As requested, herewith a brief bio. Erica Roberts: Qualifications: PhD (Australian National University), BA hons (Australian National University) Current Positions: Manager, Corporate Relations, Melbourne IT Director, .au Domain Administration (.auDA) Director, Internet Society - Australian Chapter Member: ICANN Working Group E Domain name registration is core business for Melbourne IT. As Corporate Relations Manager, Melbourne IT, Erica Roberts has a good knowledge of the strategic and other issues facing members of the Registrar constituency. She represents the interests of Melbourne IT on National, Regional and International bodies involved in the development and administration of the domain name system. Before joining Melbourne IT in Sep 1999, Erica worked for the Australian National Office for the Information Economy (NOIE) where she played a key role in achieving broad consensus on the development of an industry self-regulatory regime for the .au domain space. Erica participated in dicussions leading up to the creation of ICANN and the development of the ICANN Government Advisory Committee (GAC) and assisted in the establishment of a strong Australian presence in relevant regional and global bodies. Erica was the Australian Government representative at meetings of the ICANN GAC and is actively involved in the Asia/Pacific TLD. Erica is experienced in committee work - in developing and progressing agendas, and ensuring that commercial interests are appropriately recognised in administrative/'regulatory' frameworks. -----Original Message----- From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]On Behalf Of Michael D. Palage Sent: Tuesday, February 01, 2000 11:11 AM To: email@example.com Subject: [registrars] Final Call For Name Counsel Nominations This is the last call for nominations to fill the two vacancies that the Registrar Constituency currently has on the Names Counsel Board. Nominations will close at 24 GMT Tuesday the 8th. The nominations to date are: Francios Collignon (Europe) (7 Ways) Paul Kane (Europe) Erica Roberts (Asia) (Melbourne IT) Could these nominees please post a brief bio and qualifications paper, listing any potential conflicts of interest. Voting will commence on Friday Feb 4th and close Wednesday Feb 9th 24 GMT. I will post a ballot to the list on Friday. Mike P.S. To date I have received the following votes concerning the SLA Domain Bank supports option 1. InterQ supports option 1. A Technology Company, Inc. supports Option 1. AOL supports Option 1. Computer Data Networks supports Option 1. chinadns.com supports Option 1. Melbourne IT supports Option 1. InterAccess is comfortable with option 1. 7ways support option 1. Virtual Internet supports option 1. A+Net supports option 1. All West supports Option 1. Total WebSolutions supports option 1. CORE is comfortable with option 1. PSI Japan supports option 1. InfoNetworks supports Option 1. Info Avenue supports option 1. EnetRegistry.com has to vote for option 2. Direct Connection has voted for option 2. Register.com has voted for option 2. DomainRegistry.com also supports option 2 N@meIT.net votes for option 2.