Date: Thursday, 12 January 2023

Time: 18:00 - 19:00 UTC (for the time in various time zones click here)

How can I participate in this meeting?  

ADIGO Conf ID Please note - change in connection details: for all languages, dial into the Adigo line, press 1638 and the Adigo operator will ask you which language channel you prefer and transfer you to the appropriate language channel.

EN, ES, FR: 1638

Action Items: EN         

Zoom Recording: EN

Recording : ENESFR

Zoom Chat: EN    

Transcription: EN, ES, FR

OFB-SC Members

Chair: Holly Raiche

Advisor: Maureen Hilyard 

AFRALO: Aziz Hilali, Dave Kissoondoyal

APRALO: Satish Babu (apology)

EURALO: Sébastien Bachollet,  Matthias Hudobnik

LACRALO: Harold Arcos, Carlos Raúl Gutiérrez

NARALO: Judith Hellerstein, Javier Rúa-Jovet

OFB-WG Participants:







EN: Holly Raiche, Judith Hellerstein, Ricardo Holmquist, Alan Greenberg, Bill Jouris, Cheryl Langdon-Orr, Dave Kissoondoyal, Eduardo Diaz, Greg Shatan, Jonathan Zuck, Laura Margolis, Marita Moll, Matthias Hudobnik, Maureen Hilyard, Naveed Bin Rais, Sebastien Bachollet, Vanda Scartezini, Sivasubramanian Muthasamy

ES: none

FR: Aziz Hilali 

Apologies: , Satish Babu

Staff: Heidi Ullrich, Becky Nash, Paul Guevarra, Alex Morshed & Michelle DeSmyter

ES Interpreters: Lilian & Claudia

FR Interpreters: Camila & Claire

Call Management: Michelle DeSmyter


  1. Roll call - Staff (2 mins)

  2. Introduction to the call and review of Action Items - Holly Raiche (2 mins)

  3. Open Public Comments - Holly Raiche (5 mins)

    1. NEW: Draft FY24-28 Operating & Financial Plan and Draft FY24 Operating Plan & Budget OFB-WG

      ICANN’s Draft Fiscal Year 2024–2028 (FY24-28) Operating & Financial Plan provides a comprehensive overview of how ICANN will carry out its Mission in the public interest over the next five years. ICANN's Draft FY24 Operating Plan and Budget defines and describes ICANN's planned activities in FY24 and the anticipated funding sources and levels.

      b. UPCOMING: Improved GNSO Stakeholder Group and Constituency Charter Amendment Process OFB-WG

      The Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) charter revision process has been updated to reflect the continuous evolution of the ICANN community, ongoing implementation of Specific Review recommendations, and the review role of ICANN Board. These improvements will streamline charter revisions and allow GNSO Stakeholder Groups and Constituencies to continue their focus on policy development.

  4. Presentation of the FY24–28 Operating & Financial Plan and Draft FY24 Operating Plan & Budget - Becky Nash, Margaret Benavidas, and Alex Morshed, ICANN Org Planning and Finance (25 mins)

    1. See: At-Large FY24 Operating plan and Budget Workspace
    2. Presentation
    3. Questions and Answers
  5. Overview of At-Large FY24 ABR Proposals - Update from the Finance and Budget Subcommittee - Ricardo Holmquist and All (7 mins)

    1. See: At-Large FY24 Budget Development Workspace

  6. ICANN76 Plenary Panel and At-Large Representative - Holly Raiche (5 mins)

    1. Selected Plenary: Looking Towards WSIS+20: How Can We Improve the Multistakeholder Model for the Future? (Suggested by the GAC)
    2. At-Large Representative on the Plenary planning committee
  7. Transparency Issues and Closed Generics - Michael Palage, Greg Shatan and Alan Greenberg (10 mins)

  8. AOB - Holly Raiche (2 mins)

  9. Next Call - Holly Raiche (2 mins)

  • No labels