ccNSO Call for Volunteers – Customer Standing Committee

27 June 2024

The ccNSO is seeking a candidate from either the African, Asia-Pacific, European or North American region to become a member and an alternate for the two appointed members of the Customer Standing Committee (CSC).

The Customer Standing Committee (CSC) has been established to ensure the satisfactory performance of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) naming function.

All interested individuals related to a ccTLD that meet the candidate qualification requirements, are welcome to apply.

How to apply

If you are interested, please submit by Thursday 18 July 2024 (23:59 UTC):

  1. An Expression of Interest. Please complete the application form located here:
  2. Indicate if you are willing to serve as the alternate, if not selected as member
  3. Your resume, curriculum vitae, or biography, and
  4. A letter of support from your employer, if applicable, with respect to the required time commitment to participate actively in the CSC

Materials listed under 3 and 4 should be sent to Claudia Ruiz ( by Thursday 18 July 2024 (23:59 UTC)

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Candidate Qualification Requirements

The Customer Standing Committee (CSC) is comprised of representatives with direct experience and knowledge of IANA naming functions. Please refer to the CSC Candidates Qualification Requirements for details about the expected qualification of a candidate or the CSC Charter for the full text of the CSC scope and responsibilities.

Frederico Neves (.br, LAC-region) was appointed per 1 October 2023. Therefore, only candidates from the AF, AP, EU and NA region are eligible.

Term of Appointment

In accordance with the charter of the CSC, the regular term of appointment of a member shall be two (2) years, starting 1 October 2024. A member may be re-appointed for two additional terms (in total 3 terms). The alternate shall be appointed for a one year term. For an overview of the current members, liaisons, and alternates go to

Next Steps

Once the call for Expression of Interest (EoI) closed, all applications, including the materials submitted by the applicant(s) will be sent to the eligible ccNSO Councilors for selection, following the ccNSO Guideline: ccNSO Appointment Procedures

About the Customer Standing Committee (CSC)

The CSC ensures the satisfactory performance of the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA) naming function. The CSC is responsible for monitoring Public Technical Identifier's (PTI) performance of the IANA naming function against the service level expectations in the IANA Naming Function Contract. The CSC analyzes performance reports provided by PTI and publishes its findings. The CSC is authorized to undertake remedial action to address poor performance of the IANA naming function, and if performance issues are not remedied, may escalate the issues to the ccNSO and GNSO.

Follow the CSC discussions at The CSC can be contacted at

If you'd like to be informed of upcoming meetings, receive CSC reports, etc., you may subscribe at

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