Position - EC Africa
|Why do you want to serve on the EC?|
My motivation to run for a second term stems from the fact that I continue to be interested in civil society engagement in not only ICANN,
|Provide a brief biography of recent experience, associations, and affiliations relevant to serving on the Executive Committee. |
Describe the relevance of your personal and professional experience
to serve on the NCUC Executive Committee,
and identify any conflicts of interests you might have.
I am an Associate of the Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANet) where I coordinate various Network debates and events that touch on policy
Further, I have been engaged in the Working Group on Enhanced Cooperation on the Commission on Science and Technology for Development (CSTD)
We expressed several issues with one of them being that civil society was ready to support the work of the ITU considering that the
I was fortunate to attend the Africa IGF in Abuja, where I spoke about NCUC and its importance in ICANN. Additionally in in the interest of increasing NCUC visibility,
The EC performs several functional responsibilities for the Constituency.
|I will dedicate my time as required by the NCUC and in times when not available, I will endeavor to inform the rest of the EC members in good time. |
In other words, I am committing to be available.
|Communication with the membership is critical. |
How would you keep members apprised of your EC-related activities?
|I belong to multiple lists that discuss internet governance issues. I will continue to utilize them to share critical information |
as well as keep interested stakeholders apprised on the happenings of NCUC. I also interact with some NCUC members on social media
and this is also another way of keeping them appraised.
|How do you foresee NCUC’s function, scale, or role changing in the future? |
What areas of ICANN policy,
if any, need more attention and why? Be concise (200 words maximum).
NCUC as a structure provides a platform where civil society in ICANN can articulate the voices and perspectives of no commercial users (a reason that draws me to NCUC).
I humbly request you NCUC members to endorce my candidature by giving me your vote, and look forward to all of us reinforcing NCUC efforts in ICANN.