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Internet Engineering Task Force                                 J. Arkko
Internet-Draft                                                  Ericsson
Updates: 4071,4371 (if approved)                               T. Hardie
Intended status: Best Current Practice                 September 7, 2018
Expires: March 11, 2019


         Update to the Selection of Trustees for the IETF Trust
                    draft-ietf-iasa2-trust-update-00

Abstract

   This memo updates the selection of trustees for the IETF Trust.
   Previously, the Internet Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC)
   members also acted as trustees but the IAOC has been eliminated as
   part of an update of the structure of the Internet Administrative
   Support Activity (IASA).  This memo specifies that the trustees shall
   be selected separately.

   This memo updates RFCs 4071 and 4371 with regards to the selection of
   trustees.  All other aspects of the IETF Trust remain as they are
   today.

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Table of Contents

   1.  Introduction  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   2.  Selection of Trustees . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   2
   3.  Acknowledgements  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   4.  Changes from Previous Versions  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
   5.  References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     5.1.  Normative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   3
     5.2.  Informative References  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4
   Authors' Addresses  . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .   4

1.  Introduction

   This memo updates the selection of trustees for the IETF Trust.
   Previously, the Internet Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC)
   members also acted as trustees but the IAOC has been eliminated as
   part of an update of the structure of the Internet Administrative
   Support Activity (IASA).  This memo specifies that the trustees shall
   be selected separately.

   This memo updates RFCs 4071 and 4371 with regards to the selection of
   trustees.  All other aspects of the IETF Trust remain as they are
   today.

   For a discussion of why this change is needed and a rationale for
   these specific changes, see [I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-rationale].

2.  Selection of Trustees

   This document revises the original Trustee selection procedures
   defined in [RFC4071] and [RFC4371], to eliminate the requirement that
   trustees be drawn from the members of the IAOC.

   In this newly revised IETF Trust structure, there will be five
   Trustees.  Three shall appointed by the IETF Nominating Committee
   (NomCom) and confirmed by the Internet Engineering Steering Group
   (IESG), one shall be appointed by the IESG, and one shall be
   appointed by the Internet Society (ISOC) Board of Trustees.

   The IETF Trust will provide a list of desired qualifications for the
   Trustee positions to each appointing body.



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   A change to the Trust Agreement is required to put this change into
   effect, and this document requests that the current Trustees make
   this change at the earliest convenient time and no later than the end
   of the 104th IETF meeting in March 2019.

   The terms of the appointed trustees from IETF NomCom shall be three
   years.  The initial selection shall be one, two, and three year terms
   in order to initially stagger the terms and thus miminize potential
   annual Trustee turnover.  The other appointments by the IESG and the
   ISOC Board of Trustees shall be two year terms, with the initial
   terms being one and two years, respectively.

   IETF rules regarding recalls and other NomCom-related processes
   continue to apply [RFC7437].

3.  Acknowledgements

   The authors would like to thank members of the earlier IASA 2.0
   design team who were Brian Haberman, Eric Rescorla, Jari Arkko, Jason
   Livingood, Joe Hall, and Leslie Daigle.  The authors would also like
   to thank Alissa Cooper, Andrew Sullivan, Brian Carpenter, Lucy Lynch,
   and John Levine for interesting discussions in this problem space.

4.  Changes from Previous Versions

   RFC Editor: Please remove this section upon publication.

   The version draft-ietf-iasa2-trust-update-00.txt corrected the
   desired document status to BCP, and made several editorial and
   language updates.  This version also updated the wording for the
   request for the current trustees to adopt this change, from "earliest
   convenience" to "earliest convenient time".

   The version draft-arkko-iasa2-trust-update-00.txt was the initial
   version.

5.  References

5.1.  Normative References

   [RFC4071]  Austein, R., Ed. and B. Wijnen, Ed., "Structure of the
              IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA)", BCP 101,
              RFC 4071, DOI 10.17487/RFC4071, April 2005,
              <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc4071>.

   [RFC4371]  Carpenter, B., Ed. and L. Lynch, Ed., "BCP 101 Update for
              IPR Trust", BCP 101, RFC 4371, DOI 10.17487/RFC4371,
              January 2006, <https://www.rfc-editor.org/info/rfc4371>.



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   [RFC7437]  Kucherawy, M., Ed., "IAB, IESG, and IAOC Selection,
              Confirmation, and Recall Process: Operation of the
              Nominating and Recall Committees", BCP 10, RFC 7437,
              DOI 10.17487/RFC7437, January 2015, <https://www.rfc-
              editor.org/info/rfc7437>.

5.2.  Informative References

   [I-D.ietf-iasa2-trust-rationale]
              Arkko, J., "Discussion of the Effects of IASA 2.0 Changes
              as They Relate to the IETF Trust", draft-ietf-iasa2-trust-
              rationale-00 (work in progress), September 2018.

Authors' Addresses

   Jari Arkko
   Ericsson
   Kauniainen  02700
   Finland

   Email: jari.arkko@piuha.net


   Ted Hardie

   Email: ted.ietf@gmail.com

























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