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ICANN Nominating Committee Issues a Formal Call for Statements of Interest
From: David Farber <dave () farber net>
Date: Mon, 24 Apr 2006 09:21:53 -0400
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From: Adam Peake <ajp () glocom ac jp>
Date: April 24, 2006 5:30:34 AM EDT
To: dave () farber net
Subject: ICANN Nominating Committee Issues a Formal Call for
Statements of Interest
Dave, for IP please.
ICANN Nominating Committee 2006:
Call for Statements of Interest for ICANN leadership positions
The ICANN Nominating Committee has posted a call for statements of
interest for leadership positions on its Board of Directors and
Supporting Organizations. Deadline for submissions in July 16, 2006.
Please read the material below and consider who might be a strong
candidate. Self-nominations are strongly encouraged. All applications
will be handled confidentially.
We are to select 3 board members, 2 members of the At Large Advisory
Committee (positions representing European and North American
regions), 1 member of the Council of the Country-Code Names
Supporting Organization (ccNSO), 1 member of the Council of the
Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO).
Please see <<http://www.icann.org/committees/nom-comm/>http://
www.icann.org/committees/nom-comm/> for more information about how to
submit a statement of interest.
I'd be happy to help explain the process and positions to anyone
considering becoming a candidate.
Adam Peake <ajp () glocom ac jp>
The ICANN Nominating Committee invites Statements of Interest from
the community as it seeks qualified candidates for the following
- three members of the ICANN Board of Directors;
- one member of the Council of the Generic Names Supporting
- one member of the Council of the Country-Code Names
Supporting Organization (ccNSO); and
- two members of the At Large Advisory Committee (ALAC).
Those individuals selected by the Nominating Committee will have a
unique opportunity to work with accomplished colleagues from around
the globe, address intriguing technical coordination problems and
related policy development challenges with diverse functional,
cultural, and geographic dimensions, and gain valuable insights and
experience from working across these boundaries of knowledge,
responsibility and perspective.
Additionally, those selected will gain the satisfaction of making a
valuable public service contribution. Placing the broad public
interest ahead of any particular interests, they will help ensure the
stability and security of the Internet for critically important
These voluntary positions are not remunerated, although direct
expenses incurred in the course of duty will be reimbursed. These
positions may involve significant international travel, including
personal presence at periodic ICANN meetings, as well as regular
telephone and Internet communications.
Candidates should be women and men with a high level of
qualifications and experience with an international outlook including
some familiarity with the Internet. They should be prepared to
contribute to the collective decision-making process among ICANN's
constituencies, supporting organizations and advisory bodies.
Selection criteria, eligibility factors, roles of each position,
application procedure, and contacts are posted at:
Applications will be handled confidentially and should be received by
16 July 2006 for full consideration. Selections will be made before
the end of October with service beginning at the close of ICANN's
General Meeting, 8 December 2006.
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- ICANN Nominating Committee Issues a Formal Call for Statements of Interest David Farber (Apr 24)