[AFRINIC-announce] Call for Nominations for the ICANN ASO-AC Rep.

Ernest ernest at afrinic.net
Sat Oct 19 16:43:09 SAST 2013


The deadline for receiving nominees to the open ICANN ASO AC seat is
tomorrow 20th October 2013.

For more information, please refer to our previous announcement below.


The AFRINIC NomCom is pleased to invite nominations for candidates
to run for an open seat on the NRO NC for AFRINIC region. The term
for the elected candidate will be from 1 January 2014 to 31 December
2017 (3 years).

The NRO-NC serves as the ICANN ASO-AC according to the ICANN ASO MoU

The current representatives from the AFRINIC region on the ICANN ASO
AC are:

     Fionah Asonga (01/2011 – 12/2013) – Open Seat
     Douglas Onyango (01/2012 – 12/2014)
     Alan P. Barrett (01/2013 – 12/2013) – Appointed by the AFRINIC

1. Responsibilities of the ICANN ASO-AC

-  Undertaking a role in the global policy development process
-  Providing recommendations to the Board of ICANN concerning the
 of new RIRs, according to agreed requirements and policies as
 described in http://www.icann.org/icp/icp-2.htm
-  Defining procedures for selection of individuals to serve on
other ICANN
 bodies, in particular on the ICANN Board, and implementing any
roles assigned
 to the Address Council in such procedures.
-  Providing advice to the Board of ICANN on number resource
allocation policy,
 in conjunction with the RIRs.
-  Developing procedures for conducting business in support of their
 responsibilities, in particular for the appointment of an Address
 Chair and definition of the Chair’s responsibilities.

For more information about the NRO-NC and the ASO-AC, please go to:

http://www.nro.net <http://www.nro.net/> and

2. Eligibility

Open to individuals residing within the AFRINIC region of service.
are permitted and must be supported by a minimum of one active
AFRINIC member.

A person may only nominate one candidate - and, In case of multiple
nominations by the same person, only the last nomination will be
considered valid. AFRINIC or other RIR staff can neither nominate
candidates nor be nominated for an ASO AC seat.

3. Nominating Procedure:

Nominations must be submitted to the NomCom (nomcom2013 at afrinic.net
<mailto:nomcom2013 at afrinic.net>)
with the following information:

a. Nominator:
    Full Name:
b. Nominee
    Full Name:
    Organisation (or Affiliation):
    Current Position:
    Physical address :
    E-mail address:
    Phone number:
    Country of Residence:

c. Secondment (in case of Self Nominations):
    Full Name of Seconder:
    E-mail address:
    Brief supporting statement (not more than 400 words):

Candidates must provide two valid references who can be contacted
by the
NomCom for further information and background checks if necessary.

Also required:
- A copy of candidate’s Resume (CV)
- A photo of the candidate.

4. Deadline for Nominations:

All nominations should be submitted to nomcom2013 at afrinic.net
<mailto:nomcom2013 at afrinic.net> by
20:00H UTC
on 20 October 2013.

Please note that the election will take place during the AFRINIC19
meeting scheduled to happen in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire in November
2013, and an eligible voter shall be any non-AFRINIC staff who has
registered to attend (and is present at) the AFRINIC19 meeting. A
registration badge shall be requested as proof


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