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Community Recognition


Resolution of the ICANN Board
Topic: 
Board acknowledges the departing members of the stakeholder community and the skills they brought to the ICANN process.
Summary: 

ICANN Board of Directors wishes to acknowledge and thank members of the following community organizations: Supporting Organizations and Advisory Committee, At-Large community, Public Safety Working Group (PSWG), and Registrars Stakeholder Group in the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO)

Category: 
Board
General
Meeting Date: 
Thu, 25 Jun 2015
Resolution Number: 
2015.06.25.13 - 2015.06.25.15
Resolution Text: 

Whereas, ICANN wishes to acknowledge the considerable energy and skills that members of the stakeholder community bring to the ICANN process.

Whereas, in recognition of these contributions, ICANN wishes to acknowledge and thank members of the community when their terms of service end on Supporting Organizations and Advisory Committees.

Whereas, the following member of the At-Large community is concluding his terms of service:

Evan Leibovitch – NARALO Secretary, At-Large New gTLD Working Group Chair, and At-Large Future Challenges Working Group Co-Chair
Resolved (2015.06.25.13), Evan Leibovitch has earned the deep appreciation of the Board for his term of service, and the Board wishes him well in his future endeavors within the ICANN community and beyond.

Whereas, the following member of the Public Safety Working Group (PSWG) is concluding his term of service:

Richard "Dick" Leaning – Public Safety Working Group
Whereas, Richard "Dick" Leaning helped create and charter the Public Safety Working Group, a subgroup of the Governmental Advisory Committee (GAC).

Whereas, his efforts were instrumental in bringing the international law enforcement community closer to ICANN.

Rationale for Resolution: 

Resolved (2015.06.25.14), Richard "Dick" Leaning has earned the deep appreciation of the Board for his term of service, and the Board wishes him well in his future endeavors within the ICANN community and beyond.

Whereas, the following member of the Registrars Stakeholder Group in the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) is recognized in memoriam for his service:

Robert "Bob" Connelly – Founder of the Registrars Stakeholder Group
Resolved (2015.06.25.15), Robert Connelly has earned the deep appreciation of the Board for his term of service.