ICANN Resolutions » 2002-10-31 - Executive Search Committee
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Board appoints of members to committee; provides funds for search and transition costs for the next ICANN CEO; authorizes committee to select a search firm to support the search.
Whereas, the ICANN CEO, Stuart Lynn, has advised the Board of his desires to retire from service to ICANN in the first quarter of 2003;
Whereas, at its meeting on 28 June 2002, the Board established an Executive Search Committee composed of Vinton Cerf (chairman), Linda Wilson, Nii Quaynor, Ivan Moura Campos, Masanobu Katoh, and Rob Blokzijl;
Whereas, the Search Committee is reviewing proposals from several firms to support the search;
Whereas, the Search Committee wishes to expand its membership;
Whereas, the Finance Committee has recommended that the Board authorize the expenditure of up to a total of US$ 250,000 for both search and transition costs for the next ICANN CEO with the understanding that the expenditures may occur in both the current and next fiscal years;
It is therefore resolved [02.120] that Helmut Schink and Michael Roberts are appointed as additional members of the Committee;
Further resolved [02.121] that expenditures not to exceed US$ 250,000 are authorized for total costs of search and transition costs for the next CEO of ICANN;
Further resolved [02.122] that the Executive Search Committee is authorized to select a search firm to support the search; and
Further resolved [02.123] that the President is authorized to negotiate the commitment to the selected search firm under this authorization of resources.