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RSSAC Co-Chair Appointmen


Resolution of the ICANN Board
Topic: 
RSSAC Co-Chair Appointment
Summary: 

ICANN Board accepts the recommendation of the RSSAC and appoints Tripti Sinha as co-chair of RSSAC

Category: 
Board
General
Meeting Date: 
周二, 13 十二月 2016
Resolution Number: 
2016.12.13.02
Resolution Text: 

Whereas, Article 12, Section 2, Subsection C of the Bylaws governs the Root Server System Advisory Committee (RSSAC).

Whereas, Article 12, Section 2, Subsection C (ii) of the Bylaws states that the RSSAC's chairs and members shall be appointed by the Board.

Whereas, on 1 December 2016, the RSSAC conducted an election for one co-chair position and re-elected Tripti Sinha (University of Maryland, D-Root Server Operator) to a two-year term as co-chair. Brad Verd (Verisign, A/J-Root Server Operator) will continue to serve as co-chair for the second year of a two-year term.

Resolved (2016.12.13.02) the Board of Directors accepts the recommendation of the RSSAC and appoints Tripti Sinha as co-chair of RSSAC and extends its best wishes to RSSAC Co-Chairs of their important roles.

Rationale for Resolution: 

The ICANN Bylaws call for the Board to appoint the RSSAC Co-Chairs as selected by the membership. The appointment of RSSAC co-chairs will allow the RSSAC to be properly composed to serve its function within ICANN's policy development work as an advisory committee.

The appointment of co-chairs is not anticipated to have any fiscal impact on ICANN that has not already been accounted for in the budgeted resources necessary for ongoing support of the RSSAC.

This is an Organizational Administrative Function for which no public comment is required.