[NA-Discuss] Nomcom Selection Offical

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Mon Sep 9 18:09:22 UTC 2013

Note that the correct spelling of incoming ALAC 
member from Africa is Beran Dondeh Gillen. Her 
name was mis-spelled in the original NomCom announcement (since corrected).


At 09/09/2013 11:38 AM, Garth Bruen wrote:
>Noted and posted to agenda for today
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>ICANN 2013 Nominating Committee Announces Selections****
>2 September 2013****
>The 2013 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom) has completed its selections
>for nine leadership positions within ICANN, listed below for each ICANN
>body, in alphabetical order by family name:**** ICANN Board of Directors****
>*, Africa****
>*, Europe****
>*, Europe****
>*, Asia/Australia/Pacific Islands****
>*Beran Doneh
>*, Africa****
>*, Latin America/Caribbean Islands****
>GNSO Council****
>* (Non-Contracted Party House)****
>* (Contracted Party House)****
>ccNSO Council****
>* - Latin America/Caribbean Islands****
>Those selected will take up their positions after the end of ICANN's Annual
>General Meeting, which will take place during the ICANN Public meeting
>scheduled for November 17-21, 2013, in Buenos Aires, Argentina.****
>The NomCom is charged with recruiting and selecting a portion of ICANN's
>leadership. The NomCom is mandated to ensure that overall ICANN's leadership
>is diverse in geography, culture, skills, experience, and perspective. The
>basic criteria is that selectees are people of integrity, objectivity and
>sound judgment, can support decision-making within groups, can work
>effectively in English, have an understanding of ICANN's mission and
>operation, are committed to its success, experienced in world affairs,
>contribute to cultural, professional and geographic expertise, and can work
>long and hard as volunteers in the global public trust.**** Balancing
>Confidentiality with Transparency****
>Discussing the 2013 Nominating Committee results, Yrjö Länsipuro, the Chair
>of the 2013 NomCom, shared the following:****
>I am very happy to report that the 2013 NomCom reached a unanimous decision
>about the entire slate of selectees at our meeting in Durban, South Africa,
>immediately after the 47th ICANN meeting in that city.****
>There were 110 candidates, a record number reached only once before (2003).
>This number reflects a growing interest for ICANN leadership positions, and
>also the strong outreach efforts by the 2013 NomCom.  I want to thank all
>candidates and encourage those whom we could not select this time, to keep
>up their interest in ICANN.****
>The 2013 NomCom was committed to striking a new balance between the
>imperative for confidentiality and protecting the privacy of the candidates,
>with the need to ensure that the NomCom processes are up to ICANN standards
>of openness and transparency. Accordingly, while maintaining strict
>confidentiality of candidate specific information, we held NomCom meetings
>in Beijing and Durban that were open to all community members, both in
>person and online. We also issued monthly progress report cards of our work
>to all constituencies and stakeholder groups represented on the
>Last but not least, I want to thank all NomCom members, and ICANN staff
>supporting the NomCom, for their commitment to a year of very hard work and
>carrying it through with persistence, in a cooperative, constructive and
>collegial spirit.**** Regional Breakdown****
>As noted above, the 2013 NomCom received 110 Statements of Interest from
>candidates all over the world (27 female and 83 male), during its open
>nomination period from 7 November 2012 to 15 May 2013. The regional
>breakdown of this year's candidates is:****
>    - 12 from Africa****
>    - 29 from Asia/Australia/Pacific****
>    - 33 from Europe****
>    - 18 from Latin America/Caribbean****
>    - 18 from North America****
>For more information about the NomCom, please visit http://nomcom.icann.org/
>Glenn McKnight
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