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

Heather Flanagan heather at kantarainitiative.org
Fri Jul 20 19:05:27 EDT 2012


Got it.

-hf

On 7/20/12 4:03 PM, John Bradley wrote:
> Sorry I changed the wording to make it clearer.   
>
> 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 if Kantara becomes a NSTIC member.  The decision for Kantara to join NSTIC is predicated on the clarification of the NSTIC bylaws to allow for separate membership for Kantara members.
>
> On 2012-07-20, at 4:56 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
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