ICANN Resolutions » Structural Improvements Committee Chair
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The Board approves the appointment of Rinalia Abdul-Rahim as the Chair of the Structural Improvements Committee (SIC) and retains Ray Plzak as a member of the SIC
Whereas, Ray Plzak is a member of the Board and current Chair of the Structural Improvements Committee (SIC).
Whereas, Mr. Plzak's current term on the Board expires at the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting in October 2015, and Mr. Plzak is not seeking another term.
Whereas, Rinalia Abdul Rahim is a current member of the Board and member of the SIC.
Whereas, to facilitate the smooth transition of leadership of the SIC at the expiration of Mr. Plzak's term, the BGC recommended that the Board immediately appoint Rinalia Abdul Rahim as the Chair of the SIC and retain Ray as a member of the SIC.
Resolved (2015.04.26.22), the Board appoints Rinalia Abdul Rahim as the Chair of the Structural Improvements Committee (SIC) and retains Ray Plzak a member of the SIC effective immediately.
The Board is committed to facilitating a smooth transition in the leadership of the Structural Improvements Committee (SIC) when Ray Plzak's term on the Board expires at the conclusion of the Annual General Meeting in October 2015. In light of the upcoming expiration of his term on the Board, Mr. Plzak suggested that he step down now in order to provide for a transition period to a new SIC Chair while he is still on the Board. As the Board Governance Committee (BGC) is tasked with recommending committee assignments, the BGC discussed Mr. Plzak's proposal and has recommended that the Board appoint Rinalia Abdul Rahim as the new SIC Chair effectively immediately.
The Board agrees with Mr. Plzak and the BGC that it is appropriate to appoint Ms. Abdul Rahim as the Chair of the SIC, effectively immediately, and retain Mr. Plzak as a member of the SIC until the end of his term.
This action will have no financial impact on the organization and no direct impact on the security, stability, or resiliency of the domain name system.
This is an Organizational Administrative function that does not require public comment.