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APTLD Board Meeting Communiqué (14 December 2017)
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APTLD Board Meeting Communiqué (14 December 2017)

On 14 December 2017, the APTLD Board held teleconference
and
considered a range of matters. A summary of the meeting is published in this
Communiqué.

Consideration
of the GM’s Memorandum on the Annual Board Teleconference with Members’ CEOs

The Board considered GM’s Memorandum on the matter and agreed that as
teleconferences with CEOs are poised to form an important part of the APTLD
legacy, the 2018 teleconference should be held over the year as dictated by the
Association’s strategic interests and objectives at a time prior to APTLD74.

Consideration
of the
GM’s update on Progress in
Preparations for APTLD73

The Board received an update from GM on the matter and suggested the
secretariat should intensify the outreach efforts to ensure Members’
registrations for the Meeting. The Board also suggested GM should be ready to
revise the contract with the APTLD73 venue, should the turnout for the Meeting
prove less than originally envisaged.

Selection
of APTLD73 Fellows

The Board considered applications for APTLD73 and selected Messrs. Eldar
Ishimbaev (.UZ) and Sergo Karakozov (IDN ccTLD for Georgia) as APTLD73 Fellows.
The Board also selected Mr. Mohammad Zahid Stanikzai (.AF) as an APTLD73 Fellow
on condition he updates the topic of his presentation to match the
requirements.

Consideration
of the GM’s Update on the State and Execution of the 2017 Budget

The Board noted with satisfaction that as of 30
November 2017, the 2017 APTLD budget has remained quite robust and is poised to
beat the projected end-year expectations, in large part thanks to the Members’
strong financial discipline and commitment.

The Board also
considered a number of other administrative matters.