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[rpd] [Board-Discuss] UPDATE PRIVATE: Re: Draft Procedure for Removal of an NRO NC/ASO AC Member

Sunday Folayan sfolayan at
Wed Dec 13 10:29:31 UTC 2017

On 12/12/2017 21:52, Owen DeLong wrote:
>> On Dec 12, 2017, at 12:03 , Sunday Folayan <sfolayan at 
>> <mailto:sfolayan at>> wrote:
>> Hello Marcus, Kangamutima and the Community,
>> Let me make a clarification.
>> The thinking and intention of the Board is that:
>> 1. Provision 9.2a can be triggered by 9.4 or by the Board when the 
>> need arises, without waiting six months for a community meeting.
>> 2. Such an action is indeed an emergency action. Such an action 
>> requires  a super majority of the board as noted in 9.2a and 1 above.
>> 3. The Board is happy to make it 3/4 i.e. 7 members, instead of the 
>> current super-majority of 2/3 i.e. 6 members, if there is no 
>> objection or other view on the required majority from the community.
>> There is nothing inappropriate about such a provision. Indeed, the 
>> Board (elected by the same community, acting on behalf of the 
>> community) approves policies made by the Community, on behalf of the 
>> community.
> Well… Not quite true, there Sunday.
> The board is elected by the AfriNIC voting members. The ASO AC is 
> elected by a far larger community (or at least a far larger community 
> is eligible to participate in the election should they choose to do so).

For the intention, If we want to be very specific, then the board is 
elected by voting members who are a subset of the larger community.

The Board is also a part of the community.


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