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RE: [gnso-restruc-dt] Changes

  • To: "Avri Doria" <avri@xxxxxxx>, <gnso-restruc-dt@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: RE: [gnso-restruc-dt] Changes
  • From: "Metalitz, Steven" <met@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 10 Jun 2009 13:51:16 -0700

See responses in line below.  

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gnso-restruc-dt@xxxxxxxxx
[mailto:owner-gnso-restruc-dt@xxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Avri Doria
Sent: Wednesday, June 10, 2009 4:24 PM
To: gnso-restruc-dt@xxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [gnso-restruc-dt] Changes


Three questions.


> Appointee voting representative shall be assigned to each House by  
> the Nominating Committee at the time of appointment.

I had understood Raimundo to be saying that each year, the Nomcom  
could, if it so desired, reorient the NCA in terms of houses and  
homelessness.  If so, this is different then "at time of appointment".

Did you intend to offer up a different proposal? or did you understand  
the Board's position differently?

SJM:  We could drop "at time of appointment" if we want to accommodate
Raimundo but it needs to be specified who assigns. 

2. Regarding:

> selections to fill Seats 13 and 14 on the ICANN Board by written  
> ballot or by action at a meeting, [placeholder regarding manner of  
> selection - TBD by Board.]

My understanding had been that the Board did not necessarily want to  
make that decision before July 31 as required by the timetable.    I  
am not sure that one can leave in a placeholder such as that in the by- 
laws, but I am not lawyer.  If it is not possible to leave a  
placeholder, do you mean to ask the Board to indeed make this decision  
by July 31st?

SJM:  The board can remove the placeholder by making a decision, but the
by-laws should specify how these two seats are filled. 

3. Regarding:

> meeting in October 2009, or another date the Board may designate by  
> resolution,

Are you suggesting that we should not, or cannot, aim to have the  
bicameral council seated by Seoul?

SJM:  We can and should aim to do that but no one can guarantee that we
will not miss. 

Thanks for fixing all the errors.


On 10 Jun 2009, at 21:46, Metalitz, Steven wrote:

> <redline of AD text of 061009 (2266360).DOC>

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