[arin-ppml] Nomcom rejection explanatory letter

Martin Hannigan hannigan at gmail.com
Thu Nov 4 13:36:06 EDT 2021


Mike,

I’m not sure I would’ve expected anything  different.

BTW: Lets not forget that ARIN does a good job overall. BoT. AC. NRO NC.
And the staff. Its a team effort. And we are part of the team. Vote!

Warm regards,

-M<



On Thu, Nov 4, 2021 at 11:53 Patrick W. Gilmore <patrick at ianai.net> wrote:

> Sounds to me like a lawyer wrote it, not a member of the NomCom.
>
> Which implies the NomCom was not allowed to answer.
>
> --
> TTFN,
> patrick
>
> On Nov 4, 2021, at 11:44 AM, Scott Leibrand <scottleibrand at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> This is very disappointing. Under the process to date, it was the
> NomCom's prerogative not to provide an explanation. But this
> non-explanation makes a mockery of the entire concept of an explanation. It
> literally says nothing about why the candidate was not selected. It simply
> restates the NomCom's charter and their decision.
>
> If this is the kind of obfuscatory behavior we're going to get out of
> requiring explanations under the current process, then that process needs
> to be changed more radically than I thought.
>
> -Scott
>
> On Thu, Nov 4, 2021 at 9:37 AM Mike Burns <mike at iptrading.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello list,
>>
>>
>> I received the explanation for my exclusion from this year's AC slate.
>>
>>
>> For those who believe this explanation provides any transparency, I post
>> it in its totality below to disabuse them of that notion.
>>
>>
>> Required explanations don't move the needle at all in attempting to
>> improve the nominations process.
>>
>>
>> Perhaps all it would take would be a simple change to the charging
>> language to instruct the nomcom not to exclude candidates who are qualified
>> and include those minimum qualifications?
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>>
>> Mike
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> Dear Mr. Burns,
>>
>> The ARIN Nomination Committee (NomCom) is in receipt of your request for
>> an explanatory statement on the reasons why you were not included on the
>> Advisory Council candidate slate for the 2021 ARIN Elections. The ARIN
>> NomCom reviewed all duly submitted and timely nominations and the materials
>> provided by the nominees. The NomCom’s robust deliberation process was
>> informed by the diversity of perspectives and experience among NomCom
>> Members and strong adherence to the mandate and terms of reference.
>>
>> Various factors were considered including, but not limited to,
>> experience, involvement in the ARIN community, and responses to the nominee
>> questionnaires.  After careful and thoughtful review of each nominee, it
>> was decided to not put your Advisory Council nomination forward onto the
>> initial slate of candidates this year.
>>
>> Catherine Middleton
>> Chair, ARIN Nomination Committee 2021
>>
>>
>>
>>
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