[arin-ppml] Board Election Petition underway

John Santos john at egh.com
Fri Oct 29 03:18:38 EDT 2021

On 10/28/2021 4:47 PM, Chris Woodfield wrote:
> First, I invite ARIN staff or Trustees to please advise if discussion of active ASCP Suggestions is appropriate on PPML, and if not, please suggest an alternative forum for doing so. Would arin-consult@ be a more appropriate place for this discussion?
> Reading both of these suggestions, I agree with the goals of both of these. That said, I would suspect that the language in 2021.22 calling for the publication of the NomCom’s explanation for rejecting a petitioning nominee may prove problematic from a privacy point of view. At the very least, it should be required that a declined nominee must be made explicitly aware of, and consent to, this disclosure as a part of the process of opening a petition.
> -C

I assumed all along that privacy of the nominee was the reason why the 
explanation is not revealed, and the NomCom should reveal the explanation only 
if the nominee explicitly waives privacy.  On the other hand, all rejected 
nominees should be entitled to know the reasons privately, and simply asking for 
them does not imply such waiver.

John Santos
Evans Griffiths & Hart, Inc.
781-861-0670 ext 539

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