The IAB has reappointed Tim April to serve an additional 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 has been deliberating the selection of the liaison from the IETF community to ICANN Board of Directors over the past several weeks. After seeking feedback from the IETF community, the IAB has decided to re-appoint Harald Alvestrand to this position. The IAB extends their sincere thanks to Harald for continuing to serve the […]
The IAB has re-appointed Tim Wicinski to the Community Coordination Group for the 2022-2024 term. The IAB thanks him for his willingness to continue to serve the community in this capacity. The IAB would also like to thank everyone who provided feedback during this process.
The transition to the RFC Editor Model (Version 3) is underway. This is the result of the work done in the RFC Editor Future Development Program and was recently published as RFC 9280: RFC Editor Model (Version 3). The RFC Editor Model (Version 3) divides the responsibilities for the RFC Series into two high-level tasks: […]
The IAB has an oversight responsibility for the technical liaison relationships with other organizations concerned with standards and other technical and organizational issues relevant to the world-wide Internet. As part of this responsibility, the IAB is soliciting comments from the community on the performance of the current IETF Liaison to the ICANN Board of Directors, […]
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 is currently seeking a new liaison manager to ISO/IEC JTC1 SC6, “Telecommunications and information exchange between systems.” Allison Mankin has served in this role for many years and is looking to step back; the IAB thanks her for her service. The IAB is seeking a volunteer to serve as IETF liaison manager to […]
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 current IETF-selected members of the CCG […]
The IAB is pleased to announce the appointment of Jim Reid to the ICANN Root Server System Governance Working Group (GWG). The IAB thanks everyone who put their name forward as a candidate for this position, as well as those who provided feedback during this process. The IAB would also like to thank Ted Hardie […]
The IAB and the IESG are responsible for appointing the RFC Series Working Group (RSWG) chairs as described in draft-iab-rfcefdp-rfced-model (currently in the RFC Editor Queue). In March, the IAB and the IESG began a joint search for RSWG chair candidates. The candidates who accepted nominations are: Donald Eastlake Paul Hoffman Luigi Iannone Alexey Melnikov […]