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IAB Reappoints Ole Jacobsen to the ICANN NomCom

The IAB has been deliberating the appointment from the IETF community to the ICANN NomCom over the past few weeks. After seeking feedback from the IETF community, the IAB has decided to re-appoint Ole Jacobsen to this position. The IAB extends its sincere thanks to Ole for serving the community in this role.

IAB Seeks Feedback on IETF Appointment to the ICANN NomCom

The IAB (on behalf of the IETF) has been asked to supply a member to the  2019 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom) by 24 August 2018. Last year,  Ole Jacobsen did the job for the IETF community, and he is willing to  serve again. The IAB would like to solicit comments from the community on Ole  […]

Report to the Community from the IAB for IETF 102

First, I am again happy to note that there were no appeals received by the IAB at the time of writing. In our last report, the IAB noted that it was in the process of selecting a new liaison to the ICANN Board. Harald Alvestrand was selected by the portion of the IAB not recused, […]

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Feedback Requested on Candidates for RFC Series Oversight Committee (RSOC)

The IAB announced a call for nominations and volunteers for serving on the RSOC on 16 May 2018. For details on the position and further links, please see the previous message. The call completed, and 12 people accepted nominations. As specified in the announcement, the IAB is now providing that list to the community. If […]

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ICANN Board Liaison appointment

The IAB is pleased to announce that they have selected Harald Alvestrand to succeed Jonne Soininen as the IETF Liaison to the ICANN Board of Directors. Harald’s term will begin with the ICANN Annual General Meeting in October. The IAB would like to thank Harald and all of the candidates for their willingness to serve […]

IAB Seeks Candidates for Community Coordination Group (CCG)

On behalf of the IETF, the IAB appoints three representatives to the Community Coordination Group (CCG), which provides advice and guidance to the IETF Trust in matters related to the IANA trademarks and the IANA domain names. The process for appointing these representatives is outlined in RFC 8090. The IAB will appoint one person to […]