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[rpd] Policy Development Working Group co-Chairs selection

Noah noah at
Sun Apr 11 08:54:29 UTC 2021

Oga Uche...

Welcome (never interacted with you before) to the RPD list and the PDWG.

Before you jump to conclusions, I refer you too the archived post below.


On Sun, 11 Apr 2021, 10:28 Uche Nwankwor, <ezigbonwankwor at> wrote:

> Hello Noah,

> I think you do not fully comprehend Owen's statement. No questions have

> been raised about the board's authority to call a Public Policy Meeting.

> However, the question raise is the hasty and undue involvement of the board

> at this time. IMO The Board's submission is ill-timed and out of place and

> thus should hold no water.I also agree with the opinion that the CPM and

> bylaws have been abandoned in recent times. This topsy-turvy of protocols

> has been consciously or unconsciously condoned by the staff and

> authorities. May we not drive ourselves into a ditch


> On Sun, Apr 11, 2021, 7:21 AM Noah <noah at> wrote:



>> On Sat, Apr 10, 2021 at 11:04 PM Owen DeLong via RPD <rpd at>

>> wrote:




>>> > On Apr 10, 2021, at 10:20 , chair at wrote:

>>> >

>>> > Dear Policy Development Working Group,

>>> >

>>> > The Board of Directors would like to congratulate the Policy

>>> Development Working Group (PDWG) on taking a consensus-based approach for

>>> the selection of PDWG co-Chairs.

>>> >

>>> > The Board considered the provisions of the Consolidated Policy Manual

>>> with respect to the selection of PDWG co-Chairs and the staggered terms for

>>> the PDWG co-Chairs. The Board would like to confirm its approval, as an

>>> exceptional measure, to have Mr Vincent Ngundi and Mr Darwin da Costa

>>> complete the term of the last Co-Chairs and further serve a duration

>>> required to make a 2 year and 1 year term respectively.


>>> Excuse me, but where in the CPM or the bylaws did the board get the

>>> authority to approve or deny this at all?



>> Actually provision 11.2 of the AFRINIC Bylaws gives the AFRINIC Board the

>> powers to call a Public Policy Meeting which is attended by Afrinic

>> resource members and anyone interested in the Number Resources Management

>> policy in which case the PDWG.


>> Noah

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