[arin-announce] ARIN Announces Final Candidate Slate

ARIN info at arin.net
Wed Oct 5 12:16:59 EDT 2016

The 2016 ARIN Elections will be held online from 20-28 October for two 
seats on the ARIN Board of Trustees, six seats on the Advisory Council 
(AC), and one seat on the Number Resource Organization Number Council 
(NRO NC). Terms for the ARIN Board of Trustees, AC, and NRO NC will 
begin 1 January 2017.

ARIN Trustees Vint Cerf and Bill Sandiford; AC members Cathy Aronson, 
Owen DeLong, Scott Leibrand, Tina Morris, and Dr. Milton Mueller; and 
NRO NC member Jason Schiller will all conclude their current three-year 
terms on 31 December 2016. Additionally, a one-year term on the AC 
became available following the resignation of AC member Kevin Blumberg 
when he accepted an appointment to the NRO NC.

The final candidate slate includes:

ARIN Advisory Council

     Owen DeLong, Akamai
     Gary T. Giesen, CentriLogic
     Scott Leibrand, DLVR, Inc.
     Isaac Levy, Black Sky Research
     Rob McCann, Clearcable Networks
     Alyssa Moore, Cybera – Alberta’s Research & Education Network
     Tina Morris, Amazon
     Joe Provo, Google
     Allen Shen, Charter Communications
     Alison Wood, State of Oregon
     Chris Woodfield, Twitter

ARIN Board of Trustees

     Patrick Gilmore, Markley Group
     Merike Kaeo, Farsight Security, Inc.
     Charlie Liu, Charter Communications
     Bill Sandiford

Number Resource Organization Number Council

     Robert J. Kenny, PITT OHIO Express
     Jason Schiller, Google

In preparation for voting, you are encouraged to familiarize yourself 
with each candidate by taking a moment to read the information available 
online at https://www.arin.net/participate/elections. This important 
information includes candidate biographies and answers to candidate 
questions. Statements of Support may also be viewed and made at this 

On 20 October during the ARIN 38 Public Policy and Members Meeting in 
Dallas, Texas, candidates will have the opportunity to address the 
membership. Candidate speeches will be posted online on 21 October.

To view the election system instructions, please visit:


Please contact members at arin.net if you have any questions about ARIN 

As a final reminder, Voting Contacts’ participation in the election 
process is an important responsibility that only takes a few minutes of 
your time. One simple ballot has the power to shape the future of ARIN, 
our community, and the Internet. It’s your voice, your vote – make it count!


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

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