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RE: [council] Next telephone conference call (URGENT)


Thank you for chairing the meeting today.

I can make that proposed date and time for our next teleconference.


On Tuesday, October 19, 1999 5:26 PM, Chicoine, Caroline [SMTP:chicoinc@PeperMartin.com] wrote:
> While there were very few people left on the call, we must have a
> teleconference call to wrap up the outstanding issues of the election
> issues, such as ratification, formal notification to ICANN, and making
> voting records public (see Andrew's October 13th email below)
> We are working up on setting up the call which is TENTATIVELY scheduled
> for next Wednesday, October 27th, at 9 am Eastern Standard time.  If you
> will NOT be able to make the call, please let me know ASAP.  If there
> are too many no shows, we will pick a new date.  
> Thanks
> Caroline
> To the Names Council:
> In anticipation of the conclusion of the voting process for ICANN
> Director
> seats, I want to outline the next set of steps that will be necessary to
> formalize and finalize the results, and to make permanent the status of
> the
> (still) provisional Names Council.
> STEP 1:  Final recognition of Names Council and DNSO constituency groups
> by
> ICANN Board
> DATE:  Monday, 18 October
> EXPLANATION:  The Board granted provisional recognition to the Names
> Council
> and DNSO constituency groups in Berlin.  As the Board's Berlin
> resolution
> stated, the provisional Names Council will perform all of the functions
> of
> the permanent Names Council, except for the election of ICANN Directors.
> The Board expects to formally act on all pending constituency group
> applications and on the final recognition of the Names Council on
> Monday, 18
> October.
> STEP 2:  Ratification of the NC election results by permanent NC
> DATE:  Week of 18 October
> EXPLANATION:  Following the Board's vote to grant final recognition to
> the
> Names Council, the (non-provisional) Names Council must then take the
> formal
> step of ratifying the results of this week's election process.  This is
> essentially a formality, necessitated by the sequence of (i) election
> process, followed by (ii) final recognition.
> STEP 3:  Formal notification to ICANN
> DATE:  22 October
> EXPLANATION:  The act of notification triggers the 7-day period after
> which
> the DNSO's choices will formally join the ICANN Board.  In order to
> ensure
> that all three Supporting Organization directors are seated on the same
> date -- in other words, to ensure that the three Supporting
> Organizations
> are treated identically, despite their differing election processes and
> schedules -- ICANN requests that all three SOs transmit their formal
> notifications to ICANN on 22 October.  A common notification date will
> allow
> for a smooth and uniform transition to the new ICANN Board.
> Let me know if you have any questions.
> --Andrew