Special Meeting of the ARIN Board of Trustees

Thursday, 01 July 2004



  • John Curran, Chair
  • Scott Bradner, Secretary
  • Lee Howard, Treasurer
  • Ray Plzak, President
  • Bill Woodcock, Trustee

ARIN Staff

  • Therese Colosi, Recording Secretary

ARIN Counsel

  • Steve Ryan


  • David Conrad, Trustee
  • Bill Manning, Trustee

1. Welcome

The Chair called the meeting to order at 2:11 p.m. EDT. The presence of a quorum was noted.

2. Agenda Bashing

The Chair called for any comments. Ray Plzak requested adding an informational item on ARIN's former general counsel, Hanson & Molloy. Scott Bradner requested an update on the NAC case that is currently in litigation. The Chair added these items as 4a and 4b respectively under item 4. Any Other Business.

3. Discussion of Application of the Conflict of Interest Policy

The Board discussed the policy to ensure their awareness and compliance of this policy as part of their fiduciary duty to ARIN, duty of loyalty to ARIN, and to ARIN's Conflict of Interest Policy. This was considered in the context of a specific proposal made by a Board member's company to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

4. Any Other Business

4a. Comment on ARIN's Former General Counsel

Ray Plzak provided information regarding the closing out of accounts with Hanson & Molloy.

4b. NAC Case Update

The Chair stated that the President posted a message to NANOG and the PPML with an advance copy to Vint Cerf regarding the status of the case.

5. Adjournment

The Chair entertained a motion to adjourn at 2:44 p.m. EDT. Scott Bradner moved to adjourn and this was seconded by Lee Howard. The motion carried unanimously.