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[AfriNIC-rpd] [***SPAM***] Nominations Call for open seats on the AfriNIC Board

Ernest - (AfriNIC) ernest at
Thu Mar 8 04:38:36 UTC 2012

Dear Colleagues,

According to Section 11 of the AfriNIC Bylaws, the following members
occupying seats on the AfriNIC Board will retire at the end of June

Primary:   Mark J. Elkins
Alternate: Silvio Cabral Almada

Primary:   John Walubengo
Alternate: Lillian Wambui Karanja

As a result, two (2) seats on the AfriNIC Board will be open for

A) Seat 5: The Southern sub-region (Primary and Alternate)
   Mandate: 2012 to 2015
B) Seat 6: The Eastern sub-region (Primary and Alternate)
   Mandate: 2012 to 2015

We are pleased to invite nominations to fill in the above seats.

Any suitable natural person residing in one of the above sub-regions
can be nominated provided they comply with the minimum
qualifications stipulated in Section 11 of the Bylaws.

Members are strongly encouraged to nominate.

Self nominations and nominations by those who are not members
of AfriNIC are allowed but the nomination must be formally
backed by at least two AfriNIC members in good standing.

Nominees should demonstrate at least three years of managerial
experience in the Internet Protocol Service/ Business or other
Internet related organisation and preferably hold a senior level
position such as Board member or similar. Candidates should be able
to actively participate and contribute to all activities conferred
to the Board under Section 13 of the AfriNIC bylaws:

Candidates should have a good comprehension of the English language
(the working language of the Board).

Nominations should be sent to nomcom2012 at with the
following information:

1. Candidate Information
- Nominee (Full name):
- Organisation (or affiliation):
- Position: Physical address:
- e-mail address:
- Phone number:
- Fax number:
- Country of Residence:
- Sub-region nominated for:

2. Nominator:
   Name, e-mail address, organisation and motivation.

3. Seconder Information – in the case of a self-nomination or
   nomination by a non-member:
   (Seconder must be a member of AfriNIC in good standing).

    Seconder 1: Name, e-mail address, organisation and motivation.
    Seconder 2: Name, e-mail address, organisation and motivation.

4. Referees :
    1. (Name, e-mail address, organisation)
    2. (Name, e-mail address, organisation)

5. Brief statement explaining the candidate's background and
motivation (in English, and in not more than 500 words). Please
highlight what expertise and experience you will bring to the
organisation in general and to the board in particular. A copy of
the candidate’s CV (in English preferably), should also be attached.

The deadline for nominations is 29 March 2011 at 20:00 UTC.
For more information on the election process, please refer to

or, in case of clarification, please contact us at

nomcom2012 at

Note: It is highly expected that candidates attend the AfriNIC-15
meeting in person on the Election Day (18 May 2012) where they may
be afforded an opportunity for introduction and to make a short

More information about AfriNIC is available at

Sent on behalf of the Chair,
2012 Nominations/Elections Committee

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