IETF Administration and Operations Committee

The IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) is responsible for the fiscal and administrative support of the IETF standards process.

Key Info

The IAOC is housed within the Internet Society, and is a part of IETF Administrative Support Activity (RFC 4071). The IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC) carries out the responsibilities of the IASA supporting the Internet Engineering Steering Group (IESG), Working Groups, Internet Architecture Board (IAB) and the Internet Research Task Force (IRTF) and Steering Groups (IRSG). The IAOC oversees the work of the IETF Administrative Director (IAD) who has the day-to-day operational responsibility of providing the fiscal and administrative support through other activities, contractors and volunteers.  

Please see the IAOC website for more information, or send email to to communicate with the IAOC.


  • [1] RFC 4071
    Structure of the IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA)

    This document describes the structure of the IETF Administrative Support Activity (IASA) as an activity housed within the Internet Society (ISOC). It defines the roles and responsibilities of the IETF Administrative Oversight Committee (IAOC), the IETF Administrative Director (IAD), and ISOC in ...

    Rob Austein