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Call for Nominations to the RIPE NCC Executive Board

Dear RIPE NCC members,

This is a call for nominations to the RIPE NCC Executive Board.

There will be an election for three vacant seats at the RIPE NCC General Meeting (GM) on 24-26 May 2023. Each seat is for a three-year term. The election is to fill the seats currently held by Raymond Jetten, Christian Kaufmann and Maria Hall, whose terms expire in May 2023.

The document outlining the RIPE NCC Executive Board functions and expectations is available at:

We have also published a document that outlines the liability for Executive Board members:

All those considering standing for election to the board are advised to read this information.


How to nominate a candidate or support a nomination


A nomination for the appointment of a member of the Executive Board requires the support of at least five RIPE NCC members, among other criteria. You must be a RIPE NCC member and a registered LIR contact to nominate a candidate or support a nomination.

Nominations and support submissions should include the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Your email address
  • Your organisation
  • Your LIR RegID
  • Name of the candidate you wish to nominate/support
  • Email address of the candidate
  • Reason for nominating/supporting the candidate

Nominations must be submitted by Wednesday, 3 May 2023 following the guidelines outlined in article 9 of the RIPE NCC Articles of Association. Excerpts from the Articles of Association are available at the end of this email.

To make a nomination or support a candidate, you can fill out the nomination form at:


Executive Board Election Code of Conduct Team


The RIPE NCC Executive Board would like to thank those who volunteered for the Code of Conduct (CoC) Team this year. The Board has selected the following people to form the CoC Team for the 2023 Executive Board election:

  • Cynthia Revstrom
  • Arnold Nipper
  • Dr. Annie Yanyan Yang
  • Kris Edgar
  • Bill White
  • Nat Morris
  • Sebastian Becker

You can find the Executive Board Code of Conduct and related information at:

The minutes from the Board resolution on the selection of volunteers (EB#164) can be found at:

Further information about the GM is available at: 

If you have any questions about the GM, please email us at <agm at>.

Best regards,

Hans Petter Holen

Managing Director



Excerpts from the Articles of Association


8.2 The Executive Board of the Association shall consist of at least three and at most seven natural persons. They shall be members of the Board in a personal capacity and do not have to be Members of the Association. Employees of the Association cannot be appointed members of the Executive Board.

9.1 The members of the Executive Board shall be appointed by the General Meeting from a list of nominees to be drawn up by the Members.

 A nomination for the appointment of a member of the Executive Board shall need the written support of at least five Members and shall be submitted no later than three weeks before the General Meeting. Further, no later than two weeks before the General Meeting, the nominee shall need to submit (a) a certified copy of his/her official identification document and (b) a signed statement in which he/she declares that he/she shall adhere to the Code of Conduct for candidates for the Executive Board as adopted by the Executive Board and published on the Association's website, and that he/she has never committed any fraud or other financial misconduct in any jurisdiction.