[At-Large] [ALAC-Announce] Congratulations to Alan Greenberg - next ALAC Chair

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Sat Sep 13 01:32:49 UTC 2014

Thank you Olivier. I am again humbled by your 
kind words and I appreciate your future support as well as that of all others.


At 12/09/2014 07:01 PM, Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond wrote:
>Dear At-Large members,
>following a call for nominations for the ALAC Chair, as of the deadline
>of 3 September 2014, Alan Greenberg was the only candidate that had been
>According to the ALAC bylaws, I proceeded with a consensus call on the
>ALAC mailing list for Alan Greenberg to be selected as the next ALAC
>Chair by acclamation. This consensus call ended on Thursday 11 September
>2014, 23:59 UTC, with no objections and a large number of messages
>supporting Alan's selection.
>As a result, it is my pleasure to be able to announce Alan Greenberg as
>the next ALAC Chair for a one year, renewable term, that will start on
>16 October 2014.
>I would like to offer my congratulations to Alan for taking on such a
>position. I admit it has been a challenging four years for me, but Alan
>has what it takes to continue stewarding the great work that our
>community has done over the years. He is so experienced in this
>environment that I have no doubt he'll lead this community to new levels
>and I am absolutely confident that our common missions, grouped under
>the ICANN Bylaws Article XI, Section 2.4.a and 2.4.j will not only be
>fulfilled but exceeded in every sense of the term.
>Finally, I would also like to let Alan know of my personal continued
>support for the ALAC's mission. We are all part of the Internet's only
>operational multi-stakeholder system that has to make decisions which
>will affect many Internet users around the world. This is a fantastic
>opportunity to prove that the system works. We should expect to always
>be under the microscope but in front of unfounded criticism, I ask
>detractors: "so you think you can do better? Why don't you try yourself?"
>Alan, just like the many people in this community contributing at the
>level of their possibilities, has taken the step to try. So have you
>all, At-Large members. For this commitment I am really proud of you all
>- and I feel rich for having been given the chance to be part of it.
>Thank you.
>Olivier MJ Crépin-Leblond
>ALAC Chair

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