ICANN Resolutions » Election of Public Technical Identifiers Board Member
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Whereas, ICANN, in its role as sole member (Member) of Public Technical Identifiers (PTI), has the obligation to elect all members of the PTI Board in accordance with Article 5 of the PTI Bylaws.
Whereas, David Conrad, ICANN's Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, currently serves in Seat 4 of the PTI Board, with a term ending at the annual meeting of the Member in 2023. David intends to resign from the PTI Board as part of David's forthcoming departure from ICANN. Seat 4 of the PTI Board is reserved for persons under ICANN's employ.
Whereas, David Conrad's anticipated resignation from the PTI Board will cause a vacancy in Seat 4. Under Section 5.6.5 of the PTI Bylaws, ICANN as the sole member of the PTI Board is responsible for the filling of the vacancy.
Whereas, ICANN organization recommends that upon David Conrad's resignation from the PTI Board pursuant to 5.6.4 of the PTI Bylaws, Xavier Calvez, ICANN's Senior Vice President, Planning and Chief Financial Officer, to be appointed to serve the remaining term for Seat 4.
Resolved (2021.09.30.01), ICANN, in its role as sole member of PTI, elects Xavier Calvez to fill the anticipated vacancy in Seat 4 of the PTI Board upon David Conrad's resignation from that seat. Xavier Calvez's term will commence upon the date of David Conrad's resignation, and the term will end at the end of the annual meeting of the Member in 2023.
Resolved (2021.09.30.02), ICANN, in its role as sole member of PTI, thanks David Conrad for his service to PTI.
ICANN Board's action in filling a vacancy on the Public Technical Identifiers (PTI) Board is in fulfillment of ICANN's obligations as the sole member of its affiliate PTI. This is an important governance requirement that supports the oversight of the fulfillment of the IANA Functions, which is key to ICANN's mission and support of the public interest.
This is an Organizational Administrative Function that does not require public comment.