The IAB recently requested nominations to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). We have a number of candidates, and we are soliciting comment from the community on these candidates. The following candidates have put their names forward: Fred Baker Warren Kumari Paul Wouters Please send your remarks in confidence about any or all candidates to […]
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 one person for a term beginning in mid-2019 and ending […]
As part of its oversight responsibility for the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), the IAB is responsible for selecting the IRTF Chair. The current IRTF Chair, Allison Mankin, has indicated that she plans to step down from this position in March 2019. The IAB is currently soliciting nominations for the IRTF Chair, for a term […]
On behalf of the IETF, the IAB names two technical experts to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). The ICANN Bylaws (Section 13.2) ask the IAB, ITU-T, ETSI, and W3C to each provide two technical experts. The technical experts are expected to be “familiar with the technical standards issues that are relevant to ICANN’s activities. […]
The IAB extends many thanks to the community members who were willing to serve on the RSOC for their ongoing support of the RFC Series and the RFC Series Editor. After reviewing the strong list of individuals who offered to serve on the RSOC, the IAB is appointing the following people to serve on the […]
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.
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 […]
The IAB has appointed Tim Wicinski to the Community Coordination Group. The IAB thanks Tim for his willingness to serve the community in this capacity.
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 […]
The IAB has reappointed Jim Reid to serve an additional one-year term on the ICANN Root Zone Evolution Review Committee (RZERC). The IAB thanks Jim for his willingness to serve the community in this capacity.