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Thank You to Community Members


Resolution of the ICANN Board
Meeting Date: 
Thu, 2 Nov 2017
Resolution Number: 
2017.11.02.21 – 2017.11.02.28
Resolution Text: 

Whereas, ICANN wishes to acknowledge the considerable effort, skills, and time that members of the stakeholder community contribute to ICANN.

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

Whereas, the following members of the Address Supporting Organization are concluding their terms of service:

Mark Elkins, Address Supporting Organization Address Councilor
Ajay Kumar, Address Supporting Organization Address Councilor
Resolved (2017.11.02.21), Mark Elkins and Ajay Kumar have earned the deep appreciation of the ICANN Board of Directors for their terms of service, and the ICANN Board of Directors wishes them well in their future endeavors within the ICANN community and beyond.

Whereas, the following member of the County Code Names Supporting Organization is concluding his term of service:

Ching Chiao, County Code Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Resolved (2017.11.02.22), Ching Chiao has earned the deep appreciation of the ICANN Board of Directors for his term of service, and the ICANN Board of Directors wishes him well in his future endeavors within the ICANN community and beyond.

Whereas, the following members of the Generic Names Supporting Organization are concluding their terms of service:

Farzaneh Badii, Non-Commercial Users Constituency Chair
James Bladel, Generic Names Supporting Organization Council Chair
Rafik Dammak, Non-Commercial Users Constituency Chair
Johan Helsingius, Generic Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Tony Holmes, Internet Service Providers and Connectivity Providers Constituency Chair
Wolf-Ulrich Knoben, Generic Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Marília Maciel, Generic Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Steve Metalitz, Intellectual Property Constituency Vice President
Stefania Milan, Generic Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Edward Morris, Generic Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Klaus Stoll, Not-for-Profit Operational Concerns Constituency Chair
Hsu Phen Valerie Tan, Generic Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Tapani Tarvainen, Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group Chair
Martin Silva Valent, Not-for-Profit Operational Concerns Constituency Vice Chair
Fabricio Vayra, Intellectual Property Constituency Secretary
Chris Wilson, Business Constituency Chair
Resolved (2017.11.02.23), Farzaneh Badii, James Bladel, Rafik Dammak, Johan Helsingius, Tony Holmes, Wolf-Ulrich Knoben, Marília Maciel, Steve Metalitz, Stefania Milan, Edward Morris, Klaus Stoll, Hsu Phen Valerie Tan, Tapani Tarvainen, Martin Silva Valent, Fabricio Vayra, and Chris Wilson have earned the deep appreciation of the ICANN Board of Directors for their terms of service, and the ICANN Board of Directors wishes them well in their future endeavors within the ICANN community and beyond.

Whereas, the following members of the At-Large community are concluding their terms of service:

Harold Arcos, At-Large Advisory Committee Member
Garth Bruen, At-Large Advisory Committee Member
Mohamed El Bashir, At-Large Advisory Committee Vice Chair
Judith Hellerstein, North American Regional At-Large Organization Secretariat
Aziz Hilali, African Regional At-Large Organization Chair
Tijani Ben Jemaa, At-Large Advisory Committee Vice Chair
Wolf Ludwig, European Regional At-Large Organization Secretariat
Glenn McKnight, North American Regional At-Large Organization Chair
León Sánchez, At-Large Advisory Committee Vice Chair
Wafa Dahmani Zaafouri, At-Large Advisory Committee Member
Resolved (2017.11.02.24), Harold Arcos, Garth Bruen, Mohamed El Bashir, Judith Hellerstein, Aziz Hilali, Tijani Ben Jemaa, Wold Ludwig, Glenn McKnight, León Sánchez, and Wafa Dahmani Zaafouri have earned the deep appreciation of the ICANN Board of Directors for their terms of service, and the ICANN Board of Directors wishes them well in their future endeavors within the ICANN community and beyond.

Whereas, the following members of the Governmental Advisory Committee are concluding their terms of service:

Mark Carvell, Governmental Advisory Committee Vice Chair
Alice Munyua, Governmental Advisory Committee Underserved Regions Working Group Co-Chair and Public Safety Working Group Co-Chair
Thomas Schneider, Governmental Advisory Committee Chair
Resolved (2017.11.02.25), Mark Carvell, Alice Munyua, and Thomas Schneider have earned the deep appreciation of the ICANN Board of Directors for their terms of service, and the ICANN Board of Directors wishes them well in their future endeavors within the ICANN community and beyond.

Whereas, the following members of the Root Server System Advisory Committee are concluding their terms of service:

Hank Kilmer, Root Server System Advisory Committee Alternate Representative
Warren Kumari, Root Server System Advisory Committee Alternate Representative
Resolved (2017.11.02.26), Hank Kilmer, and Warren Kumari have earned the deep appreciation of the ICANN Board of Directors for their terms of service, and the ICANN Board of Directors wishes them well in their future endeavors within the ICANN community and beyond.

Whereas, the following members of the Security and Stability Advisory Committee are concluding their terms of service:

Steve Crocker, Security and Stability Advisory Committee Member
Mark Kosters, Security and Stability Advisory Committee Member
Resolved (2017.11.02.27), Steve Crocker and Mark Kosters have earned the deep appreciation of the ICANN Board of Directors for their terms of service, and the ICANN Board of Directors wishes them well in their future endeavors within the ICANN community and beyond.

Whereas, the following members of the Nominating Committee are concluding their terms of service:

Damon Ashcraft, Nominating Committee Member
Tom Barrett, Nominating Committee Member
Eduardo Diaz, Nominating Committee Member
Hartmut Glaser, Nominating Committee Member
Hans Petter Holen, Nominating Committee Chair
Zahid Jamil, Nominating Committee Chair-Elect
Dave Kissoondoyal, Nominating Committee Member
Osvaldo Novoa, Nominating Committee Member
Amir Qayyum, Nominating Committee Member
Jörg Schweiger, Nominating Committee Member
Ken Stubbs, Nominating Committee Member
Stéphane Van Gelder, Nominating Committee Associate Chair
Tim Wicinski, Nominating Committee Member
Resolved (2016.11.02.28), Damon Ashcraft, Tom Barrett, Eduardo Diaz, Hatmut Glaser, Hans Petter Holen, Zahid Jamil, Dave Kissoondoyal, Osvaldo Novoa, Amir Qayyum, Jörg Schweiger, Ken Stubbs, Stéphane Van Gelder, and Tim Wicinski have earned the deep appreciation of the ICANN Board of Directors for their terms of service, and the ICANN Board of Directors wishes them well in their future endeavors within the ICANN community and beyond.