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[AfriNIC-rpd] Way forward on discussion re. Election Process and Bylaws

Adiel Akplogan adiel at
Tue Jun 28 09:40:58 UTC 2011

Sorry but find attached a the pdf version of the current election processes
which was not attached to my previous mail.

- a.

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On 2011-06-28, at 12:25 PM, Adiel Akplogan wrote:

> Dear colleagues,
> After quietly following the recent discussions on the rpd list on the 
> election process that drift to our Bylaws, let me come in here with a 
> way forward on these and try to wrap up the discussion so to let the 
> work on the issues raised to start. I personally find the debate very 
> useful and positive as it shows the growing interest of our community 
> on AfriNIC's proceedings.
> A. On the election process: I would like to remind all that the NomCom 
>   is appointed by the board and each NomCom has to submit to the Board, 
>   after each election, a report taking into consideration all their 
>   own observation and comments received all along the process. 
>   We have just completed this election and they are just about to submit 
>   their report and I'm sure they are going to include all the comments 
>   from this list. There has been a report from NomCom2010 that was 
>   forwarded to the NomCom2011. Not mentioning the report from our legal 
>   counsel few years ago on the issue of proxy that come up during the 
>   AfriNIC-8 meeting in Rabat. To be efficient in reviewing the process 
>   I will suggest the following steps: 
>   A.1 to let the NomCom2011 to complete its report and submit to the 
>       board.
>   A.2 The Board, based on the report, setup an Election Process Review
>       committee that will come up with a revision of the current 
>       process attached and available online at:
>   A.3 The proposal of the Review Committee will be published for 
>       comments and presented at AfriNIC-15 meeting for further 
>       discussion.
>   A.4 The Board should approve a new Election policy not later than 
>       15/01/2012 so it can be used as from the next 2012 elections.
> B. On the AfriNIC Bylaws: Theres are already some ongoing discussion on 
>   reviewing the current bylaws to better frame the member-only/Institutional 
>   category. I will suggest that during this exercise all the other concerns 
>   be addressed. We will work with our legal counsel on that and present 
>   the outcome to the current members (full and associates), and make them 
>   available online for public comment as well. The first Draft will be 
>   presented at AfriNIC-15. 
> Kind Regards to you all!
> ______________________________________________________________________
> Adiel A. Akplogan                         Tel. +230 403 51 00
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