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Draft Minutes RIPE NCC General Meeting May 2024

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1. Welcome, Preliminaries

RIPE NCC Executive Board Chair, Ondřej Filip, opened the RIPE NCC General Meeting (GM) at 16:00 (UTC+2) on 22 May 2024. He welcomed attendees and appointed Athina Fragkouli, RIPE NCC Chief Legal Officer, as the Secretary of the General Meeting.

View the presentation.

2. Report from the RIPE NCC

Hans Petter Holen, RIPE NCC Managing Director and CEO, presented a report looking at the past and future of the RIPE NCC. This continued a high-level update presented at the RIPE NCC Services Working Group at RIPE 88, which took place on 22 May from 14:00 (UTC+2), as specified in the General Meeting May 2024 agenda.

View the reports:

RIPE NCC Update
Report from the RIPE NCC Past and Future

3. Report from the Executive Board

Ondřej Filip, RIPE NCC Executive Board Chair, presented the report from the RIPE NCC Executive Board.

View the report from the Executive Board.

4. Adoption of the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2023

Simon-Jan Haytink, RIPE NCC Chief Financial Officer, presented the Financial Report 2023.

View the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2023 presentation.

The formal resolution was:

Resolution 1:

"The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2023."

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 9.

5. Discharge of the Executive Board

Athina Fragkouli, RIPE NCC Chief Legal Officer, presented on the discharge of the RIPE NCC Executive Board.

View the Discharge of the Executive Board presentation.

The formal resolution was:

Resolution 2:

"The General Meeting discharges the Executive Board with regard to its actions as they appear from the Annual Report 2023 and Financial Report 2023."

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 9.

6. RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2025

Raymond Jetten, RIPE NCC Executive Board Treasurer, gave a presentation on the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2025.

View the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2025 presentation.

The formal resolution was:

Resolution 3:

Option A: “The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2025 Model A.”

Option B: “The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2025 Model B.”

Option C: “The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2025 Model C.”

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 9.

7. Keep Current Billing Scheme for the Next Year

Maksym Tuliev, Netassist SL, spoke on the member proposal to keep the current billing scheme for the next year.

8. RIPE NCC Executive Board Election

The six candidates for the Executive Board introduced themselves with pre-recorded videos. The Executive Board election was to fill two seats.

Voting took place under Agenda point 9.

9. Voting on Resolutions and for Executive Board Seats

Karla Liddle-White, RIPE NCC Communications Officer, gave a presentation on the voting platform and procedure.

View the voting presentation.

At this point, the RIPE NCC Executive Board Chair, Ondřej Filip, read out the resolutions and declared voting open. He said that the General Meeting would reconvene for the announcement of the voting results on Friday, 24 May at 10:30 UTC+2.

10. Announcement of Resolution and Election Results (Friday, 24 May at 10:34 UTC+2)

The General Meeting reconvened at 10:34 (UTC+2) on 24 May 2024. The RIPE NCC Executive Board Chair, Ondřej Filip, announced the results of voting on the three resolutions and the Executive Board election.

Resolution 1:

"The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2023."

Yes: 1,134 (77.46%)

No: 330 (22.54%)
Abstain: 218

The resolution was approved by the General Meeting.

Resolution 2:

"The General Meeting discharges the Executive Board with regard to its actions as they appear from the Annual Report 2023 and Financial Report 2023."

Yes: 1,148 (77.36%)

No: 336 (22.64%)

Abstain: 198

The resolution was approved by the General Meeting.

Resolution 3:

“The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2025 Model C.”

Executive Board Election voting:

The following two candidates were appointed to the Executive Board election:

  • Sander Steffann
  • Piotr Strzyżewski

The voting report is available.

11. Close

The RIPE NCC Executive Board Chair Ondřej Filip thanked the membership for their participation and closed the General Meeting at 10:37 UTC+2 on 24 May 2024.