Historical Resolution Tracking Feature » Appointment of Ben Butler to SSAC

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Appointment of Ben Butler to SSAC

Resolution of the ICANN Board
SSAC Appointment

Board appoints Ben Butler to the SSAC.

ICANN Structures
Meeting Date: 
Thu, 27 Jun 2013
Resolution Number: 
Resolution Text: 
Whereas, the Security and Stability Advisory Committee (SSAC) does review its membership and make adjustments from time-to- time. Whereas, the SSAC Membership Committee, on behalf of the SSAC, requests that the Board should appoint Ben Butler to the SSAC. It is resolved (2013.06.27.02) that the Board appoints Ben Butler to the SSAC.
Rationale for Resolution: 
The SSAC is a diverse group of individuals whose expertise in specific subject matters enables the SSAC to fulfill its charter and execute its mission. Since its inception, the SSAC has invited individuals with deep knowledge and experience in technical and security areas that are critical to the security and stability of the Internet’s domain name system. The SSAC’s continued operation as a competent body is dependent on the accrual of talented subject matter experts who have consented to volunteer their time and energies to the execution of the SSAC mission. Ben Butler brings valuable skills to the SSAC. Specifically, he brings his experience as Director of Network Abuse at GoDaddy, a large registrar. Also, Mr. Butler brings experience as a host provider and contacts with other host providers, both of which are needed additions to the SSAC. Finally, he brings his strong knowledge of DNS abuse issues.