ICANN At-Large Staff staff at atlarge.icann.org
Mon Apr 19 20:09:06 UTC 2021

Dear All,

On behalf of Maureen Hilyard, ALAC Chair, this is a call for applications for members and alternates to represent the ALAC in the upcoming GNSO PDP to review the Transfer Policy.

The GNSO Council recently initiated a two-phased policy development process (PDP) to review the Transfer Policy, which will determine if changes to the policy are needed to improve the ease, security, and efficacy of inter-registrar and inter-registrant transfers.

According to the GNSO Transfer Policy PDP Charter<https://gnso.icann.org/sites/default/files/file/field-file-attach/draft-charter-pdp-transfer-policy-review-12mar21-en.pdf>,  WG members shall review the full text of the Guidance document below to understand the
responsibilities and skills that they are expected to have in order to fully participate in the WG activities.

Guidance: Working Group Member Skills Guide<https://gnso.icann.org/sites/default/files/file/field-file-attach/pdp-3-3-wg-member-skills-guide-10feb20-en.pdf>

For the GNSO PDP to Review the Transfer Policy,  Working Group Members and Alternates must possess:
● Knowledge of Transfer Policy issue, background and current work status (technical knowledge
of inter-registrar transfers is strongly preferred);
● Commitment to participating in Working Group meetings on a regular and ongoing basis;
● Ability to create factual, relevant and easily understandable messages, and able to succinctly
deliver them to the Working Group;
● Ability to deliver a point constructively and concisely;
● Familiarity with the following sections of the Working Group Guidelines:
○ Section 4.1 Session Planning – General Meeting Logistics
○ Section 4.2 Communication/Collaboration Tools
● Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills (in simple, comprehensible
● Research skills with the ability to discern factual, factually relevant, and persuasive details and
● Commitment to manage a diverse workload, while collaborating with a Working Group of
individuals with different backgrounds and interests in driving objectives;
● In depth knowledge of Working Group discussions, actions taken at meetings, and
● Understanding of the perspectives and interests of the members’ own stakeholder group or
● Project management skills in driving the completion of SG/C statements in a timely manner.

Please send your SOI to Maureen Hilyard and At-Large staff by Thursday, 22 April 2021 at 23:59 UTC. Please indicate how you meet the above knowledge and skills and whether you are applying for the position of Member or Alternate.

The ALAC Appointee Selection Subcommittee (AASC) will be reviewing the applicants on Friday, 23 April 2021.

Kind regards,
At-Large Staff

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