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Allison Mankin
Pronouns: she/her

Allison Mankin is an Internet protocol leader and researcher based in the Washington DC area and is the DNS Services lead at Packet Clearing House (PCH). She has a long history in and around the IETF and IRTF, including serving as IRTF Chair, Transport AD, IPng AD, and Nomcom Chair. Most recently, she serves on the IETF's ombudsteam now and has been working actively on/authoring DNS privacy standards. Allison is experienced in academic, industry, infrastructure and government settings (in addition to standards). Some of her earlier positions were at Mitre, USC/ISI, the US National Science Foundation (NSF), Bell Labs, and Verisign Labs. Allison founded the Systers group at IETF and is devoted to inclusive team development.


Role Group Email
At Large Member Internet Research Steering Group (irsg)
Chair Emergency Context Resolution with Internet Technologies (ecrit)

RFCs (6)

RFC Date Title Cited by
RFC 7766 Mar 2016 DNS Transport over TCP - Implementation Requirements 10 RFCs
RFC 7858 May 2016 Specification for DNS over Transport Layer Security (TLS) 36 RFCs
RFC 8023 Nov 2016 Report from the Workshop and Prize on Root Causes and Mitigation of Name Collisions
RFC 8932 Oct 2020 Recommendations for DNS Privacy Service Operators 6 RFCs
RFC 9103 Aug 2021 DNS Zone Transfer over TLS 2 RFCs
RFC 9250 May 2022 DNS over Dedicated QUIC Connections 4 RFCs

Active Internet-Drafts (0)

Allison has no active Internet-Drafts as of 2023-09-26.

Expired Internet-Drafts (15)

(Excluding replaced Internet-Drafts.)

Internet-Draft Activity