Board Meeting:

Thursday, 21 August 2014
Sausalito, CA


  • Vint Cerf, Chair

  • Paul Andersen,Treasurer/ Vice Chair

  • John Curran, President & CEO

  • Timothy Denton, Secretary
  • Aaron Hughes, Trustee

  • Bill Sandiford, Trustee
  • Bill Woodcock, Trustee

Note Taker:

  • Thérèse Colosi

ARIN Staff:

  • Nate Davis, COO


  • Stephen Ryan, Esq

1. Welcome & Agenda Review

The Chair called the meeting to order at 3:05 PDT. The presence of quorum was noted. Added executive session.

2. Approval of the Minutes

It was moved by Paul Andersen and seconded by Tim Denton, that:

"The ARIN Board of Trustees approves the Minutes of July 18, 2014, as written."

The Chair asked for any objections.

The motion carried with no objections.

3. Correction of prior Minutes

In the January 2014 Board Minutes, the Audit Committee members were incorrectly reflected as: Bill Woodcock, Vint Cerf, and Aaron Hughes.  Therefore, the suggested motion below serves to correct this misprint in the 06 January 2014 Board Minutes.

It was moved by Paul Andersen and seconded by Tim Denton, that:

"The ARIN Board of Trustees corrects the Minutes of 6 January 2014 to properly show Bill Sandiford and Timothy Denton as members of the 2014 Audit Committee."

The Chair asked for any discussion. The President suggested a motion being done for each Committee. Vint Cerf also suggested a listing of members of each committee. The President stated it would be posted to the Board's Wiki.

The motion carried unanimously.

4. ARIN General Counsel Update

Counsel requested a few moments tomorrow to go over some items. The Chair agreed. Counsel stated that there were no current litigation threats.

5. Any Other Business

The Board of Trustees moved by acclamation:

"The ARIN Board of Trustees wishes to express their deepest sympathy to the family of Tim Christensen. Tim's dedication and contributions to ARIN will not be forgotten. He was a valuable asset to ARIN and the Internet community; and, most important, a friend."

The Chair entered an Executive Session at 3:18 pm PDT, and ended it at 3:35 p.m. PDT.

6. Adjournment

The Chair entertained a motion to adjourn at 3:35 p.m. PDT.  The meeting adjourned with no objections.