draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis-08.txt   draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis-09.txt 
Network Working Group M. Kucherawy, Ed. Network Working Group M. Kucherawy, Ed.
Internet-Draft Internet-Draft
Obsoletes: 7437, 8318 (if approved) R. Hinden, Ed. Obsoletes: 7437, 8318 (if approved) R. Hinden, Ed.
Intended status: Best Current Practice Check Point Software Intended status: Best Current Practice Check Point Software
Expires: December 28, 2019 J. Livingood, Ed. Expires: January 12, 2020 J. Livingood, Ed.
Comcast Comcast
June 26, 2019 July 11, 2019
IAB, IESG, IETF Trust and IETF LLC Selection, Confirmation, and Recall IAB, IESG, IETF Trust and IETF LLC Selection, Confirmation, and Recall
Process: Operation of the IETF Nominating and Recall Committees Process: Operation of the IETF Nominating and Recall Committees
draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis-08 draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc7437bis-09
Abstract Abstract
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
is based on RFC3777 and RFC7437 and has been updated to reflect the is based on RFC7437. Only those updates required to reflect the
changes introduced by IASA 2.0. changes introduced by IASA 2.0 have been included. Any other changes
will be addressed in future documents.
This document obsoletes RFC7437 and RFC8318. This document obsoletes RFC7437 and RFC8318.
Status of This Memo Status of This Memo
This Internet-Draft is submitted in full conformance with the This Internet-Draft is submitted in full conformance with the
provisions of BCP 78 and BCP 79. provisions of BCP 78 and BCP 79.
Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering Internet-Drafts are working documents of the Internet Engineering
Task Force (IETF). Note that other groups may also distribute Task Force (IETF). Note that other groups may also distribute
working documents as Internet-Drafts. The list of current Internet- working documents as Internet-Drafts. The list of current Internet-
Drafts is at http://datatracker.ietf.org/drafts/current/. Drafts is at http://datatracker.ietf.org/drafts/current/.
Internet-Drafts are draft documents valid for a maximum of six months Internet-Drafts are draft documents valid for a maximum of six months
and may be updated, replaced, or obsoleted by other documents at any and may be updated, replaced, or obsoleted by other documents at any
time. It is inappropriate to use Internet-Drafts as reference time. It is inappropriate to use Internet-Drafts as reference
material or to cite them other than as "work in progress." material or to cite them other than as "work in progress."
This Internet-Draft will expire on December 28, 2019. This Internet-Draft will expire on January 12, 2020.
Copyright Notice Copyright Notice
Copyright (c) 2019 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the Copyright (c) 2019 IETF Trust and the persons identified as the
document authors. All rights reserved. document authors. All rights reserved.
This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal This document is subject to BCP 78 and the IETF Trust's Legal
Provisions Relating to IETF Documents Provisions Relating to IETF Documents
(http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of (http://trustee.ietf.org/license-info) in effect on the date of
publication of this document. Please review these documents publication of this document. Please review these documents
skipping to change at page 2, line 17 skipping to change at page 2, line 18
include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of include Simplified BSD License text as described in Section 4.e of
the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as the Trust Legal Provisions and are provided without warranty as
described in the Simplified BSD License. described in the Simplified BSD License.
Table of Contents Table of Contents
1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3 1. Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
2. Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2. Definitions . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5
3. General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 3. General . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
3.1. Completion Due . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 3.1. Completion Due . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6
3.2. Nominating Committee Principal Functions . . . . . . . . 6 3.2. Nominating Committee Principal Functions . . . . . . . . 7
3.3. Positions To Be Reviewed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 3.3. Positions To Be Reviewed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
3.4. Term Lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7 3.4. Term Lengths . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7
3.5. Mid-term Vacancies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 3.5. Mid-term Vacancies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9
3.6. Confidentiality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9 3.6. Confidentiality . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10
3.7. Advice and Consent Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 3.7. Advice and Consent Model . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
3.7.1. Positions To Be Reviewed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10 3.7.1. Positions To Be Reviewed . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 11
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, Directors and Trustees . . . 12
3.9. Announcements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 3.9. Announcements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13
4. Nominating Committee Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 4. Nominating Committee Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
4.1. Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13 4.1. Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
4.2. Term . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 4.2. Term . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
4.3. Structure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 4.3. Structure . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15
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 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19 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. Petition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 7.1. Petition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
7.1.1. Community Petition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 7.1.1. Community Petition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
7.1.2. Ombudsteam Petition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 7.1.2. Ombudsteam Petition . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
7.2. Recall Committee Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30 7.2. Recall Committee Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
7.3. Recall Committee Creation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 7.3. Recall Committee Creation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
7.4. Recall Committee Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 7.4. Recall Committee Rules . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
7.5. Recall Committee Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 7.5. Recall Committee Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
7.6. 3/4 Majority . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31 7.6. 3/4 Majority . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 31
7.7. 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 . . . . . . . . . . . 35 Appendix D. Nominating Committee Timeline . . . . . . . . . . . 35
Appendix E. Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Appendix E. Acknowledgments . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 38
Appendix F. Change log [RFC Editor: Please remove] . . . . . . . 38 Appendix F. Change log [RFC Editor: Please remove] . . . . . . . 38
Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 40 Authors' Addresses . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
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 IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA) 2.0
[RFC3777] that consolidated and updated other RFCs that updated that changes. RFC 7437 was based on [RFC3777] that consolidated and
document into a single specification. The result is a complete updated other RFCs that updated that document into a single
specification of the process by which members of the Internet specification. The result is a complete specification of the process
Architecture Board (IAB) and Internet Engineering Steering Group by which members of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) and
(IESG), some Trustees of the IETF Trust, and some Directors of the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG), some Trustees of the IETF
IETF Administration LLC (IETF LLC), are selected, confirmed, and Trust, and some Directors of the IETF Administration LLC (IETF LLC),
recalled. are selected, confirmed, and recalled.
This revision addresses only the changes required for IASA 2.0; This revision addresses only the changes required for IASA 2.0;
should the community agree on other changes, they will be addressed should the community agree on other changes, they will be addressed
in future documents. in future documents.
Section 2 of [I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-update] provides further details Section 2 of [I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-update] provides further details
about the IETF Trust Trustees positions that are filled by the IETF about the IETF Trust Trustees positions that are filled by the IETF
Nominating Committee (NomCom). Nominating Committee (NomCom).
Section 5 of [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc4071bis] provides further details Section 5 of [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc4071bis] provides further details
about the IETF LLC Board Director positions that are filled by the about the IETF LLC Director positions that are filled by the NomCom.
NomCom.
The following two assumptions continue to be true of this The following two assumptions continue to be true of this
specification: specification:
1. The Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) and Internet Research 1. The Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) and Internet Research
Steering Group (IRSG) are not a part of the process described Steering Group (IRSG) are not a part of the process described
here. here.
2. The organization (and reorganization) of the IESG is not a part 2. The organization (and reorganization) of the IESG is not a part
of the process described here. of the process described here.
skipping to change at page 6, line 49 skipping to change at page 7, line 8
3. The confirmation of the candidates. 3. The confirmation of the candidates.
There is an additional month set aside between when the annual There is an additional month set aside between when the annual
process is expected to end and the term of the new candidates is to process is expected to end and the term of the new candidates is to
begin. This time may be used during unusual circumstances to extend begin. This time may be used during unusual circumstances to extend
the time allocated for any of the components listed above. the time allocated for any of the components listed above.
3.2. Nominating Committee Principal Functions 3.2. Nominating Committee Principal Functions
The principal functions of the NomCom are to review each open IESG, The principal functions of the NomCom are to review each open IESG,
IAB, IETF Trust, and IETF LLC Board position and to nominate either IAB, IETF Trust, and IETF LLC Director position and to select either
its incumbent or a superior candidate. its incumbent or a superior candidate.
Although there is no term limit for serving in any IESG, IAB, or IETF Although there is no term limit for serving in any IESG, IAB, or IETF
Trust position, the NomCom may use length of service as one of its Trust position, the NomCom may use length of service as one of its
criteria for evaluating an incumbent. criteria for evaluating an incumbent.
The NomCom does not select the open positions to be reviewed; it is The NomCom does not select the open positions to be reviewed; it is
instructed as to which positions to review. instructed as to which positions to review.
The NomCom will be given the titles of the positions to be reviewed The NomCom will be given the titles of the positions to be reviewed
and a brief summary of the desired expertise of the candidate that is and a brief summary of the desired expertise of the candidate that is
nominated to fill each position. selected to fill each position.
Incumbents must notify the NomCom if they wish to be nominated. Incumbents must notify the NomCom if they wish to be nominated.
The NomCom does not confirm its candidates; it presents its The NomCom does not confirm its candidates; it presents its
candidates to the appropriate confirming body as indicated below. candidates to the appropriate confirming body as indicated below.
A superior candidate is one who the NomCom believes would contribute A superior candidate is one who the NomCom believes would contribute
in such a way as to improve or enhance the body to which he or she is in such a way as to improve or enhance the body to which he or she is
nominated. nominated.
3.3. Positions To Be Reviewed 3.3. Positions To Be Reviewed
Approximately one-half of each of the then current IESG and IAB Approximately one-half of each of the then current IESG and IAB
positions, one IETF Trust position, and one IETF LLC Board position, positions, one IETF Trust position, and one IETF LLC Director
is selected to be reviewed each year. position, is selected to be reviewed each year.
The intent of this rule is to ensure the review of approximately one- The intent of this rule is to ensure the review of approximately one-
half of each of the IESG and IAB sitting members, one of the three half of each of the IESG and IAB sitting members, one of the three
NomCom nominated IETF LLC Board Director positions, and one of the NomCom nominated IETF LLC Director positions, and one of the three
three nominated IETF Trust Trustee positions, each year. It is nominated IETF Trust Trustee positions, each year. It is recognized
recognized that circumstances may exist that will require the NomCom that circumstances may exist that will require the NomCom to review
to review more or less than the usual number of positions, e.g., if more or less than the usual number of positions, e.g., if the IESG,
the IESG, IAB, IETF Trust, or IETF LLC Board have reorganized prior IAB, IETF Trust, or IETF LLC Board have reorganized prior to this
to this process and created new positions, if there are an odd number process and created new positions, if there are an odd number of
of current positions, or if a member or Director unexpectedly current positions, or if a member, a director, or a trustee
resigns. unexpectedly resigns.
3.4. Term Lengths 3.4. Term Lengths
Confirmed IESG and IAB candidates are expected to serve at least a Confirmed IESG and IAB candidates are expected to serve at least a
two-year term. The intent of this rule is to ensure that members of two-year term. The intent of this rule is to ensure that members of
the IESG and IAB serve the number of years that best facilitates the the IESG and IAB serve the number of years that best facilitates the
review of one-half of the members each year. review of one-half of the members each year.
Confirmed IETF LLC Board Director candidates are expected to serve at Confirmed IETF LLC Director candidates are expected to serve at least
least a three-year term, except if a nominating or selection body a three-year term, except if a nominating or selection body decides
decides to use a shorter term to allow for initial staggered to use a shorter term to allow for initial staggered appointments.
appointments. Please refer to Section 5 of Please refer to Section 6 of [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc4071bis] for
additional guidance on term length and term limits for the IETF LLC
[I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc4071bis] for additional guidance on terms length Board.
and term limits for the IETF LLC Board.
Confirmed IETF Trust Trustee candidates are expected to serve at Confirmed IETF Trust Trustee candidates are expected to serve at
least a three-year term, except if a nominating or selection body least a three-year term, except if a nominating or selection body
decides to use a shorter term to allow for initial staggered decides to use a shorter term to allow for initial staggered
appointments. Please refer to Section 2. of appointments. Please refer to Section 2. of
[I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-update] for additional guidance on terms length [I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-update] for additional guidance on term length
and term limits for the IETF Trust. and term limits for the IETF Trust.
The term of a confirmed candidate selected according to the mid-term The term of a confirmed candidate selected according to the mid-term
vacancy rules may be less than a full term (two years for IESG and vacancy rules may be less than a full term (two years for IESG and
IAB, three years for the IETF Trust and IETF LLC), as stated IAB, three years for the IETF Trust and IETF LLC), as stated
elsewhere in this document. elsewhere in this document.
It is consistent with this rule for the NomCom to choose one or more It is consistent with this rule for the NomCom to choose one or more
of the currently open positions to which it may assign a term of not of the currently open positions to which it may assign a term of not
more than three years in order to ensure the ideal application of more than three years in order to ensure the ideal application of
this rule in the future. this rule in the future.
It is consistent with this rule for the NomCom to choose one or more It is consistent with this rule for the NomCom to choose one or more
of the currently open positions that share responsibilities with of the currently open positions that share responsibilities with
other positions (both those being reviewed and those sitting) to other positions (both those being reviewed and those sitting) to
which it may assign a term of not more than three years to ensure which it may assign a term of not more than three years to ensure
that all such members or Directors will not be reviewed at the same that all such members, directors, or trustees will not be reviewed at
time. the same time.
All sitting member terms end during the First IETF meeting All sitting member terms end during the First IETF meeting
corresponding to the end of the term for which they were confirmed. corresponding to the end of the term for which they were confirmed.
All confirmed candidate terms begin during the First IETF meeting All confirmed candidate terms begin during the First IETF meeting
corresponding to the beginning of the term for which they were corresponding to the beginning of the term for which they were
confirmed. confirmed.
For confirmed candidates of the IESG, the terms begin no later than For confirmed candidates of the IESG, the terms begin no later than
when the currently sitting members' terms end on the last day of the when the currently sitting members' terms end on the last day of the
meeting. A term may begin or end no sooner than the first day of the meeting. A term may begin or end no sooner than the first day of the
skipping to change at page 9, line 40 skipping to change at page 9, line 47
3. The confirming body has two weeks from the day it is notified of 3. The confirming body has two weeks from the day it is notified of
a candidate to reject the candidate, otherwise the candidate is a candidate to reject the candidate, otherwise the candidate is
assumed to have been confirmed. assumed to have been confirmed.
4. The term of the confirmed candidate will be either: 4. The term of the confirmed candidate will be either:
A. the remainder of the term of the open position if that A. the remainder of the term of the open position if that
remainder is not less than one year or remainder is not less than one year or
B. the remainder of the term of the open position plus the next B. the remainder of the term of the open position plus the next
two-year term if that remainder is less than one year. two-year term for IESG and IAB positions or three-year term
for IETF LLC Director and IETF Trust positions if that
remainder is less than one year.
In both cases, a year is the period of time from a First IETF meeting In both cases, a year is the period of time from a First IETF meeting
to the next First IETF meeting. to the next First IETF meeting.
3.6. Confidentiality 3.6. Confidentiality
All deliberations and supporting information that relates to specific All deliberations and supporting information that relates to specific
nominees, candidates, and confirmed candidates are confidential. nominees, candidates, and confirmed candidates are confidential.
The NomCom and confirming body members will be exposed to The NomCom and confirming body members will be exposed to
skipping to change at page 11, line 26 skipping to change at page 11, line 36
3.7.3. Candidate Review 3.7.3. Candidate Review
The confirming bodies review their respective candidates, they may at The confirming bodies review their respective candidates, they may at
their discretion communicate with the NomCom, and then consent to their discretion communicate with the NomCom, and then consent to
some, all, or none of the candidates. some, all, or none of the candidates.
The sitting IAB members review the IESG candidates. The sitting IAB members review the IESG candidates.
The Internet Society Board of Trustees reviews the IAB candidates. The Internet Society Board of Trustees reviews the IAB candidates.
The sitting IESG members review the IETF Trust Trustee Candidates. The sitting IESG members review the IETF Trust Trustee candidates.
The IETF LLC Board candidate is reviewed as specified in The IETF LLC Director candidate is reviewed as specified in
[I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc4071bis]. [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc4071bis].
The confirming bodies conduct their review using all information and The confirming bodies conduct their review using all information and
any means acceptable to them, including but not limited to the any means acceptable to them, including but not limited to the
supporting information provided by the NomCom, information known supporting information provided by the NomCom, information known
personally to members of the confirming bodies and shared within the personally to members of the confirming bodies and shared within the
confirming body, the results of interactions within the confirming confirming body, the results of interactions within the confirming
bodies, and the confirming bodies' interpretation of what is in the bodies, and the confirming bodies' interpretation of what is in the
best interests of the IETF community. best interests of the IETF community.
skipping to change at page 12, line 27 skipping to change at page 12, line 39
confirming body. confirming body.
Regardless of which decision rule the confirming body uses, any Regardless of which decision rule the confirming body uses, any
candidate that is not confirmed under that rule is considered to be candidate that is not confirmed under that rule is considered to be
rejected. rejected.
The confirming body must make its decision within a reasonable time The confirming body must make its decision within a reasonable time
frame. The results from the confirming body must be reported frame. The results from the confirming body must be reported
promptly to the NomCom. promptly to the NomCom.
3.8. Sitting Members and Directors 3.8. Sitting Members, Directors and Trustees
The following rules apply to nominees and candidates who are The following rules apply to nominees and candidates who are
currently sitting members of the IESG or IAB, or IETF LLC Board currently sitting members of the IESG or IAB, IETF Trust Trustees, or
Directors and who are not sitting in an open position being filled by IETF LLC Directors and who are not sitting in an open position being
the NomCom. filled by the NomCom.
The confirmation of a candidate to an open position does not The confirmation of a candidate to an open position does not
automatically create a vacancy in the IESG, IAB, IETF Trust, or IETF automatically create a vacancy in the IESG, IAB, IETF Trust, or IETF
LLC Board position currently occupied by the candidate. The mid-term LLC Board position currently occupied by the candidate. The mid-term
vacancy cannot exist until, first, the candidate formally resigns vacancy cannot exist until, first, the candidate formally resigns
from the current position and, second, the body with the vacancy from the current position and, second, the body with the vacancy
formally decides for itself that it wants the NomCom to fill the mid- formally decides for itself that it wants the NomCom to fill the mid-
term vacancy according to the rules for a mid-term vacancy documented term vacancy according to the rules for a mid-term vacancy documented
elsewhere in this document. elsewhere in this document.
skipping to change at page 15, line 4 skipping to change at page 15, line 18
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 Committee members are encouraged to propose the addition of
advisor(s) who are knowledgeable about the operations of the IETF advisor(s) who are knowledgeable about the operations of the IETF
Trust and/or IETF LLC Board, whether or not that NomCom is reviewing Trust and/or IETF LLC Board, whether or not that NomCom is reviewing
an IETF Trust Trustee or IETF LLC Board Director position. The an IETF Trust Trustee or IETF LLC Director position. The NomCom may
NomCom may choose to ask the IETF Trust and/or IETF LLC Board to choose to ask the IETF Trust and/or IETF LLC Board to suggest
suggest advisors who are knowledgeable about their operations but may advisors who are knowledgeable about their operations but may select
select any advisor they vote to approve. 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.
skipping to change at page 15, line 33 skipping to change at page 15, line 47
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 The IETF Trust may appoint a liaison to the NomCom at its own
discretion. discretion.
The IETF LLC Board may appoint a liaison to the NomCom at its own The IETF LLC Board may appoint a liaison to the NomCom at its own
discretion. discretion.
The Chair of last year's NomCom serves as an advisor according to The Chair of the prior year's NomCom serves as an advisor according
rules stated elsewhere in this document. to 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
completes its assigned duties in a timely fashion and performs in the completes its assigned duties in a timely fashion and performs in the
best interests of the IETF community. best interests of the IETF community.
skipping to change at page 17, line 36 skipping to change at page 17, line 47
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
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 Board Directors each may The sitting IETF Trust Trustees and IETF LLC Directors each may
appoint a liaison from their current membership, someone who is not appoint a liaison from their current membership, someone who is not
sitting in an open position, to serve on the NomCom. 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.
skipping to change at page 26, line 38 skipping to change at page 27, line 6
the open positions matches its understanding of the qualifications the open positions matches its understanding of the qualifications
desired by the IETF community. desired by the IETF community.
The consultations are permitted to include names of nominees, if all The consultations are permitted to include names of nominees, if all
parties to the consultation agree to observe the same confidentiality parties to the consultation agree to observe the same confidentiality
rules as the NomCom itself, or the names are public as discussed in rules as the NomCom itself, or the names are public as discussed in
Section 3.6. Feedback on individual nominees should always be Section 3.6. Feedback on individual nominees should always be
confidential. confidential.
A broad base of the community should include the existing members of A broad base of the community should include the existing members of
the IESG and IAB, IETF Trust Trustees, and IETF LLC Board Directors, the IESG and IAB, IETF Trust Trustees, and IETF LLC Directors,
especially sitting members who share responsibilities with open especially sitting members who share responsibilities with open
positions, e.g., co-Area Directors, and working group chairs, positions, e.g., co-Area Directors, and working group chairs,
especially those in the areas with open positions. especially those in the areas with open positions.
Only voting volunteer members vote to select candidates. Only voting volunteer members vote to select candidates.
5.13. Consent to Nomination 5.13. Consent to Nomination
Nominees should be advised that they are being considered and must Nominees should be advised that they are being considered and must
consent to their nomination prior to being chosen as candidates. consent to their nomination prior to being chosen as candidates.
skipping to change at page 35, line 11 skipping to change at page 35, line 31
2. No person should serve both on the IAB and as an Area Director, 2. No person should serve both on the IAB and as an Area Director,
except the IETF Chair whose roles as an IAB member and Area except the IETF Chair whose roles as an IAB member and Area
Director of the General Area are set out elsewhere. Director of the General Area are set out elsewhere.
3. The strength of the IAB is found in part in the balance of the 3. The strength of the IAB is found in part in the balance of the
demographics of its members (e.g., national distribution, years demographics of its members (e.g., national distribution, years
of experience, gender, etc.), the combined skill set of its of experience, gender, etc.), the combined skill set of its
members, and the combined sectors (e.g., industry, academia, members, and the combined sectors (e.g., industry, academia,
etc.) represented by its members. etc.) represented by its members.
4. There are no term limits explicitly because the issue of 4. There are no term limits for IAB and IESG members explicitly
continuity versus turnover should be evaluated each year because the issue of continuity versus turnover should be
according to the expectations of the IETF community, as it is evaluated each year according to the expectations of the IETF
understood by each NomCom. community, as it is understood by each NomCom.
5. The number of NomCom members with the same primary affiliation is 5. The number of NomCom members with the same primary affiliation is
limited in order to avoid the appearance of improper bias in limited in order to avoid the appearance of improper bias in
choosing the leadership of the IETF. Rather than defining choosing the leadership of the IETF. Rather than defining
precise rules for how to define "affiliation", the IETF community precise rules for how to define "affiliation", the IETF community
depends on the honor and integrity of the participants to make depends on the honor and integrity of the participants to make
the process work. the process work.
Appendix D. Nominating Committee Timeline Appendix D. Nominating Committee Timeline
skipping to change at page 36, line 18 skipping to change at page 36, line 40
Internet Society President appoints the Chair. The appointment Internet Society President appoints the Chair. The appointment
must be done no later than the Second IETF or eight months prior must be done no later than the Second IETF or eight months prior
to the First IETF, whichever comes first. The Chair must be to the First IETF, whichever comes first. The Chair must be
announced and recognized during a plenary session of the Second announced and recognized during a plenary session of the Second
IETF. [0] IETF. [0]
2. The Chair establishes and announces milestones to ensure the 2. The Chair establishes and announces milestones to ensure the
timely selection of the NomCom members. [1] timely selection of the NomCom members. [1]
3. The Chair contacts the IESG, IAB, and Internet Society Board of 3. The Chair contacts the IESG, IAB, and Internet Society Board of
Trustees and requests a liaison. The Chair contacts the prior Trustees, IETF Trust, and IETF LLC and requests a liaison. The
year's Chair and requests an advisor. The Chair obtains the Chair contacts the prior year's Chair and requests an advisor.
list of IESG, IAB, IETF Trust, and IETF LLC open positions and The Chair obtains the list of IESG, IAB, IETF Trust, and IETF
descriptions from the chairs of each group. [0] LLC open positions and descriptions from the chairs of each
group. [0]
4. The Chair announces the solicitation for voting volunteer 4. The Chair announces the solicitation for voting volunteer
members that must remain open for at least 30 days. The members that must remain open for at least 30 days. The
announcement must be done no later than seven months and two announcement must be done no later than seven months and two
weeks prior to the First IETF (approx. June 15). [6] weeks prior to the First IETF (approx. June 15). [6]
5. After the solicitation closes, the Chair announces the pool of 5. After the solicitation closes, the Chair announces the pool of
volunteers and the date of the random selection, which must be volunteers and the date of the random selection, which must be
at least one week in the future. The announcement must be done at least one week in the future. The announcement must be done
no later than six months and two weeks prior to the First IETF no later than six months and two weeks prior to the First IETF
skipping to change at page 38, line 26 skipping to change at page 38, line 43
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-09, 2019-July-11
* Added text to Abstract noting that this revision addresses only
the changes required for IASA 2.0 and other changes will be
addressed in future documents.
* Editorial changes based on IESG reviews:
+ Remove RFC3747 from Abstract because this document is only
based on RFC7437.
+ Making member, director, and trustee terminology consistent.
+ Changed "nominated" to "selected" in Section 3.2.
+ Add Trustee to end of second paragraph of Section 3.7.1.
+ Correct section reference to [I-D.ietf-iasa2-rfc4071bis] in
Section 3.4
+ Clarify that there are two and three terms in Section 3.5.
bullet 4. B.
+ Add Trustee to Section 3.8 section title and first
paragraph.
+ Clarify that there are only term limits for IAB and IESG
members in Appendix C bullet 4.
+ Add IETF Trust and IETF LLC to Appendix D bullet 3.
+ Spelled out IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA) on
first use in Section 1.
+ Minor editorial changes
draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc74337bis-08, 2019-June-26 draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc74337bis-08, 2019-June-26
* Added a paragraph to Section 1 "Introduction" noting that this * Added a paragraph to Section 1 "Introduction" noting that this
revision addresses only the changes required for IASA 2.0 and revision addresses only the changes required for IASA 2.0 and
that should the community agree on other changes, they will be that should the community agree on other changes, they will be
addressed in future documents. addressed in future documents.
draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc74337bis-07, 2019-June-7 draft-ietf-iasa2-rfc74337bis-07, 2019-June-7
* Added reference to [I-D.ietf-iasa2-consolidated-upd] in * Added reference to [I-D.ietf-iasa2-consolidated-upd] in
 End of changes. 47 change blocks. 
92 lines changed or deleted 120 lines changed or added

This html diff was produced by rfcdiff 1.47. The latest version is available from http://tools.ietf.org/tools/rfcdiff/