2009-09-30 - Study of ICANN Board Compensation

Summary

Board directed staff to carry-out a study on compensating ICANN Board members and asked its Board Governance Committee to provide final recommendations on the topic.

Text

Whereas, the Board Review Working Group recommends the carrying out of a thorough study on the possible legal and fiscal implications of introducing forms of compensation for services of the ICANN Board Chair and Members of the Board of Directors;

Whereas this study should be carried out prior to any Board decision on whether to introduce forms of compensation for Board Chair and Members;

Whereas the Structural Improvements Committee recommends the approval of the Board Review Working Group recommendation.

Resolved (2009.09.30.07) the ICANN General Counsel is requested to coordinate the carrying out of the aforementioned study, using support from external consultants if appropriate;

Further Resolved (2009.09.30.08) that upon the completion of the study, the Board Governance Committee is requested to formulate a final recommendation to the Board on the possibility to introduce forms of compensation for services of the Board Chair and Members of the Board of Directors

Implementation Actions

  • Carry-out study
    • Responsible entity: ICANN Office of the General Counsel
    • Due date: None specified
    • Completion date: 14 May 2010
  • Provide final recommendations
    • Responsible entity: Board Governance Committee
    • Due date: None specified
    • Completion date: 20 May 2010

Other Related Resolutions

  • TBD

Additional Information

  • Additional funding not provided.

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