Meeting of the ARIN Board of Trustees - 16 September 2021

Boston, MA

 

Draft Minutes

These minutes are DRAFT. They have been reviewed by the ARIN Board of Trustees prior to posting. These minutes will remain draft until they are reviewed and approved by the ARIN Board of Trustees at their next regularly scheduled meeting.

Attendees

  • Paul Andersen, Chair

  • Nancy Carter, Treasurer (via Zoom)

  • John Curran, President & CEO
  • Peter Harrison, Trustee
  • Catherine Middleton, Trustee (via Zoom)
  • Tina Morris, Trustee
  • Bill Sandiford, Vice Chair

ARIN Staff

  • Michael Abejuela, General Counsel, Board Secretary
  • Alyssa Arceneaux, Executive Coordinator, Scribe
  • Einar Bohlin, V.P. Government Affairs
  • Richard Jimmerson, COO
  • Brian Kirk, CFO
  • Steve Ryan, Counsel
  • Thérèse Simcox, Sr. E.A. (via Zoom)
  • John Sweeting, CCO

1. Welcome, Agenda Review & Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

The Chair called the meeting to order at 9:50 a.m. ET. The presence of a quorum was noted; it was noted Nancy would be delayed. He reviewed the agenda with the Board.

No conflicts of interest were reported.

2. Approval of the Minutes

(Exhibit X)

It was moved by John Curran, and seconded by Bill Sandiford, that:

“The ARIN Board of Trustees approves the Minutes of August 25, as presented.”

The Chair called for discussion. There were no comments.

The motion carried with no objections.

3. Policy Ratification of ARIN-edit-2021-1: ASN Clarifications to Section 2 and 8

(Exhibit Y)

The President stated that these are minor clarifications to sections 2 and 8; however, these clarifications do not change ARIN processes. Wording clarifications were also made.

It was moved by Bill Sandiford, and seconded by John Curran, that:

“The ARIN Board of Trustees, based upon the recommendation of the ARIN Advisory Council, and noting that the ARIN Policy Development Process has been followed, adopts Policy Ratification of ARIN-edit-2021-1: ASN Clarifications to Section 2 and 8.”

The Chair called for discussion. There were no comments.

The motion carried with all in favor via roll call vote.

4. ARIN Board Open Action Item Review

(Exhibit Z)

The President reviewed the list of open action items with the Board. He did point out that some of the outstanding items are being discussed in the Board workshop and others would be completed by end of the quarter. No concerns were made.

The business meeting was called to recess at 9:58 a.m. ET on Thursday, September 16 to enter a workshop. The Chair resumed the meeting at 12:26 p.m. ET on Thursday, September 16.

5. Any Other Business

The Chair called for other business items.

“The ARIN Board expresses their condolences and deepest sympathies to the family of Susan Forney, well-respected member of the Internet community and NANOG Board member, who will be missed.”

6. Adjournment

The Chair entertained a motion to adjourn at 12:27 p.m. The meeting adjourned with no objections.