ASO AC Work Plan for 2015
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1. Appointment of Chair/Vice Chairs.

Early in January of the new year, hold an electronic vote for the Chair for that year. The list of candidates, and the voting timetable, should have been finalised during December of the previous year.

At the January meeting, confirm the election result.

At the January meeting, the Chair should invite two Vice Chairs.

2. Policy Proposal Facilitator Teams (PPFT)

In January, confirm or re-appoint PPFT members for all current Global Policy Proposals (GPP);

In January, if no GPP is on the table, appoint PPFT members to be on standby for any new GPP that might appear;

Create a new PPFT for each new GPP, as and when new GPPs appear;

3. Set timetable for meetings

The time of the January meeting should have been set during December of the previous year.

In January, set the timetable for other meetings during the year.

Set a place and date for a face to face meeting of the entire ASO AC.

4. Approve work plan

In January, approve the work plan for the year. The work plan should have been drafted by a volunteer selected at the end of the previous year.

5. Continue the appointment process for the ICANN Board seat No. 9

In January, confirm the time frame that was defined during the previous year.

In January, confirm or re-appoint members of Qualification review committee (QRC) and Interview Committee (IC);

Conduct reviews and interviews of candidates;

Make the appointment.

6. Appoint members to other ICANN groups as required.

7. Participation and outreach at ICANN Meetings

At every ICANN meeting, plan for attendance by at least one ASO-AC member from every region.

At one ICANN meeting during the year, hold an ASO-AC face to face meeting with attendance by as many ASO-AC members as possible.

At ICANN meetings that coincide with an ASO-AC face to face meetings, hold public meetings for reporting and outreach from the numbers community to other parts of the ICANN community.

Hold discussions with the ICANN Board and other ICANN groups.

8. Participation in RIR Global policy process and tracking of ongoing Global Policy Proposals (GPPs)

9. Updates to ASO AC Operating Procedures, if needed

10. End of year process for appointing a chair for the following year.

In November, call for nominations, seconds, and expressions of interest;

In December, finalise the list of candidates.

In December, set the timetable for voting. The vote itself will be held early in January of the following year.

11. End of year review of actions performed during the year.

In November, call for a volunteer to prepare a review report for the year that is coming to an end.

In December, consider the work plan review.

12. End of year drafting of work plan for the following year

In November or December, call for a volunteer to draft a work plan for the following year. The work plan should be approved during January of the following year.