18 July 2014

IANA Coordination Group First Meeting Concludes

Further details of the IANA Coordination Group First Meeting are posted online. More info:

Statement from the First Meeting of the IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG) [PDF, 100 KB]"... The ICG will conduct itself transparently, consult with a broad range of stakeholders, and ensure that the final recommendation supports the security and stability of the IANA functions... Formal ICG communication channels are currently under development and will be communicated as soon as available."

Draft Charter for the IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group [PDF, 44 KB]

IANA Stewardship Transition Coordination Group (ICG) Resources - ICANN website

IANA Functions Stewardship Transition Updates - ICANN

NTIA IANA Functions' Stewardship Transition

The IANA Coordination Group was convened by ICANN as a result of the NTIA [US Department of Commerce] announcement to transition US Government IANA functions to the "global multistakeholder community" --

NTIA Announces Intent to Transition Key Internet Domain Name Functions | NTIA: "To support and enhance the multistakeholder model of Internet policymaking and governance, the U.S. Commerce Department’s National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) today [March 14, 2014] announces its intent to transition key Internet domain name functions to the global multistakeholder community. As the first step, NTIA is asking the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) to convene global stakeholders to develop a proposal to transition the current role played by NTIA in the coordination of the Internet’s domain name system (DNS)."

The IANA Coordination Group members: 30 individuals representing 13 communities (direct and indirect stakeholders).

COMMUNITY (key to the acronyms) and NAME OF REPRESENTATIVE (updated as of 17 July 2014):

ALAC Mohamed El Bashir
ALAC Jean-Jacques Subrenat

ASO Hartmut Glaser

ccNSO Xiaodong Lee
ccNSO Mary Uduma
ccNSO Keith Davidson
ccNSO Martin Boyle

GAC* Manal Ismail
GAC* Heather Dryden
GAC* Kavouss Arasteh
GAC* Michael Niebel
GAC* Jandyr Ferreira dos Santos

GNSO Wolf-Ulrich Knoben
GNSO Milton Mueller
GNSO James Bladel

gTLD Registries Keith Drazek
gTLD Registries Jon Nevett

ICC/BASIS Joseph Alhadeff

IAB Russ Housley
IAB Lynn St Amour

IETF Jari Arkko
IETF Alissa Cooper

ISOC Narelle Clark
ISOC Demi Getschko

NRO Adiel Akplogan
NRO Paul Wilson

RSSAC Daniel Karrenberg
RSSAC Lars-Johan Liman

SSAC Patrik Fälström
SSAC Russ Mundy

-------------ICANN Liasons:
ICANN Board Liaison Kuo-Wei Wu
IANA Staff Liaison Expert Elise Gerich

*17 July 2014 – The Coordination Group accepted the GAC's request to increase the number of GACrepresentatives in the Coordination Group from two to five.

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