Approval of the 2019 slate of Members and Liaisons on the Customer Standing Committee (CSC) 

Submitted by Keith Drazek

Seconded by Rafik Dammak

Approval of the Members and Liaisons of the Customer Standing Committee (CSC)


  1. The GNSO Council was notified [] on 2 October 2019 by ICANN Org that the ccNSO and RySG have appointed Alejandra Reynoso and Dmitry Burkov to serve as members of the CSC for the period 2019-2021; the ALAC has re-appointed Holly Raiche to continue service as a liaison to the CSC through 2019-2021; and the GNSO has re-appointed James Gannon to serve as a liaison to the CSC for the period 2019-2021;
  2. In accordance with Section 17.2.d of the ICANN Bylaws, "... the ccNSO and GNSO shall approve each annual slate of members and liaisons being recommended for a new term";
  3. The CSC Charter provides that "… while it will not be the role of the ccNSO and GNSO to question the validity of any recommended appointments to the CSC they will take into account the overall composition of the proposed CSC in terms of geographic diversity and skill sets"; and
  4. The GNSO Council has reviewed the list of CSC members and liaisons.


  1. The GNSO Council approves the full slate of members and liaisons:


Alejandra Reynoso (LAC)
Appointing Organization: ccNSO
Term: 2019 - 2021

Brett Carr (Temporary vice-Chair) (EU)
Appointing Organization: ccNSO
Expected Term: 2018 - 2020

Dmitry Burkov (EU)
Appointing Organization: RySG
Term: 2019 - 2021

Gaurav Vedi (NA)
Appointing Organization: RySG
Expected Term: 2018 - 2020


Lars-Johan Liman, (Chair)
Appointing Organization: RSSAC
Expected Term: 2018 - 2020

Nigel CassimIre,
Appointing Organization: GAC
Expected Term: 2019 - 2020

Holly Raiche, re-appointed
Appointing Organization: ALAC
Term: 2019 - 2021

James Gannon, re-appointed
Appointing Organization: GNSO (Non-Registry)
Term: 2019 - 2021

Naela Sarras
Appointing Organization: PTI
Term: no term limit

SSAC has declined to appoint a liaison as of the 01 October 2019 slate. (see also:

2. The GNSO Council requests that the GNSO Secretariat notify ICANN Org no later than 30 October 2019 that the GNSO has approved the full list of CSC liaisons and members.

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