Nomination of Candidates:
Open: 10 September 2012 at 00:00 UTC
Close: 1 October 2012 at 00:00 UTC
1. One Candidate per "Geographic Region": Africa; Asia Pacific; Europe; Latin America/Caribbean Islands and North America shall be elected to the ccNSO Council
2. Call for Nominations
The ICANN Bylaws Section 4 (Membership), paragraph 8 state:
"Any ccNSO member may nominate an individual to serve as a ccNSO Council member representing the ccNSO member's Geographic Region. Nominations must be seconded by another ccNSO member from the same Geographic Region."
Each member can nominate one candidate for election to the ccNSO Council and each member can second one candidate.
Candidates do not need to be resident in the region or a citizen of a country within the region in which they stand for election.
In order to nominate or second a candidate, a member must have been a member of the ccNSO by 10 September 2012.
Nominations or Seconds should be sent by e-mail to the Nominations Manager at the following e-mail address: firstname.lastname@example.org
PLEASE NOTE: If you send a Nomination or Second you will receive an email from ICANN asking you to confirm that you have sent an email to email@example.com. For your Nomination or Second to be valid you MUST respond to the email requesting confirmation.
Archives to be found at: http://forum.icann.org/lists/ccnso-nominations/.
Please use this template for nominations:
Template for Nomination:
1 Region for which nomination is being made:
2a. Full name of the candidate being nominated:
2b. E-mail address of the candidate being nominated:
3a. Full name of the nominator:
3b. ccTLD and region of the nominator
3c. E-mail address of the nominator:
All nominations must be seconded by another ccNSO member in the same region.
Please use this template for seconding nominations:
Template for Seconding a Nomination:
1. Full name of nominator whose candidate is being seconded:
2. Full name of the candidate being seconded:
3a. Full name of the seconder:
3b. ccTLD and region of the seconder
3c. E-mail address of the seconder:
The Nominations Manager will confirm the nomination, by sending an e-mail to the candidate requesting their acceptance.
Nominations will be archived at: http://forum.icann.org/lists/ccnso-nominations/.
The Nominations Manager shall confirm the list of the Nominees. In the event that a region has more than 1 nominee, an election in that region will be called.