[ALAC] Election Call for ALAC Liaisons to serve from October 2011 to ICANN AGM 2012

Evan Leibovitch evan at telly.org
Wed Oct 12 05:12:10 UTC 2011


I nominate Alan Greenberg to continue another term in the admirable job he
has done for us as GNSO liaison

- Evan





2011/10/11 Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com>

> **
>
> *Election Call for ALAC Liaisons to serve from October 2011 to ICANN AGM
> 2012*
>
> Dear All,
>
> The ALAC Liaison positions, and those currently serving in the role
> (until the ICANN AGM in Dakar) are listed below. The incumbent Liaisons
> are able to stand for reappointment. However, the current SSAC liaison,
> Patrick Vande Walle, has indicated that he does not wish to be nominated
> for reappointment.
>
>
> Please note that only ALAC members can nominate and select the Liaisons.
>
> *Nominations are now called for each of the following Liaison positions:*
>
>  * GNSO liaison -- Currently held by Alan Greenberg
>    <http://www.icann.org/en/committees/alac/greenberg.html>
>  * ccNSO -- Currently held by Cheryl Langdon-Orr
>    <https://www.icann.org/en/committees/alac/langdon-orr-11jan10.html>
>  * SSAC -- Currently held by Patrick Vande Walle
>    <http://www.icann.org/en/committees/alac/vande-walle.html>
>  * IDN Policy -- Currently held by Edmon Chung
>    <
> https://community.icann.org/display/APRALO/Edmon+Chung+-+Bio+and+Statement+of+Interest
> >
>  * NCSG -- Currently held by Beau Brendler
>    <http://www.icann.org/en/committees/alac/brendler.html>
>  * dotMOBI -- Currently held by Andre`s Piazza
>
>
>
> *2011 ALAC Liaison Election Schedule: *
>
>  * 11 October 2011 - Election Call (to be sent to lists.)
>  * 24 October 2011 - Deadline for Liaison Nominations (to be sent to
>    lists.)
>  * 27 October 2011 - Chair to post to the public ALAC list an “election
>    summary” message (to be sent to lists).
>  * 27 October 2011 - Nominations are discussed.
>  * 28 October 2011 - Deadline for Nominees to Accept their Nomination
>    (sent to lists and or as notified and recorded on the relevant
>    Election Pages of the At-Large Wiki.)
>  * 31 October -- 4 November 2011 - Election of ALAC Liaisons -- if
>    elections are required, they will be held 31 October through 4
>    November. Where only one nomination is received for any Liaison
>    position, the nominee will be confirmed in that role on October 28^th .
>  * 4 November 2011 - Election Results announced and any unconfirmed
>    Liaisons begin in their roles.
>
> *Relevant rules from the ALAC Rules of Procedure: *
>
> RULE 4 - ELECTION OF LIAISONS
>
> 4.1 Liaisons to ICANN's Advisory Committees, Supporting Organizations
> and Constituencies can be established by approval of the Committee; in
> that case, they will follow the rules established for the appointment
> and functioning of the GNSO Liaison
>
> 4.2 **Refers to *The Board Liaison*, and is therefore not relevant here,
> and will be redacted from the ALAC ROPs*
>
> 4.3 The election can take place by electronic mail, online balloting,
> written balloting, or any other means deemed convenient and accurate
>
> 4.4 All liaisons serve for a term of one year starting from the closure
> of an Annual General Meeting and ending at the closure of the following
> Annual General Meeting.
>
> 4.5 Liaisons shall be freely chosen by the ALAC, according to the
> following criteria:
>
> 4.6 They shall normally be persons who are current or former members of
> the ALAC, or are anyway familiar with the activities and functioning of
> ICANN and of the ALAC;
>
> 4.7 They shall accept to serve on behalf of the At‐Large Community by
> acting for the good of the entire Committee, working to bridge
> differences and build consensus, but also recognizing difference and
> enabling different opinions to be shared;
>
> 4.8 They shall accept, while acting in their capacity as an ALAC
> representative, to put the collective views of the ALAC, always, in
> front of their own.
>
> RULE 5 - QUALIFICATION CRITERIA FOR LIAISONS
>
> 5.1 There is no requirement for a Liaison to be a member of the At‐Large
> Advisory Committee;*
>
> 5.2 A conflict of interest statement must be filed;
>
> 5.3 A person may not serve two different liaison positions at the same
> time;
>
> 5.4 All liaisons can be removed before the end of their term by a vote
> of recall according to rule 11;
>
> 5.5 All liaisons have a duty of performing their roles with diligence
> and loyalty to the Committee, and are bound to meet the minimum
> participation requirements set forth in Rule 21. In case of failure to
> do so, the Chair shall call a vote of recall.
>
> The mission and responsibilities of each Liaison of the ALAC are:
>
> 5.6 To participate diligently in the meetings and activities of the body
> he/she is liaison to;
>
> 5.7 To communicate and advocate the positions of the ALAC to such body;
>
> 5.8 To report to the ALAC the current and upcoming activities of the
> body he/she is liaison to, as far as this is possible under the timing
> and confidentiality constraints of such *body;*
>
> 5.9 When this is possible under such constraints, ask to the ALAC for
> advance instructions on matters that are going to be discussed by such
> body.
>
> RULE 6 - PRIVILEGES OF LIAISONS
>
> 6.1 All liaisons have the same rights of access to information, mailing
> lists and documents *as the ordinary ALAC members.*
>
> * NOTE: with the exception of the ALAC liaisons to the GNSO and the
> ccNSO, there is no assured travel finding for ALAC Liaisons to attend
> ICANN Meetings unless they are serving ALAC members. Therefore,
> assurances that they can still perform their role will be required.
>
> *The 2011-2012 ALAC Liaison Election - Schedule and Nominees Workspace:*
>
> This workspace is available at
>
> https://community.icann.org/display/atlarge/2011-2012+ALAC+Liaison+Election+-+Schedule+and+Nominees
> . It includes the following additional important information:
>
> -qualification criteria for liaisons;
>
> -privileges of liaisons;
>
> -election procedures, including specific procedures for the ALAC liaison
> to the SSAC;
>
> -a table listing who has been nominated for the various liaison positions.
>
> Kind regards,
>
>
> Olivier MJ Cre'pin-Leblond
> ALAC Chair
>
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