ICANN Resolutions » 2003-10-13 - Appointment of Nominating Committee Chair
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Board appoints Hans Kraaijenbrink as chair of the 2004 Nominating Committee.
Mr. Cerf introduced the requirement that the Board appoint a Chair for the 2003-2004 Nominating Committee, and the recommendation and suitability of Hans Kraaijenbrink for such position. The resolutions set forth below were presented after a brief discussion of upcoming responsibilities for the new Nominating Committee. _Please see attached afterword***_Whereas, Article VII, Section 2(1) of the Bylaws calls for the non-voting Chair of the Nominating Committee to be appointed by the ICANN Board;
Whereas, it has been proposed that Hans Kraaijenbrink chair the 2004 Nominating Committee, and Mr. Kraaijenbrink has indicated a willingness to so serve;
The following resolutions were presented for consideration by Mr. Pisanty, and seconded by Mr. Markovski:
Resolved, [03.156] that Mr. Kraaijenbrink is appointed under Article VII, Section 2(1) of the Bylaws as Chair of the 2004 Nominating Committee, to serve until the conclusion of the ICANN annual meeting in 2004 or until his earlier resignation, removal, or other disqualification from service;
Resolved further, [03.157] that Mr. Kraaijenbrink, as Chair, shall be authorized to request Linda Wilson, Chair of the 2003 Nominating Committee, to assist him in the direction of the Nominating Committee as a non-voting advisor as contemplated by Article VII, Section 2(2) of the Bylaws;
Resolved further, [03.158], that as provided in Article VII, Section 2(9) of the Bylaws, Mr. Kraaijenbrink, as Chair, may at his discretion appoint a non-voting Associate Chair (who shall not otherwise be a member of the 2004 Nominating Committee), to serve during all or part of his term as Chair and assist him in carrying out the duties of the Chair;
Resolved further, [03.159] that the CEO and President shall cause staff and other support to be provided to the Nominating Committee as determined, in consultation with the Chair of the 2004 Nominating Committee, to be appropriate for the discharge of its functions.
(The Board approved the above resolutions by a 12-0-0 vote.)