The ICANN 2016 Nominating Committee announced its selections for seven leadership positions within ICANN.
ICANN Board of Directors
Europe: Maarten Botterman
Africa: Cherine Chalaby
Africa: Khaled Koubaa
At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC)
Europe: Andrey Kolesnikov
North America: Javier Rua-Jovet
Council of the Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO)
Europe: Erika Mann
Council of the Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO)
Asia/Australia/Pacific Islands: Jian Zhang
The Nominating Committee is charged with recruiting and selecting a portion of ICANN's leadership. The Nominating Committee is mandated to ensure that ICANN's overall leadership is diverse in geography, culture, skills, experience and perspective. The basic criteria are that selectees are people of integrity, objectivity, sound judgment; support decision-making within groups; work effectively in English; understand ICANN's mission and operation; are committed to its success; have experience in world affairs; contribute to cultural, professional and geographic expertise; and can work long and hard, generally as volunteers, for the global public trust.
During its open nomination period from 17 December 2015 to 20 March 2016, the 2016 Nominating Committee had received 105 applications (20 women and 85 men) for the seven positions it was tasked with filling.
Regional Breakdown of Applicants
13 from Africa
30 from Asia/Australia/Pacific Islands
26 from Europe
11 from Latin America/Caribbean Islands
25 from North America
Those selected will take up their positions after the end of this year’s ICANN Annual General Meeting, which will take place between 3 – 9 November 2016 in Hyderabad, India.
To learn more about the Nominating Committee, visit http://nomcom.icann.org/.
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