NRO NC Nomination Process

Any individual residing within the RIPE NCC service region is eligible for nomination, except Regional Internet Registry (RIR) staff members. Self-nominations are permitted.

The election to fill this seat will take place at the RIPE 65 Meeting in Amsterdam, the Netherlands in September 2012.

All nominations must be submitted in English to nominations _at_ ripe _dot_ net and must include:

  • Name of nominee
  • Nominee’s country of residence
  • Nominee’s organisation or employer
  • Nominee’s email address
  • Nominee’s postal address
  • Biographical information
  • Motivation for nomination
  • Name of nominating individual
  • Nominator's organisation or employer
  • Nominator's email address


All nominees will be contacted by email to confirm their nomination to the NRO NC. If a nominee cannot be contacted via email, or does not respond to emails sent by the RIPE NCC, their nomination will be rejected.

The closing date for nominations is 28 August 2012.

All confirmed nominations will be listed on the RIPE NCC website by 30 August 2012.

All nominees may submit a written statement in support of their nomination for publication on the RIPE NCC website.

Other individuals may express support for nominated individuals by sending an email to: nominations _at_ ripe _dot_ net

Expressions of support will be published on the RIPE NCC website.

Election Process

The election to the NRO NC seat will take place during a Plenary session at the RIPE 65 Meeting to be held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands from 24-28 September 2012. All members of the RIPE community who are present at the RIPE 65 Meeting may vote in the election.

The election will be a secret ballot and each attendee will have one vote. The nominee with the most votes will be elected.

Important dates
  • 28 August 2012
    Deadline for NRO NC nominations
  • 30 August 2012
    Deadline for all confirmed nominations to be posted on the RIPE NCC website
  • 24-28 September 2012
    Election to fill NRO NC seat at the RIPE 65 Meeting in Amsterdam