[KI-LC] DRAFT email to KI Members wrt NSTIC

Heather Flanagan heather at kantarainitiative.org
Fri Jul 20 19:03:20 EDT 2012


Sounds good.  Text has been modified accordingly.  Thanks!
-Heather

On 7/20/12 3:56 PM, John Bradley wrote:
> Many Kantara members will expect to participate
> and vote in the NSTIC program through their own organizations rather
> than Kantara.  The current NSTIC bylaws are unclear on Kantara members being allowed to 
> become voting NSTIC members.  The decision for Kantara to join NSTIC is predicated on the 
> clarification of the NSTIC bylaws to allow for separate membership for Kantara members.
>
>
> Something like that?
>
> John B.
> On 2012-07-20, at 4:48 PM, Heather Flanagan wrote:
>
>> Any suggestion on how to adjust the language for the KI vote to
>> encompass that?  Do we need to?
>>
>> -hf
>>
>> On 7/20/12 3:43 PM, John Bradley wrote:
>>> The intention is to allow members and member companies of organizations to also become members from my conversations with the secretariat.   They do agree that the wording is currently unclear.
>>>
>>> Employees of companies must may not vote if there company is a member.  That is what is leading to the confusion.
>>>
>>> The part about members being able to participate individually will not be an issue if they clarify the bylaws.
>>>
>>> That may affect how some people would vote.
>>>
>>> John B.
>>>
>>> On 2012-07-20, at 4:36 PM, Heather Flanagan wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi all -
>>>>
>>>> As discussed on Wednesday's call, we have an urgent need to get out an
>>>> all-member ballot regarding KI's participation in NSTIC.  I've drafted
>>>> up the language to go in to an email to all members, and will create a
>>>> survey monkey ballot shortly.  Please take a moment to review the text
>>>> (I haven't written one of these before!) and get back to me ASAP.  I
>>>> would like to send out the survey on Monday.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks!
>>>>
>>>> ---------
>>>>
>>>> Kantara Initiative Participants -
>>>>
>>>> This is an All Member Ballot to determine if and how the Kantara
>>>> Initiative should join the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in
>>>> Cyberspace (NSTIC - http://www.nist.gov/nstic/) program as a member
>>>> organization.
>>>>
>>>> The Kantara Initiative Board of Trustees has resolved NOT to have the
>>>> Kantara Initiative take a leadership position in the NSTIC.  Such
>>>> involvement could be considered a conflict of interest given how
>>>> Kantara's Certification and Accreditation Programs could form a part of
>>>> the NSTIC program at some future stage.
>>>>
>>>> It is a possibility that many Kantara members will expect to participate
>>>> and vote in the NSTIC program through their own organizations rather
>>>> than Kantara, which further complicates Kantara's potential
>>>> participation in the NSTIC program.
>>>>
>>>> This ballot asks two questions:
>>>> 1 - Should the Kantara Initiative participate in the NSTIC program as a
>>>> Member Organization?
>>>> 2 - If yes, what stakeholder group should the Kantara Initiative
>>>> identify with? (14 options)
>>>>
>>>> A link to the Survey Monkey ballot is here: [TBD]
>>>> The ballot closes on July 27, 2012 at 23:59 UTC.
>>>>
>>>> This ballot is open to all Members of the Kantara Initiative.  Decisions
>>>> will be made based on simple majority.
>>>>
>>>> -- 
>>>> Heather Flanagan
>>>> Kantara Initiative
>>>> Skype: hlflanagan
>>>> email: heather at kantarainitiative.org
>>>>
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>> -- 
>> Heather Flanagan
>> Kantara Initiative
>> Skype: hlflanagan
>> email: heather at kantarainitiative.org
>>
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Heather Flanagan
Kantara Initiative
Skype: hlflanagan
email: heather at kantarainitiative.org



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