At-Large Statement of Interest (SOI) Form

1) Please enter your Name:

Maureen Hilyard

2) Picture/Image:
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3) Are you participating in the At-Large advisory process (including email and real-time discussions) as a representative of:

a) ALAC (if so, detail the region and term):

Asian, Australasian and Pacific Islands Representative on the ALAC

b) A Regional At-Large Organization (RALO) (if so, please detail the region, position and term):

Asian, Australasian and Pacific Islands (APRALO ALAC member 2013-2023)

c) An ICANN-accredited At-Large Structure (if so, which one):

Cook Islands Internet Action Group (CIIAG, President, 2010-present)

d) Any ICANN Committee, Constituency or Stakeholder Group (if so, which one(s))?

ALAC Vice Chair (AGM 2022-2023); Former ALAC Chair (AGM2018-AGM2022); At-Large Advisory Committee member (ALAC, AGM2013-AGM2023); ALAC Liaison to the ccNSO (AGM2013-AGM2018)

e) Any other company or organization, whether commercial or nonprofit (if so, please detail the organization and your position):

Co-Chair (&CoFounder) Dynamic Coalition of Small Island Developing States in the Internet Economy (DC-SIDS); DNS Abuse Institute Advisory Council (DNSAI, Member); Former DotAsia Board (Board Chair); Former Public Interest Registry Advisory Council (PIRAC, Member); Former Board Chair Pacific Islands Chapter of the Internet Society (PICISOC, ALS Member)

4) Please identify your current employer(s):


5) Please identify your current position(s):

Development Consultant; Gender, Social and Environmental Safeguards Specialist

6) Please identify the type(s) of work performed:

Development Project Services for the Cook Islands Government and Donor organisations (UNDP, ADB); NZAID/MFAT (NZGovernment), DFAT (Australian Government)

7) Please identify your declared country of primary residence:

Cook Islands

8) Please list any financial relationship beyond de minimus stock ownership you may have with any company that to your knowledge has a financial relationship or contract with ICANN:


9) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:

a) Do you, your employer, and/or sponsor have any type of material or financial interest in the At-Large advisory process and its outcomes?


If the answer is “Yes,” please describe the interest:

b) Are there any arrangements/agreements between you and any other group, constituency or person(s) regarding your participation as a work team member?


If the answer is “Yes,” please describe the arrangements/agreements and the name of the group, constituency, or person(s):

10) Please identify any Working Groups or other chartered teams in which you are participating (include acronyms, if applicable):


  • ALAC Vice Chair
  • ALAC Leadership Team (ALT) -member
  • At-Large Leadership Team (ALT+) - member
  • At-Large Outreach and Engagement WG - member
  • At-Large Policy (CPWG) - member
  • At-Large Operations, Finance & Budget WG (OFBWG) - member
  • At-Large Capacity Building WG member
  • APRALO Leadership Team member

(2019 - 2022)

  • ALAC Chair
  • SO-AC Chairs Group 
  • ALAC Leadership Team (ALT) Chair
  • At-Large Leadership Team (ALT+) Chair
  • ALAC Empowered Community  Representative
  • At-Large Organisational Stream Chair
  • ALAC Finance and Budget Committee Chair
  • At-Large Appointment Selection Committee Chair
  • At-Large Review Implementation WG Chair
  • At-Large Policy (CPWG) Member
  • At-Large Operations, Finance & Budget WG (OFBWG) member
  • At-Large Outreach and Engagement Sub-Committee member
  • ALAC and APRALO Leadership Team member
  • At-Large Capacity Building WG member
  • ATLASIII WG Co-Chair (completed)
  • GNSO CCWG Auction Proceeds Member (completed)
  • GNSO PDP WT5 - Observer (completed)

Past positions

  • ALAC Liaison to the ccNSO Council
  • ALAC Leadership Team
  • ccNSO CCPDP on Retirement of ccTLDs 
  • At-Large Review WG
  • At-Large Global Ambassador Selection Committee
  • At-Large Tribal Ambassador Selection Committee
  • APRALO General Assembly Organising Committee (Hyderabad, Abu Dhabi)
  • At-Large Metrics WG
  • At-Large ALS Criteria WG
  • At-Large Board Member Selection Process Committee (BMSPC - alternate)
  • APRALO Hyderabad Organising Committee
  • APRALO Leadership Team Mentorship Programme
  • ATLAS II Implementation WG
  • RALO Secretariat
  • ATLAS II - Fayre of Opportunities
  • ALAC Accessibility WG
  • ALAC New Meeting WG
  • APRALO - Showcase Organising Committee for Beijing 2013, Singapore 2014, 2015 
  • ccNSO - Freedom of Interpretation WG
  • ccNSO - Geographic Regions WG
  • ALAC - Rules of Procedure WG

11) Additional information (optional):


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At-Large SOI Template v3 (Feb 2014)

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