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Internal Processes: To consider, build and enhance the General Assembly's
internal control processes including, but not limited to, its accountability
structures, electoral procedures, debating processes, mailing list rules and
system of management.


(1)    Expenses and Funding.
Attendance at ICANN Conferences.
Revenue - Grants and Other Income.
Disbursements - who to and why?
DNSO Secretarial & Services.
Donations, use of external resources.

(2)    Communication Technology
Mailing lists, IRC & teleconferencing.
Physical and virtual meetings.
Minutes and recording.
Polling booths and voting.

(3)    Rules of Order, Working Groups
Setting up WGs & Terms of Reference.
Level and depth of participation.
Motions and discussion.
Reporting and consensus.
Complaints & lack of confidence.

(4)    List Rules and Protocols:
Appointment, removal of list monitors.
Personal attacks, insults and slander.
Excessive postings (esp. without content).
Main list & relationship to sublists.
Control & consistency of sublists.

(5)    Electoral Procedures.
Nomination & endorsement of candidates.
Selection of electoral watchdog.
Conducting the ballot.  Revotes.
Withdrawal of candidate.
Objections and appeals.
Names Council ratification.

(6)    Conflicts, Ethics & Disclosure.
Definition, applicability and necessity.
Requirement for continuous disclosure.
Accountability to DNSO GA or NC.

I'd appreciate any input members might have.

Best regards
Patrick Corliss
Co-Chair, DNSO GA.

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