[ARIN-consult] [arin-announce] ACSP Consultation 2021.5: Consultation on ARIN’s Membership Structure

Andrew Dul andrew.dul at quark.net
Fri Oct 29 14:36:25 EDT 2021

On 10/29/2021 7:38 AM, Michael Richardson wrote:
> John Curran <jcurran at arin.net> wrote:
>      > The reason for inclusion of this language is because we do not know
>      > what the long-term general member count will be and felt that a modest
>      > floor was a reasonable precaution.   While we’re making it possible for
>      > more than 7000 end-user organizations to now also become general
>      > members and participate in the election, we may see some attrition of
>      > existing general members population (i.e. those who don’t tend to vote
>      > in ARIN’s elections.)
> I asked how many end-user organizations were potentially new members, and
> this tells me 7000.  And previously we've had ~600 ISP members involved in
> things.
Given the adoption of the structure as proposed, how many current 
general-members would have been demoted to service members in 2021 
because they did not vote in 2020, 2019, & 2018?



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