Re: [registrars] **** _no_ **** EMERGENCY NC NOMINATION / ELECTION
I believe that we need to keep Erica in NC until she clarify the situation,
in any case only after the Icann meeting in LA the vote take place if need.
I believe that Erica has its place in NC at this time.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Paul M. Kane" <Paul.Kane@REACTO.com>
Sent: Friday, September 15, 2000 4:23 PM
Subject: Re: [registrars] **** _no_ **** EMERGENCY NC NOMINATION / ELECTION
> Your timing is _very_bad_.......
> I believe Erica Roberts is to remain as an advisor/consultant employed by
> Melbourne IT and thus she will remain eligible to represent the Registrar
> Constituency at this very important time.
> May I respectfully suggest that until the dust settles there are NO knee
> reactions to replace her as that leaves us (the Registrar Constituency)
> ICANN process in a weaker position so less of the EMERGENCY please.
> Let us build the stability of ICANN (organization and process) and
> to the broader internet community we don't make a "crisis" out of the
> inaccessibility of an email account....
> Below is the latest communication from Erica....
> "erica.roberts" wrote:
> > Hi Paul,
> > Yes - lots of changes are underway for me - and for M-IT. I will
> > work for M-IT on a consultancy basis with particular focus on ICANN and
> > matters
> "Michael D. Palage" wrote:
> > Hello people,
> > I know most of you are probably busy preparing registry applications
> > to the October 2 deadline, however, there is an emergency that has
> > within the constituency. It appears that Erica Roberts no longer works
> > Melobourne IT. Under the ICANN rules, people NOT companies are elected
> > ICANN positions. Therefore she may be technically our representative.
> > However, this must be analyzed in light of our by-laws that require
> > to be a ICANN accredited registrar. Depending on how this legal
> > is resolved I believe it is vital that we maintain our full names
> > representation during this time. Assisiting us in maintaining our full
> > counsel representation is an item that we voted on early in the year
> > established a proper chain of command in the case of the inability of a
> > Names Counsel representativeto fulfill his/her duties. Luckily this and
> > efforts of Paul Kane helped us maintain our full block of voting power
> > yesterday. Now that Ken Stubbs has returned from London, he will be
> > involved as well in protecting our collective interests.
> > Depending how this issue is resolved I believe it would be prudent to
> > accepting nominations for any person who is NOT a citizen from North
> > or Europe and would be interested in running for the third Names Counsel
> > seat. If Erica resigns or it is determined that she cannot be our
> > representative because she is not working for an ICANN accredited
> > registrars, then next Friday I will start a voting process that will
> > for seven days if there are multiple candidates. In this case voting
> > be scheduled to end on September 29, 2000.
> > Mike