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[rpd] [Community-Discuss] [NomCom2016] Call for Nominations - AFRINIC Governance Committee (GC) Members

Ali Hussein ali at
Mon Oct 10 17:08:01 UTC 2016


Any particular reason that this call for nominations is announced today and closing tomorrow? Or is this just a reminder and the call went out much earlier?

Ali Hussein
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> On 10 Oct 2016, at 4:45 PM, Mark Elkins <mje at> wrote:
> *** Reminder - Nominations close tomorrow (Tuesday) at 20:00 UTC ***
> Cross posting is intentional
> Call for Nominations - AFRINIC Governance Committee (GC) Members
> ----------------------------------------------------------------
> The AFRINIC Governance Committee is a standing committee whose
> purpose is to advise the AFRINIC Board, AFRINIC Membership, and the
> community, on matters of governance.
> NOMCOM is hereby calling for nominations from the community for
> three individuals to be elected by AFRINIC Membership to serve on
> the GC as provided for in the GC. NOMCOM would like to receive
> Nominations from all six of the AFRINIC sub-regions and are explicitly
> looking for both Gender and Language diversity although a working
> understanding of the English language would be highly beneficial.
> The GC Charter is available at
> The nomination and election process is available at
> Nomination Requirements:
> - GC members shall be resident in the AFRINIC service region.
> - None of the elected members may be an AFRINIC Director, or an
> AFRINIC employee.
> - A valid nomination must originate from or be submitted by an
> authorized and registered contact person of the nominating member
> organization. The nomination must also be seconded/endorsed by at
> least one additional AFRINIC member, different from the nominating
> member organization. Nominators and seconders/endorsers must all be
> AFRINIC members in good standing.
> - Self-nominations are permitted and must be endorsed by 2 distinct
> AFRINIC members in good standing.
> For the purposes of clarity, a Nominator can only nominate one person, a
> principal inherited from the BoD nomination process.
> To nominate yourself or a candidate of your choice, please complete
> the nomination form at:
> Nomination deadline is 11 October 2016 at 2000UTC
> -- 
> Mark James ELKINS  -  NomCom Chair 2016  -  nomcom2016 at
> mje at       Tel: +27.128070590  Cell: +27.826010496
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