[lac-discuss-en] Apply Now for ICANN and PTI Leadership Positions!
Tracy F. Hackshaw @ Google
tracyhackshaw at gmail.com
Thu Jan 17 16:56:42 UTC 2019
Permalink - https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2019-01-17-en
LOS ANGELES – 17 January 2019 – Today, the Internet Corporation for
Assigned Names and Numbers' (ICANN) Nominating Committee (NomCom) invites
interested individuals to submit an expression of interest in key
leadership positions within ICANN and Public Technical Identifiers (PTI).
Selected individuals will have a unique opportunity to work with
accomplished colleagues from around the globe to help shape the Internet's
technical coordination and policy development. The deadline to submit
applications is *18 March 2019 at 23:59 Universal Coordinated Time
is also accepting recommendations of suggested candidates.
We are inviting applications and recommendations for the following
- Three members of the ICANN Board of Directors.
- One member of the PTI Board of Directors.
- Three regional representatives to the At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC)
– one from the Asia, Australia, and Pacific Islands region, one from the
Latin America and Caribbean Islands region, one from the Africa region.
- Two members of the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO)
- One member of the Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO)
Guided by the broad public interest, those selected will work to fulfill
ICANN's mission to coordinate the global Internet's system of unique
identifiers, and in particular, to ensure its stable and secure operation.
The selected leaders will make a valuable public service contribution
toward the evolution of the Domain Name System as an essential global
Fluency in English is a requirement for all positions.
Other qualifications, skills, and time commitments vary depending on the
position. For information, visit the NomCom webpage
Application Deadline and Process
There is a new online candidate portal
replaced the previous platform. Candidates will receive an automated email
from either no-reply at email.zenginehq.com or no-reply at webportalapp.com after
creating an account. In addition, candidates can contact NomCom Staff
Support at nomcom2019 at icann.org
there are any questions.
For full consideration, the NomCom must receive applications by 18 March
2019, 23:59 UTC. There will be no grace period for candidates to complete
their application forms on the new online candidate portal.
Candidate applications that remain incomplete at the end of this period
will not be considered.
- Submit your application through the online candidate portal.
- Submit candidate recommendations through the online form
All applications are confidential. Selections will be announced by
September 2019. Successful candidates will assume their positions after
ICANN's Annual Meeting scheduled to be held during ICANN66, which runs from
2 –7 November 2019.
Meetings, Travel, Reimbursement, and Compensation
These positions require regular participation in teleconferences and may
involve significant international travel, including to ICANN's three annual
Public Meetings. Meetings will be held in Montreal, Canada (2 –7 November
2019); Cancún, Mexico (7-12 March 2020); and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (22-25
Reasonable direct and properly documented expenses incurred in the course
of service will be reimbursed.
Each ICANN Board member has the option to receive compensation in
accordance with the resolution passed by the Board on 30 July 2014, but it
is not required. (See Board Member Compensation
For More Information
Learn more by visiting the 2019 NomCom website
If you have any questions or comments, email nomcom2019 at icann.org
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