Wanner Receives ‘2021 Community Recognition’ for Leadership Role in ICANN

Barbara Wanner at an ICANN meeting in 2017

USCIB Vice President for ICT Policy Barbara Wanner, who has served as a Business Constituency on ICANN since 2013, has received a 2021 Community Recognition for her dedication to ICANN’s mission and for their invaluable contributions. Wanner is among forty-nine other community leaders to have received a Community Recognition this year.

“The ICANN Board, community, and organization are grateful for the community’s tireless efforts and cooperative spirit shown over the last year,” said David Olive, ICANN Senior Vice President for Policy Development Support and Managing Director for Washington DC. “The collaborative contributions that community members have made through our Supporting Organizations, Advisory Committees, and other groups are central to supporting ICANN’s mission. ICANN org is proud to help facilitate this work toward ensuring the security, stability, and resilience of the Internet.”

“I am honored to have received this recognition from ICANN,” said Wanner. “USCIB’s role in ICANN ensures that policies governing management of the domain name system (DNS) continue to uphold safe, secure, sustainable and resilient operation of the DNS system and the functionality of the Internet. I look forward to continuing to work with my peers and colleagues at ICANN, along with USCIB members to furthering this crucial goal.”

The ICANN Board passed a formal resolution to recognize community leaders.

Staff Contact:   Barbara Wanner

VP, ICT Policy & Managing Director, Washington Office
Tel: 202.617.3155

Barbara Wanner directs USCIB’s work on information, communications and technology issues. She works with members and government officials on a wide range of international business issue that include advocating for the continuation of the multi-stakeholder model of Internet governance and for policies aimed at promoting the stability, openness and innovative flexibility of the Internet. She represents USCIB members’ interests in several international forums, including the UN, APEC and the OECD.
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