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Re: [ga] Proposed GA Adcom

I also support Elisabeth's proposal and hope action can commence to make it
happen before ICANN's meeting.


Bill Semich
.NU Domain

At 06:13 AM 10/2/99 +0900, you wrote:
>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
>> > 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
>> > 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
>> > of the AdCom.
>> > 
>> > Of course, the GA Chair position is incompatible with NC rep, but the
>> > 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