[AfrICANN-discuss] Gear up to being nominated or nominate yourself for ICANN constituencies!!

Anne-Rachel Inné annerachel at gmail.com
Thu Nov 8 11:54:09 SAST 2007

Please apply!  The Nom Com's 2008 website will be available soon, and
candidate *recruitment is anticipated to begin in mid-December 2007.*  Here
is the breakdown of representatives from the region now:
*Board: Njeri Rionge <http://www.icann.org/biog/rionge.htm> (June 2003 -
November 2008)

GNSO: NONE as you can see here: http://gnso.icann.org/council/members.shtml

Victor Ciza  - Burundi -            Term ends Mar-09
Paulos B. Nyirenda – Malawi – T erm ends Mar-10
Mohamed El Bashir      - Sudan - Term ends Mar-08
Nashwa Abdelbaki  - Egyot Term ends  2010


   - * Africa*
      - *Mohamed El Bashir<http://www.icann.org/committees/alac/el-bashir.html>
      4 (Sudan)*
      - *Hawa Diakite4 (Mali)*
      - *Alice Wanjira-Munyua<http://nomcom.icann.org/candidate-bios-2005.htm>
      2 (Kenya)*

2008 ICANN Nominating Committee Convenes in Los Angeles

7 November 2007

* * The 2008 ICANN Nominating Committee (Nom Com) has been convened and met
for the first time on 2-3 November, immediately following the 30th
International ICANN Public Meeting in Los Angeles, California.

Prior to the Los Angeles meeting, on 11 September 2007, the ICANN Board
appointed <http://www.icann.org/minutes/minutes-11sep07.htm> Hagen Hultzsch
as Nom Com Chair. Hagen has selected Wolfgang Kleinwaechter as Associate
Chair. Due to the bylaws, George Sadowsky, the previous Nom Com Chair will
serve as an advisor to the current Nom Com.

2008 Nom Com will select:

   - Two members of the ICANN Board of Directors
   - One member of the Council of the Generic Names Supporting
   Organization (GNSO)
   - One member of the Council of the Country-Code Names Supporting
   Organization (ccNSO)
   - Two members of the At Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) (European and
   North American regions)
   - * Those selected by the Nom Com will take their seats at the end of
   the 2008 ICANN Annual Meeting, 7 November 2008.*

First tasks of the Committee were to begin work on procedures and a timeline
for activities during 2007-2008. The Nom Com's 2008 website will be
available soon, and candidate *recruitment is anticipated to begin in
mid-December 2007.*

The Nom Com intends to hold a workshop during the ICANN meeting in Delhi,
India to provide information about progress and process and answer
questions. The workshop will be webcast and remote access provided. The date
of the workshop will be confirmed once the Delhi meeting schedule is

The following individuals have been appointed to the 2008 Nominating

Hagen Hultzsch - Chair
Wolfgang Kleinwaechter - Associate Chair
George Sadowsky - Advisor to the Chair (as previous Chair of the Nom Com)
Karen Banks - GNSO, Non-Commercial Users Constituency
Phil Davidson - Technical Liaison Group
Ute Decker - GNSO, Intellectual Property Constituency
Grant Forsyth - GNSO, Business Constituency (Large)
Matias Altamira Gigena - ALAC, Latin American and Caribbean
Hartmut Glaser - Address Supporting Organization
Caroline Greer - GNSO, Registry Constituency
Ole Jacobsen - Internet Engineering Task Force
* Khaled Koubaa - ALAC, Africa *
Bill Manning - Root Server System Advisory Committee (non-voting liaison)
Desiree Miloshevic - ALAC, Europe
Ram Mohan - Security and Stability Advisory Committee (non-voting liaison)
Ross Rader - ALAC, North America
Jose Luiz Rebeiro-Filho, Higher Education Representative
Greg Ruth - GNSO, Internet Service Providers Constituency
* Waudo Siganga - GNSO, Business Constituency (Small) *
Paul Stahura - GNSO, Registrars Constituency
Karaitiana Taiuru - ALAC, Asia Pacific
Christopher To - Country Code Names Supporting Organization

The Nominating Committee
Review<http://www.icann.org/reviews/nomcom-28feb07.htm>was published
on 24 October 2007. The review and 2008 Nom Com are
independent activities. The Nom Com website can be found at
http://nomcom.icann.org. Further information on the invitation for
statements of interests in ICANN leadership positions will be posted in the
near future.
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