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1) Your Name:

Seth Patrick Johnson

Personal Profile Picture/Image (Optional):
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2) Stakeholder Group:Not Applicable

3) Constituency:

Not Applicable

4) ICANN Affiliation (if not covered by item 2 or 3):

I align with civil society, tech community and industry, generally work to bridge these groups

5) Please identify your current employer(s):

Self employed, Open Book Software Publishing

6) Please identify your current position(s):

Information Quality Specialist

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

Consultancy on applying process excellence principles to enterprise information production processes

8) Please identify your declared country of primary residence (e.g., country to which you pay taxes):

United States of America

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

None -- I oversee a low balance in Paypal for the endorsers of this statement:

10) Do you believe you are participating in the GNSO policy process as a representative of any individual or entity, whether paid or unpaid?

If the answer is “Yes,” please provide the name of the represented individual or entity. (If professional ethical obligations prevent you from disclosing this information, please enter "Private"):I act as an individual advocate but will advocate in line with joint statements and the like I endorse or coordinate, much like any other advocate. Other than overseeing a trivial slush fund to support things like expenses for speakers at events related to the Internet Distinction (referenced above), I have no obligation, financial or otherwise, that affect my participation.
11) Please identify any other relevant arrangements, interests, or benefits as requested in the following two questions:

a) Do you have any type of material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes?


If the answer is “yes,” please describe the material interest in ICANN GNSO policy development processes and outcomes:

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):

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

Many, perhaps informally, chiefly by list subscription.   On the perimeter of CCWG-Accountability.  Took part in various parts of the IANA transition preparation process, will note IETF related lists as a general note right now.  NCUC, NCSG.  Have to trawl my email mbox to build a list.  Presently participating, perhaps on the perimeter, in WS2 processes, notably HR and jurisdiction.  Will update more later.  Seeking participation in CCWG-Accountability in the present winding down on WS1 and in relation to WS2.

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