Governance Update - ERAC (March '11)
The External Relations Advisory Council (ERAC) met January 10, January 31, February 14, and February 28. Chaired by Tim Lance (NYSERnet) and co-chaired by Don Welch (MERIT), ERAC members were updated on and participated in discussions about "Happenings on the Hill", the search for U.S. UCAN Executive Director, staffing for the Internet2 international relations, programmatic scheduling changes for upcoming Spring 2011 Member Meeting, and also heard a summary of the recent meeting of the Standing Committee on International Strategy (SCIS). Led by Kevin Morooney and Lucy Lynch, ERAC members were given a condensed overview of InCommon and Federated Identities. Guest speakers included Ken Klingenstein and Bob Morgan. Last, ERAC is also providing input into Internet2's priorities and more will be discussed in subsequent meetings. ERAC meets March 14 and March 28.