and
Transparency review;



RESOLVED, that the Endorsement Process described in the attached document


is hereby approved;


RESOLVED FURTHER, that each Stakeholder Group and the GNSO Council
Nominating Committee appointees should immediately commence their selection
processes in accordance with the Endorsement Process;


RESOLVED FURTHER, ICANN Staff is directed to post and distribute the
Endorsement Process as widely as possible to all GNSO related groups in an
effort to inform qualified applicants of the important work of the
Accountability and Transparency review team;


RESOLVED FURTHER, the Council shall form an Evaluation Team made up of one
Councilor from each SG plus one Nominating Committee Appointee in its
meeting on 18 February to assess the responses and report to the Council
list not later than 10 March or 14 March;


RESOLVED FURTHER, ICANN Staff is directed to schedule a Special Council
Teleconference call on 15, 16 or 17 March at a time that maximizes Councilor
participation for the purpose of finalizing GNSO endorsements;


RESOLVED FURTHER, the Affirmation of Commitments Review Drafting Team is
requested to continue its work to develop a longer-term process for Council
consideration in April.


The motion passed by a roll call vote.
18 Votes in favour


6 votes in favour Contracted Parties House

Chuck Gomes, Edmon Chung, Caroline Greer, Stéphane van Gelder, Tim Ruiz,
Adrian Kinderis.

Absent: Terry Davis NCA

12 votes in favour Non Contracted Parties House

Zahid Jamil, Jaime Wagner, Wolf-Ulrich Knoben, Kristina Rosette, David
Taylor, Rafik Dammak, Rosemary Sinclair, Debra Hughes, Mary Wong, Wendy
Seltzer, Bill Drake, and Olga Cavalli.

One abstention Mike Rodenbaugh- reason to be provided 


An evaluation team was formed consisting of:

Adrian Kinderis - Registrar Stakeholder Group 
Caroline Greer – gTLD Registries Stakeholder Group

Wolf-Ulrich Knoben – Commercial Stakeholder Group

Bill Drake – Non Commercial Stakeholder Group

Olga Cavalli – NCA
Margie Milam – Policy Staff support


Please let me know if you have any questions.


Thank you.

Kind regards,




Glen de Saint Géry

GNSO Secretariat



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