Minutes of the 23rd RIPE NCC Executive Board Meeting

Date: 6th February 2001
Time: 13:00
Location: RIPE NCC, Amsterdam

Minutes: Caroline Mackie, Sabine Mader
Version: 2.0

Present:
Kees Neggers - Chair (KN)
Wim Vink - Treasurer (WV)
Frode Greisen - ASO Liaison (FG)
Nigel Titley - Member (NT)
Mike Norris - Secretary (MN)
Axel Pawlik - MD RIPE NCC (AP)

Agenda

13:00

1.    Agenda/Comments

1.1. Approval of previous minutes / #22,001219

1.2. Date of next meeting

2.    Outstanding Actions

3.    Annual Report 2000

3.1. Financial Report 2000

4.    Report from the RIPE NCC

4.1. Activities since December

4.2. Monthly reporting to Board

4.3. Public reporting

5.    ICANN

6.    EC invitation to "Workshop Wireless IP"

7.    AOB

MINUTES

1. Agenda/Comments

1.1 Minutes of the 22nd EB meeting, held on 19 th December 2000, were approved and signed by the Chairman.

1.2.Next meetings will be held from 13:00-16:00 on April, 26 and August, 16 at the offices of the RIPE NCC.

Activity plan and budget need discussion. Final draft must be sent out six weeks before the AGM Meeting October, 30

2. Outstanding Actions

Actions were discussed and marked as appropriate. See attached action list.

3. Annual Report 2000

Financial details Year 2000 to be included in the Annual Report 2000 were discussed.

4. Report from the NCC

Report from RIPE NCC management was given.

Action: EB49 06/02/01/AP
Key performance Indicators (KPI) to be presented on a regular basis to the Board as part of the monthly report

5. ICANN

The latest contract draft was discussed and some changes and corrections were pr oposed. The board authorised FG and AP to finalize the draft with the other RIRs and jointly send to ICANN, with minor changes if required by the other RIRs.

Action: EB50 06/02/01/FG
Follow up of last corrections ICANN/RIR contract/ Final draft to be sent out aft erwards to Board members

6. EC invitation to " Workshop Wireless IP"

Participation of Kees Neggers on "Workshop Wireless IP" on 12 March 2001 in Brussels - organised by the European Commission Title of the presentation is: "Distribution of Global Internet Resources: Prese nt and Future"

Action: EB51 06/02/01/KN
Powerpoint slides for EC Workshop to be sent around to Board members

7. AOB

* Votes:
Set up of Voting committee--> Action Item for next AGM

* Management RIPE NCC

Procedures in case of illness or injury were requested from the management.

Action: EB52 06/02/01/AP
Definition of procedures in case of illness or injury.


New Action List

EB49 06/02/01 AP
Key performance Indicators (KPI) to be presented on a regular basis to the Board as part of the monthly report

EB50 06/02/01 FG
Follow up of last corrections ICANN/RIR contract/ Final draft to be sent out afterwards to Board members

EB51 06/02/01 KN
Powerpoint slides for EC Workshop to be sent around to Board members

EB52 06/02/01 AP
Definition of procedures in case of illness or injury



Outstanding Actions

EB41 07/9/00 AP
Check tax ramifications before embarking on Test Traffic Service IN PROG

A letter is awaited from the tax office

EB45 7/9/00 AP
Ensure Software staff is working and progressing on a method of aligning REG and FIN databases. Inform EB on progress pre AGM 24/10 IN PROG

Work in progress. Intermediate results are promising. Will be closely monitored



Actions Completed since previous meeting

EB46 19/12/00 AP
Propose a breakfast meeting to AC members and ICANN staff and board members who may be in Amsterdam with EB at RIPE-38

DONE

EB47 19/12/00 AP
Ensure the Works' Council is aware of it's responsibilities in respect of the Personnel Fund

DONE

EB48 19/12/00 AP/WV

Propose a suitable list of signatories for the KvK as well as for banking matters

DONE