[ppml] composition of and representation on the BoT

Andrew Dul andrew.dul at quark.net
Fri Nov 19 22:21:46 EST 2004

At 10:12 AM 11/19/2004 -0500, Lee Howard wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: owner-ppml at arin.net [mailto:owner-ppml at arin.net] On 
>> Behalf Of Randy Bush
>> perhaps arin could take a bit of a lead in this.  get real consumers
>> on the bot.  solicit a small isp or two.  let the bot be more of a
>> representative body than a popularity contest.
>Interesting.  Are you asserting that elections don't provide 
>satisfactory representation, or that limiting voter eligibility to
>members limits the representation to People Like the Members?  How
>could ARIN affect the membership of the BoT without reducing the 
>openness of the process?

I'd of course like to see more people to participate in the process.
However ARIN currently has over 2100 members and unfortunately from my
reading of the election results only about 100 organizations even bothered
to vote in the election.   It is more than just candidates, IMO.

I'd certainly like to every organization to vote.



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