Internet Architecture Board

RFC2850

Colin Perkins to be next IRTF Chair

After having served as IRTF chair since 2017, Allison Mankin will step down as Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) chair during IETF 104 in March 2019. The IAB has appointed Colin Perkins as her successor, and in the weeks to come Colin will be working with Allison in transitioning responsibilities. The IAB would like to […]

IAB 2019-2020 Appointments Announced by NomCom

On 6 February 2019, the NomCom the announced the selection of the IAB slate whose terms will start at IETF 104 in March 2019. The selected candidates for the IAB are: Jari Arkko, Ericsson Jeff Tantsura, Apstra Mark Nottingham, Fastly Stephen Farrell, Trinity College Dublin Wes Hardaker, USC/ISI Zhenbin Li, Huawei The IAB thanks outgoing […]

Appointment of Warren Kumari to the ICANN Technical Liaison Group

The IAB has selected Warren Kumari to serve a two-year term on the ICANN Technical Liaison Group (TLG). The IAB thanks all of the candidates who were willing to serve. This was a difficult decision with many strong candidates. The IAB would also like to extend special thanks Paul Wouters for his service on the […]

IAB Seeks Feedback on Candidates for the IETF appointment to the ISOC Board of Trustees

The IAB is responsible for selecting an individual to serve a 3-year term on the ISOC Board of Trustees. The procedure is described in RFC3677. The candidates who accepted their nominations are: Richard Barnes Hago Dafalla Russ Housley Samuel Weiler The IAB is requesting feedback on these candidates by Wednesday, February 13, 2019. Please send […]

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IAB Seeks Feedback on Candidates for IRTF Chair

The IAB recently requested nominations for IRTF Chair. Following the call for nominations, which ran from 29 October 2018 through through 10 December 2018, the IAB contacted each person that was nominated, asking them to accept or reject their nomination. At this point, six people have indicated a willingness to serve. They are: Stephen Farrell […]

Request for Feedback on Candidates for ICANN Technical Liaison Group

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 […]

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Call for nominations: IETF appointment to the ISOC Board of Trustees

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 […]

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Call for Nominations: IRTF Chair

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 […]

Volunteer Needed for ICANN Technical Liaison Group

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. […]

RFC Series Oversight Committee (RSOC) Appointments

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 […]