[ncc-regional-middle-east] RIPE NCC Call for Nominations for Executive Board Seat - April 2006
Axel Pawlik agm at ripe.net
Thu Mar 9 16:12:26 CET 2006
[Apologies for duplicate e-mails] *RIPE NCC Call for Nominations for Executive Board Seat - April 2006* Dear RIPE NCC member, In compliance with the RIPE NCC Articles of Association, the RIPE NCC is calling for nominations to the RIPE NCC Executive Board. The vacant seat is for a three-year term and is to fill the place currently held by Frode Greisen, whose term expires in April 2006. Voting for the appointment of the RIPE NCC Executive Board member will take place at the upcoming RIPE NCC General Meeting (GM). The GM will be held on Wednesday, 26 April 2006 at the Ceylan Intercontinental Hotel in Istanbul, Turkey. Please submit your nomination prior to Wednesday, 5 April 2006, following the guidelines outlined in article  of the RIPE NCC Articles of Association: http://www.ripe.net/ripe/docs/articles-association.html You can read excerpts of the general guidelines for this process at the end of this e-mail. Please note: You must be a RIPE NCC member and a registered LIR contact to support a nomination. Nomination submissions should include the following information: · Your full name: · Your organisation: · The LIR RegID: · Name of candidate you wish to support: Nominations may be submitted by e-mail to: agm-nominations at ripe.net More details on the GM, including registration information, will follow on 15 March. If you have any questions regarding the GM, please e-mail us at: agm at ripe.net Best regards, Axel Pawlik Managing Director RIPE NCC Excerpts from the RIPE NCC Articles of Association: Article [7.1] The executive board of the association shall consist of at least three and at most five natural persons. They shall be member of the board in a personal capacity and do not have to be members of the association. Employees of the association cannot be appointed member of the executive board. Article [7.2] 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. If three weeks before the general meeting the number of candidates does not exceed the number of vacancies, the executive board shall have to nominate one or more candidates so that the total number of proposed candidates shall exceed the number of members of the executive board to be appointed by the general meeting. Article [8.3] The membership in the executive board shall become effective at the end of the general meeting at which the member is appointed and shall automatically terminate at the end of the annual meeting in the third calendar year after the year in which the member was appointed. The member shall be eligible for immediate re-appointment.