The Internet Society (ISOC) provides organizational and financial support for the IETF. As part of the arrangements between ISOC and the IETF, the IETF is called upon to name 4 Trustees to its Board (BoT), with staggered 3-year terms. This year, the IAB will select two people for a terms beginning in mid-2021 and ending […]
On behalf of the IETF, the IAB names two technical experts to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). The current IETF-selected members of the TLG are Warren Kumari (term ends 2021) and Petr Špaček (term ends 2022). Warren has indicated that he is willing to continue in this role another term. The IAB is now […]
As part of its oversight responsibility for the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), the IAB is soliciting comments from the community on the performance of the IRTF Chair, Colin Perkins. Colin has been serving in the IRTF Chair position since March 2019. RFC 2850 includes a paragraph about the selection of the IRTF Chair. It […]
The IAB has appointed Tim April to serve a one-year term on the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee (RZERC). The IAB thanks Tim for his willingness to serve the community in this capacity. The IAB would like to thank everyone who volunteered and provided feedback to this process. The IAB also would like to […]
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 Peter Koch to this position. The IAB extends its sincere thanks to Peter for serving the community in this role.
The IAB recently requested nominations for the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee (RZERC). There are a number of candidates, and the IAB is now soliciting comments from the community on these candidates. The following candidates have put their names forward: Tim April Fred Baker Warren Kumari Please send your remarks in confidence about any […]
The IAB has reappointed Tim Wicinski to the Community Coordination Group for the 2020-2022 term. The IAB thanks him for his willingness to serve the community in this capacity.
The IAB has selected Brian Rosen to serve as an additional chair of the RFC Editor Future Development Program, joining current chair Eliot Lear. Together, the chairs will set the detailed agenda, manage the program, and call consensus among the participants. The program also has two liaisons from the IAB to assist with logistical matters, […]
On behalf of the IETF, the IAB has been asked to name a technical expert to the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee (RZERC). The RZERC is expected to: Review and provide input regarding proposed architectural and operational changes to the root zone. As determined necessary by the committee, propose architectural and operational changes to […]
The IAB (on behalf of the IETF) has been asked to supply a member to the 2021 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom) by 2020-07-17. Peter Koch filled this role for the IETF community for the past year, and he is willing to continue. The IAB would like to solicit comments from the community on Peter Koch […]