[arin-announce] Consultation on Proposed Bylaws Changes

ARIN info at arin.net
Thu Mar 3 13:11:38 EST 2016

On 29 February 2016, the ARIN Board of Trustees proposed changes to the
ARIN Bylaws. Per Article X. Section 6.b. of the Bylaws, several of these
changes require community notification and consultation before they can
be adopted.  ARIN is conducting this community consultation to obtain
feedback on the proposed set of Bylaws changes.

The proposed changes include:

* Improving language for appointment of a Trustee for purposes of
improving overall Board diversity of skills or background

* Clarifying the staggering of terms for Trustee and Advisory Council

* Modifying the Trustee removal process to make removals by the Board
of Trustees subject to membership ratification

* Clarifying the process for interim appointments and partial terms

* Changing the processes for Bylaws changes and Articles of
Incorporation changes so all changes are sent to community consultation
before final adoption by the Board of Trustees.

A full redline version of the proposed changes are available for review at:

Please provide comments to arin-consult at arin.net You can subscribe to
this mailing list at:

This notification and consultation period will close at 5 PM EDT, 2
April 2016. Please contact us at info at arin.net if you have any questions.


John Curran
President & CEO
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)

More information about the ARIN-announce mailing list