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Thank You to Community Members


Resolution of the ICANN Board
Meeting Date: 
Thu, 22 Oct 2020
Resolution Number: 
2020.10.22.09 – 2020.10.22.19
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 express appreciation for and thank members of the community when their terms of service end in relation to our Supporting Organizations, Advisory Committees, the Public Technical Identifiers Board of Directors, and the Nominating Committee.

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

Omo Oaiya, Address Supporting Organization Address Councilor
Jason Schiller, Address Supporting Organization Address Councilor
Resolved (2020.10.22.09), Omo Oaiya and Jason Schiller 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 Country Code Names Supporting Organization are concluding their terms of service:

Ajay Data, Country Code Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Hiro Hotta, Country Code Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Resolved (2020.10.22.10), Ajay Data and Hiro Hotta have earned the deep appreciation of the ICANN Board of Directors for their terms of service. The ICANN Board of Directors wishes them well in their future endeavors within the ICANN community and beyond.

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

Donna Austin, Registries Stakeholder Group Chair
Graeme Bunton, Registrar Stakeholder Group Chair
Rafik Dammak, Generic Names Supporting Organization Council Vice Chair
Samantha Demetriou, Registries Stakeholder Group Vice Chair
Keith Drazek, Generic Names Supporting Organization Chair
James Gannon, Generic Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Johan Helsingius, Generic Names Supporting Organization Liaison to the Governmental Advisory Committee
Joan Kerr, Not-for-Profit Operational Concerns Constituency Chair
Erika Mann, Generic Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Scott McCormick, Generic Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Michele Neylon, Generic Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Kristian Ørmen, Registrar Stakeholder Group Secretary
Stephanie Perrin, Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group Chair
Elsa Saade, Generic Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Bruna Santos, Non-Commercial Users Constituency Chair
Tobias Sattler, Registrar Stakeholder Group Vice Chair
Martin Silva Valent, Generic Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Darcy Southwell, Generic Names Supporting Organization Councilor
Resolved (2020.10.22.11), Donna Austin, Graeme Bunton, Rafik Dammak, Samantha Demetriou, Keith Drazek, James Gannon, Johan Helsingius, Joan Kerr, Erika Mann, Scott McCormick, Michele Neylon, Kristian Ørmen, Stephanie Perrin, Elsa Saade, Bruna Santos, Tobias Sattler, Martin Silva Valent, and Darcy Southwell have earned the deep appreciation of the ICANN Board of Directors for their terms of service. 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:

Ali AlMeshal, Asian, Australasian, and the Pacific Islands Regional At-Large Organization Vice Chair
Tijani Ben Jemaa, At-Large Advisory Committee Member
Humberto Carrasco, At-Large Advisory Committee Member
Bastiaan Goslings, At-Large Advisory Committee Member
Sarah Kiden, African Regional At-Large Organization Secretary
Javier Rúa Jovet, At-Large Advisory Committee Member
Resolved (2020.10.22.12), Ali AlMeshal, Tijani Ben Jemaa, Humberto Carrasco, Bastiaan Goslings, Sarah Kiden, and Javier Rúa-Jovet 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:

Pär Brumark, Governmental Advisory Committee Vice Chair
Nigel Cassimire, Governmental Advisory Committee Liaison to the Customer Standing Committee
Chérif Diallo, Governmental Advisory Committee Vice Chair
Resolved (2020.10.22.13), Pär Brumark, Nigel Cassimire, and Chérif Diallo 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:

Keith Bluestein, Root Server System Advisory Committee Primary Representative
Brad Verd, Root Server System Advisory Committee Liaison to the Root Zone Evolution Review Committee
Matt Weinberg, Root Server System Advisory Committee Alternate Representative
Resolved (2020.10.22.14), Keith Bluestein, Brad Verd, and Matt Weinberg 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:

Andrew de la Haije, Security and Stability Advisory Committee Member
Bobby Flaim, Security and Stability Advisory Committee Member
Resolved (2020.10.22.15), Andrew de la Haije and Bobby Flaim 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 Public Technical Identifiers Board of Directors is concluding his term of service:

Wei Wang, Public Technical Identifiers Board of Directors Member
Resolved (2020.10.22.16), Wei Wang 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 Nominating Committee are concluding their terms of service:

Damon Ashcraft, Nominating Committee Associate Chair
Kristine Dorrain, Nominating Committee Member
Caroline Greer, Nominating Committee Member
Annebeth Lange, Nominating Committee Member
Paul Mitchell, Nominating Committee Member
Lawrence Olawale-Roberts, Nominating Committee Member
Chris Roosenraad, Nominating Committee Member
Erich Schweighofer, Nominating Committee Member
Resolved (2020.10.22.17), Damon Ashcraft, Kristine Dorrain, Caroline Greer, Annebeth Lange, Paul Mitchell, Lawrence Olawale-Roberts, Chris Roosenraad, and Erich Schweighofer 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, Olivier Crépin-Leblond received the 2020 ICANN Community Excellence Award.

Resolved (2020.10.22.18), Olivier Crépin-Leblond has earned the deep appreciation of the ICANN Board of Directors for his dedication to ICANN's multistakeholder model, and the ICANN Board of Directors wishes him well in his future endeavors within the ICANN community and beyond.

Whereas, Ramanou Biaou received the 2020 Dr. Tarek Kamel Award for Capacity Building.

Resolved (2020.10.22.19), Ramanou Biaou has earned the deep appreciation of the ICANN Board of Directors for his significant contributions to local and regional capacity-building programs in Africa, and the ICANN Board of Directors wishes him well in his future endeavors within the ICANN community and beyond.