[ALAC-LT] For Review: DRAFt ALAC Liaison appointments for 2016-17

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Wed Sep 21 05:34:10 UTC 2016

Good idea and thanks for catching that. I knew there was a reason we paid you the big bucks!

Sent from my mobile. Please excuse brevity and typos.

On September 21, 2016 12:04:42 AM EDT, Julie Hammer <julie.hammer at bigpond.com> wrote:
>Hi Alan,
>Just wondering whether it would be worthwhile putting in a link to the
>ALAC Appointee Selection Committee webpage
>so that everyone reading this email knows who they are.  Also, I noted
>that on that webpage, the title of the Committee is “Appointee”, not
>“Appointment” as in the first line of the draft email below.  
>Cheers,  Julie
>On 21 Sep 2016, at 12:02 PM, Alan Greenberg <alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca>
>Please review this call for nominations. I would like to send it out on
>Dear All, 
>The ALAC Appointment Selection Committee recommended for a full call
>for nominations for ALAC Liaisons for the 2016-2017 term. 
>Thus, this is a call for nominations for the following ALAC Liaisons.
>The current Liaison is shown in brackets. 
>- GNSO (Olivier Crepin-Leblond)
>- ccNSO (Maureen Hilyard)
>- SSAC (Julie Hammer)
>- GAC (Yrjö Länsipuro)
>-.MOBI (Murray McKercher)
>The one year terms will start at the close of ICANN 57 and end at the
>close of ICANN 60. 
>The schedule for this call for Liaisons is: 
>Call issued Thursday, 22 September
>Call closes: Saturday, 1 October (10 days)
>Acceptances due: Saturday, 8 October
>ALAC Selection Committee Teleconference: week of 10 October
>ALAC Vote (if multiple candidates from Selection Committee): 17-21
>Please review the General Liaison requirements and responsibilities
>located in the revised RoPs
>Section 7.
>Of particular importance, please note the following: 
>- (As per RoP 7.3) Liaisons to AC/SOs need not be ALAC Members, but
>they will normally be current or past ALAC Members, or otherwise
>familiar with the ALAC and At-Large and the TG to whom they will
>- (As per RoP 7.8) When representing the ALAC, Appointees have an
>obligation to solicit ALAC and At-Large views on the matter where
>practical and possible. Appointees should be selected knowing that in
>many instances such consultation may not be possible or practical and
>thus the ALAC needs to select people who understand the philosophies or
>guiding values and principles of the ALAC and At-Large.
>- Liaisons should be selected based on their familiarity with the group
>to which they are appointed. Having worked extensively with them before
>in some capacity (such as on multiple WGs) is a strong asset.
>- A level of trust between a Liaison and the group to which they are
>appointed is mandatory for success and must already exist or it should
>be demonstrable how or why it may exist in the future.
>- Liaisons to AC/SOs require a MAJOR time commitment over and above
>other At-Large responsibilities. 
>- For the SSAC Liaison position, the ALAC only makes a recommendation.
>The Liaison is a full SSAC Member and must satisfy SSAC criteria and
>follow SSAC processes for admission to the AC.
>- For the GAC Liaison position, the potential candidate must be
>approved by GAC Leadership.
>- For .MOBI, the prime issue not as much mutual respect and trust, but
>ensuring that the Liaison understands the business of .MOBI and is well
>versed in mobile technologies.
>Liaison reports may be seen here
>Liaisons are asked to provide monthly reports which summarize
>activities in the organization to which they are the Liaison.  
>Process for Nomination and Selection:
>Nominations should be sent to the ALAC list
><mailto:alac at atlarge-lists.icann.org> the cc’ing Alan Greenberg
><mailto:Alan%20Greenberg%20%3calan.greenberg at mcgill.ca%3e> and At-Large
>staff <mailto:staff at atlarge.icann.org> by Friday, 21 October at 23:59
>UTC. For nominations made by people without access to the ALAC list,
>Staff will post to the ALAC list.
>All Nominees, in their acceptance or self-nomination, must provide an
>Expression of Interest including sufficient information about their
>background and experience to allow the ALAC Appointment Selection
>Committee to review the nominations and decide on whether to forward
>their candidacy to the ALAC. 
>The Selection Committee may choose to forward one or more candidates to
>the ALAC for each position. 
>The Selection Committee or its Chair may choose to ask follow-up
>questions, but it is not obliged to, so submissions should be as
>complete as possible.
>Heidi Ullrich, Silvia Vivanco, Ariel Liang, Gisella Gruber, Nathalie
>Peregrine, Terri Agnew and Yeºim Nazlar
>ICANN Policy Staff in support of the At-Large Community
>ALAC-ExCom mailing list
>ALAC-ExCom at atlarge-lists.icann.org
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