RE: [registrars] Modification to timetable for Election of GNSO Council member
ascio supports the proposed timetable for election of a new representative.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bruce Tonkin [mailto:Bruce.Tonkin@melbourneit.com.au]
> Sent: 6. marts 2003 06:37
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [registrars] Modification to timetable for Election
> of GNSO Council member
> Hello All,
> There have been some adjustments to the voting timetable for
> the election of ICANN Board directors by the GNSO Council.
> If registrars wish to have their new council member
> participate in the full process we will need to notify the
> ICANN Secretary of our decision 24 hours before the end of
> first round of voting (ie by March 12, 15:00 UTC).
> The original timetable was:
> - 12 day nomination period
> (starting Wed 26 Feb 2002 concluding 2400 hours GMT time 9 March 03)
> - 7 day election period
> (starting Mon 10 March 2003 concluding 2400 hours GMT time 17
> March 03)
> - new candidate appointed to the GNSO Council on 18 March 2003
> I propose the following compressed timetable:
> - nominations period ceases Friday 7 March at 15:00 UTC
> (10am Washington, 7am Los Angeles)
> - election period starts Friday 7 March at 17:00 UTC (12 noon
> Washington, 9am Los Angeles)
> - election period closes Tuesday 11 March at 15:00 UTC (10am
> Washington, 7am Los Angeles)
> - winning candidate to be notified to the ICANN secretary by
> Wednesday 12 March at 15:00 UTC
> - winning candidate to lodge vote to GNSO Secretary by
> Thursday 13 March at 15:00 UTC
> Please post to the list if you have any objections, or even
> if you support the process above.
> Please note that we have one candidate so far that has been
> nominated and accepted:
> Thomas Keller from Schlund
> Bruno Peirulli from Register IT has been nominated, but has
> not yet accepted the nomination.
> During the election period for our representative on the GNSO
> Council, I recommend we also post a ballot containing the
> candidates for the ICANN Board that have been nominated by
> the GNSO Council, so that registrars may provide advice to
> the GNSO council members on their preferred candidates.
> Please also note that the Chair of the Registrars
> Constituency, Michael Palage, has been nominated as a
> candidate for the ICANN Board. This will put him in a
> difficult position with regard to managing the election of a
> registrars representative on the GNSO Council.
> Rick Wesson our CTO on the registrars Executive committee
> thus should have prime responsibility for the logisitics of
> this election. Ken Stubbs and myself are keeping Rick
> informed of the various procedures that relate to the GNSO
> Council election.
> Bruce Tonkin