Sub-group Members:  Aarti Bhavan, Alan Greenberg, Jordan Carter, Kavouss Arasteh, Maura Gambassi, Thomas Rickert, Tijani Ben Jemaa  (7)

Staff:  Alice Jansen, Bernie Turcotte, Brenda Brewer. Laena Rahim

Apologies:  Leon Sanchez

**Please let Brenda know if your name has been left off the list (attendees or apologies).**




These high-level notes are designed to help you navigate through content of the call and do not substitute in any 
way the transcript.

LInk to docs:

On participation of SO/ACs need positive confirmation. "agree to participate" must be "take action to participate"

GAC participation would not be permanent but on a case by case 

--> Every SO/AC has right not to express a view. Binary choice is whether listed in Bylaws as SO/AC that is 
entitled to exercise view 

If each SO/AC can decide on a case-by-case basis, will the escalation model reflect the change in the number 
of supporting votes needed 
for enforcement? E.g. if only 3 SO/ACs are participating.

--> No - threshold is designed to evidence wide community support. If only two ACs supporting removing director, 
power would not have effect.  

Unclear how to change Article of Incorporation to include Empowered Community. We need to decide on this

--> This will be discusssed on call on Tuesday. Lawyers will be asked as well. 

Community forum; in-person or virtually? Concerns about virtually and 15 days.  

We are incorporating AOC into Bylaws - not reviews (rec. 9) - core proposal, not annex

Annex 4 - details missing in removal of entire Board

 Chat Transcript

  Brenda Brewer: (11/22/2015 12:52) Welcome to WP1 Meeting #32 on 23 November 2015 @ 07:00 UTC!   Please
note that chat sessions are being archived and follow the ICANN Expected Standards of Behavior: 

  Brenda Brewer: (11/23/2015 00:59) Kavouss is on audio only at this time.

  Bernard Turcotte Staff Support: (00:59) hello all

  Alan Greenberg: (01:00) And top of the morning (or whatever) to all.

  Bernard Turcotte Staff Support: (01:01) reminder to mute your mikes if not speaking

  Brenda Brewer: (01:01) Thomas Rickert is on audio only at this time

  Jordan Carter (.nz, rapporteur): (01:07) "If fewer than 5 of ICANN's Supporting Organizations and Advisory Committees agree to participate..."

  Alan Greenberg: (01:14) I think that EASCH AC/SO will decide on a case by case basis whether to participate in each specific case.

  Aarti Bhavana: (01:16) If each SO/AC can decide on a case-by-case basis, will the escalation model reflect the change in the
number of supporting votes needed for enforcement? E.g. if only 3 SO/ACs are participating.

  Aarti Bhavana: (01:17) Sorry if I missed this discussion

  Alan Greenberg: (01:18) If only 3 choose to say something in a particular case, and they all say yes, and the threshold is 3 for
that power, then it is exercised!

  Aarti Bhavana: (01:19) Okay, thanks

  Aarti Bhavana: (01:28) The norm should be virtual community forum, unless it can be clubbed with an ICANN meeting, or it is
absolutely crucial for a f2f meeting

  Jordan Carter (.nz, rapporteur): (01:30) Aarti, good suggestion.

  Bernard Turcotte Staff Support: (01:30) noted and we will do so

  Bernard Turcotte Staff Support: (01:33) bye all

  Aarti Bhavana: (01:33) Thanks for this call. Bye!

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