Date: Thursday, 27 October 2022

Time: 18:00 - 19:30 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

Zoom Room: Password: OFBC#12345 

Action Items: EN         

Zoom Recording: EN

Recording : ENES

Zoom Chat: EN    

Transcription: EN, ES

OFB-SC Members

Chair: Holly Raiche

Advisor: Maureen Hilyard (apology)

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: A. Anand, Aris Ignacio, Bill Jouris, Bukola Oronti, Cheryl Langdon-Orr, Daniel Nanghaka, Dave Kissoondoyal, Denise Hochbaum, Eduardo Diaz, Hadia El Miniawi, Holly Raiche, Jonathan Zuck, Judith Hellerstein, Laura Margolis, Lavish Mawuena Mensah, Marita Moll, Mouloud Khelif, Naveed Bin Rais, Raymond Mamattah, Ricardo Holmquist, Sebastien Bachollet, Sivasubramanian Muthasamy

ES: none

Apologies:  Satish Babu, Vanda Scartezini, Maureen Hilyard

Staff: Heidi Ullrich, Silvia Vivanco, Claudia Ruiz, Michelle DeSmyter

ES Interpreters: Paula & Claudia

Call Management: Michelle DeSmyter


1. Roll call - Staff (2 mins)

2. Overview of the meeting - Holly Raiche, Chair of the OFB-WG (3 mins)

3. Open public comments - Holly Raiche, Chair of the OFB-WG (5 mins) 

Open Public Comments for Decision and Review

4. Brief updates on Public Comment Statements - Holly Raiche (10 mins)

a. ALAC Statement on the Draft IANA and PTI FY24 Operating Plan and Budgets - Ricardo Holmquist (5 mins)

b. ALAC statement on the Initial Report on the Second CSC Effectiveness Review and Next Steps- Holly Raiche (5 mins) (presentation)

5. FY24 Additional Budget Request Process - At-Large and ICANN Processes and Key Dates - Heidi Ullrich, ICANN org (15 mins)

a. Introduction to Additional Budget Requests (ABRs)

    • The Additional Budget Request (ABR) process is part of the annual ICANN Operating Plan and Budget (OP&B) planning cycle.
    • Requests reflect potential ICANN community activities that are not already included in the annual ICANN OP&B

b. At-Large Process for ABRS

See: At-Large FY24 Budget Development Workspace

i. At-Large Working Groups

ii. Review of Process and Milestones 

c. New in FY24: 

    • Forms to use: Word version to prepare your request; New Online form to submit your request once approved by the FBSC
    • RALO requests should be strategic and in line with their region's Strategic Plan and the RALO's strategic outreach plans and At-Large Priority Activities and must be endorsed by their RALO and the relevant GSE Regional Vice President prior to being submitted for consideration by the FBSC.

d. Resources:

6. The Role of the FBSC Members and Interaction with the OFB-WG  and Discussion - Jonathan Zuck, Chair of the FBSC and the ALAC Chair and Holly Raiche, Chair of the OFB-WG  (10 mins) 

7. Next Steps - Holly Raiche (5 mins)

Reference resources:

At-Large Policy Advice Development Page

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