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[announce] Call for Nominations for the election of a Chair to the General Assembly elected by the Names Council of the DNSO
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Call for Nominations for the election of a Chair to the General Assembly
elected by the Names Council of the DNSO
November 11th, 1999.
Call for Nominations for the election of a Chair to the
General Assembly elected by the Names Council of the DNSO
The Bylaws of ICANN request that the Names Council elects a
Chair to the General Assembly. Under Article VI-B, Section 4
of the Bylaws (http://www.icann.org/general/bylaws.htm):
(a) The GA shall be an open forum for
participation in the work of the DNSO, and open to
all who are willing to contribute effort to the
work of the DNSO. The participants in the GA
should be individuals who have a knowledge of and
an interest in issues pertaining to the areas for
which the DNSO has primary responsibility, and who
are willing to contribute time, effort and
expertise to the work of the DNSO, including work
item proposal and development, discussion of work
items, draft document preparation, and
participation in research and drafting committees
and working groups.
(b) The GA shall meet at least once a year, if
possible in conjunction with regularly scheduled
meetings of the Board. To the maximum extent
practicable, all meetings should be available for
online attendance as well as physical attendance.
(c) The costs of GA meetings shall be the
responsibility of the DNSO, which may levy an
equitable, cost-based fee on GA attendees to
recoup those costs. There shall be no other fees
required to participate in the GA.
(d) Participants in the GA shall nominate,
pursuant to procedures adopted by the NC and
approved by the Board, persons to serve on the
Board in those seats reserved for the DNSO.
The Names Council has resolved that the first elections for
such Chair of the General Assembly will take place between
the December 11th and the 17th of December, 1999.
Candidates for this election may be nominated between
the 26th of November 1999 and the 10th of December 1999.
The Names Council will elect one Chair to the General
Assembly who will serve for a period of one year.
Afterwards, a Chair will be elected every year to replace
the Chair whose term has expired.
The Names Council hereby requests that the General Assembly
come up with nomination procedures for nominating candidates
for election to the Chair of the General Assembly, and that
it submit proposals to the Names Council at
firstname.lastname@example.org no later than November 19th, 1999.
The nomination mechanism adopted by the Names Council and to
be used to nominate the Chair of the General Assembly will
be posted in the DNSO website no later than November 26th.
Nominations pursuant to the nomination mechanism adopted by
the Names Council must be sent by e-mail to
email@example.com between the 26th of November 1999
and the 10th of December 1999 (18:00 CET, see for local time
in other places). Any and all emails relating to the
nomination and election of the Chair of the General Assembly
will be published in the www.dnso.org website. Any mail sent
to any other e-mail address will not be considered.