Governance Update - AOAC (July '12)
The Architecture and Operations Advisory Council (AOAC) met on May 30. The Council viewed a demo of an Internet2 network performance portal and discussed the data provided through the portal. A community group will be organized to review the policies regarding data provided on the portal. Dave Gift provided an update on the AOAC fee subcommittee. The subcommittee is adding community members and will meet this summer to review network fee models. An update on the governance transition was provided. Board elections for the CIO, industry and R&E network constituencies are occurring now and will close on June 15. Subsequent to that, the transition from the Councils to the Program Advisory Groups will occur. Rob Vietzke provided an update on the Northern Tier build for the BTOP project. Work continues on a solution to meet the June 30, 2013 BTOP deadline.