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IAB, IESG, and IETF LLC Selection, Confirmation, and Recall Process: IAB, IESG, and IETF LLC Selection, Confirmation, and Recall Process:
Operation of the IETF Nominating and Recall Committees Operation of the IETF Nominating and Recall Committees
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The process by which the members of the IAB and IESG, some Trustees The process by which the members of the IAB and IESG, some Trustees
of the IETF Trust, and some Directors of the IETF LLC are selected, of the IETF Trust, and some Directors of the IETF LLC are selected,
confirmed, and recalled is specified in this document. This document confirmed, and recalled is specified in this document. This document
based on RFC3777 and RFC7437 and has been updated to reflect the based on RFC3777 and RFC7437 and has been updated to reflect the
changes introduced by IASA 2.0. changes introduced by IASA 2.0.
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Table of Contents Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
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3.7.1. Positions To Be Reviewed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 3.7.1. Positions To Be Reviewed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
3.7.2. Candidate Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 3.7.2. Candidate Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
3.7.3. Candidate Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11 3.7.3. Candidate Review . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
3.7.4. Confirmation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 3.7.4. Confirmation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
3.8. Sitting Members and Directors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 3.8. Sitting Members and Directors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12
3.9. Announcements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 3.9. Announcements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
4. Nominating Committee Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 4. Nominating Committee Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
4.1. Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 4.1. Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
4.2. Term . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 4.2. Term . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
4.3. Structure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 4.3. Structure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
4.4. Chair Duties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 4.4. Chair Duties . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
4.5. Chair Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 4.5. Chair Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
4.6. Temporary Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 4.6. Temporary Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16
4.7. Liaisons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 4.7. Liaisons . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
4.8. Liaison Appointment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 4.8. Liaison Appointment . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17
4.9. Advisors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 4.9. Advisors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
4.10. Past Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17 4.10. Past Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
4.11. Voting Volunteers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 4.11. Voting Volunteers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18
4.12. Milestones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 4.12. Milestones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
4.13. Open Positions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 4.13. Open Positions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
4.14. Volunteer Qualification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 4.14. Volunteer Qualification . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
4.15. Not Qualified . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 4.15. Not Qualified . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
4.16. Selection Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 4.16. Selection Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20
4.17. Announcement of Selection Results . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 4.17. Announcement of Selection Results . . . . . . . . . . . . 21
4.18. Committee Organization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 4.18. Committee Organization . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
5. Nominating Committee Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 5. Nominating Committee Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22
5.1. Discretion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 5.1. Discretion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
5.2. Selection Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 5.2. Selection Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
5.3. Confirmation Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 5.3. Confirmation Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
5.4. Milestones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 5.4. Milestones . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23
5.5. Voting Mechanism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 5.5. Voting Mechanism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
5.6. Voting Quorum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23 5.6. Voting Quorum . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
5.7. Voting Member Recall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 5.7. Voting Member Recall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24
5.8. Chair Recall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 5.8. Chair Recall . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
5.9. Deliberations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 5.9. Deliberations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
5.10. Call for Nominees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 5.10. Call for Nominees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25
5.11. Nominations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25 5.11. Nominations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
5.12. Candidate Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 5.12. Candidate Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26
5.13. Consent to Nomination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 26 5.13. Consent to Nomination . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
5.14. Notifying Confirming Bodies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 5.14. Notifying Confirming Bodies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
5.15. Confirming Candidates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27 5.15. Confirming Candidates . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
5.16. Archives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 5.16. Archives . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
6. Dispute Resolution Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 6. Dispute Resolution Process . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28
7. Member, Trustee, and Director Recall . . . . . . . . . . . . 29 7. Member, Trustee, and Director Recall . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
7.1. IETF LLC Director Removal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 7.1. Petition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
7.2. IESG and IAB Member and IETF Trust Trustee Recall . . . . 30 7.1.1. Community Petition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
7.2.1. Petition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 7.1.2. Ombudsteam Petition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
7.2.2. Recall Committee Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 7.2. Recall Committee Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
7.2.3. Recall Committee Creation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 7.3. Recall Committee Creation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
7.2.4. Recall Committee Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 7.4. Recall Committee Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
7.2.5. Recall Committee Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 7.5. Recall Committee Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
7.2.6. 3/4 Majority . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 7.6. 3/4 Majority . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
7.2.7. Position To Be Filled . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 7.7. Position To Be Filled . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
8. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 8. IANA Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
9. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 9. Security Considerations . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
10. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 10. References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
10.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 10.1. Normative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32
10.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 10.2. Informative References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Appendix A. Changes Since RFC 3777 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Appendix A. Changes Since RFC 3777 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
Appendix B. Changes Since RFC 7437 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Appendix B. Changes Since RFC 7437 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34
Appendix C. Oral Tradition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Appendix C. Oral Tradition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Appendix D. Nominating Committee Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . 34 Appendix D. Nominating Committee Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Appendix E. Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Appendix E. Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Appendix F. Change log [RFC Editor: Please remove] . . . . . . . 37 Appendix F. Change log [RFC Editor: Please remove] . . . . . . . 38
Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40
1. Introduction 1. Introduction
This document is a revision of [RFC7437] that updates it to be This document is a revision of [RFC7437] that updates it to be
consistent with the IASA 2.0 changes. RFC 7437 was based on consistent with the IASA 2.0 changes. RFC 7437 was based on
[RFC3777] that consolidated and updated other RFCs that updated that [RFC3777] that consolidated and updated other RFCs that updated that
document into a single specification. The result is a complete document into a single specification. The result is a complete
specification of the process by which members of the Internet specification of the process by which members of the Internet
Architecture Board (IAB) and Internet Engineering Steering Group Architecture Board (IAB) and Internet Engineering Steering Group
(IESG), some Trustees of the IETF Trust, and some Directors of the (IESG), some Trustees of the IETF Trust, and some Directors of the
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A final section describes how this document differs from [RFC3777] A final section describes how this document differs from [RFC3777]
and [RFC7437]. and [RFC7437].
An appendix of useful facts and practices collected from previous An appendix of useful facts and practices collected from previous
NomComs is also included. NomComs is also included.
This document updates the IAB, IESG, and IAOC Selection, This document updates the IAB, IESG, and IAOC Selection,
Confirmation, and Recall Process to be aligned with IASA 2.0 Model Confirmation, and Recall Process to be aligned with IASA 2.0 Model
[I-D.ietf-iasa2-struct] that creates a IETF Administration Limited [I-D.ietf-iasa2-struct] that creates a IETF Administration Limited
Liability Company ("IETF LLC") managed by a Board of Directors ("LLC Liability Company ("IETF LLC") managed by a Board of Directors ("LLC
Board"). This document obsoletes [RFC7437]. Board"). This document obsoletes [RFC7437] and [RFC8318].
2. Definitions 2. Definitions
The following words and phrases are commonly used throughout this The following words and phrases are commonly used throughout this
document. They are listed here with their intended meaning for the document. They are listed here with their intended meaning for the
convenience of the reader. convenience of the reader.
Candidate: A nominee who has been selected to be considered for Candidate: A nominee who has been selected to be considered for
confirmation by a confirming body. confirmation by a confirming body.
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meeting and no later than the last day of the meeting as determined meeting and no later than the last day of the meeting as determined
by the mutual agreement of the currently sitting member and the by the mutual agreement of the currently sitting member and the
confirmed candidate. A confirmed candidate's term may overlap the confirmed candidate. A confirmed candidate's term may overlap the
sitting member's term during the meeting as determined by their sitting member's term during the meeting as determined by their
mutual agreement. mutual agreement.
For confirmed candidates of the IAB, the terms overlap with the terms For confirmed candidates of the IAB, the terms overlap with the terms
of the sitting members for the entire week of the meeting. of the sitting members for the entire week of the meeting.
For confirmed Trustee candidates of the IETF Trust, the term begins For confirmed Trustee candidates of the IETF Trust, the term begins
at the next IETF Trust or as dictated by the policies and procedures at the next IETF Trust meeting or as dictated by the policies and
of the IETF Trust. procedures of the IETF Trust.
For confirmed Director candidates of the IETF LLC, the term begins at For confirmed Director candidates of the IETF LLC, the term begins at
the next appropriate IETF LLC Board meeting or as dictated by the the next appropriate IETF LLC Board meeting or as dictated by the
policies and procedures of the IETF LLC. policies and procedures of the IETF LLC.
For candidates confirmed under the mid-term vacancy rules, the term For candidates confirmed under the mid-term vacancy rules, the term
begins as soon as possible after the confirmation. begins as soon as possible after the confirmation.
3.5. Mid-term Vacancies 3.5. Mid-term Vacancies
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4.3. Structure 4.3. Structure
The NomCom comprises at least a Chair, 10 voting volunteers, two The NomCom comprises at least a Chair, 10 voting volunteers, two
liaisons, and an advisor. liaisons, and an advisor.
Any committee member may propose the addition of an advisor to Any committee member may propose the addition of an advisor to
participate in some or all of the deliberations of the committee. participate in some or all of the deliberations of the committee.
The addition must be approved by the committee according to its The addition must be approved by the committee according to its
established voting mechanism. Advisors participate as individuals. established voting mechanism. Advisors participate as individuals.
Committee members are encouraged to propose the addition of
advisor(s) who are knowledgeable about the operations of the IETF
Trust and/or IETF LLC, whether or not that NomCom is reviewing an
IETF Trust Trustee or IETF LLC Director position. The NomCom may
choose to ask the IETF Trust and/or IETF LLC to suggest advisors who
are knowledgeable about their operations but may select any advisor
they vote to approve.
Any committee member may propose the addition of a liaison from other Any committee member may propose the addition of a liaison from other
unrepresented organizations to participate in some or all of the unrepresented organizations to participate in some or all of the
deliberations of the committee. The addition must be approved by the deliberations of the committee. The addition must be approved by the
committee according to its established voting mechanism. Liaisons committee according to its established voting mechanism. Liaisons
participate as representatives of their respective organizations. participate as representatives of their respective organizations.
The Chair is selected according to rules stated elsewhere in this The Chair is selected according to rules stated elsewhere in this
document. document.
The 10 voting volunteers are selected according to rules stated The 10 voting volunteers are selected according to rules stated
elsewhere in this document. elsewhere in this document.
The IESG and IAB liaisons are selected according to rules stated The IESG and IAB liaisons are selected according to rules stated
elsewhere in this document. elsewhere in this document.
The Internet Society Board of Trustees may appoint a liaison to the The Internet Society Board of Trustees may appoint a liaison to the
NomCom at its own discretion. NomCom at its own discretion.
The IETF Trust may appoint a liaison to the NomCom at its own
discretion.
The IETF LLC may appoint a liaison to the NomCom at its own
discretion.
The Chair of last year's NomCom serves as an advisor according to The Chair of last year's NomCom serves as an advisor according to
rules stated elsewhere in this document. rules stated elsewhere in this document.
The Chair, liaisons, and advisors do not vote on the selection of The Chair, liaisons, and advisors do not vote on the selection of
candidates. They do vote on all other issues before the committee candidates. They do vote on all other issues before the committee
unless otherwise specified in this document. unless otherwise specified in this document.
4.4. Chair Duties 4.4. Chair Duties
The Chair of the NomCom is responsible for ensuring the NomCom The Chair of the NomCom is responsible for ensuring the NomCom
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Liaisons are responsible for ensuring the NomCom in general and the Liaisons are responsible for ensuring the NomCom in general and the
Chair in particular execute their assigned duties in the best Chair in particular execute their assigned duties in the best
interests of the IETF community. interests of the IETF community.
Liaisons are expected to represent the views of their respective Liaisons are expected to represent the views of their respective
organizations during the deliberations of the committee. They should organizations during the deliberations of the committee. They should
provide information as requested or when they believe it would be provide information as requested or when they believe it would be
helpful to the committee. helpful to the committee.
Liaisons from the IESG and IAB are expected to provide information to Liaisons from the IESG, IAB, IETF Trust, and IETF LLC are expected to
the NomCom regarding the operation, responsibility, and composition provide information to the NomCom regarding the operation,
of their respective bodies. responsibility, and composition of their respective bodies.
Liaisons are expected to convey questions from the committee to their Liaisons are expected to convey questions from the committee to their
respective organizations and responses to those questions to the respective organizations and responses to those questions to the
committee, as requested by the committee. committee, as requested by the committee.
Liaisons from the IESG, IAB, and Internet Society Board of Trustees Liaisons from the IESG, IAB, and Internet Society Board of Trustees
(if one was appointed) are expected to review the operation and (if one was appointed) are expected to review the operation and
executing process of the NomCom and to report any concerns or issues executing process of the NomCom and to report any concerns or issues
to the Chair of the NomCom immediately. If they cannot resolve the to the Chair of the NomCom immediately. If they cannot resolve the
issue between themselves, liaisons must report it according to the issue between themselves, liaisons must report it according to the
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Liaisons may have other NomCom responsibilities as required by their Liaisons may have other NomCom responsibilities as required by their
respective organizations or requested by the NomCom, except that such respective organizations or requested by the NomCom, except that such
responsibilities may not conflict with any other provisions of this responsibilities may not conflict with any other provisions of this
document. document.
Liaisons do not vote on the selection of candidates. Liaisons do not vote on the selection of candidates.
4.8. Liaison Appointment 4.8. Liaison Appointment
DISCUSSION
Should the IETF Trust and IETF LLC appoint a liaisons to the
NomCom?
The sitting IAB and IESG members each appoint a liaison from their The sitting IAB and IESG members each appoint a liaison from their
current membership, someone who is not sitting in an open position, current membership, someone who is not sitting in an open position,
to serve on the NomCom. to serve on the NomCom.
The sitting IETF Trust Trustees and IETF LLC Directors each may
appoint a liaison from their current membership, someone who is not
sitting in an open position, to serve on the NomCom.
4.9. Advisors 4.9. Advisors
An advisor is responsible for such duties as specified by the An advisor is responsible for such duties as specified by the
invitation that resulted in the appointment. invitation that resulted in the appointment.
Advisors do not vote on the selection of candidates. Advisors do not vote on the selection of candidates.
4.10. Past Chair 4.10. Past Chair
The Chair of the prior year's NomCom serves as an advisor to the The Chair of the prior year's NomCom serves as an advisor to the
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NomCom. NomCom.
7. The Chair includes the dispute report when reporting on the 7. The Chair includes the dispute report when reporting on the
activities of the NomCom to the IETF community. activities of the NomCom to the IETF community.
7. Member, Trustee, and Director Recall 7. Member, Trustee, and Director Recall
The following rules apply to the recall process. If necessary, a The following rules apply to the recall process. If necessary, a
paragraph discussing the interpretation of each rule is included. paragraph discussing the interpretation of each rule is included.
7.1. IETF LLC Director Removal It applies to IESG and IAB Members, the NomCom appointed IETF Trust
Trustees, and the NomCom appointed IETF LLC Directors.
As described in Section 4.12 of [I-D.ietf-iasa2-struct], Directors of
the IETF LLC Board may be removed with or without cause by the IETF
LLC Board itself. In addition, this IETF recall process can also be
used to remove or recall an IETF LLC Director, except for the
Director appointed by the Internet Society.
7.2. IESG and IAB Member and IETF Trust Trustee Recall 7.1. Petition
7.2.1. Petition At any time, a signed petition (email is acceptable) may be submitted
to the Internet Society President to request the recall of any
sitting IESG or IAB member, or NomCom appointed IETF Trust Trustee,
or NomCom appointed IETF LLC Director. There are two different types
of petitions: a petition by members of the IETF community, and a
petition by the Ombudsteam as described in [RFC7776].
At any time, at least 20 members of the IETF community, who are 7.1.1. Community Petition
qualified to be voting members of a NomCom, may request by signed
petition (email is acceptable) to the Internet Society President the
recall of any sitting IESG or IAB member, or NomCom appointed IETF
Trust Trustee.
All individual and collective qualifications of NomCom eligibility A recall petition can be made by at least 20 members of the IETF
are applicable, including that no more than two signatories may have community who are qualified to be voting members of a NomCom. All
the same primary affiliation. individual and collective qualifications of NomCom eligibility are
applicable, including that no more than two signatories may have the
same primary affiliation.
Each signature must include a full name, email address, and primary Each signature must include a full name, email address, and primary
company or organization affiliation. company or organization affiliation.
The IETF Secretariat is responsible for confirming that each The IETF Secretariat is responsible for confirming that each
signatory is qualified to be a voting member of a NomCom. A valid signatory is qualified to be a voting member of a NomCom. A valid
petition must be signed by at least 20 qualified signatories. petition must be signed by at least 20 qualified signatories.
The petition must include a statement of justification for the recall The petition must include a statement of justification for the recall
and all relevant and appropriate supporting documentation. and all relevant and appropriate supporting documentation.
The petition and its signatories must be announced to the IETF The petition and its signatories must be announced to the IETF
community. community.
7.2.2. Recall Committee Chair 7.1.2. Ombudsteam Petition
The Ombudsteam process allows the Ombudsteam to form a recall
petition on its own without requiring 20 signatories from the
community. As defined in [RFC7776], the petition and its signatories
(the Ombudsteam) shall be announced to the IETF community, and a
Recall Committee Chair shall be appointed to complete the Recall
Committee process. It is expected that the Recall Committee will
receive a briefing from the Ombudsteam explaining why recall is
considered an appropriate remedy.
7.2. Recall Committee Chair
The Internet Society President shall appoint a Recall Committee The Internet Society President shall appoint a Recall Committee
Chair. Chair.
The Internet Society President must not evaluate the recall request. The Internet Society President must not evaluate the recall request.
It is explicitly the responsibility of the IETF community to evaluate It is explicitly the responsibility of the IETF community to evaluate
the behavior of its leaders. the behavior of its leaders.
7.2.3. Recall Committee Creation 7.3. Recall Committee Creation
The recall committee is created according to the same rules as is the The recall committee is created according to the same rules as is the
NomCom with the qualifications that both the person being NomCom with the qualifications that both the person being
investigated and the parties requesting the recall must not be a investigated and the parties requesting the recall must not be a
member of the recall committee in any capacity. member of the recall committee in any capacity.
7.2.4. Recall Committee Rules 7.4. Recall Committee Rules
The recall committee operates according to the same rules as the The recall committee operates according to the same rules as the
NomCom with the qualification that there is no confirmation process. NomCom with the qualification that there is no confirmation process.
7.2.5. Recall Committee Operation 7.5. Recall Committee Operation
The recall committee investigates the circumstances of the The recall committee investigates the circumstances of the
justification for the recall and votes on its findings. justification for the recall and votes on its findings.
The investigation must include at least both an opportunity for the The investigation must include at least both an opportunity for the
member being recalled to present a written statement and consultation member being recalled to present a written statement and consultation
with third parties. with third parties.
7.2.6. 3/4 Majority 7.6. 3/4 Majority
A 3/4 majority of the members who vote on the question is required A 3/4 majority of the members who vote on the question is required
for a recall. for a recall.
7.2.7. Position To Be Filled 7.7. Position To Be Filled
If a sitting member is recalled, the open position is to be filled If a sitting member is recalled, the open position is to be filled
according to the mid-term vacancy rules. according to the mid-term vacancy rules.
8. IANA Considerations 8. IANA Considerations
No IANA actions required. No IANA actions required.
9. Security Considerations 9. Security Considerations
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Haberman, B., Hall, J., and J. Livingood, "Record of Haberman, B., Hall, J., and J. Livingood, "Record of
Proposed Structure of the IETF Administrative Support Proposed Structure of the IETF Administrative Support
Activity (IASA), Version 2.0", draft-ietf-iasa2-struct-06 Activity (IASA), Version 2.0", draft-ietf-iasa2-struct-06
(work in progress), September 2018. (work in progress), September 2018.
[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-02 (work in progress), October 2018.
[RFC3710] Alvestrand, H., "An IESG charter", RFC 3710, [RFC3710] Alvestrand, H., "An IESG charter", RFC 3710, DOI 10.17487/
DOI 10.17487/RFC3710, February 2004, RFC3710, February 2004, <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/
<https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc3710>. rfc3710>.
[RFC3777] Galvin, J., Ed., "IAB and IESG Selection, Confirmation, [RFC3777] Galvin, J., Ed., "IAB and IESG Selection, Confirmation,
and Recall Process: Operation of the Nominating and Recall and Recall Process: Operation of the Nominating and Recall
Committees", RFC 3777, DOI 10.17487/RFC3777, June 2004, Committees", RFC 3777, DOI 10.17487/RFC3777, June 2004,
<https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc3777>. <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc3777>.
[RFC7437] Kucherawy, M., Ed., "IAB, IESG, and IAOC Selection, [RFC7437] Kucherawy, M., Ed., "IAB, IESG, and IAOC Selection,
Confirmation, and Recall Process: Operation of the Confirmation, and Recall Process: Operation of the
Nominating and Recall Committees", BCP 10, RFC 7437, Nominating and Recall Committees", BCP 10, RFC 7437, DOI
DOI 10.17487/RFC7437, January 2015, 10.17487/RFC7437, January 2015, <https://www.rfc-
<https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7437>. editor.org/info/rfc7437>.
[RFC7776] Resnick, P. and A. Farrel, "IETF Anti-Harassment
Procedures", BCP 25, RFC 7776, DOI 10.17487/RFC7776, March
2016, <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc7776>.
10.2. Informative References 10.2. Informative References
[Err232] RFC Errata, "Erratum ID 232", RFC 3777. [Err232] RFC Errata, "Erratum ID 232", RFC 3777.
[Err4179] RFC Errata, "Erratum ID 4179", RFC 3777. [Err4179] RFC Errata, "Erratum ID 4179", RFC 3777.
[RFC3797] Eastlake 3rd, D., "Publicly Verifiable Nominations [RFC3797] Eastlake 3rd, D., "Publicly Verifiable Nominations
Committee (NomCom) Random Selection", RFC 3797, Committee (NomCom) Random Selection", RFC 3797, DOI
DOI 10.17487/RFC3797, June 2004, 10.17487/RFC3797, June 2004, <https://www.rfc-
<https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc3797>. editor.org/info/rfc3797>.
[RFC8318] Dawkins, S., "IAB, IESG, and IAOC Selection, Confirmation,
and Recall Process: IAOC Advisor for the Nominating
Committee", BCP 10, RFC 8318, DOI 10.17487/RFC8318,
January 2018, <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc8318>.
Appendix A. Changes Since RFC 3777 Appendix A. Changes Since RFC 3777
o Converted source file from nroff to XML, resulting in some o Converted source file from nroff to XML, resulting in some
reformatting. reformatting.
o Applied errata for RFC 3777 ([Err232] and [Err4179]). o Applied errata for RFC 3777 ([Err232] and [Err4179]).
o Applied RFC 5078 update. o Applied RFC 5078 update.
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o Updated document to also specify procedures for the NomCom o Updated document to also specify procedures for the NomCom
appointed IETF Trust Trustees. appointed IETF Trust Trustees.
o Revised Abstract and Introduction to provide current context. o Revised Abstract and Introduction to provide current context.
o Changed "nominating committee" to "NomCom" throughout the document o Changed "nominating committee" to "NomCom" throughout the document
because it is what most use to describe the IETF Nominating because it is what most use to describe the IETF Nominating
Committee. Committee.
o Added that the IETF Trust Trustees and IETF LLC Directors, each
may appoint a liaison to the NomCom.
o Incorporated the update to RFC7437 done by RFC7776.
o Incorporated the update to RFC7437 done by [RFC8318] and updated
it to refer to the IETF Trust and IETF LLC. instead of the IAOC.
o Editorial changes. o Editorial changes.
Appendix C. Oral Tradition Appendix C. Oral Tradition
Over the years, various NomComs have learned through oral tradition Over the years, various NomComs have learned through oral tradition
passed on by liaisons that there are certain consistencies in the passed on by liaisons that there are certain consistencies in the
process and information considered during deliberations. Some items process and information considered during deliberations. Some items
from that oral tradition are collected here to facilitate its from that oral tradition are collected here to facilitate its
consideration by future NomComs. consideration by future NomComs.
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Allison Mankin and Russ White provided early reviews and feedback Allison Mankin and Russ White provided early reviews and feedback
about this document. about this document.
Jari Arkko was very helpful by independently verifying that the Jari Arkko was very helpful by independently verifying that the
previous text from all the merged documents was marshaled correctly previous text from all the merged documents was marshaled correctly
into this one, and Adrian Farrel and Brian Carpenter caught the nits into this one, and Adrian Farrel and Brian Carpenter caught the nits
that fell through the cracks. that fell through the cracks.
Appendix F. Change log [RFC Editor: Please remove] Appendix F. Change log [RFC Editor: Please remove]
draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc74337bis-02, 2018-October-16: draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc74337bis-03, 2018-October-22:
* Added "IETF" before Nominating and Recall Committees in the * Revised Section 7 to focus on repeal of the the NomCom appoint
title LLC Director positions.
* Added that the IETF Trust Trustees and IETF LLC Directors, each
may appoint a liaison to the NomCom.
* Incorporated the update to RFC7437 done by RFC7776.
* Incorporated the update to RFC7437 done by [RFC8318] and
updated it to refer to the IETF Trust and IETF LLC. instead of
the IAOC.
* Editorial changes.
draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc74337bis-02, 2018-October-19:
* Added "IETF" before Nominating and Recall Committees in the
title.
* Added leading capitalization to Trustee(s) and Director(s) for * Added leading capitalization to Trustee(s) and Director(s) for
consistency consistency.
* Fixed other minor grammatical, spelling, or abbreviation nits * Fixed other minor grammatical, spelling, or abbreviation nits.
draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc74337bis-01, 2018-October-16: draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc74337bis-01, 2018-October-16:
* Modified the Advice and Consent model to enable IESG, IAB, and * Modified the Advice and Consent model to enable IESG, IAB, and
IETF LLC to communicate directly with the NomCom rather than IETF LLC to communicate directly with the NomCom rather than
via the Managing Director, IETF Secretariat. via the Managing Director, IETF Secretariat.
* Updated member removal text to reflect the new LLC rules, which * Updated member removal text to reflect the new LLC rules, which
enables removal via the LLC or the IETF recall process, except enables removal via the LLC or the IETF recall process, except
for the ISOC-appointed Director. for the ISOC-appointed Director.
* Removed discussion text from the volunteer eligibility section. * Removed discussion text from the volunteer eligibility section.
This means that IETF LLC employees and contractors cannot This means that IETF LLC employees and contractors cannot
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