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

Barrack Otieno otieno.barrack at gmail.com
Sat Sep 13 04:45:52 UTC 2014

Congratulations Alan,

Wishing you the very best in your role as Chair.

Best Regards

On 9/13/14, Alan Greenberg <alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca> wrote:
> Thank you Olivier. I am again humbled by your
> kind words and I appreciate your future support as well as that of all
> others.
> Alan
> 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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