Record of votes, results and ratification of GNSO election of ICANN Board member Seat 14 in 2003


GNSO Council members eligible to vote and a majority:

There are 3 members per GNSO Constituency for 6 Constituencies. The members of gTLD Registries and Registrars cast two votes each, the members of Business, ISPCP, IPC and NCUC cast one vote each. Only the existing eighteen members of the GNSO Council are entitled to vote, so there are a total of 24 votes to be cast and a majority is 13.


  1. gTLD Registries, NorthA (.us) - Jeff Neuman
  2. gTLD Registries, Europe (.se) - Cary Karp
  3. gTLD Registries, AsiaPac (.nz) - Jordyn Buchanan
  4. Registrars, NorthA (.us) - Ken Stubbs
  5. Registrars, Europe (.de) - Thomas Keller
  6. Registrars, AsiaPac (.au) - Bruce Tonkin
  7. Business, AsiaPac (.jo) - Charles Shaban (replacing Philip Sheppard, candidate from Europe (.uk)
  8. Business, NorthA (.us) - Marilyn Cade
  9. Business, AsiaPac (.nz) - Grant Forsyth
  10. ISPCP, LatinAC (.ar) - Antonio Harris
  11. ISPCP, Europe (.uk) - Tony Holmes
  12. ISPCP, NorthAm (.us) - Greg Ruth
  13. NCUC, AsiaPac (.kr) - Eung Hwi Chun
  14. NCUC, NorthAm (.us) - Milton Mueller
  15. NCUC, LatinAC (.ar) - Gabriel Piñeiro
  16. Intellectual Property, NorthA (.us) - J. Scott Evans
  17. Intellectual Property, Europe (.fr) - Laurence Djolakian
  18. Intellectual Property, AsiaPac (.il) - Ellen Shankman

Record of votes and results:

  1. First round
  2. Timeline

    1. 06 Mar 2003, 15:00 UTC - First-round ballot distributed by secretariat
    2. 13 Mar 2003, 15:00 UTC - All ballots from first round must be returned to secretariat
    3. 13 Mar 2003, 18:00 UTC - Secretariat announces results of first-round ballot

    After the 1st round of voting the following votes were registered:

    1. Michael Palage 14 votes
    2. Alejandro Pisanty 6 votes
    3. Philip Sheppard 4 votes
    4. Barbara Simons 0 votes

    Total 24 votes

    The votes were cast as follows (the codes below match those on the ballots the voters received; each voter can ascertain that his or her vote was counted correctly):

    K13b4Z:[x] Alejandro Pisanty
    K21c2Z:[x] Alejandro Pisanty
    K32a6Z:[x] Michael Palage
    K4f9fZ:[x] Philip Sheppard
    K547aZ:[x] Alejandro Pisanty
    K6872Z:[x] Michael Palage
    K7068Z:[x] Alejandro Pisanty
    K8713Z:[x] Philip Sheppard
    K887bZ:[x] Michael Palage
    K909aZ:[x] Michael Palage
    K9471Z:[x] Michael Palage
    Ka470Z:[x] Michael Palage
    Kab9fZ:[x] Michael Palage
    Kac13Z:[x] Philip Sheppard
    Kc323Z:[x] Alejandro Pisanty
    Ke63cZ:[x] Alejandro Pisanty
    Kt9a7Z:[x] Michael Palage
    Kz52dZ:[x] Philip Sheppard

    More details at: http://www.dnso.org/clubpublic/council/Arc12/msg00200.html.

  3. As Mr Michael Palage had a majority of the votes cast no further rounds were necessary

Ratification of vote:

On the Council teleconference held on 17 April 2003.


Full record on who voted for whom:

Marilyn Cade       [x] Alejandro Pisanty
J. Scott Evans     [x] Alejandro Pisanty
Jordyn Buchanan    [x] Michael Palage
Laurence Djolakian [x] Philip Sheppard
Greg Ruth          [x] Alejandro Pisanty
Milton Mueller     [x] Michael Palage
Antonio Harris     [x] Alejandro Pisanty
Grant Forsyth      [x] Philip Sheppard
Cary Karp          [x] Michael Palage
Jeff Neuman        [x] Michael Palage
Ken Stubbs         [x] Michael Palage
Bruce Tonkin       [x] Michael Palage
Eung Hwi Chun      [x] Michael Palage
Tony Holmes        [x] Philip Sheppard
Ellen Shankman     [x] Alejandro Pisanty
Gabriel Pineiro    [x] Alejandro Pisanty
Thomas Keller      [x] Michael Palage
Charles Shaban     [x] Philip Sheppard

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