[NA-Discuss] Questions for Board candidates

Evan Leibovitch evan at telly.org
Sat Nov 13 00:48:09 UTC 2010

Just a reminder; if you have questions for the candidates please submit them
to me by tonight.


- Evan

On 3 November 2010 13:28, Evan Leibovitch <evan at telly.org> wrote:

> Hello all,
> Regardless of the direction of the ongoing petition debate, we are going to
> eventually have an election for the Board position; from at very least the
> three agreed by the BCEC and possibly one other being considered for
> petition.
> In the interest of At-Large's making an informed selection from amongst the
> candidates I do not want to wait for the end of the petition process to
> start guiding the NARALO voters to informed choices. And I made a commitment
> to know the preferences of NARALO ALSs and individual members as I consider
> my own selection.
> In view of that I *urge* NARALO members to view the online statements of
> interest. Here are the SOIs for the candidates put forward by the BCEC:
> Alan<https://community.icann.org/download/attachments/2265195/At-Large+Director+Applicant+-+Alan+Greenberg.pdf?version=1&modificationDate=1288326250000>,
> Pierre<https://community.icann.org/download/attachments/2265195/At-Large+Director+Applicant+-+Pierre+Dandjinou.pdf?version=1&modificationDate=1288326126000>and
> Sébastien<https://community.icann.org/download/attachments/2265195/At-Large+Director+Applicant+-+S%C3%A9bastien+Bachollet.pdf?version=1&modificationDate=1288326034000>.
> I also include Avri's<https://community.icann.org/download/attachments/2265195/At-Large+Director+Applicant+-+Avri+Doria.pdf?version=1&modificationDate=1288315872000>in case the petition succeeds.
> I am aware that ICANN staff are arranging a community call at which the
> candidates will be able to advance their causes for election.
> However, in addition, I would also like to solicit NARALO members for
> questions to be given to each candidate, to which they will be asked to
> provide a written response. Such questions, which would go beyond the issues
> stated in each person's SOI, would allow candidates to give thoughful,
> complete answers on issues in a manner that simply isn't possible in a
> crowded, multilingual conference call. One does not replace the other; I am
> proposing a questionnaire as a complementary way for us to determine which
> candidate best serves the community's needs.
> Please let me know your questions; try to keep them as neutral and relevant
> as possible. If the collection is worthwhile I will assemble them, submit
> the questionnaire to candidates early next week, and publish the responses
> as they are received.
> If you have a question of a particular candidate (based on something in
> their SOI or history) please also submit them, though I'm not sure yet
> if/how I'll do that.
> Thanks!
> - Evan

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