NomCom 2015 (Concluded)

Questionnaires

Internet Architecture Board (IAB) Member

Questionnaire for IAB Nominees
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Please return to nomcom15@ietf.org no later than October 15, 2015.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee with
information to help select among nominees for the IAB.

The datatracker tools work best if you submit this in 77-column
pre-wrapped ASCII, a la text/plain.

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CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will remain
absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For IAB nominees, this means that they will be shared with the Nomcom
and the ISOC Board of Trustees.

NOTE that there is a section of this questionnaire labeled
NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY. In the case of the IAB, if you are chosen as a
candidate for the position, the confirming body is the ISOC Board. The
section labeled NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY will not be provided to the ISOC
Board during the confirmation process. You may tell NOMCOM things that you
wish not to be shared with the ISOC Board (if you wish) in the NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY section. It will be kept absolutely confidential by the
nominating committee.

Thank you!

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1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
Name:
Affiliation:
Consultants/Contractors, please provide the affiliation(s)
of your primary customer(s)
Email(s):
Phone(s):
Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
Other contact information:
URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the form.
Do not use attachments to your email - they will be lost!

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

Please add any information you wish to share in addition to your
resume (if you include one).

2.1 Tell us about your current work as well as your educational,
professional, and research background.

What major professional roles do you have in addition
to your position with your primary affiliation?

2.2 What experience have you had related to the Internet architecture,
including research/ technology strengths?

What is your ongoing connection to the research and development community?
How would you go about organizing an IAB Technical Plenary?

2.3 Tell us about your IETF and/or IRTF work experience in technical
leadership roles (for example, WG/RG/BoF chair, IAB/IESG/IAOC, directorate,
etc.).

2.4 Intercultural Skills
People from many different cultures and backgrounds participate
in the IETF. What is your experience in working in such environments?

2.5. TIME COMMITMENT

The minimum time required to participate fully in the IAB is detailed in the job
description. There is no upper limit to the time you can spend.

Are you willing and able to commit your time to complete IAB tasks such as to
follow the IAB, IRTF and IETF discussions on a regular basis?

3. IETF

3.1 Discuss the ways you think the IETF is fulfilling its purpose, the
ways it needs to improve, and how you think the IAB can assist these
improvements.

4. IAB

Background: The summary of desired expertise for IAB positions is
available at https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2015/expertise

The IAB programs are described at http://www.iab.org/activities/programs/

In this section each numbered question may contain multiple subquestions. You
may wish to provide a single answer that responds to that range of
questions

4.1 How does your skill set match the desired IAB expertise?
What knowledge and skill would you in particular bring to the IAB?

4.2 If you are a past or incumbent IAB member, please tell us what you have
contributed to IAB, and what aspects of your work you believe you could
improve during your next term (if selected).

4.3 What should be the impact of the IAB, internal and external to the IETF?
What is currently going well and what needs improvement? What is your
long term vision for the IAB?

4.4 What is your understanding of "architecture" when referring to IETF work?
How is it different from protocol work?
What is the role and utility of architecture in IETF activities?
What areas of Internet architecture need improvement and how should
that be achieved?

4.5 Tell us what you think about the ongoing IAB programs.
In particular, do you see needs for improvements to any of the current
practices related to IAB programs, or do you think there need to be
changes in the current programs?
Which programs (either existing or programs you'd propose) do you think you're
particularly suited to contribute to, and why?

4.6 What relationships with other standards organizations do you see
as being most important? What are the most important characteristics
you will look for in a liaison to those organizations?
Discuss your views on the nature and practice of IETF liaisons with
other bodies, including any changes you would like to see.

4.7 What are your views of developing the skills and talent of others so that
there is a pipeline into the IAB and into the leadership roles within the IAB
(IAB Chair, directors of programs, etc).

4.8 What can we do to improve internationalization for the IETF?

5. MANAGEMENT AND SOFT SKILLS

5.1 How do you use analysis, planning and inter-personal skills in working
with others?

5.2 What are your personal strengths in general that would allow you to
contribute to the communications and management aspects of serving on the
IAB?

6. OTHER PARTS OF THE INTERNET ECOSYSTEM

6.1 What is your view of the IRTF's role with respect to the IETF, IAB and
the Internet?

6.2. INTERNET GOVERNANCE
Please describe your experience (if any) with Internet Governance issues.
Please describe Internet Governance issues for which you think the IAB
should have a position during your term.

6.3. APPEALS
How should IETF leadership approach the dispute resolution/appeal?

7. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If there is additional information you think the committee should have
in order to come to a decision, please add it here.

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8. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY
Is there any information you wish to share with the Nominating Committee that
you do not wish to have shared with the ISOC Board? This may include
additional details about employment or work time issues. It may include
opinions or comments about individuals on the various bodies involved in
leading the IETF activities. It may include opinions about the direction of
working groups, areas, or leadership bodies. These comments may also include
elaborations on any of your above answers, if there are further aspects you
would like to mention that you do not want shared with the ISOC Board.

IESG Questionnaire for the Area Director position(s)
============================================================

Please return to nomcom15@ietf.org no later than October 15, 2015.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee
with information to help select among nominees for the IESG.

The datatracker tools work best if you submit this in 77-column
pre-wrapped ASCII, a la text/plain.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------

CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will
remain absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For the IESG, this means that it will be shared with the nomcom and
with the confirming body, which is the currently sitting IAB.

IMPORTANT: There is a section of this questionnaire labeled NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY. You may elect to write some information that will not
be shared with the confirming body. It will be kept absolutely
confidential by the nominating committee.

When multiple questions are asked within a numbered
block, you may wish to provide a single answer that responds to that range of
questions.

Thank you!
=============================================================

1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
Name:
Affiliation:
Consultants/Contractors, please provide the affiliation(s)
of your primary customer(s)
Email(s):
Phone(s):
Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
Other contact information:
URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the form.
Do not use attachments to your email - they will be lost!

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

2.1 Please describe the following:

- Current position and area of work
- Educational, professional, and research background
- Work related to the IETF and other standards organizations
- Work related to internet governance Leadership roles, current and past, in
professional and volunteer organizations (including scope and scale).

Information that is already included in your resume can just point to that.

2.2 Name the two or three most important areas of technical work you are now
involved in, and provide a brief (one or two sentences) explanation of why
you consider this work valuable or important.

2.3 How will you manage competing time demands between your primary work and
the responsibilities of being an AD?

The minimum time required to participate fully in the IESG is detailed
in the job description. There is no upper limit to the time you can
spend.

Are you willing and able to commit your time to complete IESG tasks on
a regular basis?

2.4 Describe your experiences in any IETF cross-area work that you have
undertaken.

2.5 If you are an incumbent or past AD, what aspects of your work do
you think you could improve to become a better AD?

2.6 Consider the Co-AD(s) in the area in which you have been
nominated: how do your skills and background complement that of the
Co-AD(s)? What are your thoughts on dividing the Area's work between
yourself and the Co-AD(s)?

3. IETF

3.1 What do you see as the relationship between the IETF as a
standards body and the wider technical community?

3.2 What one thing do you think is most significant in decreasing the
IETF's effectiveness as a standards body?

3.3 What one thing do you think increases the IETF's effectiveness as
a standards body?

4. IESG

Background: The desired expertise for IESG positions is found at
https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2015/expertise/

4.1 What one item in this description do you find least like the
actual AD role as you see it performed today?

4.2 What one item in this description do you find most fully typifies
the actual AD role as you see it performed today?

4.3 What one item would you be most likely to succeed at? What one
item would be most likely to fail at?

4.4 What would you suggest to shrink the time commitment of the Area
Directors? If selected, what would you do to shrink your required
time commitment?

5. THE AREA

5.1 What do you think is going well in the area for which you have
been nominated? What aspects of the area need improvement, including
the key topics that need to be addressed? What actions should be
taken to address these issues? Are there some working groups that
will receive your special focus and why?

5.2 What new work do you see likely to arrive in the area? Describe
how you would guide new work (BOFs, Bar BOFs, side-meetings etc.) in
your area so that it leads to meaningful IETF work.

6. INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER ADS

6.1 DISCUSS ballots
What would be your criteria for voting DISCUSS on a document from another area?
How would you like to see the process for resolving that?

If another AD votes DISCUSS on a document in your area, how would you
like to see the process for resolving that?

6.2 How do you see your role as an AD in moving documents through the
approval process? How do you see your role as an AD in moving protocols
forward through the process to full standard?

7. TALENT AND CHAIR MANAGEMENT
If you're a past or present AD, please describe your experience in these
tasks, and how you'd change your approach if selected.

7.1 What will be your approach to the selection of Working Group chairs,
including trade-offs and concern for conflicts of interest? How will you
approach the development of new talent and leadership in your Area?

7.2 How will you coach chairs to be effective in their jobs? What criteria
will you use for determining when a chair is not performing well? Please
consider both a situation in which one co-chair is under-performing while the
other chair picks up the slack and a situation in which both chairs are
under-performing. How will you deal with chairs who are not performing well?
How will you deal with a Working Group that is not performing well despite
heroic attempts by the chair(s)?

7.3 How would you guide the WG chairs in your IETF
area to manage the meeting time well?

8 CONFLICTS BETWEEN MANAGER ROLE AND TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION

8.1 As an Area Director, to what degree will you expect to remain a
technical contributor in your area? Do you have thoughts on how you might
keep technically current and active while addressing your new IESG time
commitments?

8.2 How will you balance your management and technical responsibilities as
Area Director? How should you handle a situation in which your own technical
preferences differ from those of working group consensus?

8.3 Employers, trade associations and other groups with which an Area
Director is affiliated often wish to pursue their own agendas in the
IETF. How should you handle this with respect to your responsibility to act
as an individual rather than a representative, in the IETF?

9. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Is there any other information that you think is relevant to the
Nomcom's deliberation, but is not covered in the above?

=============================================================

10. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

Is there any other information you wish to share with the Nominating
Committee that you do not wish to have shared with the IAB? Such information
may include opinions or comments about individuals on various IETF leadership
bodies (I*). It may include opinions about the direction of working groups,
areas, or leadership bodies. These comments also may include elaborations on
any of your above answers, if there are further aspects you would like to
mention that you do not want shared with the IAB.

IESG Questionnaire for the Area Director position(s)
============================================================

Please return to nomcom15@ietf.org no later than October 15, 2015.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee
with information to help select among nominees for the IESG.

The datatracker tools work best if you submit this in 77-column
pre-wrapped ASCII, a la text/plain.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------

CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will
remain absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For the IESG, this means that it will be shared with the nomcom and
with the confirming body, which is the currently sitting IAB.

IMPORTANT: There is a section of this questionnaire labeled NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY. You may elect to write some information that will not
be shared with the confirming body. It will be kept absolutely
confidential by the nominating committee.

When multiple questions are asked within a numbered
block, you may wish to provide a single answer that responds to that range of
questions.

Thank you!
=============================================================

1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
Name:
Affiliation:
Consultants/Contractors, please provide the affiliation(s)
of your primary customer(s)
Email(s):
Phone(s):
Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
Other contact information:
URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the form.
Do not use attachments to your email - they will be lost!

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

2.1 Please describe the following:

- Current position and area of work
- Educational, professional, and research background
- Work related to the IETF and other standards organizations
- Work related to internet governance Leadership roles, current and past, in
professional and volunteer organizations (including scope and scale).

Information that is already included in your resume can just point to that.

2.2 Name the two or three most important areas of technical work you are now
involved in, and provide a brief (one or two sentences) explanation of why
you consider this work valuable or important.

2.3 How will you manage competing time demands between your primary work and
the responsibilities of being an AD?

The minimum time required to participate fully in the IESG is detailed
in the job description. There is no upper limit to the time you can
spend.

Are you willing and able to commit your time to complete IESG tasks on
a regular basis?

2.4 Describe your experiences in any IETF cross-area work that you have
undertaken.

2.5 If you are an incumbent or past AD, what aspects of your work do
you think you could improve to become a better AD?

2.6 Consider the Co-AD(s) in the area in which you have been
nominated: how do your skills and background complement that of the
Co-AD(s)? What are your thoughts on dividing the Area's work between
yourself and the Co-AD(s)?

3. IETF

3.1 What do you see as the relationship between the IETF as a
standards body and the wider technical community?

3.2 What one thing do you think is most significant in decreasing the
IETF's effectiveness as a standards body?

3.3 What one thing do you think increases the IETF's effectiveness as
a standards body?

4. IESG

Background: The desired expertise for IESG positions is found at
https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2015/expertise/

4.1 What one item in this description do you find least like the
actual AD role as you see it performed today?

4.2 What one item in this description do you find most fully typifies
the actual AD role as you see it performed today?

4.3 What one item would you be most likely to succeed at? What one
item would be most likely to fail at?

4.4 What would you suggest to shrink the time commitment of the Area
Directors? If selected, what would you do to shrink your required
time commitment?

5. THE AREA

5.1 What do you think is going well in the area for which you have
been nominated? What aspects of the area need improvement, including
the key topics that need to be addressed? What actions should be
taken to address these issues? Are there some working groups that
will receive your special focus and why?

5.2 What new work do you see likely to arrive in the area? Describe
how you would guide new work (BOFs, Bar BOFs, side-meetings etc.) in
your area so that it leads to meaningful IETF work.

6. INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER ADS

6.1 DISCUSS ballots
What would be your criteria for voting DISCUSS on a document from another area?
How would you like to see the process for resolving that?

If another AD votes DISCUSS on a document in your area, how would you
like to see the process for resolving that?

6.2 How do you see your role as an AD in moving documents through the
approval process? How do you see your role as an AD in moving protocols
forward through the process to full standard?

7. TALENT AND CHAIR MANAGEMENT
If you're a past or present AD, please describe your experience in these
tasks, and how you'd change your approach if selected.

7.1 What will be your approach to the selection of Working Group chairs,
including trade-offs and concern for conflicts of interest? How will you
approach the development of new talent and leadership in your Area?

7.2 How will you coach chairs to be effective in their jobs? What criteria
will you use for determining when a chair is not performing well? Please
consider both a situation in which one co-chair is under-performing while the
other chair picks up the slack and a situation in which both chairs are
under-performing. How will you deal with chairs who are not performing well?
How will you deal with a Working Group that is not performing well despite
heroic attempts by the chair(s)?

7.3 How would you guide the WG chairs in your IETF
area to manage the meeting time well?

8 CONFLICTS BETWEEN MANAGER ROLE AND TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION

8.1 As an Area Director, to what degree will you expect to remain a
technical contributor in your area? Do you have thoughts on how you might
keep technically current and active while addressing your new IESG time
commitments?

8.2 How will you balance your management and technical responsibilities as
Area Director? How should you handle a situation in which your own technical
preferences differ from those of working group consensus?

8.3 Employers, trade associations and other groups with which an Area
Director is affiliated often wish to pursue their own agendas in the
IETF. How should you handle this with respect to your responsibility to act
as an individual rather than a representative, in the IETF?

9. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Is there any other information that you think is relevant to the
Nomcom's deliberation, but is not covered in the above?

=============================================================

10. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

Is there any other information you wish to share with the Nominating
Committee that you do not wish to have shared with the IAB? Such information
may include opinions or comments about individuals on various IETF leadership
bodies (I*). It may include opinions about the direction of working groups,
areas, or leadership bodies. These comments also may include elaborations on
any of your above answers, if there are further aspects you would like to
mention that you do not want shared with the IAB.

IESG Questionnaire for the Area Director position(s)
============================================================

Please return to nomcom15@ietf.org no later than October 15, 2015.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee
with information to help select among nominees for the IESG.

The datatracker tools work best if you submit this in 77-column
pre-wrapped ASCII, a la text/plain.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------

CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will
remain absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For the IESG, this means that it will be shared with the nomcom and
with the confirming body, which is the currently sitting IAB.

IMPORTANT: There is a section of this questionnaire labeled NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY. You may elect to write some information that will not
be shared with the confirming body. It will be kept absolutely
confidential by the nominating committee.

When multiple questions are asked within a numbered
block, you may wish to provide a single answer that responds to that range of
questions.

Thank you!
=============================================================

1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
Name:
Affiliation:
Consultants/Contractors, please provide the affiliation(s)
of your primary customer(s)
Email(s):
Phone(s):
Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
Other contact information:
URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the form.
Do not use attachments to your email - they will be lost!

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

2.1 Please describe the following:

- Current position and area of work
- Educational, professional, and research background
- Work related to the IETF and other standards organizations
- Work related to internet governance Leadership roles, current and past, in
professional and volunteer organizations (including scope and scale).

Information that is already included in your resume can just point to that.

2.2 Name the two or three most important areas of technical work you are now
involved in, and provide a brief (one or two sentences) explanation of why
you consider this work valuable or important.

2.3 How will you manage competing time demands between your primary work and
the responsibilities of being an AD?

The minimum time required to participate fully in the IESG is detailed
in the job description. There is no upper limit to the time you can
spend.

Are you willing and able to commit your time to complete IESG tasks on
a regular basis?

2.4 Describe your experiences in any IETF cross-area work that you have
undertaken.

2.5 If you are an incumbent or past AD, what aspects of your work do
you think you could improve to become a better AD?

2.6 Consider the Co-AD(s) in the area in which you have been
nominated: how do your skills and background complement that of the
Co-AD(s)? What are your thoughts on dividing the Area's work between
yourself and the Co-AD(s)?

3. IETF

3.1 What do you see as the relationship between the IETF as a
standards body and the wider technical community?

3.2 What one thing do you think is most significant in decreasing the
IETF's effectiveness as a standards body?

3.3 What one thing do you think increases the IETF's effectiveness as
a standards body?

4. IESG

Background: The desired expertise for IESG positions is found at
https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2015/expertise/

4.1 What one item in this description do you find least like the
actual AD role as you see it performed today?

4.2 What one item in this description do you find most fully typifies
the actual AD role as you see it performed today?

4.3 What one item would you be most likely to succeed at? What one
item would be most likely to fail at?

4.4 What would you suggest to shrink the time commitment of the Area
Directors? If selected, what would you do to shrink your required
time commitment?

5. THE AREA

5.1 What do you think is going well in the area for which you have
been nominated? What aspects of the area need improvement, including
the key topics that need to be addressed? What actions should be
taken to address these issues? Are there some working groups that
will receive your special focus and why?

5.2 What new work do you see likely to arrive in the area? Describe
how you would guide new work (BOFs, Bar BOFs, side-meetings etc.) in
your area so that it leads to meaningful IETF work.

6. INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER ADS

6.1 DISCUSS ballots
What would be your criteria for voting DISCUSS on a document from another area?
How would you like to see the process for resolving that?

If another AD votes DISCUSS on a document in your area, how would you
like to see the process for resolving that?

6.2 How do you see your role as an AD in moving documents through the
approval process? How do you see your role as an AD in moving protocols
forward through the process to full standard?

7. TALENT AND CHAIR MANAGEMENT
If you're a past or present AD, please describe your experience in these
tasks, and how you'd change your approach if selected.

7.1 What will be your approach to the selection of Working Group chairs,
including trade-offs and concern for conflicts of interest? How will you
approach the development of new talent and leadership in your Area?

7.2 How will you coach chairs to be effective in their jobs? What criteria
will you use for determining when a chair is not performing well? Please
consider both a situation in which one co-chair is under-performing while the
other chair picks up the slack and a situation in which both chairs are
under-performing. How will you deal with chairs who are not performing well?
How will you deal with a Working Group that is not performing well despite
heroic attempts by the chair(s)?

7.3 How would you guide the WG chairs in your IETF
area to manage the meeting time well?

8 CONFLICTS BETWEEN MANAGER ROLE AND TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION

8.1 As an Area Director, to what degree will you expect to remain a
technical contributor in your area? Do you have thoughts on how you might
keep technically current and active while addressing your new IESG time
commitments?

8.2 How will you balance your management and technical responsibilities as
Area Director? How should you handle a situation in which your own technical
preferences differ from those of working group consensus?

8.3 Employers, trade associations and other groups with which an Area
Director is affiliated often wish to pursue their own agendas in the
IETF. How should you handle this with respect to your responsibility to act
as an individual rather than a representative, in the IETF?

9. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Is there any other information that you think is relevant to the
Nomcom's deliberation, but is not covered in the above?

=============================================================

10. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

Is there any other information you wish to share with the Nominating
Committee that you do not wish to have shared with the IAB? Such information
may include opinions or comments about individuals on various IETF leadership
bodies (I*). It may include opinions about the direction of working groups,
areas, or leadership bodies. These comments also may include elaborations on
any of your above answers, if there are further aspects you would like to
mention that you do not want shared with the IAB.

IESG Questionnaire for the Area Director position(s)
============================================================

Please return to nomcom15@ietf.org no later than October 15, 2015.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee
with information to help select among nominees for the IESG.

The datatracker tools work best if you submit this in 77-column
pre-wrapped ASCII, a la text/plain.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------

CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will
remain absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For the IESG, this means that it will be shared with the nomcom and
with the confirming body, which is the currently sitting IAB.

IMPORTANT: There is a section of this questionnaire labeled NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY. You may elect to write some information that will not
be shared with the confirming body. It will be kept absolutely
confidential by the nominating committee.

When multiple questions are asked within a numbered
block, you may wish to provide a single answer that responds to that range of
questions.

Thank you!
=============================================================

1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
Name:
Affiliation:
Consultants/Contractors, please provide the affiliation(s)
of your primary customer(s)
Email(s):
Phone(s):
Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
Other contact information:
URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the form.
Do not use attachments to your email - they will be lost!

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

2.1 Please describe the following:

- Current position and area of work
- Educational, professional, and research background
- Work related to the IETF and other standards organizations
- Work related to internet governance Leadership roles, current and past, in
professional and volunteer organizations (including scope and scale).

Information that is already included in your resume can just point to that.

2.2 Name the two or three most important areas of technical work you are now
involved in, and provide a brief (one or two sentences) explanation of why
you consider this work valuable or important.

2.3 How will you manage competing time demands between your primary work and
the responsibilities of being an AD?

The minimum time required to participate fully in the IESG is detailed
in the job description. There is no upper limit to the time you can
spend.

Are you willing and able to commit your time to complete IESG tasks on
a regular basis?

2.4 Describe your experiences in any IETF cross-area work that you have
undertaken.

2.5 If you are an incumbent or past AD, what aspects of your work do
you think you could improve to become a better AD?

2.6 Consider the Co-AD(s) in the area in which you have been
nominated: how do your skills and background complement that of the
Co-AD(s)? What are your thoughts on dividing the Area's work between
yourself and the Co-AD(s)?

3. IETF

3.1 What do you see as the relationship between the IETF as a
standards body and the wider technical community?

3.2 What one thing do you think is most significant in decreasing the
IETF's effectiveness as a standards body?

3.3 What one thing do you think increases the IETF's effectiveness as
a standards body?

4. IESG

Background: The desired expertise for IESG positions is found at
https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2015/expertise/

4.1 What one item in this description do you find least like the
actual AD role as you see it performed today?

4.2 What one item in this description do you find most fully typifies
the actual AD role as you see it performed today?

4.3 What one item would you be most likely to succeed at? What one
item would be most likely to fail at?

4.4 What would you suggest to shrink the time commitment of the Area
Directors? If selected, what would you do to shrink your required
time commitment?

5. THE AREA

5.1 What do you think is going well in the area for which you have
been nominated? What aspects of the area need improvement, including
the key topics that need to be addressed? What actions should be
taken to address these issues? Are there some working groups that
will receive your special focus and why?

5.2 What new work do you see likely to arrive in the area? Describe
how you would guide new work (BOFs, Bar BOFs, side-meetings etc.) in
your area so that it leads to meaningful IETF work.

6. INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER ADS

6.1 DISCUSS ballots
What would be your criteria for voting DISCUSS on a document from another area?
How would you like to see the process for resolving that?

If another AD votes DISCUSS on a document in your area, how would you
like to see the process for resolving that?

6.2 How do you see your role as an AD in moving documents through the
approval process? How do you see your role as an AD in moving protocols
forward through the process to full standard?

7. TALENT AND CHAIR MANAGEMENT
If you're a past or present AD, please describe your experience in these
tasks, and how you'd change your approach if selected.

7.1 What will be your approach to the selection of Working Group chairs,
including trade-offs and concern for conflicts of interest? How will you
approach the development of new talent and leadership in your Area?

7.2 How will you coach chairs to be effective in their jobs? What criteria
will you use for determining when a chair is not performing well? Please
consider both a situation in which one co-chair is under-performing while the
other chair picks up the slack and a situation in which both chairs are
under-performing. How will you deal with chairs who are not performing well?
How will you deal with a Working Group that is not performing well despite
heroic attempts by the chair(s)?

7.3 How would you guide the WG chairs in your IETF
area to manage the meeting time well?

8 CONFLICTS BETWEEN MANAGER ROLE AND TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION

8.1 As an Area Director, to what degree will you expect to remain a
technical contributor in your area? Do you have thoughts on how you might
keep technically current and active while addressing your new IESG time
commitments?

8.2 How will you balance your management and technical responsibilities as
Area Director? How should you handle a situation in which your own technical
preferences differ from those of working group consensus?

8.3 Employers, trade associations and other groups with which an Area
Director is affiliated often wish to pursue their own agendas in the
IETF. How should you handle this with respect to your responsibility to act
as an individual rather than a representative, in the IETF?

9. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Is there any other information that you think is relevant to the
Nomcom's deliberation, but is not covered in the above?

=============================================================

10. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

Is there any other information you wish to share with the Nominating
Committee that you do not wish to have shared with the IAB? Such information
may include opinions or comments about individuals on various IETF leadership
bodies (I*). It may include opinions about the direction of working groups,
areas, or leadership bodies. These comments also may include elaborations on
any of your above answers, if there are further aspects you would like to
mention that you do not want shared with the IAB.

IESG Questionnaire for the Area Director position(s)
============================================================

Please return to nomcom15@ietf.org no later than October 15, 2015.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee
with information to help select among nominees for the IESG.

The datatracker tools work best if you submit this in 77-column
pre-wrapped ASCII, a la text/plain.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------

CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will
remain absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For the IESG, this means that it will be shared with the nomcom and
with the confirming body, which is the currently sitting IAB.

IMPORTANT: There is a section of this questionnaire labeled NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY. You may elect to write some information that will not
be shared with the confirming body. It will be kept absolutely
confidential by the nominating committee.

When multiple questions are asked within a numbered
block, you may wish to provide a single answer that responds to that range of
questions.

Thank you!
=============================================================

1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
Name:
Affiliation:
Consultants/Contractors, please provide the affiliation(s)
of your primary customer(s)
Email(s):
Phone(s):
Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
Other contact information:
URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the form.
Do not use attachments to your email - they will be lost!

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

2.1 Please describe the following:

- Current position and area of work
- Educational, professional, and research background
- Work related to the IETF and other standards organizations
- Work related to internet governance Leadership roles, current and past, in
professional and volunteer organizations (including scope and scale).

Information that is already included in your resume can just point to that.

2.2 Name the two or three most important areas of technical work you are now
involved in, and provide a brief (one or two sentences) explanation of why
you consider this work valuable or important.

2.3 How will you manage competing time demands between your primary work and
the responsibilities of being an AD?

The minimum time required to participate fully in the IESG is detailed
in the job description. There is no upper limit to the time you can
spend.

Are you willing and able to commit your time to complete IESG tasks on
a regular basis?

2.4 Describe your experiences in any IETF cross-area work that you have
undertaken.

2.5 If you are an incumbent or past AD, what aspects of your work do
you think you could improve to become a better AD?

2.6 Consider the Co-AD(s) in the area in which you have been
nominated: how do your skills and background complement that of the
Co-AD(s)? What are your thoughts on dividing the Area's work between
yourself and the Co-AD(s)?

3. IETF

3.1 What do you see as the relationship between the IETF as a
standards body and the wider technical community?

3.2 What one thing do you think is most significant in decreasing the
IETF's effectiveness as a standards body?

3.3 What one thing do you think increases the IETF's effectiveness as
a standards body?

4. IESG

Background: The desired expertise for IESG positions is found at
https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2015/expertise/

4.1 What one item in this description do you find least like the
actual AD role as you see it performed today?

4.2 What one item in this description do you find most fully typifies
the actual AD role as you see it performed today?

4.3 What one item would you be most likely to succeed at? What one
item would be most likely to fail at?

4.4 What would you suggest to shrink the time commitment of the Area
Directors? If selected, what would you do to shrink your required
time commitment?

5. THE AREA

5.1 What do you think is going well in the area for which you have
been nominated? What aspects of the area need improvement, including
the key topics that need to be addressed? What actions should be
taken to address these issues? Are there some working groups that
will receive your special focus and why?

5.2 What new work do you see likely to arrive in the area? Describe
how you would guide new work (BOFs, Bar BOFs, side-meetings etc.) in
your area so that it leads to meaningful IETF work.

6. INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER ADS

6.1 DISCUSS ballots
What would be your criteria for voting DISCUSS on a document from another area?
How would you like to see the process for resolving that?

If another AD votes DISCUSS on a document in your area, how would you
like to see the process for resolving that?

6.2 How do you see your role as an AD in moving documents through the
approval process? How do you see your role as an AD in moving protocols
forward through the process to full standard?

7. TALENT AND CHAIR MANAGEMENT
If you're a past or present AD, please describe your experience in these
tasks, and how you'd change your approach if selected.

7.1 What will be your approach to the selection of Working Group chairs,
including trade-offs and concern for conflicts of interest? How will you
approach the development of new talent and leadership in your Area?

7.2 How will you coach chairs to be effective in their jobs? What criteria
will you use for determining when a chair is not performing well? Please
consider both a situation in which one co-chair is under-performing while the
other chair picks up the slack and a situation in which both chairs are
under-performing. How will you deal with chairs who are not performing well?
How will you deal with a Working Group that is not performing well despite
heroic attempts by the chair(s)?

7.3 How would you guide the WG chairs in your IETF
area to manage the meeting time well?

8 CONFLICTS BETWEEN MANAGER ROLE AND TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION

8.1 As an Area Director, to what degree will you expect to remain a
technical contributor in your area? Do you have thoughts on how you might
keep technically current and active while addressing your new IESG time
commitments?

8.2 How will you balance your management and technical responsibilities as
Area Director? How should you handle a situation in which your own technical
preferences differ from those of working group consensus?

8.3 Employers, trade associations and other groups with which an Area
Director is affiliated often wish to pursue their own agendas in the
IETF. How should you handle this with respect to your responsibility to act
as an individual rather than a representative, in the IETF?

9. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Is there any other information that you think is relevant to the
Nomcom's deliberation, but is not covered in the above?

=============================================================

10. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

Is there any other information you wish to share with the Nominating
Committee that you do not wish to have shared with the IAB? Such information
may include opinions or comments about individuals on various IETF leadership
bodies (I*). It may include opinions about the direction of working groups,
areas, or leadership bodies. These comments also may include elaborations on
any of your above answers, if there are further aspects you would like to
mention that you do not want shared with the IAB.

IESG Questionnaire for the Area Director position(s)
============================================================

Please return to nomcom15@ietf.org no later than October 15, 2015.

This questionnaire is intended to provide the Nominating Committee
with information to help select among nominees for the IESG.

The datatracker tools work best if you submit this in 77-column
pre-wrapped ASCII, a la text/plain.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------

CONFIDENTIALITY: NOTE that the contents of this questionnaire will
remain absolutely confidential to the nominations committee process.
For the IESG, this means that it will be shared with the nomcom and
with the confirming body, which is the currently sitting IAB.

IMPORTANT: There is a section of this questionnaire labeled NOT FOR
CONFIRMING BODY. You may elect to write some information that will not
be shared with the confirming body. It will be kept absolutely
confidential by the nominating committee.

When multiple questions are asked within a numbered
block, you may wish to provide a single answer that responds to that range of
questions.

Thank you!
=============================================================

1. NAME AND CONTACT INFO
Name:
Affiliation:
Consultants/Contractors, please provide the affiliation(s)
of your primary customer(s)
Email(s):
Phone(s):
Home Timezone: (for interview scheduling purposes)
Other contact information:
URL for resume:
You may link to your resume, or include it below the text of the form.
Do not use attachments to your email - they will be lost!

2. EXPERIENCE AND LEADERSHIP

2.1 Please describe the following:

- Current position and area of work
- Educational, professional, and research background
- Work related to the IETF and other standards organizations
- Work related to internet governance Leadership roles, current and past, in
professional and volunteer organizations (including scope and scale).

Information that is already included in your resume can just point to that.

2.2 Name the two or three most important areas of technical work you are now
involved in, and provide a brief (one or two sentences) explanation of why
you consider this work valuable or important.

2.3 How will you manage competing time demands between your primary work and
the responsibilities of being an AD?

The minimum time required to participate fully in the IESG is detailed
in the job description. There is no upper limit to the time you can
spend.

Are you willing and able to commit your time to complete IESG tasks on
a regular basis?

2.4 Describe your experiences in any IETF cross-area work that you have
undertaken.

2.5 If you are an incumbent or past AD, what aspects of your work do
you think you could improve to become a better AD?

2.6 Consider the Co-AD(s) in the area in which you have been
nominated: how do your skills and background complement that of the
Co-AD(s)? What are your thoughts on dividing the Area's work between
yourself and the Co-AD(s)?

3. IETF

3.1 What do you see as the relationship between the IETF as a
standards body and the wider technical community?

3.2 What one thing do you think is most significant in decreasing the
IETF's effectiveness as a standards body?

3.3 What one thing do you think increases the IETF's effectiveness as
a standards body?

4. IESG

Background: The desired expertise for IESG positions is found at
https://datatracker.ietf.org/nomcom/2015/expertise/

4.1 What one item in this description do you find least like the
actual AD role as you see it performed today?

4.2 What one item in this description do you find most fully typifies
the actual AD role as you see it performed today?

4.3 What one item would you be most likely to succeed at? What one
item would be most likely to fail at?

4.4 What would you suggest to shrink the time commitment of the Area
Directors? If selected, what would you do to shrink your required
time commitment?

5. THE AREA

5.1 What do you think is going well in the area for which you have
been nominated? What aspects of the area need improvement, including
the key topics that need to be addressed? What actions should be
taken to address these issues? Are there some working groups that
will receive your special focus and why?

5.2 What new work do you see likely to arrive in the area? Describe
how you would guide new work (BOFs, Bar BOFs, side-meetings etc.) in
your area so that it leads to meaningful IETF work.

6. INTERACTIONS WITH OTHER ADS

6.1 DISCUSS ballots
What would be your criteria for voting DISCUSS on a document from another area?
How would you like to see the process for resolving that?

If another AD votes DISCUSS on a document in your area, how would you
like to see the process for resolving that?

6.2 How do you see your role as an AD in moving documents through the
approval process? How do you see your role as an AD in moving protocols
forward through the process to full standard?

7. TALENT AND CHAIR MANAGEMENT
If you're a past or present AD, please describe your experience in these
tasks, and how you'd change your approach if selected.

7.1 What will be your approach to the selection of Working Group chairs,
including trade-offs and concern for conflicts of interest? How will you
approach the development of new talent and leadership in your Area?

7.2 How will you coach chairs to be effective in their jobs? What criteria
will you use for determining when a chair is not performing well? Please
consider both a situation in which one co-chair is under-performing while the
other chair picks up the slack and a situation in which both chairs are
under-performing. How will you deal with chairs who are not performing well?
How will you deal with a Working Group that is not performing well despite
heroic attempts by the chair(s)?

7.3 How would you guide the WG chairs in your IETF
area to manage the meeting time well?

8 CONFLICTS BETWEEN MANAGER ROLE AND TECHNICAL CONTRIBUTION

8.1 As an Area Director, to what degree will you expect to remain a
technical contributor in your area? Do you have thoughts on how you might
keep technically current and active while addressing your new IESG time
commitments?

8.2 How will you balance your management and technical responsibilities as
Area Director? How should you handle a situation in which your own technical
preferences differ from those of working group consensus?

8.3 Employers, trade associations and other groups with which an Area
Director is affiliated often wish to pursue their own agendas in the
IETF. How should you handle this with respect to your responsibility to act
as an individual rather than a representative, in the IETF?

9. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Is there any other information that you think is relevant to the
Nomcom's deliberation, but is not covered in the above?

=============================================================

10. ADDITIONAL INFORMATION - NOT FOR CONFIRMING BODY

Is there any other information you wish to share with the Nominating
Committee that you do not wish to have shared with the IAB? Such information
may include opinions or comments about individuals on various IETF leadership
bodies (I*). It may include opinions about the direction of working groups,
areas, or leadership bodies. These comments also may include elaborations on
any of your above answers, if there are further aspects you would like to
mention that you do not want shared with the IAB.