Call for Nominations to the ICANN Board of Directors
Axel Pawlik axel.pawlik at ripe.net
Thu Jan 22 17:45:34 CET 2004
Dear colleagues, We are pleased to announce a Call for Nominations to the ICANN Board of Directors (see below). In our effort to reach as many interested parties as possible you may receive multiple copies of this message. Please accept our apologies for this. The Call for Nominations for ICANN Board of Directors and current appointments to the Board can be found on the ASO website at: http://www.aso.icann.org/ A publicly archived "expressions of support" form will be made available on the ASO website for those that wish to support nominated candidates. Kind regards, Axel Pawlik RIPE NCC ---- ASO General Assembly 2004 and Call for Nominations for ICANN Board of Directors The Address Council of the Address Supporting Organisation is pleased to announce the 5th ASO General Assembly Meeting, to be held on Wednesday, 5 May 2004 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. This meeting will be hosted by the RIPE NCC alongside the RIPE 47 Meeting and will be open to all parties with an interest in ASO policy matters. A detailed meeting agenda will be published in due course on the ASO web site at: http://www.aso.icann.org. In compliance with the ASO MoU <http://www.aso.icann.org/docs/aso-mou.html>, the Address Council and ICANN hereby call for nominations to the ICANN Board to fill vacant ASO seats on the ICANN Board. The next such seat scheduled to become vacant in May 2004 is currently occupied by Mr Lyman Chapin. However, candidates nominated at this time may also be chosen to fill other seats that may become vacant before or after this time. Note that appointments to the ICANN Board must satisfy the geographic diversity contraints specified in section 3c. of the ASO MoU. Nominees from North America, South America and Europe are eligible this time. Any individual may be nominated within this process, with the exception of any official of a national government or a multinational entity established by treaty or other agreement between national governments (ICANN Bylaws Art. VI., Sec 4). Self-nominations are permitted. Nominations should be sent by e-mail to <secretariat at aso.icann.org> and should state the following details : A. Nominee details 1. Full name 2. Organisational affiliation 3. Email address 4. Physical address 5. Country of residence 6. Telephone contact 7. Biography B. Details of nominating individual 1. Full name 2. Organisational affiliation 3. Email address 4. Country of residence Nominations must be submitted in English and must be received by the ASO Secretariat before 0900 UTC, 20 April 2004. All nominees will be contacted via e-mail to confirm their willingness to serve as an ICANN Director. If the nominee is not contactable via email then the nomination will not be confirmed, a nominee must explicitly confirm the nomination to the ASO Secretariat to be considered as a candidate. All confirmed nominations will be listed on the ASO website (see http://www.aso.icann.org) as soon as they are confirmed. Those wishing to express support for any individuals who have been nominated should use the "ICANN Board - Support of Nomination" Form which will be made available on the ASO website. The list of nominated individuals and the supporting comments will be passed to the Address Council after all nominees are confirmed, and prior to the General Assembly meeting on 5 May 2004, 16:00 - 18:30. More information regarding the ASO GA and nominations process will be posted on the ASO website <http://www.aso.icann.org> in due course.