[AFRINIC-announce] Call for Volunteers: AFRINIC NomCom 2013

Adiel Akplogan adiel at afrinic.net
Mon Mar 18 13:09:00 SAST 2013

Dear Colleagues,

This year, AFRINIC will run several Elections and according to our bylaws
(Section 9), a Nomination committee appointed by the Board must work to ensure
appropriate candidates are nominated to run for open seats (Seats 1, 2 and 7 -
Bylaws Section 13 -  http://www.afrinic.net/en/about-us/bylaws?start=12)

The committee will be composed of 4 members as followed:

* 1 member selected from within the Board
* 3 members selected by Board from the community.

To fill the three positions open for the community we are looking for
volunteers. If you are interested in serving in the 2012 NomCom, please send 
an expression of interest, including a short biography by email to 
legal at afrinic.net before Saturday 30 March 2013 at 18:00 UTC.

The responsibilities of the NomCom are defined in the Section (9) of AFRINIC
bylaws and comprise the following:

a) Ensure that a satisfactory number of individuals from the African internet
   community stand as candidate for the election of the directors of AFRINIC.

b) Supervise the conduct of the polls by the election Committee on election

The NomCom Shall:

- call for candidates for elections held by AFRINIC

- Prescribe criteria and qualifications for eligibility to stand as candidate
  for elections held by AFRINIC.

- if necessary Interview candidates prior to finalising the list of

- Communicate the final list of candidates for any election held by AFRINIC at
  least 30 days before the day of election.


AFRINIC staff will provide logistical support to the NomCom throughout their
mandate. Such support includes publication of the list of nominees,
compilation of comments, mailing list moderation, web site update,
communication with nominees and other duties pertaining to the role and
responsibilities of the NomCom.

The NomCom members are expected to be:

* Neutral: Have no interest in the results of the elections.
* Trusted members of the AFRINIC community.
* Good knowledge of AFRINIC business and the role and responsibilities of 
  Board member of Not-For-Profit Organsition in general and AFRINIC context 
  in particular.
* Willing to serve as a member in the Nomination committee and do their best
  to fulfil their responsibilities without financial remuneration.

For more information about AFRINIC visit http://www.afrinic.net or contact us 
at elections at afrinic.net.

Thank you.
Adiel A. Akplogan
Chief Executive Officer
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