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IAB and IESG Selection, Confirmation, and Recall Process: Operation of the Nominating and Recall Committees (RFC2727)

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000003322D
Original Publication Date: 2000-Feb-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2000-Sep-13
Document File: 13 page(s) / 31K

Publishing Venue

Internet Society Requests For Comment (RFCs)

Related People

J. Galvin: AUTHOR

Abstract

The process by which the members of the IAB and IESG are selected, confirmed, and recalled is specified. This document is a self- consistent, organized compilation of the process as it was known at the time of publication.

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Network Working Group J. Galvin

Request for Comments: 2727 eList eXpress LLC

BCP: 10 February 2000

Obsoletes: 2282

Category: Best Current Practice

IAB and IESG Selection, Confirmation, and Recall Process:

Operation of the Nominating and Recall Committees

Status of this Memo

This document specifies an Internet Best Current Practices for the

Internet Community, and requests discussion and suggestions for

improvements. Distribution of this memo is unlimited.

Copyright Notice

Copyright (C) The Internet Society (2000). All Rights Reserved.

Abstract

The process by which the members of the IAB and IESG are selected,

confirmed, and recalled is specified. This document is a self-

consistent, organized compilation of the process as it was known at

the time of publication.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction ................................................. 1

2 General ...................................................... 2

3 Nominating Committee Selection ............................... 6

4 Nominating Committee Operation ............................... 8

5 Member Recall ................................................ 11

6 Changes From RFC2282 ......................................... 12

7 Acknowledgements ............................................. 13

8 Security Considerations ...................................... 14

9 References ................................................... 14

10 Editor's Address ............................................ 14

11 Full Copyright Statement .................................... 15

1. Introduction

This document is a revision of and supercedes RFC2282. It is a

complete specification of the process by which members of the IAB and

IESG are selected, confirmed, and recalled as of the date of its

approval. However, these procedures are subject to change and such

change takes effect immediately upon its approval, regardless of

whether this document has yet been revised.

The following two assumptions continue to be true of this

specification.

(1) The Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) and Internet Research

Steering Group (IRSG) are not a part of the process described

here.

(2) The organization (and re-organization) of the IESG is not a part

of the process described here.

The time frames specified here use IETF meetings as a frame of

reference. The time frames assume that the IETF meets at least once

per calendar year. This document specifies time frames relative to

the first IETF of the calendar year, or simply "First IETF".

The remainder of this document is divided into four major topics as

follows.

General This a set of rules and constraints that apply to the

selection and confirmation process as a whole.

Nominating Committee Selection This is the process by w...