ICANN Resolutions » 2003-01-20 - Nominating Committee

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2003-01-20 - Nominating Committee

Resolution of the ICANN Board
Nominating Committee

Board appoints Linda Wilson as Chair of the first NomCom, authorizes Chair to appoint a Vice-Chair, and directs ICANN Staff to provide support to the NomCom, as appropriate.

ICANN Structures
Meeting Date: 
Mon, 20 Jan 2003
Resolution Number: 
03.08, 03.09, 03.10
Implementation Actions: 
  • Provide staff and other support for formation and discharge of Nominating Committee
    • Responsible entity: President
    • Due date: None provided
    • Completion date: 2003
Resolution Text: 

Whereas, on 15 December 2002 ICANN's New Bylaws came into effect;

Whereas, Article VII and Article XX, Section 2(4) of those bylaws call for a Nominating Committee to be formed promptly, to be headed by a non-voting Chair, appointed by the ICANN Board;

Resolved [03.08] that Linda Wilson is appointed under Article VII, Section 2(1) of the New Bylaws as the Chair of the first Nominating Committee, to serve until the conclusion of the ICANN annual meeting in 2003 or until her earlier resignation, removal, or other disqualification from service;

Resolved further [03.09] that the Chair of the first Nominating Committee is authorized to appoint a person of her choosing as Vice-Chair, to assist her in the direction of the Nominating Committee, in lieu of the service of the immediately preceding Nominating Committee Chair as a non-voting advisor, as is contemplated for subsequent Nominating Committees by Article VII, Section 2(2) of the New Bylaws;

Resolved further [03.10] that the President is directed to provide such staff and other support to the Nominating Committee as he determines, in consultation with the Chair of the Nominating Committee, to be appropriate to the discharge of its functions.
(The Board approved the above resolution by a 12-1-1 vote, with Mr. Auerbach voting against and Mr. Mueller-Maguhn abstaining.)

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