[Internal-cg] Chairing - way forward
Milton L Mueller
mueller at syr.edu
Mon Aug 11 19:24:58 UTC 2014
I would also support the consensus call here. I believe the overwhelming majority of the group supports 1+2, and that the minority objections to it pertained to regional/citizenship diversity. I thought that these concerns had been met by the withdrawal of K. Drazek as a candidate and the understanding that the +2 would be from different regions.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: internal-cg-bounces at icann.org [mailto:internal-cg-
> bounces at icann.org] On Behalf Of Alissa Cooper
> Sent: Monday, August 11, 2014 2:48 PM
> To: Subrenat, Jean-Jacques
> Cc: ICG
> Subject: Re: [Internal-cg] Chairing - way forward
> Hi Jean-Jacques,
> On 8/11/14, 8:31 AM, "Subrenat, Jean-Jacques" <jjs at dyalog.net> wrote:
> >Sorry Alissa,
> >I'm afraid there is neither clarity nor consensus on the way forward on
> >this point, and that the deadline will have to be extended.
> As interim chair, I made the consensus call last week, in my email below.
> It continues to stand, and I believe I have the support of the bulk of the
> group behind me. Consensus involves accommodating objections to the best
> extent possible while maintaining broad support within the group. It does
> not require unanimity and cannot be held up by a small minority of objectors.
> So we are on track to get the selection going once the deadline expires later
> >Best regards,
> >----- Mail original -----
> >De: "Alissa Cooper" <alissa at cooperw.in>
> >À: "ICG" <internal-cg at icann.org>
> >Envoyé: Lundi 11 Août 2014 17:24:34
> >Objet: Re: [Internal-cg] Chairing - way forward
> >Reminder: People who wish to volunteer for a chair role need to do so
> >23:59 UTC today, Aug 11. I believe the current list of volunteers is as
> >Wolf-Ulrich Knoben
> >Patrik Fälström
> >Mohamed El Bashir
> >Alissa Cooper
> >On 8/7/14, 10:57 AM, "Alissa Cooper" <alissa at cooperw.in> wrote:
> >>Hi all,
> >>Thanks to everyone for engaging on the topic of chair structure.
> >>Taking in all of the in-person and email discussion thus far, I think
> >>we have a viable path forward. My observations are:
> >>1. In response to the compromise I suggested on July 31 [i], the group
> >>demonstrated broad support for a 1+2 structure, with an objection from
> >>Jean-Jacques and ALAC. This included support from people who had
> >>previously stated preferences for other structures, and even support
> >>from people who had previously said they could not live with 1+2. This
> >>is what some people might call “consensus” and what I would normally
> >>describe as “rough consensus” in support of 1+2.
> >>2. We have very strong support for a “1+something” chair structure,
> >>following the recent mail from Jean-Jacques [ii]. I don’t think we
> >>have anyone objecting to 1+something at this point.
> >>3. We have had lengthy discussions on the list about geographic
> >>diversity. We have very strong support in the group for having
> >>geographically diverse participation throughout the stewardship
> >>transition plan development process. We have differences of opinion
> >>within the group about the extent to which that diversity must be
> >>required to extend to the chairs of the ICG.
> >>4. We have a demonstrated need to agree within the ICG about the
> >>methods, both electronic and in-person, that we will use to arrive at
> >>and judge consensus within this group going forward.
> >>Taking the above into consideration, let's proceed as follows:
> >>Go forward with a 1+2 structure — 1 chair and 2 vice-chairs. I believe
> >>the current list of people who have volunteered to serve in these
> >>Russ Housley
> >>Patrik Fälström
> >>Mohamed El Bashir
> >>Keith Drazek
> >>Alissa Cooper
> >>(I do not think we need re-confirmations from the above people because
> >>they have mostly re-confirmed already on the list at some point over
> >>the last several weeks, but if any of the above listed people wants to
> >>withdraw, please say so.)
> >>Taking the suggestion from Jean-Jacques, I think we should give people
> >>a few more days to volunteer. So if you would like to volunteer,
> >>please make that known on the list by August 11, 23:59 UTC.
> >>On August 12, Joe, who previously agreed to detail the chair roles and
> >>run the selection process [iii], and Wolf-Ulrich, who has agreed to
> >>help Joe while Joe is traveling, will launch the selection process. In
> >>making their selections, ICG participants should take the geographic
> >>diversity discussions we’ve had into account.
> >>Joe and Wolf-Ulrich will also begin drafting a proposal that describes
> >>the methods the group will use for arriving at and judging consensus
> >>going forward, and will make that proposal available to the group for
> >>discussion when it is ready.
> >>[i] http://mm.icann.org/pipermail/internal-cg/2014-July/000582.html
> >>[ii] http://mm.icann.org/pipermail/internal-cg/2014-August/000769.html
> >>[iii] http://mm.icann.org/pipermail/internal-cg/2014-July/000381.html
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