Minutes

The draft minutes from the RIPE NCC General Meeting May 2016.

Full recording of the 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 18:04 (UTC+2) on 25 May 2016 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 72. This took place on 25 May 2016 from 16:00-17:45 (UTC +2).

https://ripe72.ripe.net/presentations/133-RIPE72-Axel-Pawlik-Ncc-Services.pdf

3. Report from the Executive Board

The RIPE NCC Executive Board Chairman, Nigel Titley, gave the presentation from the RIPE NCC Executive Board:

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2016/presentations/report-from-the-ripe-ncc-executive-board

4. Presentation of the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2015

The RIPE NCC Chief Financial Officer, Jochem de Ruig, presented the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2015:

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2016/presentations/presentation-of-the-ripe-ncc-financial-report-2015

5. Adoption of the Audited RIPE NCC Financial Report 2015

Resolution 1:

"The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2015."

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 10.

6. 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 2015."

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 10.

7. RIPE NCC Members with Multiple LIRs

RIPE NCC Executive Board member János Zsakó gave the presentation on RIPE NCC members with multiple LIR accounts:

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2016/presentations/ripe-ncc-members-with-multiple-lirs

Resolution 3:

“The General Meeting approves the ability of RIPE NCC members to create additional LIR accounts.”

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 10.

8. RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2017

The RIPE NCC Chief Financial Officer, Jochem de Ruig, gave the presentation on the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2017:

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2016/presentations/ripe-ncc-charging-scheme-2017

Resolution 4:

"The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2017."

Voting for this resolution took place under Agenda point 10.

9. RIPE NCC Executive Board Election

The RIPE NCC Executive Board election was to fill two seats.

The four candidates were:

  • Mohammadreza Karimi Badrabadi
  • Piery Garot
  • Remco van Mook
  • Nigel Titley

Voting took place under Agenda point 10.

10. Voting on Resolutions and for Executive Board Seats

The RIPE NCC Membership Communication Officer, Fergal Cunningham, gave the presentation on voting at the RIPE NCC General Meeting:

https://www.ripe.net/participate/meetings/gm/meetings/may-2016/presentations/voting-at-the-ripe-ncc-general-meeting

Resolution 1:

“The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2015.”

Resolution 2:

"The General Meeting discharges the Executive Board with regard to its actions as they appear from the Annual Report 2015."

Resolution 3:

“The General Meeting approves the ability of RIPE NCC members to create additional LIR accounts.”

Resolution 4:

"The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2017."

Executive Board Election voting:

The RIPE NCC Executive Board election was to fill two seats.

At this point, Executive Board Secretary Christian Kaufmann declared voting to be open and the General Meeting was adjourned until the announcement of the voting results on 27 May at 10:45 local time (UTC+2).

11. Announcement of Resolution and Election Results

The General Meeting reconvened at 10:45 (UTC+2) on 27 May. RIPE NCC Executive Board Secretary Christian Kaufmann announced the results of the voting on the resolutions.

The following four resolutions were approved:

  • “The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Financial Report 2015.”
  • "The General Meeting discharges the Executive Board with regard to its actions as they appear from the Annual Report 2015."
  • “The General Meeting approves the ability of RIPE NCC members to create additional LIR accounts.”
  • "The General Meeting adopts the RIPE NCC Charging Scheme 2017."

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

  • Remco van Mook
  • Nigel Titley

A full voting report is available.

12. Close

The RIPE NCC Executive Board Secretary Christian Kaufmann thanked the members for their participation and closed the General Meeting at 10:50 UTC+2.

  • 23 March - Call for nominations to RIPE NCC Executive Board
  • 30 March - Open registration for GM
  • 30 March - Open voting registration
  • 13 April - Publish all GM documents, including RIPE NCC Annual Report and Financial Report 2015
  • 4 May - Close nominations for Executive Board elections
  • 11 May - Deadline for proxy vote nominations
  • 11 May - Deadline for members to propose resolutions
  • 11 May - Deadline to publish final GM agenda
  • 25 May - Close registration for electronic voting
  • 25 May - GM begins with main meeting
  • 27 May - GM closes with votes announcement