[AFRINIC-Announce] Call for Nominations - AFRINIC Governance Committee (GC) Members

AFRINIC Communication comm-announce at afrinic.net
Mon Sep 26 12:37:28 UTC 2016

Dear Colleagues,

Reminder - Just over two weeks to go.

NomCom still has not received any (valid) applications.


The AFRINIC Governance Committee is a standing committee whose purpose is to advise the AFRINIC Board, AFRINIC Membership, and the community, on matters of governance.

NOMCOM is hereby calling for nominations from the community for three individuals to be elected by AFRINIC Membership to serve on the GC as provided for in the GC. NOMCOM would like to receive Nominations from all six of the AFRINIC sub-regions and are explicitly looking for both Gender and Language diversity although a working understanding of the English language would be highly beneficial.

The GC Charter is available at: http://www.afrinic.net/en/about/governance-committee/1891-afrinic-governance-committee-terms-of-reference

The nomination and election process is available at http://www.afrinic.net/en/about/governance-committee/1889-election-and-nomination-process

Nomination Requirements:

- GC members shall be resident in the AFRINIC service region.
- None of the elected members may be an AFRINIC Director, or an AFRINIC employee.
- A valid nomination must originate from or be submitted by an authorized and registered contact person of the nominating member organization. The nomination must also be seconded/endorsed by at least one additional AFRINIC member, different from the nominating member organization. Nominators and seconders/endorsers must all be AFRINIC members in good standing.
- Self-nominations are permitted and must be endorsed by 2 distinct AFRINIC members in good standing.

To nominate yourself or a candidate of your choice, please complete the nomination form at: https://registration.afrinic.net/events/node/25/

Nomination deadline is 11 October 2016 at 2000UTC


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