[arin-ppml] NomCom misbehavior

Martin Hannigan hannigan at gmail.com
Sat Oct 9 23:05:49 EDT 2021


Here's the help guide:
https://www.arin.net/announcements/20211004_petitions/

On Sat, Oct 9, 2021 at 11:03 PM Holden Karau <holden at pigscanfly.ca> wrote:

> Interesting ARIN shows me as the designated voting contact for my org but
> no link on the dashboard exists for me to cast support.
>
> On Sat, Oct 9, 2021 at 6:30 PM Martin Hannigan <hannigan at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> The instructions in the "how to" page are TL;DR
>>
>> Go here:
>>
>> https://account.arin.net/public/secure/dashboard
>>
>> An alert to cast support came up with a link to do it.
>>
>> Warm regards,
>>
>> -M<
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Sat, Oct 9, 2021 at 7:15 PM Holden Karau <holden at pigscanfly.ca> wrote:
>>
>>> How do we support the petitions?
>>>
>>> On Sat, Oct 9, 2021 at 3:33 PM Elvis Daniel Velea <elvis at velea.eu>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Just adding that it is not the first time this happens.
>>>>
>>>> I am appalled by the NomCom’s behavior!
>>>>
>>>> elvis
>>>>
>>>> Excuse the briefness of this mail, it was sent from a mobile device.
>>>>
>>>> > On Oct 9, 2021, at 14:37, Owen DeLong via ARIN-PPML <
>>>> arin-ppml at arin.net> wrote:
>>>> >
>>>> > Apologies for posting here, but since arin-discuss is dead and based
>>>> on John’s recent expansion of the scope
>>>> > of PPML, I think it is the most appropriate place to post.
>>>> >
>>>> > As I understand it, the Nominating Committee has turned down several
>>>> candidates for BoT in the upcoming
>>>> > election, among them Ron Da Silva and Dan Alexander, both of who are
>>>> clearly qualified and legitimate
>>>> > candidates for the board.
>>>> >
>>>> > For two open positions, the Nominating committee chose to select just
>>>> three candidates for the slate.
>>>> >
>>>> > It is absurd to turn away qualified candidates and it is
>>>> inappropriate for the nominating committee to
>>>> > endeavor to deprive the membership a greater choice of candidates. In
>>>> essence, by limiting the slate
>>>> > to the minimum number of candidates (n+1 vs. open offices), the
>>>> nominating committee has assured
>>>> > that they are able to, in effect, appoint most of their chosen
>>>> candidates to the board while denying
>>>> > others the opportunity to compete absent the petition process.
>>>> >
>>>> > As such, I encourage each and every voting representative seeing this
>>>> message to support the petitions
>>>> > for both Dan Alexander and Ron Da Silva.
>>>> >
>>>> > Further, I hope the board will admonish the nominating committee for
>>>> taking this action and revise
>>>> > the nominating committee guidelines to prevent such in appropriate
>>>> behavior in the future.
>>>> >
>>>> > Suggestions:
>>>> >
>>>> >    1.    Nominating committee must recruit at least 2n candidates
>>>> where n is the number
>>>> >        of seats available for a given election.
>>>> >
>>>> >    2.    Nominating committee may not deny candidates without cause.
>>>> >
>>>> >    3.    Nominating committee must provide an explanation for their
>>>> denial to each and
>>>> >        every candidate denied. It is up to the candidate whether or
>>>> not to make that
>>>> >        explanation public.
>>>> >
>>>> >    4.    Nominating committee must provide the same explanations for
>>>> any denied candidates
>>>> >        to the board for their consideration.
>>>> >
>>>> >    5.    A simple majority of quorum vote of the board shall be
>>>> sufficient to place any
>>>> >        denied candidate on the initial slate without requiring
>>>> qualification by petition.
>>>> >
>>>> > Owen
>>>> >
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