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Re: [ga] Proposed GA Adcom
Jeff and all:
On Fri, 1 Oct 1999, Jeff Williams wrote:
> Vany and all,
> Any determination of a "GA Chair" should pass the muster of a GA
> membership vote for ratification.
Of course...any decision of GA chair, adcoms, etc have to be voted by GA.
I, as a member of GA, and the others that are members, have the right
to propose...It is up to the GA even taking in count proposals made by
members or not.
> Vany Martinez wrote:
> > Hi to all:
> > >We need also to take into account the ICANN Bylaws,
> > > http://www.icann.org/general/bylaws.htm
> > >Article VI, Section 2
> > > (i) The NC shall elect the Chairman of the GA annually
> > So then you answered my question: Of course NC have the
> > decision of the GA Chair in their hands.
> > >I would suggest the GA prepares for election of the 5 members
> > >for the AdCom, make a call for nominations, find more than
> > >5 candidates (ideally 2 or 3 from each region would be fine)
> > >willing to run for AdCom position for one year, 2000.
> > >Then the NC could vote for the GA Chairman among those
> > >nominees, and once the Chair choosen, the GA could decide about
> > >the reminding 4 members of the AdCom (in this order, because
> > >the geographic region of the elected Chair will impact on
> > >the 4 members of the AdCom).
> > That's why I suggested the "practically complicated" procedure
> > for having GA Chairman. This ensure the participation of this
> > position of the 5 ICANN regions all in one year. But since
> > election of the GA Chair is up to NC, then I suggest the NC
> > work in how they will deal with the issue of geographic
> > diversity unless GA agreed that the GA Chairman should be rotated
> > every year between the different 5 regions every year. The only
> > disadvantage that maybe some can find in this is that in the
> > worst situation, a region have to wait 5 years to have a person
> > serving as a GA Chair.
> > Knowing that in fact NC is the one who elects GA Chairman, then
> > definitively the GA AdCom might not be integrated by a NC
> > delegate. I think that such person should be a link, and maybe
> > the formula that others proposed already about having this
> > person with voice without vote in the AdCom should work.
> > The only way that such sixth member from the NC in the GA AdCom
> > has full rights is that ICANN bylaws changes towards
> > having also three GA delegates in the NC with full rights also.
> > >Look like collective work, taking into account both
> > >the Bylaws and the GA will.
> > Yes, you are right.
> > >Some recent experience indicate that it would be wise to
> > >have a replacement for any position, i.e. not only
> > >5 AdCom, but also alternates.
> > The same thinking I have also.
> > Cheers
> > Vany
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