[AfrICANN-discuss] Fw: Nomination open for AfriNIC Board of Directors seats

Lillian O. Sharpley lillian at afrinic.net
Mon May 3 19:58:39 SAST 2010

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From: "Adiel A. Akplogan" <adiel at afrinic.net>
To: announce at afrinic.net
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Sent: Thu, 29 Apr 2010 01:13:19 +0400
Subject: Nomination open for AfriNIC Board of Directors seats

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Dear Colleagues,

As per AfriNIC’s Bylaws (Section 11), two (2) seats on AfriNIC
Board of Directors will be open for election:

a) Seat 1: The Northern African sub-region (Primary and Alternate)
  Mandate: 2010 to 2013

b) Seat 4: The Western African sub-region (Primary and Alternate)
  Mandate: 2010 to 2013

We are pleased to invite nominations to fill in the above seats.

** Who can be nominated to seat on the Board?

Any natural person residing in one of the above sub-regions.
Self-nominations are also acceptable but need to be endorsed by two

Nominees should demonstrate a good experience in the Internet Protocol
Service/ Business or hold a position in this field (such as Board member
or holding a senior position in an Internet related organisation), be
able to actively participate and contribute to all activities conferred
to the Board of Directors by the AfriNIC bylaws (Section 13,

The candidates should have a good comprehension of the English language
(the working language of the Board).

Nominations should be sent to nomcom2010 at afrinic.net with the following


1: Candidate Information

   Nominated by (full name):
   Nominee (Full name):
   Organisation (or affiliation):
   Physical address:
   e-mail address:
   Phone number:
   Fax number:
   Country of Residence:
   Sub-region nominated for:

   Reference:  1.

2. Brief statement explaining the candidate's background and motivation
  (in English, and not more than 500). Please highlight what expertise
  and experience you will bring to the Organisation in general and to
  the board in particular. [** A copy of the candidate’s CV (in
  English preferably), should also be attached **]

The deadline for nominations is Thursday 13 May 2010 at 20:00 UTC.

For more information or clarification on the Election process you can
contact us at members-contact at afrinic.net.

Note: It is highly expected from candidates to attend the AfriNIC-12
meeting in person on the Election Day (03 June 2010).

More about AfriNIC and the election process is available at:



Adiel A. Akplogan
For the AfriNIC 2010 NomCom.
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