|Minutes of Meeting Held on 23-25 November 2014|
|Minutes of Meeting Held on 17 December 2014|
The Board resolved to approve the Budget 2014 as presented and amended by the Management
The Board approved the minutes of the last Board meetings held on 24 November 2013 and 24 January 2014 with amendments.
The Board resolved to appoint Messrs Adam Nelson, Sami H.O. Salih and Leon Staphorst to the AFRINIC Nomination Committee 2014.
The Board resolved to appoint Mr Mark James Elkins to the AFRINIC Nomination Committee 2014 as the representative of the Board to the Committee.
The Board approved the minutes of the last Board meetings held on 12 February 2014 as presented by the Secretariat.
The Board resolved to approve the Board revised Election Guidelines submitted by the staff to be used for 2014 Board Elections.
The Board approved the minutes of the last Board meetings held on 16 April 2014 as presented by the Secretariat.
Whereas (i) The Board has taken a number of decisions in the past which are recorded in the minutes and Board mailing list (ii) There were no formal resolutions of the Board on these decisions Resolved To record key past decisions which were not supported by resolutions during the meetings of the Board; To adopt these decisions, where appropriate, as formal resolutions of the Board
Whereas • Ernst & Young has audited AFRINIC since inception • The Board recognises the best practice of auditor rotation • The Audit Committee went through a process of RFP, shortlist and selection of an External Auditor and made recommendations Resolved • To recommend for appointment KPMG as External Auditor to replace the Ernst & Young for AFRINIC’s financial audit.
Whereas (i) the Board discussed and approved the 2013 Audited Financial Report, (ii) the financial report has not been signed by the Company Secretary and the Auditor Resolved To publish the abridged report containing the Balance Sheet and the Profit and Loss Account and replace the abridged report with the signed document when this is done by the Company Secretary and the Auditors.
The Board at its meeting of 13 August 2014 appointed Badru Ntege and Sunday Folayan to serve respectively as Chairman and Vice Chairman of the Board as per Article 19 of AFRINIC's Bylaws.
The Board resolved to appoint Messrs Andrew Alston, Krishna Seeburn and Christian Bope as Director of AFRINIC with the written approval of all the present Registered Directors.
The Board resolved to remove Messrs Janvier Ngnoulaye and Lala Andriamampianina, as Director of AFRINIC with the written approval of all the present Registered Directors and the written consent of Messrs Messrs Janvier Ngnoulaye and Lala Andriamampianina to this effect.
The Board resolved to constitute the following Committees for the year 2014 / 2015 and to appoint Members as follows: Audit Committee, composed of Andrew Alston, Kris Seeburn, Paulos Nyirenda and John Walubengo Compensation Committee, composed of Adiel Akplogan, Aminata Garba, Christian Bope and Haitham El-Nakhal Finance Committee, composed of Adiel Akplogan, Badru Ntege, Mark Elkins and Sunday Folayan.
The Board resolved to constitute a CEO Search Committee to be constitutes of the following members: Messrs Badru Ntege, Sunday Folayan, Andrew Alston, Paulos Nyirenda and Hytham El-Nakhal.
Whereas the Board agreed on 24 January 2014 to suspend all Board Travel for the year 2014 except for AIS14 in Djibouti as a means to further manage the budget. Whereas AFRINIC Management has indicated that sponsorship has been more successful in 2014 thereby alleviating the budget problem, Whereas the Board has seen a sharp rise in 2014 on the number and gravity of issues needing additional Board deliberation and resolution in 2014 It is resolved that the whole Board will travel to the AFRINIC21 meeting in November and hold a face to face Board meeting during the AFRINIC21 meeting.
The Board approved the minutes of the last Board meeting held on 13 August 2014 as presented by the Secretariat.
Whereas the Board considers that the Policy Manual is a consolidated policy document Whereas the Board recognizes that due process was followed to arrive to the document The Board resolved to approve the Policy Manual as collated.
The Board, having taken cognizance that Mr Badru Ntege has stepped down as Chairman of the AFRINIC Board, Unanimously RESOLVES
1. To appoint Mr Sunday Folayan as Chairman of the Board
2. To appoint Mr Badru Ntege as Vice Chair of the Board Effective as from Sunday 23 November 2014.
The Board RESOLVED ; Information discussed within the Board should not be disclosed to third parties without Board approval. Violation may lead to expulsion from the Board as provided by the Bylaws. However, information disclosed by the Board to third parties not under NDA to the Board is no longer confidential and is deemed to be in the public domain.
The Board voted and approved unanimously the Search Committee Charter and Recruitment Process.
The Board approved that Adiel Akplogan be appointed as Secretary of the CEO Search Committee.
The Board resolves that; The authority is hereby delegated to the CEO to use any available methods, at his discretion, to authenticate large resource allocation applications.
The Board approved the minutes of the Board meeting dated 3 November 2014 as presented by the Secretariat.
The Board resolved to appoint Alan P. Barrett and Mwenda Kivuva as members of the AFRINIC community and Ernest Byaruhanga as AFRINIC Staff to the Consolidated RIR IANA Stewardship Proposal (CRISP) Team.
The Board resolved To adopt the report on the Capacity Building Plan examined on 25 November 2014 during its meeting and to implement it as from the 2015 financial year.
The Board resolved to adopt the Election Guidelines Review as proposed by Mark Elkins with minor changes. The Bylaws to be changed to put a Chair in the Election Committee and the Chair of the Election Committee to lead the election.
The Board resolved to adopt the final version of the Strategic Plan 2015 – 2019 as outcome of the process that involved the community, the staff and the Board.
The Board resolved that AFRINIC will sponsor only the Chair of CoE to every meeting, but once the budget are satisfactory, the sponsorship may be increased and extended to other CoE member.
The Board resolved to approve the Charter of the Remuneration & Compensation Committee.
The Board requested the Remuneration and Compensation Committee to review the current staff Salary Increase Policy.
The Board resolved to adopt the 2015 Budget as presented by the Management.
The Board resolved to approve the 2015 Budget as presented by Management.