[ncc-announce] Electronic Voting for the RIPE NCC General Meeting September 2012
Axel Pawlik agm at ripe.net
Wed Aug 22 10:52:22 CEST 2012
Dear colleagues, At the upcoming RIPE NCC General Meeting (GM) in Amsterdam on 26 September 2012, electronic voting for the GM will be facilitated. Those attending the GM on site can vote either electronically or by using the traditional paper ballot method. A summary of what you need to do to register for electronic voting is provided at the end of this email. The voting period will begin after the resolutions are presented to the membership on 26 September and will remain open until 27 September at 14:00 (UTC +2). The voting period will give members in all time zones in the RIPE NCC service region adequate time to cast their votes. The RIPE NCC uses BigPulse, a third party that specialises in web-based voting solutions, to conduct the poll. Today, 22 August 2012, you will receive an email from the RIPE NCC inviting you to register for electronic voting with the BigPulse system. You should follow the instructions in the invitation email if you wish to register for electronic voting. The deadline to register for electronic voting is 25 September 2012. Those attending the GM in person who wish to vote electronically must also register by 25 September. NOTE: It will not be possible to register to vote electronically on the day of the GM. If you think you are entitled to vote but do not receive the invitation to register by 18:00 (UTC) on 23 September, please contact <agm at ripe.net> to let us know. The voting procedure, for those voting on site and for those voting electronically, is outlined in the following document: http://www.ripe.net/lir-services/ncc/gm/september-2012/voting-procedure The RIPE NCC and its Executive Board encourages members to exercise their voting rights at the upcoming GM. If you have any questions on the electronic voting procedure, please email <agm at ripe.net>. Register to Attend the GM ------------------------- You can register to attend the GM online at: http://www.ripe.net/gm-sept2012/registration Regards, Axel Pawlik Managing Director RIPE NCC Summary of steps to register for electronic voting -------------------------------------------------- 1. You will receive an email on 22 August inviting you to register for electronic voting. The subject of the email will be "Electronic Voting for the RIPE NCC General Meeting: Register Now". 2. Click the link in the email to bring you to the BigPulse registration pages. 3. Select the LIRs you are entitled to vote for and click "Submit". 4. On the next page, confirm your selection. 5. On the final page, you will receive instructions to complete your registration. You will need to submit a copy of your passport or photographic ID to the RIPE NCC. If you submitted your ID previously for electronic voting, you only need to email <agm at ripe.net> to let us know. You will not have to resubmit identification.