[ALAC] ALAC Endorsement of ATRT2 Candidates
eduardodiazrivera at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 02:41:50 UTC 2012
Please add my endorsement to Olivier as ALAC's preferred candidate for the
ATRT2 membership too.
On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 10:00 PM, Carlton Samuels <carlton.samuels at gmail.com
> Dear Colleagues:
> When you read the criteria set out for ATRT2 members, they mirror the
> qualities that informed my decision to recommend and support Olivier as
> ALAC Chair.
> Consequently, I here now recommend Olivier as the ALAC's preferred
> candidate for the ATRT2 membership and urge your favourable advice and
> Kind regards,
> - Carlton
> Carlton A Samuels
> Mobile: 876-818-1799
> *Strategy, Planning, Governance, Assessment & Turnaround*
> On Thu, Nov 29, 2012 at 8:17 PM, Rinalia Abdul Rahim <
> rinalia.abdulrahim at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Dear Members of the ALAC,
> > I have been asked to take on the task of managing the ALAC Candidate
> > Endorsement Process for the ICANN Accountability and Transparency Review
> > Team 2 (ATRT2). I am triggering this process now in my capacity as
> > Chair of the ALAC ATRT2 Candidate Endorsement Ad-Hoc Sub-Committee in
> > accordance with the decision of the ALAC meeting on 27 November 2012.
> > *Scope of Work*
> > The selection of ALAC candidates to the ATRT2 will be done by the ICANN
> > Board Chair and the GAC Chair. The responsibility of the ALAC ATRT2
> > Candidate Endorsement Ad-Hoc Sub-Committee is to review the list of
> > candidates who have applied as representing the ALAC, assess their
> > suitability for the work of the ATRT2, and rank the ones whom we believe
> > qualify in a preferred order - this is referred to as the endorsement
> > process, which informs the selection by the ICANN Board Chair and the GAC
> > Chair. The endorsement process requires an assessment of candidates
> > on the set of criteria specified in the ATRT2 Call for Volunteers as well
> > as additional criteria specific to the ALAC. It is known that a minimum
> > one ALAC candidate will be selected to the ATRT2 and it is expected that
> > more candidates will be selected though the exact number has not been
> > revealed. Given this uncertainty, and there may not be any certainty
> > the actual selection is made by the Chairs of the ICANN Board and the
> > we will proceed by reviewing and ranking all the ALAC applicants from the
> > list that the ATRT2 Staff will provide.
> > The following are immediate issues for the ALAC's attention:
> > *1. The **ALAC ATRT2 Candidate Endorsement Ad-Hoc Sub-Committee Call for
> > Members
> > *- The ALAC Chair will issue a call for membership for this ad-hoc
> > sub-committee, which will include information regarding composition,
> > qualification and selection criteria.
> > - It is proposed that the sub-committee be small for manageability (given
> > the tight deadlines) and regionally balanced.
> > - Note: The Chair of the Ad-Hoc Sub-Committee will not count in the
> > regional balance and will not assess the candidates, but rather focus on
> > facilitating the process. The deadline for the sub-committee formation
> > 10 Dec 2012.
> > *2. Candidate Assessment and Endorsement Tool (Matrix)*
> > - A matrix as a tool to help the sub-committee assess the candidates has
> > been developed and posted for ALAC comments here: At-Large ATRT2 ALAC
> > Endorsement Process Workspace <https://community.icann.org/x/A4lEAg>.
> > - The matrix incorporates the set of criteria specified by the ATRT2 Call
> > for Volunteers as well as two additional criteria specific to the ALAC
> > (i.e., accountability to the ALAC and trust of the ALAC). The deadline
> > ALAC comments on the matrix is 10 Dec 2012. I urge you to be as concrete
> > and as constructive as possible in your comments and I particularly
> > concrete suggestions on the proxy indicators in the matrix for
> > consideration by the sub-committee.
> > - Note: The development of the matrix as well as the overall endorsement
> > process draw from past experiences and involved consultations with
> > coordinators of the process.
> > *3. **ALAC Chair's Candidacy to the ATRT2*
> > - The ALAC Chair has announced that he is applying for the ATRT2. A
> > decision is needed as to whether the ALAC Chair should be endorsed as the
> > primary (first preference) candidate to the ATRT2 by ALAC consensus.
> > ALAC is requested to provide feedback on this matter a.s.a.p.** and the
> > ALAC Vice Chairs are requested to manage the call for consensus if deemed
> > necessary.
> > *- Note: If the ALAC Chair is endorsed by consensus, he will be exempt
> > from assessment by the sub-committee and will be able to participate in
> > sub-committee as an observer.
> > *4. Confidentiality Policy *
> > - The confidentiality policy for the Ad-Hoc Sub-Committee is that the
> > assessment
> > information will only be shared among the sub-committee members for the
> > purpose of making the endorsement decision and no record will be kept
> > the decision has been announced.
> > - Due to the need for confidentiality, the wiki workspace will be
> > restricted to members of the sub-committee and staff after 11.59pm UTC 10
> > December 2012 UTC. The workspace is currently open for ALAC comments on
> > the matrix until then.
> > *5. Limits of Information in Decision Announcement*
> > - The decision announcement will reveal only the names and preferred
> > of the endorsed candidates.
> > *
> > Timeline for the Endorsement Process
> > *Please note that these deadlines have had input from the ATRT2 staff as
> > well as the At-Large staff. Due to time constraints, these deadlines
> > be held as inflexible.*
> > *
> > 27 Nov 2012
> > Tabling of Key Decision Points to the ALAC
> > 05 Dec 2012
> > Deadline for submission of Application and Statement of Interest by
> > candidates to the ATRT2 staff
> > 10 Dec 2012
> > Deadline for ALAC comments on candidate assessment matrix
> > 10 Dec 2012
> > Deadline for Ad-Hoc Sub-Committee formation
> > 11-15 Dec 2012
> > Ad-Hoc Sub-Committee discussion and agreement on matrix proxy indicators
> > 12 Dec 2012
> > Deadline for receiving list of ALAC candidates from ATRT2 Staff
> > 20 Dec 2012
> > Deadline for Ad-Hoc Sub-Committee members to submit individual assessment
> > 21 Dec 2012
> > Staff aggregates and circulates results to Ad-Hoc Sub-Committee members
> > 03 Jan 2012
> > Ad-Hoc Sub Committee Meeting to review results and decide on candidate
> > preference ranking
> > 04 Jan 2013
> > Announcement and submission of ALAC endorsement decision to the ATRT2
> > 07 Jan 2013
> > ATRT2 candidate selection by ICANN Board Chair and GAC Chair
> > This is not at all an easy task, but I look forward to working with you
> > identifying the best possible ALAC candidates to the ATRT2.
> > Best regards,
> > Rinalia
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