[arin-announce] Call for Nominations: ARIN Board of Trustees and Advisory Council

Member Services memsvcs at arin.net
Mon May 2 09:18:58 EDT 2005

ARIN is issuing an open call for General Members in good standing to
nominate candidates for two (2) seats on the Board of Trustees and five (5)
seats on the Advisory Council that become open when current terms expire on
December 31, 2005. 

The Board of Trustees election has a Nomination Committee that is
responsible for identifying, recruiting, and certifying a properly selected
slate of candidates to be placed in nomination before the membership for
election. This year's NomCom members are: Bill Manning (Chair), Scott
Bradner, Alec Peterson, Rob Seastrom, Dave Diller, Scott Shackelford, and
Jason Warren.

New Board and AC terms are for three years and begin January 1, 2006. The
Board seats opening are those currently held by David Conrad and Bill
Woodcock. The Advisory Council seats opening are currently held by: Bill
Darte, Andrew Dul, Alec Peterson, John Sweeting, and Suzanne Woolf.
Individuals may be re-elected for consecutive terms. 

Please note: 

1. You must be an ARIN General Member in good standing
(http://www.arin.net/membership/index.html#gmigs) to make nominations.
However, those nominated do not need to be ARIN members. Self-nominations
from General Members in good standing are permitted. A petition process is
available to nonmembers seeking to nominate themselves for the Board of

2. All nominees are subject to the Nomination and Appointment Conflict of
Interest List at:


3. Nominations must be received by 23:59 ET on Friday, July 29, 2005. In
accordance with ARIN's Bylaws, each General Member in good standing may make
up to three nominations for each open seat. 

If you are interested in nominating yourself or any other individual as a
member of the Board of Trustees or Advisory Council, use the Nomination
Election Form on the ARIN website at:


ARIN will contact all nominees via e-mail and/or telephone to verify that
they are willing and able to fulfill a three-year term. If ARIN cannot reach
the nominee, the nomination will be rejected. 

To view the qualifications for Board of Trustees and Advisory Council
positions and for further information regarding the election process and
timeline, visit ARIN's website at:


Now is a good time for members to check with ARIN Member Services
(memsvcs at arin.net) to make certain that they have a designated member
representative eligible to vote in the upcoming election. Direct any
questions to Member Services at memsvcs at arin.net. 


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