ASO AC 2013 Work Plan
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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.

Chair to invite two Vice Chairs during January meeting.

Policy Proposal Facilitator Teams (PPFT)

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

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

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.

Approve work plan

In January, approve the work plan for the year.

Complete the appointment process for the ICANN Board seat No. 10:

Confirm or re-appoint members of Qualification review committee (QRC) and Interview Committee (IC);

Conduct reviews and interviews of candidates;

Make the appointment.

* Note that there is no need to begin the appointment process for the ICANN Board seat No. 9. That can wait until the year 2014.

Appoint members to other ICANN groups as required

Ongoing ICANN Outreach program

Participation at ICANN Meetings

Participation in RIR policy process.

Updates to ASO AC Operating Procedures

Finalise changes to the procedure for amending the ASO AC Operating Procedures, started in 2012.

Finalise policies for protection of personal or confidential information regarding candidates for the ICANN Board.

Conduct a review of ASO AC Operating Procedures, as recommended in the 2011 ASO Review report.

Conduct a review of Global Policy Devlopment Process, as recommended in the 2011 ASO Review report.

Respond to other items arising from the 2011 ASO Review report, if appropriate.

Ongoing tracking of Global Policy Proposals (GPPs).

Begin the 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.

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 report.

Draft work plan for following year.

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