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Re: [ga] Proposed GA Adcom

i agree with elisabeth's proposal, and i would like to see the proposal to be
implemented by the end of this month, in time for ICANN LA Meeting in 

hope the current interim chair, nii to lead the election effort including
development of the procedure.


On Fri, Oct 01, 1999 at 09:25:20AM +0200, Elisabeth PORTENEUVE wrote:
> Roberto wrote:
> > 
> > I agree with Bret: what is badly needed is a vehicle to convey GA feelings,
> > comments and suggestions into NC, not the reverse.
> > Therefore, make the GA Chair an ex-officio non-voting member of the NC.
> > 
> > I agree with Amadeu that we need a GA Chair, but not with some of the rest
> > of the post.
> > 
> > I agree with Randy Bush when he asks for a 5-element Adcom.
> > 
> > I believe that the proposal from Vany, while it looks good, is probably
> > unnecessarily complicated in practice.
> > 
> > Therefore I suggest (back to the original proposal from Nii), a 5-member
> > AdCom, formed by the GA Chair + 4 coming from the other regions.
> > A vice-Chair can be nominated by the AdCom among the 4 non-GA-Chair members
> > of the AdCom.
> > 
> > Of course, the GA Chair position is incompatible with NC rep, but the other
> > 4 positions in the AdCom are not.
> > 
> > Regards
> > Roberto
> > 
> 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
> 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).
> Look like collective work, taking into account both
> the Bylaws and the GA will.
> 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.
> Amicalement,
> Elisabeth