[arin-announce] Reminder: ICANN Board Nomination Closing Soon

ARIN info at arin.net
Tue Dec 5 09:13:11 EST 2017

This message is being shared on behalf of the Number Resource 
Organization (NRO).

The Address Supporting Organization Address Council’s (ASO AC) call for 
nominations for Seat 9 on the ICANN Board will close at 23:59 UTC on 
Sunday, 17 December 2017.

*Nomination Process*

Community members are invited to submit nominations by email to 
nominations at aso.icann.org by Sunday,17 December 2017 at 23:59 UTC. 
Nominations must include the following information:

*    The full name of the person being nominated
*    Contact email address for the person being nominated
*    Contact telephone number (if available) of the person being nominated
*    The full name of the person making the nomination
*    Contact email address for the person making the nomination
*    Contact telephone number of the person making the nomination

*Election Procedures*

Procedures for election of individuals to the ICANN Board of Directors 
by the ASO AC can be found in section 9 of the ASO Operating Procedures.

*Regional Restrictions*

The ICANN Bylaws state “no two Directors selected by a Supporting 
Organization shall be citizens from the same country or of countries 
located in the same Geographic Region.” (see section 7.2:c). The current 
ASO AC selection for Seat 10, Akinori Maemura, resides in the APNIC 
region. Therefore, no nominations for Seat 9 will be accepted from 
candidates residing in the APNIC region.

*Eligibility Requirements*

All nominated candidates must meet the selection criteria and conflict 
of interest requirements as outlined in Article 7 of the ICANN Bylaws. 
The selected candidate will undergo an independent due diligence review 
by an ICANN contractor, and announcement of the candidate will follow 
once this review has been successfully completed.

*Important Dates*

*    Nomination Phase: 2 October 2017 – 17 December 2017
*    Comment Phase: 18 December 2017 – 18 March 2018
*    Interview Phase: 17 January 2018 – 18 March 2018
*    Selection Phase: 19 March 2018 – 18 April 2018
*    Due Diligence Review: 19 April 2018 – 17 May 2018
*    Announcement: Around 19 May 2018

All phases will conclude at 23:59 UTC on the date specified.
**Further Information*

For further information and updated announcements on the election 
process, please see the 2017 ICANN Board Election page:

If you have any questions about the elections or the election process, 
please contact secretariat at nro.net.

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