RIPE NCC Announces Chosen Members for the Address Council of the ICANN Address Supporting Organisation (ASO)
Amsterdam, The Netherlands -- 5 October 1999
The RIPE NCC (Réseaux IP Européens Network Co-ordination Centre) announces the members selected from the RIPE NCC service region to serve on the ICANN ASO Address Council. The selection took place at 34th RIPE Meeting held from 22-24 September 1999 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and follows an open Call for Nominations published on 8 September 1999.
The individuals elected to the Address Council from the RIPE NCC service region are:
Sabine Jaume, RENATER, France
Hans Petter Holen, SOL System AS, Norway
Wilfried Woeber, Vienna University, Austria
The ICANN Address Council's duties are mainly threefold: To oversee the existing regional processes for the development of global policies relating to distribution and registration of Internet address space, identifiers used in Internet inter-domain routing, and part of the DNS name space derived from the Internet address space and the inter-domain routing identifiers. To advise the ICANN Board on matters referred to the Address Council by the Board of ICANN. The Address Council is also the body responsible for the selection of Address Supporting Organisation (ASO) Directors to the ICANN Board of Directors.
The ASO will advise the IC