[NA-Discuss] Ramping up for the election - General Procedures

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Sat Jun 1 02:49:38 UTC 2013

Actually, according to the NARALO operating procedures, the process 
is a bit more formal than that.

Regarding the selection of the unaffiliated rep, the procedures also 
cover that, and as one of the final acts as this year's rep, I will 
oversee the process.

As a reminder to anyone who is interested, to be an unaffiliated 
member of NARALO, one must submit a Statement of Interest indicating 
that he/she meet the following criteria:

- be subscribed to the NA-Discuss list;
- be a permanent resident of one of the countries/territories in the 
North American region as defined by ICANN;
- not be a member of a certified ALS.

Such an unaffiliated membership continues until or unless one of the 
criteria is fails to be satisfied (ie leaves the list, ceases to be a 
resident of NA, or is a member of an organization that is or becomes 

I note that membership in ISOC Canada, which has just become an ALS, 
is an example of a reason for losing unaffiliated status.


At 31/05/2013 01:04 PM, Evan Leibovitch wrote:

>... and unaffiliated members will be polled, and Alan will cast a single
>vote collectively on their behalf -- based on, but not necessarily directed
>by -- that poll.
>Come to thing of it... going forward, we probably need to have a   process
>amongst the unaffiliated members for selecting their reprentative.
>In the past I seem to recall this was done by consensus.
>- Evan
>On 31 May 2013 12:50, Garth Bruen 
>at knujon.com> wrote:
> > Thank you Darlene. To strip this down to the bare bones:
> >
> > Any documented NARALO member can run for office, and any NARALO member can
> > nominate.
> >
> > As for the vote itself, each ALS has ONE vote.
> >
> >

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