ICANN/GNSO GNSO Email List Archives


<<< Chronological Index >>>    <<< Thread Index >>>

RE: [council] Proposed Agenda Item - Elimination of Friday Public Board Meetings

Hi Stéphane,
I'll follow up internally to provide the requested information.

Best regards,

From: owner-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:owner-council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
Behalf Of Stéphane Van Gelder
Sent: Wednesday, May 02, 2012 2:08 PM
To: council@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx Council
Subject: Re: [council] Proposed Agenda Item - Elimination of Friday Public 
Board Meetings

Is someone from Staff able to provide the requested information, whether it be 
on the list or during the next Council meeting?


Le 2 mai 2012 à 20:38, Neuman, Jeff a écrit :


Given the announcement yesterday of the elimination of the public Board 
meetings at ICANN, I would like to put this on the Council agenda as a 
discussion item.  I would like it if someone from ICANN that is familiar with 
the rationale behind this decision could give us an explanation of how and why 
that decision was made.

Also, if the ICANN Board can unilaterally declare that all of its meetings will 
be private, does this set a precedent for its Supporting Organizations to do 
the same thing?  I have not reviewed the bylaws with respect to the Council in 
a little bit, but does the Council have the discretion to declare that it will 
no longer hold a public GNSO Council meeting at ICANN?

I think there has been enough disapproval expressed within the community in the 
last day or so that at least merits a discussion of this decision at the 
Council level.


Jeffrey J. Neuman
Neustar, Inc. / Vice President, Business Affairs
21575 Ridgetop Circle, Sterling, VA 20166
Office: +1.571.434.5772  Mobile: +1.202.549.5079  Fax: +1.703.738.7965 / 
jeff.neuman@xxxxxxxxxxx<mailto:jeff.neuman@xxxxxxxxxxx>  / 

<<< Chronological Index >>>    <<< Thread Index >>>