ICANN Resolutions » Election of PTI Board Member
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Whereas, ICANN, in its role as sole member of PTI, has the obligation to appoint all members of the PTI Board in accordance with Article 5 of the PTI Bylaws.
Whereas, there is a vacancy in Seat 3 of the PTI Board, previously held by Akram Atallah. The ICANN Board, as the sole member of PTI, is authorized to elect a Director to fill this vacancy under Section 5.6.5 of the PTI Bylaws.
Whereas, ICANN organization recommends that Trang Nguyen, ICANN's Vice President, GDD Strategic Programs, serve to in Seat 3 of the PTI Board to fill the vacancy and complete the term ending at the end of the annual meeting of the member in 2019.
Whereas, there are no other changes to the composition of the PTI Board.
Resolved (2018.10.25.40), ICANN, in its role as sole member of PTI, elects Trang Nguyen to fill the vacancy in Seat 3 of the PTI Board, with a term ending at the end of the annual meeting of the member in 2019.
The resolutions taken here today fulfill ICANN's responsibility, as the sole member of PTI, to annually elect the President of PTI and appoint Directors to the Board. The regular election of a PTI President and appointment of a Director to fill a vacancy on the PTI Board will allow the PTI Board to continue its work.
The appointment of the PTI President and Board director are taken fully in line with the obligations as set forth in the PTI Bylaws, and respectful of the community's recommendations of the proposed composition of the Board.
These actions confirm ICANN's continued commitment to its Bylaws as adopted on 1 October 2016 and ICANN's obligations surrounding the performance of the IANA Functions that are contracted to PTI. This also directly serves ICANN's mission to ensure the stable and secure operations of the Internet's unique identifiers, and serves the public interest in the continued stable performance of the IANA functions.
None of the actions taken today are anticipated to have any impact on the security, stability or resiliency of the DNS, though PTI is essential to ICANN's security, stability and resiliency work. There are resource implications in supporting PTI, which are reflected in the PTI, IANA and ICANN Budgets.
The appointment of the PTI President and the appointment of the PTI Board are Organizational Administrative Functions for which public comments were not necessary.