[EURO-Discuss] León Felipe Sánchez Ambía Selected by the At-Large Community as the Next ICANN Board Director

Nigel Hickson nigel.hickson at icann.org
Tue Feb 28 13:28:06 UTC 2017


Good afternoon; pleasure joining others in congratulating you on your



From:  <euro-discuss-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org> on behalf of Olivier
MJ Crepin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com>
Date:  Tuesday 28 February 2017 12:54
To:  "leonfelipe at sanchez.mx" <leonfelipe at sanchez.mx>
Cc:  "euro-discuss at atlarge-lists.icann.org"
<euro-discuss at atlarge-lists.icann.org>
Subject:  Re: [EURO-Discuss] León Felipe Sánchez Ambía Selected by the
At-Large Community as the Next ICANN Board Director

Dear Leon,

congratulations on your selection to the ICANN Board by the At-Large
The EURALO community will look forward to working with you when you succeed
Rinalia Abdul Rahim in this important position.
Kindest regards,


On 27/02/2017 14:34, Program Admin wrote:
> On behalf of Tijani Ben Jemaa, Chair of the Board Member Selection Process
> Committee (BMSPC), we are announcing the final election result of ICANN Board
> Director (Seat #15) selected by the At-Large Community.
> After six months of efforts, the At-Large Community has successfully concluded
> its ICANN Board Director selection process on 27 February 2017. León Felipe
> Sánchez Ambía has been selected by At-Large as the successor of Rinalia Abdul
> Rahm and will begin his 3 year term as an ICANN Board Director at the end of
> ICANN60 (3 November 2017).
> The selection process began in September 2016, with the formation of two
> committees[community.icann.org]
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__community.icann.org_x_Vx
> i4Aw&d=DwMF-g&c=FmY1u3PJp6wrcrwll3mSVzgfkbPSS6sJms7xcl4I5cM&r=RrrXyaBfa00GH1li
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> LYDA99qKN2fg1Zay_jIh1SUDYA1Ko4tQlYka06rxM&e=>  tasked with managing the
> timeline, calling for and evaluating the candidates, and organizing the final
> election.
> Among the six individuals who submitted Expressions of Interest for the
> position, Alan Greenberg and León Felipe Sánchez Ambía were chosen as the
> finalists[community.icann.org]
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__community.icann.org_x_N6
> bDAw&d=DwMF-g&c=FmY1u3PJp6wrcrwll3mSVzgfkbPSS6sJms7xcl4I5cM&r=RrrXyaBfa00GH1li
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> hI8myO4Q4vWwA8lTl0YZLmHimkM9lYYbRq_eTUz1c&e=> . Before the election took
> place, the At-Large Community enjoyed ample opportunities to ask questions to
> the finalists verbally[community.icann.org]
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__community.icann.org_x_-2
> DpXRAw&d=DwMF-g&c=FmY1u3PJp6wrcrwll3mSVzgfkbPSS6sJms7xcl4I5cM&r=RrrXyaBfa00GH1
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> ZfspyH626jnQmKcrv3xDfQ20_G04TwIeYdjZYPK-QCU&e=>  and in
> writing[community.icann.org]
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__community.icann.org_x_Ar
> XDAw&d=DwMF-g&c=FmY1u3PJp6wrcrwll3mSVzgfkbPSS6sJms7xcl4I5cM&r=RrrXyaBfa00GH1li
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> Fuy9Q6xwIDWGzragLS2wZVKDX-3OTwCQT82olhTJ8&e=>  in order to make an informed
> choice. At-Large Structures also participated in the final
> election[community.icann.org]
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__community.icann.org_x_Sb
> bDAw&d=DwMF-g&c=FmY1u3PJp6wrcrwll3mSVzgfkbPSS6sJms7xcl4I5cM&r=RrrXyaBfa00GH1li
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> _LJFeFE4UtjIfaCHQw47x-WGnPlrcsZglQSHYqvFc&e=>  by directing the votes of
> Regional At-Large Organization Chairs[community.icann.org]
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__community.icann.org_x_-2
> DZfRAw&d=DwMF-g&c=FmY1u3PJp6wrcrwll3mSVzgfkbPSS6sJms7xcl4I5cM&r=RrrXyaBfa00GH1
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> ZLxaqEzvwruVJPwr-q6yGPpJw00DwnPFYDpa5dT8iWc&e=> .
> Click here[community.icann.org]
> <https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__community.icann.org_x_Sb
> bDAw&d=DwMF-g&c=FmY1u3PJp6wrcrwll3mSVzgfkbPSS6sJms7xcl4I5cM&r=RrrXyaBfa00GH1li
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> _LJFeFE4UtjIfaCHQw47x-WGnPlrcsZglQSHYqvFc&e=>  to review the result, as well
> as the detailed information about the election process.
> Please see below the bio and photo of León Felipe Sánchez Ambía.
> León Felipe Sánchez Ambía is an intellectual property attorney graduated from
> the the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM). He also has completed
> postgraduate studies on intellectual property at the UNAM and on Internet Law
> at Harvard Law School.
> Since 2006 he has been partner at Fulton & Fulton, a law firm specialized in
> intellectual property and IT law based in Mexico City, and is head of the
> Intellectual Property division.
> In 2008 he was admitted as professor on Intellectual Property at the UNAM Law
> School.
> He is co-lead for the Mexican chapter of Creative Commons and advisor to
> different Government bodies that include the Digital Strategy Coordination
> Office of the Mexican Presidency, the Special Commission on Digital Agenda and
> IT of the Mexican House of Representatives and the Science and Technology
> Commission of the Mexican Senate.
> He drafted the Internet Users Rights Protection Act for Mexico and has been
> very active on issues like Anti-Counterfeit Trade Agreement (ACTA), Stop
> Online Privacy Act (SOPA), Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) and
> other local initiatives of the same kind, always advocating to defend users¹
> and creators¹ rights in order to achieve a balance between regulation and
> freedom.
> He currently serves as the ALAC Vice-Chair in ICANN and Co-Chair of the CCWG
> on Accountability where he has been deeply involved with the IANA transition.
> Heidi Ullrich, Ariel Liang, and Yesim Nazlar
> At-Large Board Member Selection Program Admin Staff
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