A technical advisory group for the Internet Society (ISOC). The Internet Architecture Board (IAB) oversees the evolution of Internet protocols and standards. It was established in 1983 and currently consists of 13 voting members, 6 of whom are nominated by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and approved by the ISOC. IAB members are part-time volunteers who provide the IETF community with advice and support.
The IAB’s functions include the following: