Thanks. Welcome. Best Wishes
The IAOC would like to thank NeuStar Secretriat Services for the support
of the IETF these last two plus years. In particular we want to
recognize Mark Foster, NeuStar CTO, for his pivotal role in the
administrative restructuring of the IETF. NSS was led by Jon Lindberg
and was ably supported by Barbara Fuller, Marcia Beaulieu, Michael and
Sunny Lee, Amy Vezza, Dinara Suleymanova, Rebecca Bunch - who all came
over from Foretec; and Christine Ginsburg and Nora Duhig who joined the
team sometime later. Thanks and best wishes.
The IAOC would like to welcome aboard Association Management Solutions
who assume responsibilites for the Secretariat beginning today, 1
February 2008. AMS is a leading technology forum management company
based in Fremont, California. (www.amsl.com) They will provide all
meeting, clerical and IT support for the IETF. Other AMS clients
include the DSL Forum, the Optical Internetworking Forum and the IP/MPLS
Forum. AMS was founded ten years ago by its principals, Kirsten Machi,
Lisa Winkler and Karen Moreland.
AMS offers a strong combination of association management experience and
innovation. We will make use of the full suite of services offered by
AMS to provide the IETF with a strong administrative platform supporting
the development of standards for the international Internet community.
The AMS team includes Alexa Morris (amorris(_at_)amsl(_dot_)com) as executive
director, Marcia Beaulieu (mbeaulieu(_at_)amsl(_dot_)com) as senior meeting
planner, Amy Vezza (avezza(_at_)amsl(_dot_)com) and Cindy Morgan
as project managers, Wanda Lo (wlo(_at_)amsl(_dot_)com) as coordinator, and
staff are being added.
AMS - welcome and best wishes!
IETF Administrative Director
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