Minutes - RIPE NCC General Meeting May 2015

Full recording of the RIPE NCC General Meeting

Transcript of all presentations and discussion at the General Meeting

1. Welcome, Preliminaries

The RIPE NCC Executive Board Chairman, Nigel Titley, opened the RIPE NCC General Meeting (GM) at 18:00 (UTC +2) on 13 May 2015 and welcomed attendees.

2. Report from the RIPE NCC

The RIPE NCC reporting for the General Meeting was presented by RIPE NCC Managing Director Axel Pawlik in the RIPE NCC Services Working Group at RIPE 70. This took place on 13 May 2015 from 16:00-17:45 (UTC +2). General Meeting attendees that were not registered for the RIPE Meeting were welcome to participate in the RIPE NCC Services Working Group session. The RIPE NCC reports were not repeated in the General Meeting. The presentation is available at:

https://ripe70.ripe.net/presentations/111-RIPE70-Axel-Services-v1.9.pdf

3. Presentation of the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2014

Jochem de Ruig, the RIPE NCC's Chief Financial Officer, presented the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2014. The presentation is available at:

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2015/supporting-documents/financial-report-2014

4. Adoption of the Audited RIPE NCC Financial Report 2014

Resolution 1:

"The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2014."

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 10.

5. Discharge of the Executive Board

Resolution 2:

"The General Meeting discharges the Executive Board with regard to its actions as they appear from the Annual Report 2014."

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 10.

6. RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2016

Jochem de Ruig, the RIPE NCC's Chief Financial Officer, presented the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2016. The presentation is available at:

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2015/supporting-documents/charging-scheme-2016

The Executive Board agreed to publish a document before the next GM showing the stress tests carried out for RIPE NCC strategic planning.

Resolution 3:

"The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2016."

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 10.

7. Charging for AS numbers

Discussion of this item was included in Jochem's presentation on the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2016 (see Agenda point 6 above).

Resolution 4:

“In addition to the Charging Scheme, the General Meeting approves a separate charge of EUR 50 per ASN.”

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 10.

8. Report from the Executive Board

Nigel Titley gave the presentation from the RIPE NCC Executive Board. The presentation is available at:

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2015/supporting-documents/ripe-ncc-executive-board-report-may-2015

9. RIPE NCC Executive Board Appointments or Election

The RIPE NCC Executive Board election was to fill two seats. The four candidates were:

  • Dmitry Burkov
  • Amir Mohsenian
  • Piotr Strzyżewski
  • János Zsakó

Voting for this election took place under Agenda point 10.

10. Voting on Resolutions and for Executive Board Seats

The RIPE NCC's Membership Communications Officer, Fergal Cunningham, gave a presentation on voting at the RIPE NCC General Meeting. The presentation is available at:

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2015/supporting-documents/voting-at-the-ripe-ncc-general-meeting

At this point, Nigel declared the voting window to be open. He adjourned the GM until the announcement of the voting results on Friday, 15 May at 10:45 UTC+2.

11. Announcement of Resolution and Election Results

The General Meeting reconvened at 10:45 (UTC +2) on 15 May. The RIPE NCC Executive Board Chairman, Nigel Titley, announced the results of the voting on the resolutions.

The following three resolutions were approved:

The following resolution was rejected:

  • “In addition to the Charging Scheme, the General Meeting approves a separate charge of EUR 50 per ASN.”

The following two candidates were elected to the RIPE NCC Executive Board:

  • Dmitry Burkov
  • János Zsakó

The full voting report is available at:

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2015/voting-report

12. Close

Nigel thanked the members for their participation and closed the GM at 10:48 UTC+2.

  • 25 Feb - Call for nominations to RIPE NCC Executive Board
  • 11 Mar - Open registration for General Meeting
  • 11 Mar - Open voting registration
  • 15 Apr - Publish all GM documents, including RIPE NCC Annual Report and Financial Report 2014
  • 22 Apr - Close nominations for Executive Board elections
  • 29 Apr - Deadline for proxy vote nominations
  • 29 Apr - Deadline for members to propose resolutions
  • 29 Apr - Deadline to publish final GM agenda
  • 13 May - Close registration for electronic voting
  • 13 May - GM begins with main meeting
  • 15 May - GM closes with votes announcement