[Internal-cg] Participation in ICG - 6 points to reach consensus on

Milton L Mueller mueller at syr.edu
Thu Jul 24 21:12:03 UTC 2014

> When we need to come to consensus about something, the 
> consensus should be among the members, not members+liaisons. 
> We can solicit advice and opinions from the liaisons, but they 
> should not otherwise be involved in consensus gathering or writing 
> the group's output. I think it is inappropriate for people who are 
> employed by ICANN or who have fiduciary responsibility to ICANN 
> to be otherwise involved in discussions and decisions about the 
> future of the oversight of one of the ICANN departments.

Agree, and this is very important. 

> Suggestion: We accept the proposal from ICANN to until further 
> notice from ICG continue with this set of support staff: Theresa, 
> Ergys, Alice, Jim and Hillary.


> Suggestion: We postpone discussion on minutes and otherwise 
> record taking of our future meetings to the discussion on the Secretariat.


> Suggestion: Until minutes from first meeting are complete, Sam 
> Dickinson should be treated as support staff (together with Theresa, 
> Ergys, Alice, Jim and Hillary).


> Suggestion: Alternative D, i.e. all Members, Liaisons and Support Staff get read/write access to our documents.

Not agreed. I would support alternative A only. 
This suggestion seems inconsistent with your first suggestion.

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