[ALAC] Call for Volunteers: Co-Leader for WT5 of PDP on New gTLD Subsequent Procedures

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Tue Sep 26 01:51:02 UTC 2017

I am pleased to report that the ALAC has selected Christopher 
Wilkinson to be the ALAC-Appointed Co-Leasder of the GNSO's New gTLD 
Subsequent Procedures PDP Working Group WT5 on geonames at the top level.


At 23/08/2017 12:36 AM, Alan Greenberg wrote:
>The GNSO's New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP Working Group is 
>establishing a new Work Track 5 (WT5) which will focus exclusively 
>on geographic names at the top-level. This has been a very 
>contentious issue with a wide variety of difficult-to-reconcile 
>positions, but one that must be resolved prior to any future new 
>gTLD availability.
>In order to promote broad participation from across the community, 
>the WG is seeking to establish a shared leadership model in WT5 with 
>co-leaders from the ALAC, ccNSO, GAC and GNSO.
>Past efforts in this area have included a ccNSO Study Group and a 
>Cross-Community Working Group (CCWG) on the use of country names as 
>Top Level Domains (TLDs). (See 
>https://ccnso.icann.org/workinggroups/unctwg.htm and 
>We are looking for a person who is well acquainted with the multiple 
>views on the subject within ICANN, has knowledge of and preferably 
>experience in the past efforts, and who can work closely with the 
>ALAC and an At-Large WG supporting the effort.
>We note that to a large extent, the person serving in this capacity 
>is a facilitator for the Work Track and not there to put forward 
>their personal positions.
>Interested candidates should send an Expression of Interest 
>detailing their experience and willingness to serve in all aspects 
>of this role to staff at atlarge.icann.org no later than 23:59 UTC on 
>Monday, 28 August 2017.
>The ALAC will also be looking for volunteers to participate in the 
>WT5 once it is established, but this Call for Volunteers is 
>exclusively for the position of Co-Leader.
>Alan Greenberg
>Chair, ALAC
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