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

Member Services info at arin.net
Mon Jul 21 09:21:05 EDT 2008

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 31 December 2008.

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: Paul Vixie 
(Chair), Scott Bradner, Bill Darte, Owen DeLong, James Ashton, Tony 
Valenti, and Michael Smith.

New Board and Advisory Council terms are for three years and begin 1 
January 2009. The Board seats opening are those currently held by Lee 
Howard and Bill Woodcock. The Advisory Council seats opening are 
currently held by: Dan Alexander, Bill Darte, Alec Peterson, Matt 
Pounsett, and Suzanne Woolf. Individuals may be re-elected for 
consecutive terms.

Please note:

1. You must be a Trustee or 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 will be available to nonmembers seeking to 
nominate themselves for the Board of Trustees.
2. All nominees are subject to the Nomination and Appointment Conflict 
of Interest List at:


3. Nominations must be received by 17:00 ET on Wednesday, 20 August 
2008. In accordance with ARIN’s Bylaws, each Trustee or 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 to 
become a member of the Board of Trustees or Advisory Council, visit ARIN 
Election Headquarters to fill out the nomination form.


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.

Visit Election Headquarters at the URL above to view the qualifications 
for Board of Trustees and Advisory Council positions and for further 
information regarding the election process and timeline.

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


Member Services
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