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[rpd] AFRINIC PDWG Co-Chair Selection Candidates Matrix

Daniel I. Yakmut yakmutd at
Sat May 21 16:02:13 UTC 2022

I will vote that going forward we do not conduct election/Selection for 
co-chairs in this RIR, heneforth Co-Chairs should just be appointed and 
work at that until they choose to vacate the position or drop death.

There is no point arguing here.



On 21/05/2022 11:32, Mirriam via RPD wrote:
> Dear Emem,
> Your petty comments aside. Let us stick to facts.
> Mr. Faruk endorsers in terms of nominator and seconder are not 
> registered contacts as per the matrix.
> J. The intended volunteer must be endorsed and/or nominated by a 
> registered contact of an  AFRINIC Resource Member.
> Failure to follow basic rules is vote of no confidence.
> PDP does not require Professors. The co-chairs role is that of an 
> administrative function and Darwin as co-chair has done this pretty 
> well in the past two PPM as attested by others on the list.
> Mirriam
> On Saturday, May 21, 2022, 12:48:42 PM GMT+3, Emem William 
> <dwizard65 at> wrote:
> Dear Mirriam,
> The fact that you, Caleb, Jordi and some few others did not like the 
> former co-chair does not mean he was a disaster. Anyway you are 
> entitled to your opinion about him and I leave it at that since your 
> opinion does not translate to money in the bank. At least for a fact 
> and from all indications, I know that @Caleb has always been jealous 
> of his success and would always stop at nothing to pull him down; I 
> cannot be surprised by whatever he says. Caleb, just keep grinding, 
> one day your efforts might pay off. I am sure that if we dig into 
> yours too, we will see some personal interests in it.
> To the real issues.
> 1. The criteria that co-chairs should be nominated by a resource 
> member was disagreed to in here, therefore it cannot be used.
> 2. Policy liaison needs to tell us who the nominators of his forms are 
> and they verified that they are not admin contact of resource members. 
> Below is the message I got from the person who did the nomination word 
> for word:
> " Don't mind Afrinic staff, they are acting as 3rd force here. The two 
> nominees are resource members; the 1st was by Econet SA and the Second 
> nominee was clearly Unilorin. Both are resource members. They just 
> need to do their homework properly. They were asking for personal 
> information in the forms. Afrinic staff just need to do their homework 
> properly. We do not deal with that on the mailing list."
> This, I believe, is not only written in simple English but is also 
> self explanatory.
> Cheers
> On Fri, 20 May 2022 at 22:12, Mirriam <mirriamlauren at> wrote:
>     Hello Emem and PDWG
>     Going by criteria J.
>     J. The intended volunteer must be endorsed and/or nominated by a
>     registered contact of an AFRINIC Resource Member.
>     Your dear Mr.Faruk nominators and seconders don't even exist as
>     per the matrix.
>     Just to note that the PDP does not need such academic
>     qualification. You remember we had one of the recent past
>     co-chairs who is a Dr. PhD. The PDP turned out to be a complete
>     total disaster for the PDWG participants.
>     The PDP is not about being an academic Dr. or Prof with PhDs. The
>     PDP is about understanding how to gauge consensus and how to
>     follow the PDP as a co-chair and this does not need what you are
>     talking about Mr.Faruk as his academic qualifications are outside
>     the scope of the PDP.
>     I have been attending the past two PPM where Darwin has been
>     cochair and I am confident like many other participants in his
>     ability.
>     I will go with Darwin based on real data and his performance.
>     Seems like Titles are a thing now, please allow me.
>     Mirriam
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>     <>
>         On Fri, May 20, 2022 at 5:59 PM, Emem William
>         <dwizard65 at> wrote:
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