[arin-ppml] Board Election Petition underway

Martin Hannigan hannigan at gmail.com
Sat Oct 9 22:01:25 EDT 2021


A slight correction. I guess I didn't realize that you only need to be
nominated by a member in good standing, not actually a member. Who knew?
With that correction, I would still argue that the regulated should be self
governed, antitrust and all.

Warm regards,

-M<

On Sat, Oct 9, 2021 at 9:26 PM Martin Hannigan <hannigan at gmail.com> wrote:

>
>
> It's probably more than process reform that is needed IMHO. I didn't
> realize this changed, but you don't need to be a member in good standing to
> run for the board. I'm pretty certain it used to be a requirement. Not sure
> when that changed. It appears at least two of three possibly aren't. I'd
> argue this is another black eye for the process.
>
> Warm regards,
>
> -M<
>
>
>
> On Sat, Oct 9, 2021 at 9:19 PM Scott Leibrand <scottleibrand at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> In light of the public and private responses I’ve gotten to this
>> question, it seems that the obvious explanations are considered far more
>> credible than any innocent ones (of which none have been forthcoming this
>> far).
>>
>> I would encourage everyone to support these petitions, to solicit
>> candidates’ opinions on the matter of candidate selection, and then vote
>> for candidates willing to publicly advocate for candidate selection reform
>> at ARIN. Whether or not the process is currently undergoing capture, it
>> certainly appears to lack the transparency needed to avoid it.
>>
>> Scott
>>
>> On Oct 9, 2021, at 5:37 PM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
>>
>> There were apparently at least 5 candidates. There are 2 open board
>> seats.
>>
>> The nom-com approved only 3 candidates, hence my complaint.
>>
>> There are 7 open advisory council seats. I did not count the nomination
>> list size, but I assure you it was well short of 14.
>>
>> Owen
>>
>>
>> On Oct 9, 2021, at 17:30 , Steven Ryerse <SRyerse at eclipse-networks.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>> If there are enough candidates there ought to be at least 2 for each seat
>> and more than 2 is also good too.
>>
>>
>> *Steven Ryerse*
>> President
>>
>> *sryerse at eclipse-networks.com <sryerse at eclipse-networks.com>* | *C*:
>> 770.656.1460
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>> *From:* ARIN-PPML <arin-ppml-bounces at arin.net> *On Behalf Of *Mike Burns
>> *Sent:* Saturday, October 9, 2021 4:45 PM
>> *To:* Scott Leibrand <scottleibrand at gmail.com>
>> *Cc:* arin-ppml <arin-ppml at arin.net>
>> *Subject:* Re: [arin-ppml] Board Election Petition underway
>>
>> I was rejected for an Advisory Council candidacy even though I was a
>> candidate in the past and am a policy author in multiple registries.
>> Another broker was likewise rejected.
>> There are 7 AC openings, only 10 candidates, but I was rejected.
>> I know another broker who was, like me, solicited to run but then denied
>> a candidacy.
>> The NomCom is comprised of four insiders, two volunteers, and operates in
>> the dark.
>> Not saying this is the case, but very few likeminded individuals on the
>> AC/Board can effectively capture these via NomCom filtering.
>> A dangerous thing for Internet governance in the context of Afrinic. I
>> don't want the governments of the world taking over from the amateurs.
>> But if we continue to act amateurish...
>>
>>
>> Regards,
>> Mike
>>
>>
>>
>> ---- On Sat, 09 Oct 2021 11:58:00 -0400 *Scott Leibrand
>> <scottleibrand at gmail.com <scottleibrand at gmail.com>>* wrote ----
>>
>>
>> Has ARIN disclosed anything about why the NomCom chose to exclude two
>> obviously-qualified candidates from the ballot when they didn’t yet have 2
>> candidates per open seat, and the 3 candidates they did include are all
>> less well-known to the community than both the ones they excluded?
>>
>> I can hypothesize some possible reasons, but none of them would reflect
>> well on the NomCom, so I am reluctant to do so without learning their
>> stated reason(s).
>>
>> Scott
>>
>> > On Oct 9, 2021, at 7:39 AM, Bill Woodcock <woody at pch.net> wrote:
>> > 
>> >
>> >> On Oct 9, 2021, at 4:03 PM, Martin Hannigan <hannigan at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> >> There's a petition for two people to be added to the Trustee ballot
>> after being rejected by the nom com.
>> >
>> > Yes! Go vote on the petitions, so you’ll have more than three choices
>> to fill the two open board seats, when the election comes. Give yourself
>> more options.
>> >
>> > -Bill
>> >
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