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[rpd] Fwd: [AfrICANN-discuss] Call for Nominations for Co-Chair of the Policy Development Working Group (PDWG) is Open

Seun Ojedeji seun.ojedeji at
Tue Apr 26 07:33:45 UTC 2016


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From: "AFRINIC Communication" <comm-announce at>
Date: 26 Apr 2016 8:27 a.m.
Subject: [AfrICANN-discuss] Call for Nominations for Co-Chair of the Policy
Development Working Group (PDWG) is Open
To: <africann at>

Dear Colleagues,

The AFRINIC NomCom 2016 is pleased to invite nominations for 1 Co-Chair of
the Policy Development Working Group (PDWG) for a 2-year term.

PDWG co-chairs are volunteers selected by the community as provided for in
the current Policy Development Process (PDP). Their responsibilities are as

• Creating reports (summaries) of mailing list discussions in preparation
for face to face meetings.
• Chairing the meeting sessions and declaring consensus.
• Creating post-meeting policy report and posting to the mailing list.
• Sending notifications of Last Call and evaluating consensus or not
• Writing report to the board to recommend ratification of policy proposals
that gained consensus.
• Evaluating emergencies that necessitate varying the normal policy
development process.


Open to individuals residing within the AFRINIC service region.  All
nominations (including self-nominations) shall be supported by a minimum of
two AFRINIC community members; the two individuals must not work for the
same organization.

A person may only nominate one candidate - and, in case of multiple
nominations by the same person, only the last nomination will be considered
valid. AFRINIC or other RIR staff can neither nominate candidates nor be

Nominating Procedure

Nominations must be submitted using this nomination form at:

Please browse to the pages below for more information about the PDWG and
related material:

The AFRINIC Policy Development Working Group:

AFRINIC PDWG Co-chair Election Process:

Deadline for Nominations

All nominations should be submitted by 1959 UTC+4 on 15th May 2016.

Please note that the election will take place during the AFRINIC-24 meeting
scheduled to happen in Gaborone, Botswana from 04 to 10 June 2016. An
eligible voter shall be any non-AFRINIC staff who has registered to attend
(and is present at) the AFRINIC-24 meeting. A registration badge shall be
requested as proof.

NomCom 2016

AfrICANN mailing list
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