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Meeting of the ARIN Board of Trustees

Monday, 18 October 2010
Teleconference

Minutes

Attendees:

  • Paul Vixie, Chair
  • Paul Andersen, Trustee
  • Scott Bradner, Treasurer
  • John Curran, President & CEO
  • Timothy Denton, Trustee
  • Lee Howard, Secretary
  • Bill Woodcock, Trustee

Minute Taker:

  • Nate Davis

1. Welcome

The Chair called the meeting to order at 1:01 p.m. EDT. The presence of quorum was noted, and that Counsel sent his regrets, as he was otherwise engaged.

2. Agenda Bashing

The Chair called for any comments. There were no comments.

3. Ratification of Electronic Elections

The voting period for the ARIN Board of Trustees and ARIN Advisory Council elections closed on October 16, 2010 at 3:00 p.m. EDT.
The Board needs to confirm the winners of the elections prior to the winners being announced on or before October 22, 2010.

A. ARIN Board of Trustees Election Results.  On October 16, 2010 the following persons were elected to the ARIN  Board of Trustees for a three-year term commencing 1 January 2011:

  • Paul Vixie
  •  Vint Cerf

It was acknowledged that the count of the ballots was confirmed independently by Tim Denton (Trustee, ARIN Board), John Curran (President & CEO), and Stephen Ryan (ARIN General Counsel).

It was moved by Scott Bradner, and seconded by Bill Woodcock, that:

"The ARIN Board of Trustees, noting that 355 organizations voted of the 2,834 eligible organizations and noting that the approved election process was followed, confirms the results of the ARIN Board of Trustees election conducted in October 2010."

The Chair called for discussion. There were no comments.

The motion carried unanimously via roll call vote.

B. ARIN Advisory Council Election Results. On October 16, 2009 the following persons were elected to the ARIN Advisory Council for a three-year term commencing 1 January 2011:

  • Cathy Aronson
  • Owen DeLong
  • Scott Leibrand
  • Martin Hannigan
  • Chris Grundemann

It was acknowledged that the count of the ballots was confirmed independently by Tim Denton (Trustee, ARIN Board), John Curran (President & CEO), and Stephen Ryan (ARIN General Counsel).

It was moved by Scott Bradner, and seconded by Paul Andersen, that:

"The ARIN Board of Trustees, noting that 356 organizations voted of the 2,834 eligible organizations and noting that the approved election process was followed, confirms the results of the ARIN Advisory Council election conducted in October 2010."

The Chair called for discussion. There were no comments.

The motion carried unanimously via roll call vote.

4. Any Other Business

A. Outgoing Board Member. The Chair thanked Lee Howard for his service and everything he brought to the Board in his role.  

B. Newly Elected Advisory Council Member. The President noted that Martin Hannigan will be vacating his seat on the Number Resource Organization’s Number Council (NRO NC); as he has won a seat on the ARIN Advisory Council; and therefore, will create a vacant seat in the NRO NC.  The Board will need to discuss filling the vacant seat before the end 2010.  He welcomed suggestions for a replacement, and indicated that the Board would need to finalize an approach to filling the vacant seat during their November Board teleconference.  

C. ARIN Board Mailing List. Following the President’s question regarding when to add new Board members to the Board’s mailing list, the Board confirmed that new Board members could be added to the Board’s list as soon as they have completed ARIN’s non-disclosure statements.

D. Free Pool. The President noted that APNIC allocated another two /8s, bringing the free pool to below 5%.  Therefore a press release will be delivered by the NRO.

7. Adjournment

The Chair entertained a motion to adjourn at 1:11 p.m. Scott Bradner moved to adjourn. The motion carried with no objections.