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Appointment of Membership and Leadership of Board Committees


Resolution of the ICANN Board
Meeting Date: 
Thu, 22 Oct 2020
Resolution Number: 
2020.10.22.23
Resolution Text: 

Resolved (2020.10.22.23), membership and leadership of the following Board Committees is established as follows:

Audit Committee

Sarah Deutsch (Chair)
Avri Doria
Danko Jevtović
Merike Käo
Akinori Maemura
Mandla Msimang
Ihab Osman

Board Accountability Mechanisms Committee

Nigel Roberts (Chair)
Becky Burr
Sarah Deutsch
Avri Doria
Patricio Poblete
Kaveh Ranjbar
León Sánchez

Board Governance Committee

Tripti Sinha (Chair)
Becky Burr
Ron da Silva
Sarah Deutsch
Ihab Osman
León Sánchez
Matthew Shears

Compensation Committee

Maarten Botterman (Chair)
Ron da Silva
Sarah Deutsch
León Sánchez
Tripti Sinha

Executive Committee

Maarten Botterman (Chair)
Göran Marby
León Sánchez
Tripti Sinha

Finance Committee

Danko Jevtović (Chair)
Harald Alvestrand
Becky Burr
Ron da Silva
Mandla Msimang
Ihab Osman
Tripti Sinha

Organizational Effectiveness Committee

Avri Doria (Chair)
Becky Burr
Lito Ibarra
Danko Jevtović
Patricio Poblete
Matthew Shears

Risk Committee

Lito Ibarra (Chair)
Harald Alvestrand
Merike Käo
Akinori Maemura
Kaveh Ranjbar
Nigel Roberts
Matthew Shears

Strategic Planning Committee

Matthew Shears (Chair)
Becky Burr
Ron da Silva
Lito Ibarra
Ihab Osman
Nigel Roberts
León Sánchez
Tripti Sinha

Technical Committee

Akinori Maemura (Chair)
Harald Alvestrand
Avri Doria
Lito Ibarra
Merike Käo
Mandla Msimang
Patricio Poblete
Kaveh Ranjbar
Nigel Roberts
Tripti Sinha

Rationale for Resolution: 

Article 7, Section 7.2 and Article 14 of the ICANN Bylaws call for the Board to appoint the Board Chair, Board Vice Chair, and chairmanship and membership of each Board Committee, including filling any vacancies which may occur in these positions during the year. The appointment of the Board leadership and Board Committee slates is consistent with ICANN's Mission and is in the public interest as it is important to ensure that the Board and its Committees have the properly skilled expertise to carry forth ICANN's Mission, Commitments and Core Values.

This decision will have no direct fiscal impact on the organization and no impact on the security, stability or resiliency of the domain name system.

This is an Organizational Administrative Function that does not require Public Comment.