[At-Large] I: [ALAC-Announce] CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: ALAC Liaisons

Alan Greenberg alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Fri Sep 30 18:03:33 UTC 2016

At a recent meeting of the ALAC, the concept of 
recording "support" for a nominee was discussed 
and the decision taken that we could not stop 
such statements of support but we would not log 
them as they could discourage others from putting their name in.


At 30/09/2016 01:52 PM, Ariel Liang wrote:

>Hello Roberto and all,
>All At-Large members can nominate eligible 
>At-Large members for those positions.
>We will record your support for Jean-Jacques.
>Thank you,
>From: <at-large-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org> 
>on behalf of Roberto Gaetano <roberto_gaetano at hotmail.com>
>Date: Friday, September 30, 2016 at 5:27 AM
>To: "at-large at atlarge-lists.icann.org" <at-large at atlarge-lists.icann.org>
>Subject: [At-Large] I: [ALAC-Announce] CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: ALAC Liaisons
>Dear all,
>I am not sure whether non-voting members like 
>myself can nominate members to these positions – 
>I have browsed the web site but have been unable 
>to find the answer to this question.
>If I can, please accept my nomination for Jean-Jacques Subrenat.
>I have witnessed his diplomatic ability (he is a 
>former Ambassador), his command of foreign 
>languages (even Mandarin Chinese) and his strong 
>multicultural attitude in particular while we 
>were working together on the ICANN Board. I am 
>sure that these qualities and experiences are of 
>the upmost importance for the ALAC Liaison to a body like the GAC.
>If, on the other hand, I cannot nominate 
>candidates, please disregard this email.
>alac-announce-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org 
>[mailto:alac-announce-bounces at atlarge-lists.icann.org] 
>Per conto di ICANN At-Large Staff
>Inviato: venerdì 23 settembre 2016 22:23
>A: alac-announce at atlarge-lists.icann.org; alac at atlarge-lists.icann.org
>Oggetto: [ALAC-Announce] CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: ALAC Liaisons
>Priorità : Alta
>Dear All,
>Appointee Selection 
>Committee[community.icann.org] recommended for a 
>full call for nominations for ALAC Liaisons for the 2016-2017 term.
>Thus, this is a call for nominations for the 
>following ALAC Liaisons. The current Liaison is shown in brackets.
>- GNSO (Olivier Crepin-Leblond)
>- ccNSO (Maureen Hilyard)
>- SSAC (Julie Hammer)
>- GAC (Yrjö Länsipuro)
>-.MOBI (Murray McKercher)
>The one year terms will start at the close of 
>ICANN 57 and end at the close of ICANN 60.
>The schedule for this call for Liaisons is:
>Call issued Friday, 23 September
>Call closes: Monday, 3 October at 23:59 UTC
>Acceptances due: Friday, 7 October at 23:59 UTC
>ALAC Appointee Selection Committee Teleconference: week of 10 October
>ALAC Vote (if multiple candidates from Selection 
>Committee): As soon as practical after Selection 
>Committee announces recommendations
>Please review the General Liaison requirements 
>and responsibilities located in the 
>RoP[tinyurl.com] Section 7.
>Of particular importance, please note the following:
>- (As per RoP 7.3) Liaisons to AC/SOs need not 
>be ALAC Members, but they will normally be 
>current or past ALAC Members, or otherwise 
>familiar with the ALAC and At-Large and the TG to whom they will liaise.
>- (As per RoP 7.8) When representing the ALAC, 
>Appointees have an obligation to solicit ALAC 
>and At-Large views on the matter where practical 
>and possible. Appointees should be selected 
>knowing that in many instances such consultation 
>may not be possible or practical and thus the 
>ALAC needs to select people who understand the 
>philosophies or guiding values and principles of the ALAC and At-Large.
>- Liaisons should be selected based on their 
>familiarity with the group to which they are 
>appointed. Having worked extensively with them 
>before in some capacity (such as on multiple WGs) is a strong asset.
>- A level of trust between a Liaison and the 
>group to which they are appointed is mandatory 
>for success and must already exist or it should 
>be demonstrable how or why it may exist in the future.
>- Liaisons to AC/SOs require a MAJOR time 
>commitment over and above other At-Large responsibilities.
>- For the SSAC Liaison position, the ALAC only 
>makes a recommendation. The Liaison is a full 
>SSAC Member and must satisfy SSAC criteria and 
>follow SSAC processes for admission to the AC.
>- For the GAC Liaison position, the potential 
>candidate must be approved by GAC Leadership.
>- For .MOBI, the prime issue not as much mutual 
>respect and trust, but ensuring that the Liaison 
>understands the business of .MOBI and is well versed in mobile technologies.
>Liaison reports may be seen 
>Liaisons are asked to provide monthly reports 
>which summarize activities in the organization to which they are the Liaison.
>Process for Nomination and Selection:
>Nominations should be sent to the 
><mailto:alac at atlarge-lists.icann.org>ALAC list 
>the cc’ing <mailto:alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca>Alan 
>Greenberg and 
><mailto:staff at atlarge.icann.org>At-Large staff 
>by Friday, 03 October at 23:59 UTC. For 
>nominations made by people without access to the 
>ALAC list, Staff will post to the ALAC list.
>All Nominees, in their acceptance or 
>self-nomination, must provide an Expression of 
>Interest including sufficient information about 
>their background and experience to allow the 
>ALAC Appointment Selection Committee to review 
>the nominations and decide on whether to forward their candidacy to the ALAC.
>The Selection Committee may choose to forward 
>one or more candidates to the ALAC for each position.
>The Selection Committee or its Chair may choose 
>to ask follow-up questions, but it is not 
>obliged to, so submissions should be as complete as possible.
>Heidi Ullrich, Silvia Vivanco, Ariel Liang, 
>Gisella Gruber, Nathalie Peregrine, Terri Agnew and YeÅŸim Nazlar
>ICANN Policy Staff in support of the At-Large Community
>E-mail: <mailto:staff at atlarge.icann.org>staff at atlarge.icann.org
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