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CAll for Nominations for ICANN Board of Directors RIPE NCC Service Region

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This is an open call for nominations of interested individuals to serve on the Board of Directors of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), as a nominee of the ICANN Address Supporting Organisation (ASO).

The ASO will have the responsibility for nominating three ICANN Directors. This responsibility will, in the normal course of events, be conducted through an open process as outlined in the Memorandum of understanding as published at the following URL.

For the initial ASO nominations to the ICANN Board, the ASO Address Council will nominate three Directors to serve terms of 1, 2, and 3 years. This process has been initiated by the Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) through this open call for nominations. The process of selecting the initial ICANN Directors from the ASO nominations will be defined and managed by the Address Council.

ASO Process for Nominating ICANN Directors

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. V., Sec 5.). Self-nominations are permitted.

However, no member of staff of an RIR is eligible to be appointed to the ICANN Board, and no ASO-appointed Director may serve simultaneously on the Address Council. The Directors appointed by the ASO will not represent the ASO on the Board, but will function as full Directors of ICANN.

Nominations are to be sent by email to:

nominations _at_ ripe _dot_ net

The information included with the nomination is to be in English, and should include:

  • Name of Nominee
  • Organisation
  • E-mail Address
  • Postal Address
  • Phone Number
  • Motivation for Nomination
  • Nominated by
  • Organisation
  • E-mail Address

All nominations are to be emailed to the above address on or before Sunday, 17 October 1999.

All nominees will be contacted via email and must explicitly confirm their nomination if they are interested in serving as an ICANN Director. If the nominee is not contactable via email then the nomination will not be confirmed.

All confirmed nominations will be listed on the RIPE NCC Web site.

Supporting Comments for individual nominees should be sent to:

nominations _at_ ripe _dot_ net

The list of nominated individuals and supporting comments made on their behalf will be submitted to the Address Council on Friday, 22 October 1999.

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