[menog] Apply now to join the ICANN Board and Councils
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Tue Jan 13 19:24:53 GMT 2009
ICANN's Nominating Committee invites Statements of Interest and
candidate recommendations from the Internet community as it seeks
qualified candidates to assist in the organization's technical and
policy coordination role. Interested individuals are invited to submit a
Statement of Interest to the 2009 Committee for the following positions:
* Three members of the Board of Directors
* Three At Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) representatives (one each
from Africa, Asia/Australia/Pacific and Latin America & Caribbean
* Two members of the Council of the Generic Names Supporting
* One member of the Council of the Country-Code Names Supporting
The Nominating Committee (Nom Com) is an independent committee tasked
with selecting a majority of the members of the Board of Directors and
other positions within ICANN's Supporting Organisations. ICANN is an
internationally organised, public benefit, non-profit corporation
dedicated to: preserving the operational security and stability of the
Internet; promoting competition; achieving broad representation of
global Internet communities; and supporting the development of policies
appropriate to its mission through bottom-up, consensus-based processes.
Individuals selected by the Nominating Committee will have a unique
opportunity to work with accomplished colleagues from around the globe,
address the Internet's intriguing technical coordination problems and
policy development challenges with diverse functional, cultural, and
geographic dimensions, and gain valuable insights and experience from
working across boundaries of knowledge, responsibility and perspective.
Those selected will gain the satisfaction of making a valuable public
service contribution towards the continued function and evolution of an
essential global resource. Considering the broad public interest,
nominees will work to achieve the goals towards which ICANN is dedicated
in order to facilitate the Internet's critically important societal
Current Board members who have been selected by the Nominating Committee
include: Harald Tveit Alvastrand, Steve Crocker, Roberto Gaetano, Steven
Goldstein, Dennis Jennings, Rajasekhar Ramaraj, Jean-Jacques Subrenat
and Katim Touray (see, http://www.icann.org/en/general/board.html).
Statements of Interest for the positions described above can be
submitted through nomcom2009 at icann.org <mailto:nomcom2009 at icann.org>.
More information regarding the Nominating Committee can be found at
http://nomcom.icann.org. Applications will be considered confidentially
and should be received by 15 April 2009 for full consideration.
Selections will be announced in early September 2009. Successful
candidates will take up their positions following ICANN's Annual Meeting
in October 2009.
Candidate recommendations, questions or comments may also be emailed to
nomcom2009 at icann.org <mailto:nomcom2009 at icann.org>.
The Nominating Committee is designed to function independently from the
ICANN Board, Supporting Organisations, and Advisory Committees.
Nominating Committee members act only on behalf of the interests of the
global Internet community and within the scope of the ICANN mission and
responsibilities assigned to it by the ICANN Bylaws.
Nominating Committee members contribute understanding of the broad
interests of the Internet community as a whole, and knowledge and
experience of specific Internet constituencies who have appointed them.
The challenge for the Nominating Committee is to integrate these
perspectives and derive consensus in its selections. Although appointed
by Supporting Organisations and other ICANN entities, individual
Nominating Committee members are not accountable to their appointing
Members are, of course, accountable for adherence to the ICANN Bylaws
and for compliance with the rules and procedures established by the
Successful candidates are not remunerated, although direct expenses
incurred in the course of duty will be reimbursed. These positions may
involve significant international travel, including personal presence at
periodic ICANN meetings, as well as regular telephone and Internet
Recent ICANN Meetings have been held in Canada, New Zealand, Morocco,
Brazil, Portugal, Puerto Rico, the United States, India, France and
Egypt. Meetings during 2009 are scheduled for Mexico City, Mexico,
Sydney, Australia, Seoul, Korea. The diverse locations facilitate
participation across the world's Internet community.
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