ICANN Resolutions » 2004-12-05 - Ombudsman Bylaws Recommendation from Board Governance Committee
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Board directs President and the General Counsel to post proposed Ombudsman Bylaws amendments and proposed Ombudsman Management Principles for public comment.
Whereas, the ICANN was pleased to announce recently that after an extensive International search, Frank Fowlie was selected as ICANN's first Ombudsman.
Whereas the Office of the ICANN Ombudsman is established by Article V of the ICANN Bylaws.
Whereas the Board Governance Committee has reviewed the various Bylaws provisions relating to the Office of the Ombudsman, and has determined that certain changes in the position would likely be beneficial both for the Office of the Ombudsman and the organization as a whole.
Resolved (04.108), the President and the General Counsel are directed to post the proposed Ombudsman bylaws amendments and proposed Ombudsman Management Principles for public comment, subject to review and finalisation by the Board at a future meeting.
(Eleven votes in favor, none opposed, no abstentions.)