RIPE NCC NRO Number Council Candidates Announced
22 September 2006 - Sabine Jaume Rajaonia and Dave Wilson have accepted their nominations for the vacant seat on the Number Resource Organization (NRO) Number Council (NC) from the RIPE NCC service region.
Sabine currently holds the seat and has done so since previous NRO NC elections in January 2004. Her term expires in December 2006.
The representative appointed by the Internet community for the NRO NC seat will serve a three-year term, starting on 1 January 2007.
Voting will take place during the RIPE 53 Meeting in Amsterdam. This election will take place on Thursday, 5 October 2006. The successful candidate will be announced later during the meeting.
About the NRO Number Council
The NRO Number Council was established in October 2004 under a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). It is made up of three individuals from each of the five Regional Internet Registry (RIR) service regions. Of these three seats, one is filled by each RIR's Executive Council (EC). This individual acts as a representative for the RIR, reporting regularly to their EC. For the RIPE NCC, Wilfried Woeber currently holds this position.
An election takes place to fill the two remaining positions. Each RIR calls for candidates for the seats. These two members of the NRO NC act as individuals and do not represen