Date: 29 April 2002
Location: Conference venue during RIPE 42, Amsterdam
Scribe: Sabine Mader (SAM)
Kees Neggers - Chair (KN)
Frode Greisen - ICANN Liaison (FG)
Nigel Titley - Secretary (NT)
Janos Zsako - Treasurer (JZ)
Daniele Bovio - (DB)
Axel Pawlik - Managing Director (AP)
Actions were discussed and marked as apropriate. See attached action list.
New action defined after discussion of Action EB63:
EB64 / 29/04/02 / AP
Financial scenarios re possible membership developments and their financial implications for a couple of years to be worked out / AP
Axel Pawlik gave an update report which was discussed. Specific topics discussed were RIPE NCC response time and a planned membership survey.
EB65 / 29/04/02 / AP
To clarify response time definition
The Financial Report was approved by the Board after review of the auditor's report and the Management Letter.
The clearinghouse procedure was discussed.
EB66 / 29/04/02 / AP
To produce a report on clearinghouse status.
The draft version of the Annual Report was approved by the Board after minor changes.
The Financial Controller Jochem de Ruig gave an update on the current financial situation of the RIPE NCC. He also gave a projection to the end of the financial year 2002.
The surplus of 2001 will be put into the clearinghouse.
EB67 / 29/04/02 / AP
To produce an overview of the costs/revenues of RIPE Meetings
Axel Pawlik informed the Board about the recent meeting between Bob Fink and RIR staff.
The ICANN reform process was extensively discussed. There was consensus to produce a second joint RIR statement on the ICANN mission. The Board voiced concern about the low value of ICANN for the community and is confident the RIRs between themselves are able to manage the relevant internet resources.
Axel Pawlik informed the Board that the 10th anniversary of the RIPE NCC was planned to be celebrated during the RIPE 42 Dinner.
EB49 06/02/01 APKey Performance Indicators (KPIs) to be presented on a regular basis to the Board as part of the monthly report.
changed into: KPIs to be produced monthly as part of the regular operating procedures of the RIPE NCC.
EB61 16/08/01 APStatus report on hostcount to be produced by RIPE NCC.
A full overview over the activity is available on the website. Further checks to verify that no irregularities have been encountered during the recent months are being conducted. The big increase in the number of host under .nl was not a counting error, rather was caused by the government project of providing Internet to schools.
EB62 02/10/01 ALLReminder on thinking about a strategy re reclamation of address space with the backing of the community only with reasonable justification. Results from further discussions to be included into the Activity Plan 2003.
EB63 15/01/02 ALLInput for Activity Plan 2003 until next EB Meeting.
EB64 / 29/04/02 / APFinancial scenarios re possible membership developments and their financial implications for a couple of years to be worked out / AP
EB65 / 29/04/02 / APTo clarify response time definition
EB66 / 29/04/02 / APTo produce report on clearinghouse status
EB67 / 29/04/02 / APTo produce an overview of the costs/revenues of RIPE Meetings