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Re: [ga] We "decided" to defer the election of our ICANN boardseats
> What Javier says is also my understanding.
> nominated by the GA. The NC has decided that candidates much receive the
> support of ten members of the GA to be considered. Anybody subscribed to
> the GA list, the Announce list or any of the constituency lists is
> considered a member of the GA of the DNSO.
> The NC has no role whatsoever in the nominations.
> At 09:17 17/09/99 +0900, Kilnam Chon wrote:
> >GA members,
> >i have serious concern on the NC's decision on ICANN Board Directors'
> >election. DNSO's charter states that GA nominates and NC elects. what NC
> >decided is GA to do nothing on the nomination this time, and NC to do all.
> >i understand that we don't have much time for the election, but GA has to
> >NOMINATE, or we should change DNSO's charter.
> >we need to define/confirm the role of GA with respect to NC and
> >On Wed, Sep 15, 1999 at 07:21:10PM -0700, Bret A. Fausett wrote:
> > > > Apparently, this morning's NC teleconference held the following gem:
> > > > The DNSO GA has deferred its election of its ICANN board seats.
> > >
> > > Don't know where you heard this, but I listened to this morning's webcast
> > > (thanks again, Berkman Center) and heard:
> > >
> > > The NC decided that a nomination period for the DNSO's 3 ICANN Board
> > > seats would open on September 17th and close on October 8th. Nominees
> > > will need the support of at least 10 members of the GA. For nomination
> > > purposes, a member of the GA is deemed to be anyone who is a member of a
> > > constituency or who has subscribed to either the DNSO's GA list or
> > > ANNOUNCE list. GA members can support as many candidates as they choose.
> > > The DNSO Secretariat is preparing the exact procedures for nominations
> > > and letters of support that will be posted in the usual places by the end
> > > of this week.
> > >
> > > The NC further agreed that the 3 DNSO Board members must come from 3
> > > different geographical areas.
> > >
> > > The NC has not yet decided on what voting procedure it will use for the
> > > election period which will last from the close of nominations until
> > > October 15th. They will confer with Andrew McLaughlin of ICANN and the
> > > Berkman Center for advice on fair procedures. They agreed that voting in
> > > the NC will be by secret ballot, but the voting records will be disclosed
> > > and posted on the DNSO web site after the election is concluded.
> > >
> > > You can listen to the RealAudio Archive
> > >
> > > -- Bret