[Community-Discuss] Announcement for Final Candidate Slate for Open Seat on AFRINIC Governance Committee

Andrew Alston Andrew.Alston at liquidtelecom.com
Tue Jun 4 10:53:13 UTC 2019


Section 13.8 exists in specific circumstance – to fill a casual vacancy – which is only valid until the date of the next election.  So yes – in the event of none of the above – the board has the right to appoint for a limited period – not a full 3 year term.  Do I believe that is right? No – but it is the rules.

That however – is very different from a 3 year forced appointment


From: Noah <noah at neo.co.tz>
Sent: Tuesday, 4 June 2019 13:36
To: Sander Steffann <sander at steffann.nl>
Cc: General Discussions of AFRINIC <community-discuss at afrinic.net>; AFRINIC Communication <comm-announce at afrinic.net>
Subject: Re: [Community-Discuss] Announcement for Final Candidate Slate for Open Seat on AFRINIC Governance Committee

On Tue, 4 Jun 2019, 13:30 Sander Steffann, <sander at steffann.nl<mailto:sander at steffann.nl>> wrote:

> All of the applicable definitions require the ability (right) to freely choose. When there is no choice, there is no election.

And to be perfectly clear on this: as there is no election, I believe this violates section 13.7(i) of the Afrinic bylaws, as those explicitly state:

Except for the Chief Executive Officer, and subject to Articles 13.1O and 13.11, all other Directors shall be elected by Resource and Registered Members on the date of each Annual General Members' Meeting.

Read the bylaws especially section 13.8


No election -> no Directors

Board can appoint.


Community-Discuss mailing list
Community-Discuss at afrinic.net<mailto:Community-Discuss at afrinic.net>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <https://lists.afrinic.net/pipermail/community-discuss/attachments/20190604/b4bfe630/attachment.html>

More information about the Community-Discuss mailing list