[AfrICANN-discuss] Nom-Com New Chair and Chair Elect
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Fri Oct 5 12:33:32 SAST 2012
For General Information:
Whereas, the BGC has reviewed the Expressions of Interest from
candidates for the Nominating Committee (“NomCom") Chair and
Whereas, the BGC has interviewed certain candidates and recommended
that that Yrjö Juhani Länsipuro be appointed as the 2013 NomCom Chair
and Cheryl Langdon-Orr be appointed as the 2013 NomCom Chair-Elect.
Resolved (2012.10.03.06), the Board adopts the recommendation of the
BGC and hereby appoints Yrjö Juhani Länsipuro as the 2013 NomCom Chair
and Cheryl Langdon-Orr as the 2013 NomCom Chair-Elect.
Rationale for Resolution 2012.10.03.06
ICANN's Bylaws require the Board to appoint the Nominating Committee
(NomCom) Chair and NomCom Chair-Elect. See Article VII, sections 2.1
and 2.2 athttp://www.icann.org/en/general/bylaws.htm#VII. The Board
has delegated the responsibility for recommending the NomCom Chair and
Chair-Elect for Board approval to the Board Governance Committee. See
The BGC posted a call for expressions of interest (EOI), received and
reviewed several EOIs, and conducted interviews with some candidates
before making recommendations.
The Board has considered and agrees with the BGC's recommendations.
Appointing a NomCom Chair and Chair-Elect identified through a public
EOI process positively affects the transparency and accountability
of ICANN. Adopting the BGC's recommendation has no financial impact
on ICANN and will not negatively impact the systemic security,
stability and resiliency of the domain name system.
This decision is a Board-level Organizational Administrative Function –
no public comment required.
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