draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc4071bis-04.txt   draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc4071bis-05.txt 
IASA2 B. Haberman IASA2 B. Haberman
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Structure of the IETF Administrative Support Activity, Version 2.0 Structure of the IETF Administrative Support Activity, Version 2.0
draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc4071bis-04 draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc4071bis-05
Abstract Abstract
The IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA) was originally The IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA) was originally
established in 2005. In the years since then, the needs of the IETF established in 2005. In the years since then, the needs of the IETF
evolved in ways that required changes to its administrative evolved in ways that required changes to its administrative
structure. The purpose of this document is to document and describe structure. The purpose of this document is to document and describe
the IASA 2.0 structure. the IASA 2.0 structure.
Under IASA 2.0, the work of the IETF's administrative and fundraising Under IASA 2.0, the work of the IETF's administrative and fundraising
tasks is conducted by an administrative organization, the IETF tasks is conducted by an administrative organization, the IETF
Administration Limited Liability Company ("IETF LLC"). Under this Administration Limited Liability Company ("IETF LLC"). Under this
structure, the Internet Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) was structure, the IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) was
eliminated, and its oversight and advising functions transferred to eliminated, and its oversight and advising functions transferred to
the IETF LLC Board. the IETF LLC Board.
The IETF LLC provides the corporate legal home for the IETF, the
Internet Architecture Board (IAB), and the Internet Research Task
Force (IRTF).
This document describes the structure of the IETF Administrative This document describes the structure of the IETF Administrative
Support Activity, version 2 (IASA 2.0). It defines the roles and Support Activity, version 2 (IASA 2.0). It defines the roles and
responsibilities of the IETF LLC Board, the IETF Executive Director, responsibilities of the IETF LLC Board, the IETF Executive Director,
and ISOC in the fiscal and administrative support of the IETF and ISOC in the fiscal and administrative support of the IETF
standards process. It also defines the membership and selection standards process. It also defines the membership and selection
rules for the IETF LLC Board. rules for the IETF LLC Board.
This document obsoletes [RFC4071], [RFC4333], and [RFC7691]. This document obsoletes [RFC4071], [RFC4333], and [RFC7691].
Status of This Memo Status of This Memo
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Table of Contents Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
2. Scope Limitation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4 2. Scope Limitation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4
2.1. LLC Agreement with the Internet Society . . . . . . . . . 4 3. LLC Agreement with the Internet Society . . . . . . . . . . . 4
3. Definitions and Principles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 4. Definitions and Principles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
3.1. Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 4.1. Terminology . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
3.2. Key Differences From the Old IASA Structure to IASA 2.0 . 6 4.2. Key Differences From the Old IASA Structure to IASA 2.0 . 6
3.3. General IETF LLC Responsibilities . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 4.3. General IETF LLC Responsibilities . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
3.4. IETF LLC Working Principles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 4.4. IETF LLC Working Principles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
3.5. Principles of the IETF and ISOC Relationship . . . . . . 8 4.5. Principles of the IETF and ISOC Relationship . . . . . . 8
3.6. Relationship of the IETF LLC Board to the IETF Leadership 8 4.6. Relationship of the IETF LLC Board to the IETF Leadership 8
3.7. Review of IETF Executive Director and IETF LLC Board 4.7. Review of IETF Executive Director and IETF LLC Board
Decisions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 Decisions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
3.8. Community Consensus and Grant of Authority . . . . . . . 9 4.8. Termination and Change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
3.9. Termination and Change . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 5. Structure of IASA2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
4. Structure of the IASA2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 5.1. IETF Executive Director and Staff Responsibilities . . . 9
4.1. IETF Executive Director and Staff Responsibilities . . . 10 5.2. IETF LLC Board Responsibilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
4.2. IETF LLC Board Responsibilities . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 5.3. Board Design Goals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
4.3. Board Design Goals . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 6. IETF LLC Board Membership, Selection and Accountability . . . 13
5. IETF LLC Board Membership, Selection and Accountability . . . 13 6.1. Board Composition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
5.1. Board Composition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 6.2. IETF LLC-Appointed Directors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
5.2. IETF LLC-Appointed Directors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 6.3. Recruiting IETF LLC Board Directors . . . . . . . . . . . 14
5.3. Recruiting IETF LLC Board Directors . . . . . . . . . . . 14 6.4. IETF LLC Board Director Term Length . . . . . . . . . . . 15
5.4. IETF LLC Board Director Term Length . . . . . . . . . . . 14 6.5. IETF LLC Board Director Limit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
5.5. IETF LLC Board Director Limit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 6.6. Staggered Terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
5.6. Staggered Terms . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 6.7. IETF LLC Board Director Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
5.7. IETF LLC Board Director Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 6.8. Filling an IETF LLC Board Director Vacancy . . . . . . . 16
5.8. Filling an IETF LLC Board Director Vacancy . . . . . . . 16 6.9. Quorum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
5.9. Quorum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 6.10. Board Voting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
5.10. Board Voting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 6.11. Interim Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
5.11. Interim Board . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 6.12. Board Positions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
5.12. Board Positions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 7. IETF LLC Funding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
6. IETF LLC Funding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 7.1. Financial Statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
6.1. Financial Statements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 7.2. Bank and Investment Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
6.2. Bank and Investment Accounts . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 7.3. Financial Audits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
6.3. Financial Audits . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 7.4. ISOC Financial Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
6.4. ISOC Financial Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 7.5. IETF Meeting Revenues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
6.5. IETF Meeting Revenues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 7.6. Sponsorships and Donations to the IETF LLC . . . . . . . 18
6.6. Donations to the IETF LLC . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 7.7. Focus of Funding Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
6.7. Funding Supports the IETF . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 7.8. Charitable Fundraising Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
6.8. Charitable Fundraising Practices . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 7.9. Operating Reserve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
6.9. Operating Reserve . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 7.10. Annual Budget Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
6.10. Annual Budget Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 8. IETF LLC Policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
7. IETF LLC Policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 8.1. Conflict of Interest Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
7.1. Conflict of Interest Policy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 8.2. Other Policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
7.2. Other Policies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 8.3. Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
7.3. Compliance . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21 9. Three-Year Assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
8. Three-Year Assessment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 10. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
9. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 11. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
10. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 12. Pronouns . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
11. Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 13. Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
12. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 14. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
12.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 14.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
12.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 14.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
1. Introduction 1. Introduction
The IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA) was originally The IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA) was originally
established in 2005. In the years since then, the needs of the IETF established in 2005. In the years since then, the needs of the IETF
evolved in ways that required changes to its administrative evolved in ways that required changes to its administrative
structure. The purpose of this document is to document and describe structure. The purpose of this document is to document and describe
the IASA 2.0 structure. the IASA 2.0 structure.
Under IASA 2.0, the work of the IETF's administrative and fundraising Under IASA 2.0, the work of the IETF's administrative and fundraising
tasks is conducted by an administrative organization, the IETF tasks is conducted by an administrative organization, the IETF
Administration Limited Liability Company ("IETF LLC"). Under this Administration Limited Liability Company ("IETF LLC"). Under this
structure, the Internet Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) is structure, the Internet Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) is
eliminated, and its oversight and advising functions transferred to eliminated, and its oversight and advising functions transferred to
the IETF LLC Board. the IETF LLC Board.
The IETF LLC provides the corporate legal home for the IETF, the
Internet Architecture Board (IAB), and the Internet Research Task
Force (IRTF).
[I-D.haberman-iasa20dt-recs] discusses the challenges facing the [I-D.haberman-iasa20dt-recs] discusses the challenges facing the
original IASA structure as well as several options for reorganizing original IASA structure as well as several options for reorganizing
the IETF's administration under different legal structures. This the IETF's administration under different legal structures. This
document outlines how the chosen option is structured and describes document outlines how the chosen option is structured and describes
how the organization fits together with existing and new IETF how the organization fits together with existing and new IETF
community structures. community structures.
The point of the IASA2 WG and process has been to solicit community
input about how to address the challenges identified in
[I-D.haberman-iasa20dt-recs], and included much debate on the IASA2
mailing list and the IASA2 working group meetings at IETF 101
[ietf101-slides] and IETF 102 [ietf102-slides].
Under IASA 2.0, most of the responsibilities that [RFC4071] assigned Under IASA 2.0, most of the responsibilities that [RFC4071] assigned
to the IETF Administrative Director (IAD) and the Internet Society to the IETF Administrative Director (IAD) and the Internet Society
(ISOC) were transferred to the IETF LLC and IETF Administration LLC (ISOC) were transferred to the IETF LLC and IETF Administration LLC
Executive Director (IETF Executive Director). It is the job of the Executive Director (IETF Executive Director). It is the job of the
IETF LLC to meet the administrative needs of the IETF and to ensure IETF LLC to meet the administrative needs of the IETF and to ensure
that the IETF LLC meets the needs of the IETF community. that the IETF LLC meets the needs of the IETF community.
Eliminating the IAOC meant that changes were required in how trustees Eliminating the IAOC meant that changes were required in how trustees
could be appointed to the IETF Trust. The details of how this is could be appointed to the IETF Trust. The details of how this is
done are outside the scope of this document but are covered in done are outside the scope of this document but are covered in
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2. Scope Limitation 2. Scope Limitation
The document does not propose any changes related to the standards The document does not propose any changes related to the standards
process as currently conducted by the Internet Engineering Steering process as currently conducted by the Internet Engineering Steering
Group (IESG) and Internet Architecture Board (IAB). In addition, no Group (IESG) and Internet Architecture Board (IAB). In addition, no
changes are made to the appeals chain, the process for making and changes are made to the appeals chain, the process for making and
confirming IETF and IAB appointments, the technical work of the confirming IETF and IAB appointments, the technical work of the
Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), or to ISOC's membership in or Internet Research Task Force (IRTF), or to ISOC's membership in or
support of other organizations. support of other organizations.
2.1. LLC Agreement with the Internet Society 3. LLC Agreement with the Internet Society
The LLC Agreement between the IETF LLC and ISOC [IETF-LLC-A] is also The LLC Agreement between the IETF LLC and ISOC is available at
out of scope for this document, however this document depends on the [IETF-LLC-A]. This IASA2 structure, and thus this document, depends
LLC Agreement and will refer to it for certain aspects of the legal on the LLC Agreement and will refer to it to help explain certain
relationship between the IETF LLC and ISOC. The LLC Agreement was aspects of the legal relationship between the IETF LLC and ISOC.
developed between legal representatives of the IETF and ISOC and
includes all critical terms of the relationship, while still enabling
maximum unilateral flexibility for the IETF LLC Board. The LLC
Agreement includes only basic details about how the IETF LLC Board
manages itself or manages IETF LLC staff, so that the IETF LLC Board
has flexibility to make changes without amending the agreement. The
IETF LLC Board can independently develop policy or procedures
documents that fill gaps.
3. Definitions and Principles The LLC Agreement was developed between legal representatives of the
IETF and ISOC and includes all critical terms of the relationship,
while still enabling maximum unilateral flexibility for the IETF LLC
Board. The LLC Agreement includes only basic details about how the
Board manages itself or manages IETF LLC staff, so that the Board has
flexibility to make changes without amending the agreement. The
Board can independently develop policy or procedures documents that
fill gaps.
3.1. Terminology 4. Definitions and Principles
4.1. Terminology
Although most of the terms, abbreviations, and acronyms used in this Although most of the terms, abbreviations, and acronyms used in this
document are reasonably well known, first-time readers may find some document are reasonably well known, first-time readers may find some
terminology confusing. This section therefore attempts to provide a terminology confusing. This section therefore attempts to provide a
quick summary. quick summary.
IAB: Internet Architecture Board (see [RFC2026], [RFC2850]). IAB: Internet Architecture Board (see [RFC2026], [RFC2850]).
IAD: IETF Administrative Director, a role obsoleted by this document IAD: IETF Administrative Director, a role obsoleted by this document
and the ISOC/IETF LLC Agreement ([IETF-LLC-A]) and replaced by the and the ISOC/IETF LLC Agreement ([IETF-LLC-A]) and replaced by the
IETF LLC Executive Director. IETF LLC Executive Director.
IAOC: IETF Administrative Oversight Committee, a committee that IAOC: IETF Administrative Oversight Committee, a committee that
oversaw IETF administrative activity, obsoleted by this document and oversaw IETF administrative activity. The IAOC is obsoleted by this
replaced by the IETF LLC Board. (The IETF Trust function of the document and replaced by the IETF LLC Board. The IETF Trust was
former IAOC was not included in the new responsibilities of the IETF formerly populated by IAOC members. Its membership is now distinct
LLC Board (See [I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-update]).) from that of the IETF LLC Board (See [I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-update]).)
IASA: The IETF Administrative Support Activity, defined by [RFC4071] IASA: The IETF Administrative Support Activity, defined by [RFC4071]
and updated by this document and the ISOC/IETF LLC Agreement and updated by this document and the ISOC/IETF LLC Agreement
([IETF-LLC-A]). ([IETF-LLC-A]). IASA consists of the IETF LLC board, employees, and
contractors. Uses of the term 'IASA' as a proper noun may imply a
subset of these roles, or all of them.
IASA 2.0: Version 2.0 of the IETF Administrative Support Activity, IASA 2.0: Version 2.0 of the IETF Administrative Support Activity,
defined by this document. defined by this document.
IESG: Internet Engineering Steering Group (see [RFC2026], [RFC3710]). IESG: Internet Engineering Steering Group (see [RFC2026], [RFC3710]).
IETF: Internet Engineering Task Force (see [RFC3233]). IETF: Internet Engineering Task Force (see [RFC3233]).
IETF Administration LLC: The legal entity - a disregarded Limited IETF Administration LLC: The legal entity - a disregarded Limited
Liability Company (LLC) of The Internet Society - established to Liability Company (LLC) of The Internet Society - established to
house IASA2, specified by the ISOC/IETF LLC Agreement ([IETF-LLC-A]) provide a corporate legal framework for facilitating current and
and referred to as "IETF LLC". future activities related to the IETF, IAB, and IRTF. It was
established by the ISOC/IETF LLC Agreement ([IETF-LLC-A]) and is
referred to as "IETF LLC."
IETF LLC Executive Director: the Executive Director for the IETF LLC,
responsible for day-to-day administrative and operational direction
(See Section 5.1). Also referred to as "IETF Executive Director".
IETF LLC Executive Director: the executive director for the IETF IETF LLC Board: The Board of Directors of the IETF LLC. The IETF LLC
Administration Limited Liability Company, responsible for day-to-day Board is formally a multi-member "manager" of the IETF LLC on behalf
administrative and operational direction (See Section 4.1). Also of ISOC (See Section 5.2).
referred to as "IETF Executive Director". (Note that the title of
"IETF Executive Director" in older documents such as [RFC2026] is now
"Managing Director, IETF Secretariat".)
IETF LLC Board: The Board of Directors of the IETF LLC. (The IETF
LLC Board is formally a multi-member "manager" of the IETF LLC on
behalf of ISOC (See Section 4.2).)
ISOC: Internet Society (see [RFC2031] and [ISOC]). ISOC: Internet Society (see [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc2031bis] and [ISOC]).
3.2. Key Differences From the Old IASA Structure to IASA 2.0 4.2. Key Differences From the Old IASA Structure to IASA 2.0
o The IAOC and IAD roles defined in RFC 4071 are eliminated. o The IAOC and IAD roles defined in RFC 4071 are eliminated.
o The former ISOC and IAD responsibilities are assigned to a new o The former ISOC and IAD responsibilities are assigned to a new
organization, IETF Administration LLC. organization, IETF Administration LLC.
o The Board of Directors of the IETF LLC - formally a multi-member o The Board of Directors of the IETF LLC - formally a multi-member
"manager" of the IETF LLC on behalf of ISOC - assume the oversight "manager" of the IETF LLC on behalf of ISOC - assumes the
responsibilities of the IAOC. oversight responsibilities of the IAOC.
o The Board of the IETF LLC is more focused on strategy and o The Board of the IETF LLC is more focused on strategy and
oversight than the IAOC was, with the IETF Executive Director and oversight than the IAOC was, with the IETF Executive Director and
their team in charge of day-to-day operations. their team in charge of day-to-day operations.
o The IAD role is replaced with the IETF Executive Director role. o The IAD role is replaced with the IETF Executive Director role.
o The role that was previously referred to as "IETF Executive o The role that was previously referred to as "IETF Executive
Director" in older documents such as [RFC2026] is replaced with Director" in older documents such as [RFC2026] is now "Managing
"Managing Director, IETF Secretariat". Director, IETF Secretariat".
3.3. General IETF LLC Responsibilities 4.3. General IETF LLC Responsibilities
The IETF LLC is established to provide administrative support to the The IETF LLC is established to provide administrative support to the
IETF. It has no authority over the standards development activities IETF. It has no authority over the standards development activities
of the IETF. of the IETF.
The responsibilities of the IETF LLC are: The responsibilities of the IETF LLC are:
o Operations. The IETF LLC is responsible for supporting the o Operations. The IETF LLC is responsible for supporting the
ongoing operations of the IETF, including meetings and non-meeting ongoing operations of the IETF, including meetings and non-meeting
activities. activities.
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responsibilities, representation, decision-making, and authority. responsibilities, representation, decision-making, and authority.
In addition, by having the IETF LLC manage the IETF's finances and In addition, by having the IETF LLC manage the IETF's finances and
conduct the IETF's fundraising, confusion about who is responsible conduct the IETF's fundraising, confusion about who is responsible
for representing the IETF to sponsors and who directs the uses of for representing the IETF to sponsors and who directs the uses of
sponsorship funds should have been eliminated. Finally, having the sponsorship funds should have been eliminated. Finally, having the
IETF LLC reside in a defined, distinct legal entity, and taking IETF LLC reside in a defined, distinct legal entity, and taking
responsibility for operations, enables the organization to execute responsibility for operations, enables the organization to execute
its own contracts without the need for review and approval by ISOC. its own contracts without the need for review and approval by ISOC.
3.4. IETF LLC Working Principles 4.4. IETF LLC Working Principles
The IETF LLC is expected to conduct its work according to the The IETF LLC is expected to conduct its work according to the
following principles, subject to any reasonable confidentiality following principles:
obligations:
o Transparency. The IETF LLC is expected to keep the IETF community o Transparency. The IETF LLC is expected to keep the IETF community
informed about its work and to engage with the community to obtain informed about its work, subject to reasonable confidentiality
consensus-based community input on key issues and otherwise as concerns, and to engage with the community to obtain consensus-
needed. The IETF community expects complete visibility into the based community input on key issues and otherwise as needed. The
financial and legal structure of the IETF LLC. This includes IETF community expects complete visibility into the financial and
information about the IETF LLC annual budget and associated legal structure of the IETF LLC. This includes information about
regular financial reports, results of financial and any other the IETF LLC annual budget and associated regular financial
independent audits, tax filings, significant contracts or other reports, results of financial and any other independent audits,
significant long-term financial commitments that bind the IETF tax filings, significant contracts or other significant long-term
LLC. As discussed in [ietf101-slides], whatever doesn't have a financial commitments that bind the IETF LLC. As discussed in
specific justification for being kept confidential is expected to [ietf101-slides], whatever doesn't have a specific justification
be made public. The IETF LLC Board is expected to develop and for being kept confidential is expected to be made public. The
maintain a public list of confidential items, describing the Board is expected to develop and maintain a public list of
nature of the information and the reason for confidentiality. The confidential items, describing the nature of the information and
IETF LLC Board will also publish its operating procedures. the reason for confidentiality. The Board will also publish its
operating procedures.
o Responsiveness to the community. The IETF LLC is expected to act o Responsiveness to the community. The IETF LLC is expected to act
consistently with the documented consensus of the IETF community, consistently with the documented consensus of the IETF community,
to be responsive to the community's needs, and to adapt its to be responsive to the community's needs, and to adapt its
decisions in response to consensus-based community feedback. decisions in response to consensus-based community feedback.
o Diligence. The IETF LLC is expected to act responsibly so as to o Diligence. The IETF LLC is expected to act responsibly so as to
minimize risks to IETF participants and to the future of the IETF minimize risks to IETF participants and to the future of the IETF
as a whole, such as financial risks. as a whole, such as financial risks.
o Unification: The IETF LLC is responsible for providing unified o Unification: The IETF LLC is responsible for providing unified
legal, financial, and administrative support for operation of the legal, financial, and administrative support for operation of the
IETF, IAB, IESG, IRTF, and RFC Editor. IETF, IAB, and IRTF, and financial support for the operation of
the RFC Editor.
o Transfer or Dissolution: Consistent with [IETF-LLC-A], the IETF o Transfer or Dissolution: Consistent with [IETF-LLC-A], the IETF
LLC subsidiary may be transferred from ISOC to another LLC subsidiary may be transferred from ISOC to another
organization, at the request of either party. Similarly, the IETF organization, at the request of either party. Similarly, the IETF
LLC may be dissolved if necessary. Should either event occur, the LLC may be dissolved if necessary. Should either event occur, the
IETF community should be closely involved in any decisions and IETF community should be closely involved in any decisions and
plans, and any tranfer, transition, or dissolution conducted plans. Any transfer, transition, or dissolution should be
carefully and with minimal potential disruption to the IETF. conducted carefully and with minimal potential disruption to the
IETF.
The transparency and responsiveness principles are designed to The transparency and responsiveness principles are designed to
address the concern outlined in Section 3.3 of address the concern outlined in Section 3.3 of
[I-D.haberman-iasa20dt-recs] about the need for improved timeliness [I-D.haberman-iasa20dt-recs] about the need for improved timeliness
of sharing of information and decisions and seeking community of sharing of information and decisions and seeking community
comments. The issue of increased transparency was important comments. The issue of increased transparency was important
throughout the IASA 2.0 process, with little to no dissent. It was throughout the IASA 2.0 process, with little to no dissent. It was
recognized that there will naturally be a confidentiality requirement recognized that there will naturally be confidentiality requirements
about some aspects of hotel contracting, personnel matters, and other about some aspects of contracting, personnel matters, and other
narrow areas. narrow areas.
3.5. Principles of the IETF and ISOC Relationship 4.5. Principles of the IETF and ISOC Relationship
ISOC and the IETF have historically been philosophically aligned. ISOC and the IETF have historically been philosophically aligned.
The principles of the relationship between the IETF and ISOC are The principles of the relationship between the IETF and ISOC are
outlined in [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc2031bis]. ISOC's connection with the outlined in [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc2031bis]. ISOC's connection with the
IETF community has always played an important role in its policy IETF community has always played an important role in its policy
work. ISOC has always been an advocate for multistakeholder work. ISOC has always been an advocate for multistakeholder
processes, which includes the technical community. Open standards processes, which includes the technical community. Open standards
are an explicit part of one of the focus areas in ISOC's mission: are an explicit part of one of the focus areas in ISOC's mission:
Advancing the development and application of Internet infrastructure, Advancing the development and application of Internet infrastructure,
technologies, and open standards. technologies, and open standards.
On a practical level, the IETF LLC is a distinct entity (a On a practical level, the IETF LLC is a distinct entity (a
disregarded entity) of ISOC. The IETF remains responsible for the disregarded entity) of ISOC. The IETF remains responsible for the
development and quality of the Internet Standards. ISOC aids the development and quality of the Internet Standards. ISOC aids the
IETF by providing it a legal entity within which the IETF LLC exists, IETF by providing it a legal entity within which the IETF LLC exists,
as well as with financial support. ISOC has no influence whatsoever as well as with financial support. ISOC has no influence whatsoever
on the technical content of Internet Standards. on the technical content of Internet Standards.
3.6. Relationship of the IETF LLC Board to the IETF Leadership 4.6. Relationship of the IETF LLC Board to the IETF Leadership
The IETF LLC Board is directly accountable to the IETF community for The IETF LLC Board is directly accountable to the IETF community for
the performance of the IASA 2.0. However, the nature of the IETF LLC the performance of the IASA 2.0. However, the nature of the Board's
Board's work involves treating the IESG and IAB as major internal work involves treating the IESG and IAB as major internal customers
customers of the administrative support services. The IETF LLC Board of the administrative support services. The Board and the IETF
and the IETF Executive Director should not consider their work Executive Director should not consider their work successful unless
successful unless the IESG and IAB are also satisfied with the the IESG and IAB are also satisfied with the administrative support
administrative support that the IETF is receiving. that the IETF is receiving.
3.7. Review of IETF Executive Director and IETF LLC Board Decisions 4.7. Review of IETF Executive Director and IETF LLC Board Decisions
The IETF LLC Board is directly accountable to the IETF community for The IETF LLC Board is directly accountable to the IETF community for
the performance of the IASA 2.0, including hiring and managing the the performance of the IASA 2.0, including hiring and managing the
IETF Executive Director. In extreme cases of dissatisfaction with IETF Executive Director. In extreme cases of dissatisfaction with
the IETF LLC, the IETF community can utilize the recall process as the IETF LLC, the IETF community can utilize the recall process as
noted in Section 5.7. noted in Section 6.7.
Anyone in the community of IETF participants may ask the IETF LLC Anyone in the community of IETF participants may ask the Board for a
Board for a formal review of a decision or action by the IETF formal review of a decision or action by the IETF Executive Director
Executive Director or IETF LLC Board if they believe this was not or Board if they believe this was not undertaken in accordance with
undertaken in accordance with IETF BCPs or IASA 2.0 operational IETF BCPs or IETF LLC Board policies and procedures.
guidelines.
A formal request for review must be addressed to the IETF LLC Board A formal request for review must be addressed to the IETF LLC Board
chair and must include a description of the decision or action to be chair and must include a description of the decision or action to be
reviewed, an explanation of how, in the requestor's opinion, the reviewed, an explanation of how, in the requestor's opinion, the
decision or action violates the BCPs or IASA 2.0 operational decision or action violates the BCPs or IASA 2.0 operational
guidelines, and a suggestion for how the situation could be guidelines, and a suggestion for how the situation could be
rectified. rectified.
The IETF LLC shall respond to such requests within a reasonable The IETF LLC shall respond to such requests within a reasonable
period, typically within 90 days, and shall publicly publish period, typically within 90 days, and shall publicly publish
information about the request and the corresponding response and/or information about the request and the corresponding response and/or
result. result.
3.8. Community Consensus and Grant of Authority 4.8. Termination and Change
The IETF is a consensus-based group, and authority to act on behalf
of the community requires a high degree of consensus and the
continued consent of the community. After a careful process of
deliberation, a broad-based community consensus emerged to house the
administration of the IETF within the IETF LLC as a disregarded
entity of the Internet Society. This document reflects that
consensus.
3.9. Termination and Change
Any major change to the IASA 2.0 arrangements shall require a similar Any major change to the IASA 2.0 arrangements shall require a similar
level of community consensus and deliberation and shall be reflected level of community consensus and deliberation and shall be reflected
by a subsequent Best Current Practice (BCP) document. by a subsequent Best Current Practice (BCP) document.
4. Structure of the IASA2 5. Structure of IASA2
4.1. IETF Executive Director and Staff Responsibilities
5.1. IETF Executive Director and Staff Responsibilities
The IETF LLC is led by an IETF Executive Director chosen by the The IETF LLC is led by an IETF Executive Director chosen by the
Board. The IETF Executive Director is responsible for managing the Board. The IETF Executive Director is responsible for managing the
day-to-day operations of the IETF LLC, including hiring staff to day-to-day operations of the IETF LLC, including hiring staff to
perform various operational functions. The IETF Executive Director perform various operational functions. The IETF Executive Director
and any staff may be employees or independent contractors. and any staff may be employees or independent contractors.
Allowing for the division of responsibilities among multiple staff Allowing for the division of responsibilities among multiple staff
members and contractors is designed to address some of the concerns members and contractors is designed to address some of the concerns
raised in Section 3.2 (Lack of Resources) and Section 3.4 (Funding/ raised in Section 3.2 (Lack of Resources) and Section 3.4 (Funding/
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can meet the otherwise-stated needs of the community. Establishing can meet the otherwise-stated needs of the community. Establishing
the framework to allow the IETF LLC to staff each administrative the framework to allow the IETF LLC to staff each administrative
function as appropriate may require the IETF community to document function as appropriate may require the IETF community to document
its consensus expectations in areas where no documentation currently its consensus expectations in areas where no documentation currently
exists. exists.
In summary, the IETF Executive Director, with support from the team In summary, the IETF Executive Director, with support from the team
that they alone direct and lead, is responsible for: that they alone direct and lead, is responsible for:
o Developing and refining an annual budget and other strategic o Developing and refining an annual budget and other strategic
financial planning documents at the direction of the IETF LLC financial planning documents at the direction of the Board.
Board.
o Executing on the annual budget, including reporting to the IETF o Executing on the annual budget, including reporting to the Board
LLC Board regularly with forecasts and actual performance to regularly with forecasts and actual performance to budget.
budget.
o Hiring and/or contracting the necessary resources to meet their o Hiring and/or contracting the necessary resources to meet their
goals, within the defined limits of their authority and within the goals, within the defined limits of the IETF Executive Director's
approved budget. This includes managing and leading any such authority and within the approved budget. This includes managing
resources, including performing regular performance reviews. and leading any such resources, including performing regular
performance reviews.
o Following the pre-approval guidelines set forth by the IETF LLC o Following the pre-approval guidelines set forth by the Board for
Board for contracts or other decisions that have financial costs contracts or other decisions that have financial costs that exceed
that exceed a certain threshold of significance. Such thresholds a certain threshold of significance. Such thresholds are expected
are expected to be set reasonably high so that the need for such to be set reasonably high so that the need for such approvals is
approvals is infrequent and only occurs when something is truly infrequent and only occurs when something is truly significant or
significant or otherwise exceptional. It is expected that the otherwise exceptional. It is expected that the IETF Executive
IETF Executive Director is sufficiently empowered to perform their Director is sufficiently empowered to perform the job on a day-to-
job on a day-to-day basis, being held accountable for meeting high day basis, being held accountable for meeting high level goals
level goals rather than micromanaged. rather than micromanaged.
o Regularly updating the IETF LLC Board on operations and other o Regularly updating the Board on operations and other notable
notable issues as reasonable and appropriate. issues as reasonable and appropriate.
o Ensuring that all staff and/or other resources comply with any o Ensuring that all staff and/or other resources comply with any
applicable policies established or approved by the IETF LLC Board, applicable policies established or approved by the Board, such as
such as ethics guidelines and/or a code of conduct. ethics guidelines and/or a code of conduct.
4.2. IETF LLC Board Responsibilities
The IETF LLC Board is responsible for conducting oversight of the 5.2. IETF LLC Board Responsibilities
IETF LLC's execution of its responsibilities, as described in
Section 3.3. They have duties of loyalty, care, and good faith.
This includes the responsibility to:
o provide strategic direction for the IETF LLC to the IETF Executive This section is intended to provide a summary of key IETF LLC Board
Director; responsibilities, but the precise and legally binding
responsibilities are defined in the LLC Agreement [IETF-LLC-A]. To
the extent to which there are unintentional differences or other
confusion between this document and the LLC Agreement, the LLC
Agreement is in all cases authoritative.
o hire, supervise, and manage the employment of the role of the IETF The Board has duties of loyalty, care, and good faith, and a legal
Executive Director of the IETF LLC, including tasks such as and fiduciary responsibility. It will set broad strategic direction
hiring, termination, performance review, amendment of employment for the LLC, and will be responsible for adopting an annual budget,
terms, the award of compensation and other requisite employment hiring or terminating an IETF Executive Director (or amending the
benefits or decisions; terms of their engagement), adopting any employee benefit plans,
consulting the relevant IETF communities on matters related to the
LLC as appropriate, approving any changes to the LLC governance
structure, incurring any debt, and approving entering into agreements
that that meet a significant materiality threshold to be determined
by the Board. The IETF LLC Board is expected to delegate management
of day-to-day activities and related decision-making to staff.
o adopting any employee benefit plans; Per Section 5(d) of the LLC Agreement and as also described in
o exercising a fiduciary duty to ensure that IETF LLC has the Section 4.4, the Board shall, as appropriate, act transparently and
financial and business stability that it needs to be able to meet provide the IETF community with an opportunity to review and discuss
the needs of the IETF, including adopting an annual budget, and as any proposed changes to the IETF LLC structure prior to their
necessary incurring any debt or making other financial adoption.
arrangements;
o approving or entering into agreements that meet a significant The role of the Board is to ensure that the strategy and conduct of
materiality threshold; the IETF LLC is consistent with the IETF's needs - both its concrete
needs and its needs for transparency and accountability. The Board
is not intended to directly define the IETF's needs; to the extent
that is required, the IETF community should document its needs in
consensus-based RFCs (e.g., as the community did in
[I-D.ietf-mtgvenue-iaoc-venue-selection-process]) and provide more
detailed input via consultations with the Board (such as takes place
on email discussion lists or at IETF meetings).
o exercising a legal duty to ensure that the IETF LLC complies with Key IETF LLC Board responsibilities include:
any applicable tax and other laws;
o ensuring that IETF LLC is run in a manner that is transparent and o Set broad strategic direction for the LLC.
accountable to the IETF community;
o recruiting new Directors, for consideration in all of the various o Hire or terminate an IETF Executive Director (or amending the
appointment processes. terms of their engagement).
The IETF LLC Board is an oversight body, with responsibilities o Delegate management of day-to-day activities and related decision-
limited to those listed above. It does not directly conduct any of making to staff.
the IETF's administrative work, which is the day-to-day job of the
IETF Executive Director and their team. Per Section 5(d) of the LLC
Agreement [IETF-LLC-A], the Board must provide the IETF community
with an opportunity to review and discuss any proposed changes to the
IETF LLC structure prior to their adoption.
The role of the IETF LLC Board is to ensure that the strategy and o Adopt any employee benefit plans.
conduct of the IETF LLC is consistent with the IETF's needs - both
its concrete needs and its needs for transparency and accountability.
The Board is not intended to directly define the IETF's needs; to the
extent that is required, the IETF community should document its needs
in consensus-based RFCs (e.g., as the community did in
[I-D.ietf-mtgvenue-iaoc-venue-selection-process]) and provide more
detailed input via consultations with the IETF LLC Board (such as
takes place on email discussion lists or at IETF meetings).
As part of the responsibilities outlined above the Board is expected o Consult the relevant IETF communities on matters related to the
to work to ensure that IETF LLC: LLC, as appropriate.
o Acts consistently with ISOC's 501(c)(3) status; o Approve any changes to the LLC governance structure.
o Provides accurate financial statements to ISOC on a timely basis; o Adopt an annual budget and, as necessary, incur any debt.
o Prepares its financial reports in accordance with generally o Prepare accurate and timely financial statements for ISOC, and in
accepted accounting principles; accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
o Provides assistance to help facilitate ISOC's tax compliance, o Provide assistance to help facilitate ISOC's tax compliance,
including but not limited to assistance related to preparing the including but not limited to assistance related to preparing the
Form 990 and responding to any IRS questions and audits; Form 990 and responding to any IRS questions and audits.
o Obtains appropriate insurance, including commercial general o Approve entering into agreements that that meet a significant
liability insurance with appropriate limits; materiality threshold to be determined by the Board.
o Implements risk management and compliance processes in a manner o Limit its activities to the purposes as set forth in Section 4 of
consistent with industry norms. the LLC Agreement, in a manner consistent with ISOC's charitable
purposes.
The description below outlines the composition of the IETF LLC Board, o Establish an investment policy.
selection of IETF LLC Board Directors, and related details.
4.3. Board Design Goals o Use best efforts to conduct all of its activities in strict
compliance with the LLC Agreement and all applicable laws, rules
and regulations.
o Ensure that IETF LLC is run in a manner that is transparent and
accountable to the IETF community;
o Develop policies, including those noted in Section 8), procedures,
and a compliance program.
o Obtain Commercial General Liability and other appropriate
insurance policies, with agreed-upon coverage limits.
o Recruit new Directors for consideration in all of the various
appointment processes.
5.3. Board Design Goals
A goal of this Board composition is to balance the need for the IETF A goal of this Board composition is to balance the need for the IETF
LLC to be accountable to the IETF community with the need for this LLC to be accountable to the IETF community with the need for this
Board to have the expertise necessary to oversee a small non-profit Board to have the expertise necessary to oversee a small non-profit
corporation. The Board is smaller than the previous IAOC and the company. The Board is smaller than the previous IAOC and the other
other leadership bodies of the IETF, in part to keep the Board leadership bodies of the IETF, in part to keep the Board focused on
focused on its rather limited set of strategic responsibilities as its rather limited set of strategic responsibilities as noted in
noted in Section 4.2. Section 5.2.
This board structure, with limited strategic responsibilities noted This board structure, with limited strategic responsibilities noted
in Section 4.2 and limited size, together with the staff in Section 5.2 and limited size, together with the staff
responsibilities noted in Section 4.1, is designed to overcome the responsibilities noted in Section 5.1, is designed to overcome the
challenges described in Section 3.1.4 of [I-D.haberman-iasa20dt-recs] challenges described in Section 3.1.4 of [I-D.haberman-iasa20dt-recs]
concerning oversight. This establishes a clear line of oversight concerning oversight. This establishes a clear line of oversight
over staff performance: the IETF LLC Board oversees the IETF over staff performance: the IETF LLC Board oversees the IETF
Executive Director's performance and has actual legal authority to Executive Director's performance and has actual legal authority to
remove a non-performing IETF Executive Director. The IETF Executive remove a non-performing IETF Executive Director. The IETF Executive
Director is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the IETF LLC. Director is responsible for the day-to-day operation of the IETF LLC.
Finally, the IETF LLC Board would be expected to operate Finally, the Board would be expected to operate transparently, to
transparently, to further address the concern raised in Section 3.3 further address the concern raised in Section 3.3 of
of [I-D.haberman-iasa20dt-recs]. The default transparency rule [I-D.haberman-iasa20dt-recs]. The default transparency rule arrived
arrived at during the IASA 2.0 design process is detailed above in at during the IASA 2.0 design process is detailed above in
Section 3.4. The Board will need to establish how it will meet that Section 4.4. The Board will need to establish how it will meet that
commitment. commitment.
5. IETF LLC Board Membership, Selection and Accountability 6. IETF LLC Board Membership, Selection and Accountability
5.1. Board Composition The section outlines the composition of the IETF LLC Board, selection
of IETF LLC Board Directors, and related details.
6.1. Board Composition
There is a minimum of 5 directors, expandable to 6 or 7. There is a minimum of 5 directors, expandable to 6 or 7.
o 1 IETF Chair or delegate selected by the IESG o 1 IETF Chair or delegate selected by the IESG
o 1 Appointed by the ISOC Board of Trustees o 1 Appointed by the ISOC Board of Trustees
o 3 Selected by the IETF NomCom, confirmed by the IESG o 3 Selected by the IETF NomCom, confirmed by the IESG
o Up to 2 Appointed by the IETF LLC board itself, on an as-needed o Up to 2 Appointed by the IETF LLC board itself, on an as-needed
basis, confirmed by the IESG basis, confirmed by the IESG
For the first slot listed above, the presumption is that the IETF For the first slot listed above, the presumption is that the IETF
Chair will serve on the board. At the IESG's discretion, another Chair will serve on the board. At the IESG's discretion, another
area director may serve instead, or exceptionally the IESG may run a area director may serve instead, or exceptionally the IESG may run a
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o Up to 2 Appointed by the IETF LLC board itself, on an as-needed o Up to 2 Appointed by the IETF LLC board itself, on an as-needed
basis, confirmed by the IESG basis, confirmed by the IESG
For the first slot listed above, the presumption is that the IETF For the first slot listed above, the presumption is that the IETF
Chair will serve on the board. At the IESG's discretion, another Chair will serve on the board. At the IESG's discretion, another
area director may serve instead, or exceptionally the IESG may run a area director may serve instead, or exceptionally the IESG may run a
selection process to appoint a director. The goal of having this selection process to appoint a director. The goal of having this
slot on the board is to maintain coordination and communication slot on the board is to maintain coordination and communication
between the board and the IESG. between the board and the IESG.
5.2. IETF LLC-Appointed Directors 6.2. IETF LLC-Appointed Directors
As noted above, a maximum of two Directors may be appointed by the As noted above, a maximum of two Directors may be appointed by the
IETF LLC Board. They can obviously choose to appoint none, one, or IETF LLC Board. They can obviously choose to appoint none, one, or
two. These appointments need not be on an exceptional basis, but two. These appointments need not be on an exceptional basis, but
rather be routine, and may occur at any time of the year since it is rather be routine, and may occur at any time of the year since it is
on an as-needed basis. on an as-needed basis.
The appointment of an IETF LLC Board-appointed Director requires a The appointment of a Board-appointed Director requires a two-thirds
2/3rd-majority vote of the Directors then in office, and the majority vote of the Directors then in office, and the appointee
appointee shall take office immediately upon appointment. The term shall take office immediately upon appointment. The term of each
of each appointment is designated by the Board, with the maximum term appointment is designated by the Board, with the maximum term being
being three years, or until their earlier resignation, removal or three years, or until their earlier resignation, removal or death.
death. The Board may decide on a case-by-case basis how long each The Board may decide on a case-by-case basis how long each term shall
term shall be, factoring in the restriction for consecutive terms in be, factoring in the restriction for consecutive terms in
Section 5.4. Section 6.4.
5.3. Recruiting IETF LLC Board Directors 6.3. Recruiting IETF LLC Board Directors
The IETF LLC Board itself is expected to take an active role in The Board itself is expected to take an active role in recruiting
recruiting potential new Directors, regardless of the process that potential new Directors, regardless of the process that may be used
may be used to appoint them. In particular, the NomCom is primarily to appoint them. In particular, the NomCom is primarily focused on
focused on considering requirements expressed by the Board and considering requirements expressed by the Board and others, reviewing
others, reviewing community feedback on candidates, conducting community feedback on candidates, conducting candidate interviews,
candidate interviews, and ultimately appointing Directors. The IETF and ultimately appointing Directors. The Board and others can
LLC Board and others can recruit potential Directors and get them recruit potential Directors and get them into the consideration
into the consideration process of the NomCom or other appointing process of the NomCom or into open considerations processes of the
bodies. other appointing bodies if those bodies choose to use such processes.
5.4. IETF LLC Board Director Term Length 6.4. IETF LLC Board Director Term Length
The term length for a Director is three years. The exceptions to The term length for a Director is three years. The exceptions to
this guideline are: this guideline are:
o For the terms for some Directors during the first full formation o For the terms for some Directors during the first full formation
of the IETF LLC Board in order to establish staggered terms and of the IETF LLC Board in order to establish staggered terms and
for any appointments to fill a vacancy. for any appointments to fill a vacancy.
o The Director slot occupied by the IETF Chair ex officio or a o The Director slot occupied by the IETF Chair ex officio or a
delegate selected by the IESG will serve a two-year term. This delegate selected by the IESG will serve a two-year term. This
makes the term length for this slot the same as the term lengths makes the term length for this slot the same as the term lengths
established in [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis], Section 3.4. established in [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis], Section 3.4.
5.5. IETF LLC Board Director Limit 6.5. IETF LLC Board Director Limit
A director may serve no more than two consecutive terms, with at A director may serve no more than two consecutive terms. A director
least one full term prior to the start of any additional terms cannot serve a third term until three years have passed since their
(meaning a director cannot serve a third term until three years has second consecutive term. An exception is if a Director role is
passed). An exception is if a Director role is occupied by the IETF occupied by the IETF Chair ex officio, since that person's service is
Chair ex officio, since that person's service is governed instead by governed instead by the term lengths established in
the term lengths established in [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis], [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis], Section 3.4.
Section 3.4.
An exception to the two consecutive term rule is for an IETF LLC- An exception to the two consecutive term rule is for an IETF LLC-
appointed Director. For such a Director, they may serve only one appointed Director. For such a Director, they may serve only one
term via this appointment method, after which any subsequent terms term via this appointment method, after which any subsequent terms
would be occur via other appointment or selection processes (such as would be occur via other appointment or selection processes (such as
via the NomCom process). via the NomCom process).
Lastly, partial terms of less than three years for the initial Lastly, partial terms of less than three years for the initial
appointments to the first full board, for which some Directors will appointments to the first full board, for which some Directors will
have terms of one or two years, do not count against the term limit. have terms of one or two years, do not count against the term limit.
The limit on consecutive terms supports the healthy regular The limit on consecutive terms supports the healthy regular
introduction of new ideas and energy into the Board and mitigates introduction of new ideas and energy into the Board and mitigates
potential long-term risk of ossification or conflict, without potential long-term risk of ossification or conflict, without
adversely impacting the potential pool of director candidates over adversely impacting the potential pool of director candidates over
time. time.
5.6. Staggered Terms 6.6. Staggered Terms
The Internet Society Board of Trustees, the IESG, the Nominating The Internet Society Board of Trustees, the IESG, the Nominating
Committee, and the Board are expected to coordinate with each other Committee, and the Board are expected to coordinate with each other
to ensure that collectively their appointment or selection processes to ensure that collectively their appointment or selection processes
provide for no more than three Directors' terms concluding in the provide for no more than three Directors' terms concluding in the
same year. same year.
5.7. IETF LLC Board Director Removal 6.7. IETF LLC Board Director Removal
Directors may be removed with or without cause. A vote in favor of NomCom-appointed Directors may be removed with or without cause. A
removal must be no fewer than the number of Directors less two. So vote in favor of removal must be no fewer than the number of
for example, if there are seven directors, then five votes are Directors less two. So for example, if there are seven directors,
required. Directors may also be removed via the IETF recall process then five votes are required. Directors may also be removed via the
defined in [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis], Section 7. IETF recall process defined in [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis],
Section 7.
5.8. Filling an IETF LLC Board Director Vacancy 6.8. Filling an IETF LLC Board Director Vacancy
It shall be the responsibility of each respective body that appointed It shall be the responsibility of each respective body that appointed
or selected a Director that vacates the Board to appoint a new or selected a Director that vacates the Board to appoint a new
Director to fill the vacancy. For example, if a Director selected by Director to fill the vacancy. For example, if a Director selected by
the NomCom departs the Board prior to the end of their term for the NomCom departs the Board prior to the end of their term for
whatever reason, then it is the responsibility of the NomCom (using whatever reason, then it is the responsibility of the NomCom (using
its mid-term rules, as specified in [RFC8318], Section 3.5) as the its mid-term rules, as specified in [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis],
original appointing body to designate a replacement that will serve Section 3.5) as the original appointing body to designate a
out the remainder of the term of the departed Director. However, replacement that will serve out the remainder of the term of the
this obligation will not apply to vacancies in Board-appointed departed Director. However, this obligation will not apply to
positions. vacancies in Board-appointed positions.
5.9. Quorum 6.9. Quorum
At all meetings of the Board, at least 2/3 of the Directors then in At all synchronous live meetings of the Board, two-thirds of the
office constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. If a Directors then in office shall constitute a quorum for the
quorum is not be present at any meeting of the Board, the Directors transaction of business. Unless a greater affirmative vote is
present may adjourn the meeting without notice other than expressly required for an action under applicable law, the LLC
announcement at the meeting, until a quorum is present. Agreement, or an applicable Board policy, the affirmative vote of
two-thirds of the Directors then in office shall be an act of the
Board.
5.10. Board Voting 6.10. Board Voting
The Board can hold votes during live meetings of the Board (including Board decisions may be made either by vote communicated in a
telephonic and video) or via asynchronous written (including synchronous live (including telephonic and video) meeting, or via an
electronic) means. A given vote shall be either conducted entirely asynchronous written (including electronic) process. Absentee voting
during a live meeting or entirely via asynchronous written means, not and voting by proxy shall not be permitted. If a quorum is not
a mix of the two. Decisions on regular IETF LLC matters require a present at any meeting of the Board, the Directors present may
2/3 majority vote in favor, with the exception of removal of a adjourn the meeting from time to time, without notice other than
Director as specified in Section 5.7. Absentee voting and voting by announcement at the meeting, until a quorum is present. Voting
proxy are not permitted. thresholds for Director removal are described in Section 6.7.
5.11. Interim Board 6.11. Interim Board
An initial interim Board was necessary in order to legally form and An initial interim Board was necessary in order to legally form and
bootstrap the IETF LLC. As a result, an Interim Board was formed on bootstrap the IETF LLC. As a result, an Interim Board was formed on
a temporary basis until the first full board was constituted. The a temporary basis until the first full board was constituted.
Interim Board was expected to conclude no later than the end of the
104th meeting of the IETF, in March 2019.
The interim Board was comprised of: The interim Board was comprised of:
o The IETF chair, ex officio o The IETF chair, ex officio
o The IAOC chair, ex officio o The IAOC chair, ex officio
o The IAB chair, ex officio o The IAB chair, ex officio
o One ISOC trustee, selected by the ISOC Board of Trustees o One ISOC trustee, selected by the ISOC Board of Trustees
5.12. Board Positions 6.12. Board Positions
Following the formation of the first full IETF LLC Board, and at each Following the formation of the first permanent Board, and annually
subsequent annual meeting of the IETF LLC Board, the Directors are thereafter, the Directors shall elect a Director to serve as Board
expected to elect by a majority vote of the IETF LLC Board a Director Chair by majority vote. The IETF, IAB and IRTF chairs, and the chair
to serve as Board Chair. The Board may also form committees of the of ISOC's Board, will be ineligible for this Board Chair role. The
Board and/or define other roles for IETF LLC Board Directors as Board may also form committees of the Board and/or define other roles
necessary. for Board Directors as necessary.
6. IETF LLC Funding 7. IETF LLC Funding
The IETF LLC must function within a budget of costs balanced against The IETF LLC must function within a budget of costs balanced against
limited revenues. The IETF community expects the IETF LLC to work to limited revenues. The IETF community expects the IETF LLC to work to
attain that goal, in order to maintain a viable IETF support function attain that goal, in order to maintain a viable support function that
that provides the environment within which the IETF's technical work provides the environment within which the work of the IETF, IAB,
can remain vibrant and productive. IRTF, and RFC Editor can remain vibrant and productive.
The IETF LLC generates income from a few key sources at the time that The IETF LLC was generating income from a few key sources at the time
this document was written, as enumerated below. Additional sources that this document was written, as enumerated below. Additional
of income may be developed in the future, within the general bounds sources of income may be developed in the future, within the general
noted in Section 6.8, and some of these may decline in relevance or bounds noted in Section 7.8, and some of these may decline in
go away. As a result this list is subject to change over time and is relevance or go away. As a result this list is subject to change
merely an example of the primary sources of income for the IETF LLC over time and is merely an example of the primary sources of income
at the time of this writing: for the IETF LLC at the time of this writing:
1. ISOC support 1. ISOC support
2. IETF meeting revenues 2. IETF meeting revenues
3. Donations to the IETF LLC (monetary and/or in-kind) 3. Sponsorships (monetary and/or in-kind)
6.1. Financial Statements 4. Donations (monetary and/or in-kind)
As noted in Section 4.2, the IETF LLC must comply with relevant tax 7.1. Financial Statements
As noted in Section 5.2, the IETF LLC must comply with relevant tax
laws, such as filing an annual IRS Form 990. Other official laws, such as filing an annual IRS Form 990. Other official
financial statements may also be required. financial statements may also be required.
In addition to these official financial statements and forms, the In addition to these official financial statements and forms, the
IETF LLC is also expected to report on a regular basis to the IETF IETF LLC is also expected to report on a regular basis to the IETF
community on the current and future annual budget, budget forecasts community on the current and future annual budget, budget forecasts
vs. actuals over the course of a fiscal year, and on other vs. actuals over the course of a fiscal year, and on other
significant projects as needed. This regular reporting to the IETF significant projects as needed. This regular reporting to the IETF
community is expected to be reported in the form of standard community is expected to be reported in the form of standard
financial statements that reflect the income, expenses, assets, and financial statements that reflect the income, expenses, assets, and
liabilities of the IETF LLC. liabilities of the IETF LLC.
6.2. Bank and Investment Accounts 7.2. Bank and Investment Accounts
The IETF LLC maintains its own bank account, separate and distinct The IETF LLC maintains its own bank account, separate and distinct
from ISOC. The IETF LLC may at its discretion create additional from ISOC. The IETF LLC may at its discretion create additional
accounts as needed. Similarly, the IETF LLC may as needed create accounts as needed. Similarly, the IETF LLC may as needed create
investment accounts in support of its financial goals and objectives. investment accounts in support of its financial goals and objectives.
6.3. Financial Audits 7.3. Financial Audits
The IETF LLC is expected to retain and work with an independent The IETF LLC is expected to retain and work with an independent
auditor. Reports from the auditor are expected to be shared with the auditor. Reports from the auditor are expected to be shared with the
IETF community and other groups and organizations as needed or as IETF community and other groups and organizations as needed or as
required by law. required by law.
6.4. ISOC Financial Support 7.4. ISOC Financial Support
ISOC currently provides significant financial support to the IETF ISOC currently provides significant financial support to the IETF
LLC. Exhibit B of the [IETF-LLC-A] summarizes the one-time and on- LLC. Exhibit B of the [IETF-LLC-A] summarizes the financial support
going financial support from ISOC for the forseeable future. It is from ISOC for the forseeable future. It is expected that this
expected that this support will be periodically reviewed and revised, support will be periodically reviewed and revised, via a cooperative
via a cooperative assessment process between ISOC and the IETF LLC. assessment process between ISOC and the IETF LLC.
6.5. IETF Meeting Revenues 7.5. IETF Meeting Revenues
Meeting revenues are another important source of funding that Meeting revenues are another important source of funding that
supports the IETF, comining mainly from the fees paid by IETF meeting supports the IETF, coming mainly from the fees paid by IETF meeting
participants. The IETF Executive Director sets those meeting fees, participants. The IETF Executive Director sets those meeting fees,
in consultation with the IETF LLC and the IETF community, with formal in consultation with other IETF staff and the IETF community, and
approval by the IETF LLC. Setting these fees and projecting the approval by the IETF LLC Board. Setting these fees and projecting
number of participants at future meetings is a key part of the annual the number of participants at future meetings is a key part of the
budget process. annual budget process.
6.6. Donations to the IETF LLC 7.6. Sponsorships and Donations to the IETF LLC
Donations are an essential component of the financial support for the Sponsorships and donations are an essential component of the
IETF. Within the general bounds noted in Section 6.8, the IETF LLC financial support for the IETF. Within the general bounds noted in
is responsible for fundraising activities in order to establish, Section 7.8, the IETF LLC is responsible for fundraising activities
maintain, and grow a strong foundation of donation revenues. This in order to establish, maintain, and grow a strong foundation of
can and does include both direct financial contributions as well as donation revenues. This can and does include both direct financial
in-kind contributions, such as equipment, software licenses, and contributions as well as in-kind contributions, such as equipment,
services. software licenses, and services.
Donations to the IETF LLC do not (and must not) convey to donors any Sponsorships and donations to the IETF LLC do not (and must not)
special oversight or direct influence over the IETF's technical work convey to donors any special oversight or direct influence over the
or other activities of the IETF or IETF LLC. This helps ensure that IETF's technical work or other activities of the IETF or IETF LLC.
no undue influence may be ascribed to those from whom funds are This helps ensure that no undue influence may be ascribed to those
raised, and so helps to maintain an open and consensus-based IETF from whom funds are raised, and so helps to maintain an open and
standards process. consensus-based IETF standards process.
To the extent that the IETF LLC needs to undertake any significant To the extent that the IETF LLC needs to undertake any significant
special projects for the IETF, the IETF LLC may need to fundraise special projects for the IETF, the IETF LLC may need to fundraise
distinctly for those special projects. As a result, the IETF LLC may distinctly for those special projects. As a result, the IETF LLC may
conduct fundraising to support the IETF in general as well as one or conduct fundraising to support the IETF in general as well as one or
more special fundraising efforts (which may also be accounted for more special fundraising efforts (which may also be accounted for
distinctly and be held in a separate bank account or investment, as distinctly and be held in a separate bank account or investment, as
needed). needed).
6.7. Funding Supports the IETF 7.7. Focus of Funding Support
The IETF LLC exists to support the IETF. Therefore, the IETF LLC's The IETF LLC exists to support the IETF, IAB, and IRTF. Therefore,
funding and all revenues, in-kind contributions, and other income the IETF LLC's funding and all revenues, in-kind contributions, and
that comprise that funding shall be used solely to support IETF- other income that comprise that funding shall be used solely to
related activities and for no other purposes. support activities related to the IETF, IAB, and IRTF and for no
other purposes.
6.8. Charitable Fundraising Practices 7.8. Charitable Fundraising Practices
When the IETF LLC conducts fundraising, it substantiates charitable When the IETF LLC conducts fundraising, it substantiates charitable
contributions on behalf of ISOC - meaning that according to US tax contributions on behalf of ISOC - meaning that according to US tax
law, the IETF LLC must send a written acknowledgment of contributions law, the IETF LLC must send a written acknowledgment of contributions
to donors. The IETF LLC evaluates and facilitates state, federal, to donors. The IETF LLC evaluates and facilitates state, federal,
and other applicable law and regulatory compliance for ISOC and/or and other applicable law and regulatory compliance for ISOC and/or
the LLC with respect to such fundraising activities. In addition, the LLC with respect to such fundraising activities. In addition,
the IETF LLC ensures that all fundraising activities are conducted in the IETF LLC ensures that all fundraising activities are conducted in
compliance with any policies developed by the IETF LLC, including but compliance with any policies developed by the IETF LLC, including but
not limited to those noted in Section 7. not limited to those noted in Section 8.
6.9. Operating Reserve 7.9. Operating Reserve
An initial target operating reserve has been specified in Exhibit B An initial target operating reserve has been specified in Exhibit B
of the [IETF-LLC-A]. That says that the IETF LLC should maintain an of the [IETF-LLC-A]. That says that the IETF LLC should maintain an
operating reserve equal to the IETF LLC's budgeted Net Loss for 2019 operating reserve equal to the IETF LLC's budgeted Net Loss for 2019
multiplied times three. The IETF LLC, in cooperation with ISOC, may multiplied times three. The IETF LLC, in cooperation with ISOC, may
regularly review the financial target for this reserve fund, as noted regularly review the financial target for this reserve fund, as noted
in the [IETF-LLC-A] or as otherwise necessary. in the [IETF-LLC-A] or as otherwise necessary.
Should the IETF LLC generate an annual budget surplus, it may choose Should the IETF LLC generate an annual budget surplus, it may choose
to direct all or part of the surplus towards the growth of the to direct all or part of the surplus towards the growth of the
operating reserve. operating reserve.
6.10. Annual Budget Process 7.10. Annual Budget Process
As noted in Section 3.3, the IETF LLC is responsible for managing the As noted in Section 4.3, the IETF LLC is responsible for managing the
IETF's finances and budget. A key part of this responsibility is IETF's finances and budget. A key part of this responsibility is
establishing, maintaining, and successfully meeting an annual budget. establishing, maintaining, and successfully meeting an annual budget.
This is essential to the continued operation and vibrancy of the This is essential to the continued operation and vibrancy of the
IETF's technical activities and establishes trust with ISOC and IETF's technical activities and establishes trust with ISOC,
donors that funds are being appropriately spent, and that financial sponsors, and donors that funds are being appropriately spent, and
oversight is being conducted properly. This is also essential to the that financial oversight is being conducted properly. This is also
IETF LLC meeting applicable legal and tax requirements and is a core essential to the IETF LLC meeting applicable legal and tax
part of the IETF LLC Board's fiduciary responsibilities. requirements and is a core part of the Board's fiduciary
responsibilities.
As explained in Section 4.1, the IETF Executive Director is expected As explained in Section 5.1, the IETF Executive Director is expected
to develop, execute, and report on the annual budget. Regular to develop, execute, and report on the annual budget. Regular
reporting is expected to include monthly and quarterly forecast vs. reporting is expected to include forecast vs. budget statements,
budget statements, including updated projections of income and including updated projections of income and expenses for the full
expenses for the full fiscal year. fiscal year.
The IETF LLC Board, as explained in Section 4.2, is expected to The Board, as explained in Section 5.2, is expected to review and
review and approve the budget, as well as to provide ongoing approve the budget, as well as to provide ongoing oversight of the
oversight of the budget and of any other significant financial budget and of any other significant financial matters.
matters.
The annual budget is expected to be developed in an open, The annual budget is expected to be developed in an open,
transparent, and collaborative manner, in accordance with transparent, and collaborative manner, in accordance with
Section 3.4. The specific timeline for the development, review, and Section 4.4. The specific timeline for the development, review, and
approval of the IETF LLC annual budget is established by the IETF LLC approval of the IETF LLC annual budget is established by the Board
Board and may be revised as needed. and may be revised as needed.
7. IETF LLC Policies 8. IETF LLC Policies
The Board is expected to maintain policies as necessary to achieve The Board is expected to maintain policies as necessary to achieve
the goals of the IETF LLC, meet transparency expectations of the the goals of the IETF LLC, meet transparency expectations of the
community, comply with applicable laws or regulations, or for other community, comply with applicable laws or regulations, or for other
reasons as appropriate. All policies are expected to be developed reasons as appropriate. All policies are expected to be developed
with input from the IETF community. Some policies provided by ISOC with input from the IETF community. Some policies provided by ISOC
and past policies developed by the previous IAOC may provide a useful and past policies developed by the previous IAOC may provide a useful
starting point for the Board to consider. starting point for the Board to consider.
7.1. Conflict of Interest Policy 8.1. Conflict of Interest Policy
The Board is expected to maintain a Conflict of Interest policy for The Board is expected to maintain a Conflict of Interest policy for
the IETF LLC. While the details are determined by the Board, at a the IETF LLC. While the details are determined by the Board, at a
minimum such policy is expected to include the following: minimum such policy is expected to include the following:
o The IETF, ISOC Board, IAB, or IRTF chair cannot be chair of this o The IETF, ISOC Board, IAB, or IRTF chair cannot be chair of the
IETF LLC Board, though they may serve as a Director. IETF LLC Board, though they may serve as a Director.
o A Director cannot be a paid consultant or employee of the IETF o A Director cannot be a paid consultant or employee of the IETF
Executive Director or their sub-contractors, nor a paid consultant Executive Director or their sub-contractors, nor a paid consultant
or employee of ISOC. or employee of ISOC.
7.2. Other Policies 8.2. Other Policies
The Board is expected to maintain additional policies for the IETF The Board is expected to maintain additional policies for the IETF
LLC as necessary, covering Directors, employees, and contractors, LLC as necessary, covering Directors, employees, and contractors,
concerning issues such as: concerning issues such as:
o Acceptance of gifts and other non-cash compensation; o Acceptance of gifts and other non-cash compensation;
o Travel and expense reimbursement; o Travel and expense reimbursement;
o Anti-bribery; o Anti-bribery;
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o Document retention; o Document retention;
o Export controls; o Export controls;
o Anti-terrorism sanctions; o Anti-terrorism sanctions;
o Data protection and privacy; o Data protection and privacy;
o Social media o Social media
7.3. Compliance 8.3. Compliance
The IETF LLC is expected to implement a compliance program to ensure The IETF LLC is expected to implement a compliance program to ensure
its compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations, its compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations,
including without limitation laws governing bribery, anti-terrorism including without limitation laws governing bribery, anti-terrorism
sanctions, export controls, data protection/privacy, as well as other sanctions, export controls, data protection/privacy, as well as other
applicable policies noted in Section 7. In addition, actions and applicable policies noted in Section 8. In addition, actions and
activities of the IETF LLC must be consistent with 501(c)(3) activities of the IETF LLC must be consistent with 501(c)(3)
purposes. purposes.
The IETF LLC is expected report to ISOC and the IETF community on the The IETF LLC is expected report to ISOC and the IETF community on the
implementation of its compliance plan on an annual basis. implementation of its compliance plan on an annual basis.
8. Three-Year Assessment 9. Three-Year Assessment
The IETF LLC, with the involvement of the community, shall conduct The IETF LLC, with the involvement of the community, shall conduct
and complete an assessment of the structure, processes, and operation and complete an assessment of the structure, processes, and operation
of IASA 2.0 and the IETF LLC. This should be presented to the of IASA 2.0 and the IETF LLC. This should be presented to the
community after a period of roughly three years of operation. The community after a period of roughly three years of operation. The
assessment may potentially include recommendations for improvements assessment may potentially include recommendations for improvements
or changes to the IASA2 and/or IETF LLC. or changes to the IASA2 and/or IETF LLC.
9. Security Considerations 10. Security Considerations
This document describes the structure of the IETF's Administrative This document describes the structure of the IETF's Administrative
Aupport Activity (IASA), version 2 (IASA2). It introduces no Support Activity (IASA), version 2 (IASA2). It introduces no
security considerations for the Internet. security considerations for the Internet.
10. IANA Considerations 11. IANA Considerations
This document has no IANA considerations in the traditional sense. This document has no IANA considerations in the traditional sense.
However, some of the information in this document may affect how the However, some of the information in this document may affect how the
IETF standards process interfaces with the IANA, so the IANA may be IETF standards process interfaces with the IANA, so the IANA may be
interested in the contents. interested in the contents.
11. Acknowledgments 12. Pronouns
This document has used "they" and "their" as a non-gender-specific
pronoun to refer to a single individual.
13. Acknowledgments
Thanks to Jari Arkko, Richard Barnes, Brian E Carpenter, Alissa Thanks to Jari Arkko, Richard Barnes, Brian E Carpenter, Alissa
Cooper, John C Klensin, Bob Hinden, Jon Peterson, Sean Turner and the Cooper, John C Klensin, Bob Hinden, Jon Peterson, Sean Turner and the
IASA2 Working Group for discussions of possible structures, and to IASA2 Working Group for discussions of possible structures, and to
the attorneys of Morgan Lewis and Brad Biddle for legal advice. the attorneys of Morgan Lewis and Brad Biddle for legal advice.
12. References 14. References
12.1. Normative References 14.1. Normative References
[IETF-LLC-A] [IETF-LLC-A]
The Internet Society, "Limited Liability Company Agreement The Internet Society, "Limited Liability Company Agreement
of IETF Administration LLC", August 2018, of IETF Administration LLC", August 2018,
<https://www.ietf.org/documents/180/ <https://www.ietf.org/documents/180/
IETF-LLC-Agreement.pdf>. IETF-LLC-Agreement.pdf>.
12.2. Informative References 14.2. Informative References
[I-D.haberman-iasa20dt-recs] [I-D.haberman-iasa20dt-recs]
Haberman, B., Arkko, J., Daigle, L., Livingood, J., Hall, Haberman, B., Arkko, J., Daigle, L., Livingood, J., Hall,
J., and E. Rescorla, "IASA 2.0 Design Team J., and E. Rescorla, "IASA 2.0 Design Team
Recommendations", draft-haberman-iasa20dt-recs-03 (work in Recommendations", draft-haberman-iasa20dt-recs-03 (work in
progress), November 2018. progress), November 2018.
[I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc2031bis] [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc2031bis]
Camarillo, G. and J. Livingood, "The IETF-ISOC Camarillo, G. and J. Livingood, "The IETF-ISOC
Relationship", draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc2031bis-02 (work in Relationship", draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc2031bis-04 (work in
progress), January 2019. progress), February 2019.
[I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis] [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis]
Kucherawy, M., Hinden, R., and J. Livingood, "IAB, IESG, Kucherawy, M., Hinden, R., and J. Livingood, "IAB, IESG,
IETF Trust and IETF LLC Selection, Confirmation, and IETF Trust and IETF LLC Selection, Confirmation, and
Recall Process: Operation of the IETF Nominating and Recall Process: Operation of the IETF Nominating and
Recall Committees", draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis-04 (work Recall Committees", draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis-05 (work
in progress), January 2019. in progress), January 2019.
[I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-update] [I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-update]
Arkko, J. and T. Hardie, "Update to the Process for Arkko, J. and T. Hardie, "Update to the Process for
Selection of Trustees for the IETF Trust", draft-ietf- Selection of Trustees for the IETF Trust", draft-ietf-
iasa2-trust-update-02 (work in progress), October 2018. iasa2-trust-update-03 (work in progress), February 2019.
[I-D.ietf-mtgvenue-iaoc-venue-selection-process] [I-D.ietf-mtgvenue-iaoc-venue-selection-process]
Lear, E., "IETF Plenary Meeting Venue Selection Process", Lear, E., "IETF Plenary Meeting Venue Selection Process",
draft-ietf-mtgvenue-iaoc-venue-selection-process-16 (work draft-ietf-mtgvenue-iaoc-venue-selection-process-16 (work
in progress), June 2018. in progress), June 2018.
[ietf101-slides] [ietf101-slides]
Hall, J., "IASA 2.0 IETF-101 Slides", n.d., Hall, J., "IASA 2.0 IETF-101 Slides", n.d.,
<https://datatracker.ietf.org/meeting/101/materials/ <https://datatracker.ietf.org/meeting/101/materials/
slides-101-iasa20-dt-iasa-slides-00>. slides-101-iasa20-dt-iasa-slides-00>.
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IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA)", BCP 101, IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA)", BCP 101,
RFC 4071, DOI 10.17487/RFC4071, April 2005, RFC 4071, DOI 10.17487/RFC4071, April 2005,
<https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc4071>. <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc4071>.
[RFC4333] Huston, G., Ed. and B. Wijnen, Ed., "The IETF [RFC4333] Huston, G., Ed. and B. Wijnen, Ed., "The IETF
Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) Member Selection Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) Member Selection
Guidelines and Process", BCP 113, RFC 4333, Guidelines and Process", BCP 113, RFC 4333,
DOI 10.17487/RFC4333, December 2005, DOI 10.17487/RFC4333, December 2005,
<https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc4333>. <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc4333>.
[RFC7437] Kucherawy, M., Ed., "IAB, IESG, and IAOC Selection,
Confirmation, and Recall Process: Operation of the
Nominating and Recall Committees", BCP 10, RFC 7437,
DOI 10.17487/RFC7437, January 2015,
<https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7437>.
[RFC7691] Bradner, S., Ed., "Updating the Term Dates of IETF [RFC7691] Bradner, S., Ed., "Updating the Term Dates of IETF
Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) Members", Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) Members",
BCP 101, RFC 7691, DOI 10.17487/RFC7691, November 2015, BCP 101, RFC 7691, DOI 10.17487/RFC7691, November 2015,
<https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7691>. <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7691>.
[RFC8318] Dawkins, S., "IAB, IESG, and IAOC Selection, Confirmation, [RFC8318] Dawkins, S., "IAB, IESG, and IAOC Selection, Confirmation,
and Recall Process: IAOC Advisor for the Nominating and Recall Process: IAOC Advisor for the Nominating
Committee", BCP 10, RFC 8318, DOI 10.17487/RFC8318, Committee", BCP 10, RFC 8318, DOI 10.17487/RFC8318,
January 2018, <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8318>. January 2018, <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8318>.
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