The IETF has various points of contact for different topics and issues.
The IETF Executive Director (ED) has the day-to-day operational responsibility of providing fiscal and administrative support to the IETF through other activities, contractors and volunteers.
The IETF Secretariat provides support for IETF activities, including events.
The Internet Engineering Steering Group is directly responsible for the actions associated with entry into and movement along the Internet "standards track," including final approval of specifications as Internet Standards.
The IETF Executive Director (ED) has the day-to-day operational responsibility of providing the fiscal and administrative support to the IETF through other activities, contractors and volunteers.
The legal address for the IETF LLC is:
IETF Administration LLC
1000 N West Street, Suite 1200
Wilmington, DE 19801
c/o Association Management Solutions, LLC (AMS)
5177 Brandin Court
Fremont, California 94538
Below is a list of active e-mail addresses/links for use in contacting the IETF Secretariat® team. Please use these addresses/URLs for the indicated purposes only. Please do not copy the email addresses in correspondence unless your message includes a request for IETF Secretariat® support. To contact the IETF Managing Director please send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org
To send encrypted email, you can use our PGP key and send to the email address in the key (encrypted at ietf dot org.) This is for credit card or other confidential information ONLY; other email must be sent to the appropriate addresses above.
PLEASE NOTE: The IETF, AMS (the IETF Secretariat), and other related bodies can not provide technical support to end users with respect to the configuration of email encryption, email transmission, or any other type of desktop support. The presence of contact addresses and public keys on this website does not imply any type of support service availability. Users needing assistance in configuring their email clients or solving computer problems of any kind should contact their own IT personnel, the many reference materials for their mailers and/or encryption tools available elsewhere, or a professional paid computer support service.