[NA-Discuss] Fwd: ICANN News Alert -- Reminder: Apply Now for the At-Large Advisory Committee, ALAC

Thompson, Darlene DThompson1 at GOV.NU.CA
Thu Jul 21 16:37:55 UTC 2011

This only gives us until Monday!

So far we have one nomination.  Beau, you were mentioning that you may have another.  Has this panned out?  Does anybody know of anybody else lurking out there that we should be putting forward?

Tick tock tick tock


Darlene A. Thompson
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Subject: [NA-Discuss] Fwd: ICANN News Alert -- Reminder: Apply Now for the At-Large Advisory Committee, ALAC

FYI - last few days before application period ends.

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ICANN <http://www.icann.org/>

    News Alert



    Reminder: Apply Now for the At-Large Advisory Committee, ALAC

*Opening for an ALAC Representative from the North American Region*
*Application Period Ends 25 July 2011*

20 July 2011

**Following the resignation of the ALAC representative from the North
American region, appointed by ICANN's 2010 Nominating Committee
(NomCom), the 2011 NomCom invites Statements of Interest for this
important ICANN leadership position.

Interested individuals from the North American region are invited to
submit a Statement of Interest to become an At Large Advisory Committee
(ALAC) representative for the remainder of the current term, ending at
the ICANN Annual General Meeting in 2012. The Statement of Interest form
is online http://nomcom.icann.org/apply/

North American citizens who submitted SOIs in 2011, or carried forward
previous SOIs into the 2011 process, will be invited to update their
statements and have them considered by the NomCom. ICANN's geographic
regions are explained in this
http://www.icann.org/en/meetings/montreal/geo-regions-topic.htm document.

The At Large Advisory Committee (ALAC) is the ICANN body responsible for
representing the voice of the end user in policy and operational
discussions. For more information on the work of the ALAC see
http://www.atlarge.icann.org/. To fill this interim vacancy the NomCom
is seeking an accomplished person of integrity, objectivity and
intelligence who has:

  * a commitment to ICANN's mission and an understanding of the
    potential impact of ICANN decisions on the global Internet community
  * an understanding of the DNS and the impact of ICANN policy on end users
  * demonstrated capacity for thoughtful group decision-making and sound
  * an interest in bottom-up consensus policy building in a real-life
  * an ability to chair or otherwise provide leadership and support for
    a multi-stakeholder group working to reach consensus
  * a willingness to serve as a volunteer, without compensation other
    than the reimbursement of certain expenses
  * the ability to work and communicate in English

The following knowledge, qualities and experiences are specifically sought:

  * experience and skills that bear on gathering, understanding, and
    communicating the interests of individual users and in group
  * consumer protection and or consumer advocacy experience particularly
    in communications/telecommunication sector
  * specific experience and/or expertise in internet-related policy
  * leadership experience in local or regional internet-related or DNS
    policy experience in gTLD or ccTLD activities
  * ability to bring to the ALAC a National or Sub-Regional Internet
    user view or perspective not currently represented in the North
    American RALO or existing ALS demographic
  * strong local networks that will positively enhance the current ALAC
    and Regionally focused strategic and project planning as they relate
    to the wider ICANN Strategic plan and ALAC Improvement Implementation

More information about the position can be found in the 2011 NomCom
"leadership positions" document http://nomcom.icann.org/positions-2011.htm

Statements of Interest for the position described above can be submitted
through an on-line application form at http://nomcom.icann.org/apply/ or
by contacting nomcom2011 at icann.org <mailto:nomcom2011 at icann.org>.

More information regarding the Nominating Committee can be found at
http://nomcom.icann.org/. Applications will be considered in confidence
and should be received by 25 July 2011 for full consideration.
Selections will be announced as soon as possible thereafter and the
successful candidate will take up the position immediately. The
successful candidate will be invited to participate in ICANN #42 Meeting
to be held in Dakar, Senegal, 23-28 October 2011.


The Nominating Committee is designed to function independently from the
ICANN Board, Supporting Organizations, and Advisory Committees.
Nominating Committee members act only on behalf of the interests of the
global Internet community and within the scope of the ICANN mission and
responsibilities assigned to it by the ICANN Bylaws.

Nominating Committee members contribute understanding of the broad
interests of the Internet community as a whole, and knowledge and
experience of specific Internet constituencies who have appointed them.

The challenge for the Nominating Committee is to integrate these
perspectives and derive consensus in its selections. Although appointed
by Supporting Organizations and other ICANN entities, individual
Nominating Committee members are not accountable to their appointing

Members are accountable for adherence to the ICANN Bylaws and for
compliance with the rules and procedures established by the Nominating

Successful candidates are not remunerated, although direct expenses
incurred in the course of duty will be reimbursed. Fluency in English is
a requirement for all positions. These positions may involve significant
international travel, including personal presence at periodic ICANN
meetings, as well as regular telephone and Internet communications.

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