02 Sep '11, 3am

Public Comment: Revisions to COI Policy and Bylaws to Allow Board to Consider Compensation for Director Services

Recommendation 5 of the Accountability and Transparency Review Team (ATRT) recommended that the Board immediately implement a compensation scheme for Directors. As part of the process to allow the Board to consider compensation, ICANN’s Conflicts of Interest Policy (COI Policy) will have to be revised to allow for directors to vote on compensation, as the COI Policy currently prohibits Directors from voting on any matter in which he or she has a material financial interest that will be affected by the outcome of the vote. The Board Governance Committee (BGC) reviewed and approved a limited proposed revision to the COI Policy to allow the Board to vote on director compensation, and public comment is necessary prior to further Board consideration. In addition, if a compensation arrangement for voting Directors is recommended, the ICANN Bylaws must be revised in order to allo...

Full article: http://www.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-01sep1...

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