[bc-gnso] GNSO Council Resolutions 18 February 2010
secretariat at bizconst.org
Fri Feb 19 06:34:17 UTC 2010
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 ICANNs responsibilities under the Affirmation of
Commitments, applicants are being sought to volunteer to serve on the review
team for Accountability and Transparency <link to
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
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT:
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,
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.
Glen de Saint Géry
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