[AFRINIC-Announce] AFRINIC Elects New Directors, NRO NC member, Governance Committee member and PDWG Co-chair

AFRINIC Communications comms-announce at afrinic.net
Thu Jun 1 21:07:28 UTC 2017

Dear Colleagues,

As a result of the Elections for Board seats that took place on 1 June 2017 during the Annual General Members' Meeting (AGMM) in Nairobi, we are pleased to announce the appointment of the following candidates to the AFRINIC Board:

Indian Ocean

- Subramanian Moonesamy (Mauritius) 

Central Region

- Christian Bope (DRC Congo)

Region: Independent 

- Serge Illunga (DRC Congo)

The vote counts were as follows:

Indian Ocean region

Subramanien Moonesamy - 84
Krishna Seeburn - 72
Kaleem Ahmed Usmani - 5
Lala Andriamampianina - 19

Central Africa region

Ngnoulaye Janvier - 71
Bope Domilongo Christian - 104

Region Independent

Andrew Alston - 90
Daniel Yakmut - 2
Serge Ilunga Kabwika - 93

The new Board members will serve for a term of three years from 1 July 2017 to 30 June 2020. We congratulate the new Board Members and wish them success in their new roles.

Additionally, an election was held on Wednesday 31 May for one PDWG co-chair position, and Dewole Ajao from Nigeria was re-elected to serve a two-year term (until June 2019) during the Policy Development Working Group meeting, 

The Governance Committee election re-elected Abdalla Omari (100 votes) for a three-year term.

An election to elect the AFRINIC region representative to the ASO-AC / NRO-NC was also held on Thursday 1 June and Noah Maina was elected to serve a 3-year term from January 2018 to December 2021, replacing Douglas Onyango whose term will be ending at the end of 2017.

The vote counts were as follows:

Maina Noah - 135
Mark Elkins - 26

We would like to thank all the candidates who stood for the various positions, as well as all the outgoing individuals. Their interest to serve the community is highly appreciated.

AFRINIC Communication

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