[NA-Discuss] IMPORTANT - NARALO Elections

Garth Bruen at Knujon.com gbruen at knujon.com
Mon Jul 9 13:08:12 UTC 2012

Garth Bruen,; SOI: NARALO Chair


I would like to put forward my SOI for the NARALO Chair. Not because I am 
dissatisfied in any way with current leadership, but because I want express 
my commitment to this group and its goals.

I have been an active participant in NARALO for several years attending six 
ICANN meetings, all self-funded with the exception of two. I believe my work 
is directly geared towards advocacy for the Internet user at-large as well 
as to holding ICANN accountable and transparent. As NARALO Chair I would 
expand user involvement and elevate the importance of public disclosure. 
Research conducted by my organization and its members have resulted in 
unprecedented changes and discoveries with the Internet architecture, and I 
hope to expand this work.

Thank you.

From: "Thompson, Darlene" <DThompson1 at gov.nu.ca>
Sent: Friday, July 06, 2012 2:44 PM
To: <na-discuss at atlarge-lists.icann.org>
Subject: [NA-Discuss] IMPORTANT - NARALO Elections

> Hi all,
> Well, its "that time of year" again!
> As per our Rules of Procedures, the Secretariat is to issue a call for 
> SOIs for elected positions on July 1 of each year.  I was going to do this 
> on Monday's meeting but since there seems to be confusion on that matter, 
> I won't allow that to cause us further delays.
> We need to elect three positions:  ALAC, Chair and Secretariat.  The 
> current ALAC seat that is now coming up for election is the one that Evan 
> is holding.  Evan has ran for one term and is eligible for a second, if he 
> chooses to run.  The Chair and Secretariat positions are elected on a 
> year-by-year basis.
> Our ROP states that we are to allow a 30 day period to collect Statements 
> of Interest for these positions during the 30 day period after this 
> announcement.  The deadline for accepting SOIs, therefore will be Aug. 5, 
> 2012.  If you are interested in any of these positions, please send your 
> SOI to the list to be gathered.  We do not have any specific format for 
> such SOIs - people generally just state what position that they are 
> interested in and what they might bring to the position.  It is in our ROP 
> that we are to try to choose these positions by concensus but if there is 
> no consensus then a vote is to be called.
> Questions?  Comments?  General discussion?  SOIs?  Bring them on!
> D
> Darlene A. Thompson
> CAP Administrator
> N-CAP/Department of Education
> P.O. Box 1000, Station 910
> Iqaluit, NU  X0A 0H0
> Phone:  (867) 975-5631
> Fax:  (867) 975-5610
> dthompson at gov.nu.ca
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