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Board Minutes – 24 July 2012

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Board Meeting Minutes
Pacific Islands Chapter of the Internet Society
24 July 2012 UTC 06.00
Board Members:
Present: Maureen Hilyard (Chair), David Leeming, Ellen Strickland, Will Tibben.
Apologies: Andrew Berquist, Siaosi Sovaleni.
Quorum present? Yes

Proceedings:
Meeting called to order by chat at 06.22UTC
1. Items from Last Meeting/Adoption of Minutes
Action items reviewed. Minutes adopted. WT to put online(?)
2. Chair’s Report
Asia Pacific Regional IGF – report provided online. David asked about communication during tsunami. MH has further enquired about the disaster recovery presentations going onto the APrIGF website. ISIF Awards – Pacific entries from members will be encouraged.
3. PacINET 2012
Meeting at lunch tomorrow. SS to email report to Board on committee set-up and on application to USP for venue.
4. International Engagement
MH has been participating regularly in ALAC and APRALO meetings, as well as the Rules of Procedure and Metrics (measuring participation in meetings) working groups. Andrew has also attended ALAC meetings. Also participated in ALAC meetings in Prague.
5. AOB
a) Board members have been discussing Vanuatu proposal to become a separate ISOC Chapter. There is no formal position for or against, but the Board suggested it would make for a good panel discussion at PacINET
b) Board elections are due before PacINET. 4 positions will become vacant.
Meeting closed 7.06UTC

Next Meeting 13 August 2012 UTC 0600
Minutes submitted by Secretary, Ellen Strickland.

ACTION ITEMS
Action By… When?
Pacinet Committee Update SS Tomorrow’s mtg
Board election – arrange information MH Next meeting
Membership page on website DL Next meeting
Reimburse ES for GlobalINET SS asap

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