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 Positions Open for selections in 2016

PositionCurrent Holder of PositonTerm being selected

ALAC  Member (RALO)

Holly Raiche  (eligible for re-selection)

2016 AGM - 2018 AGM

Chair

Siranush Vardanyan  (eligible for re-selection)

2016 AGM - 2018 AGM

Vice  Chair

Ali AlMeshal  (eligible for re-selection)

2016 AGM - 2018 AGM

Secretariat (this is a discretionary appointment)

ISOC HK /Pavan Budhrani  (eligible for re-appointment)

2016 AGM - 2017 AGM

 

APRALO Leadership Team Selections

The following positions required a suitable Regional Leader to be appointed to serve in the 2016-2018 APRALO Leadership Team (AP-LT)

1.     An ALAC Representative for 2 year term ending at the AGM 2018

2.     The RALO Chair for a 2 year term ending at  the AGM 2018

3.     A Vice Chair to serve a 2 year term ending at the AGM 2018

4.     The Secretariat will be appointed for the 2016-2017 Term. This is a discretionary appointment

*Please note that the following positions will also be appointed: 

NomCom Selectee for the Asia-Pacific Region will also be appointed for the 2016-2017 Term.

Selection Timetable for 2016 APRALO Leadership Members 

  • 26 April - Announcement of call for nominations and Nominee's Statement.*
  • 26 April - 9 May  - Nomination period (nominations accepted for 10 working days).
  • 16 May - Deadline for nomination acceptances
  • 18 May - 25 May 2015 - Elections (If required, elections will begin no later than one week after the deadline for nomination acceptances and end no later than two weeks after that deadline).
  • 2016 AGM [ ICANN 57 ] - Newly elected ALAC representative shall be seated on the ALAC at the ALAC Wrap Up Session during the 2016 AGM .
*NOTES ON NOMINATIONS 
  1. All nominees are expected to submit a brief statement explaining why they believe they are a suitable candidate and must also complete or update their Statement of Interest (see: At-Large New SOIs Workspace).
  2. No one who is currently serving on the Nominating Committee may be nominated for the ALAC. See https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/governance/bylaws-en#VII-8

RELEVANT RULES OF PROCEDURES 

The following extract of APRALO Rules of Procedure are relevant to this process:

*Section D: Selections, Elections and Appointments*

*28. General Provisions*

28.1 According to the ICANN by-laws, the APRALO appointments, and selections should be made wherever possible by Consensus, but failing that, elections can always be used and the methodology for such is outlined in these RoP.

28.2 Elections and selections can take place by electronic mail, online ballot, written ballot, or any other convenient and accurate means that are deemed to provide appropriate degree of confidentiality.

* 29 Procedures for the Selection of Leaders and the APRALO Leadership Team*

*29.1 Ordinary Leadership selections*

29.1.1 Ordinary selections of the APRALO Chair and Vice Chair(s) shall be held so as to have the new selections prior to the start of the end of June each year. The selection should preferably be completed  at least three weeks prior to the start of the June/July ICANN Meeting to facilitate travel arrangements IF the selectee is expected to attend that ICANN Meeting. They are expected however to attend  the ICANN Meeting were the ICANN AGM is held and where they will effectively 'take their seats' for the roles that are appointed to.

CRITERIA FOR CANDIDATES

  •  Participation in APRALO and ALAC meetings and activities.
  •  Knowledge of ICANN's structure and functions, including knowledge of its SO/ACs.
  •  Willingness to spend the time that is expected of NomCom members      (noting  that  there are weekly calls of over 2 hours each  week)
  •  Ability to retain  confidential information
  •  Good  analytical skills. Human resources background is considered useful.

Nominations:

Self-nominations are welcome. Self-nominations are deemed to also act as formal acceptance of 'nomination'.

The following APRALO Leadership Team positions will be open:

Nominations for APRALO Representative to the ALAC (AGM 2016-AGM 2018)

Role Previously Held By

Nominee

Nominated By

Supported By

Date Nominee Accepted

Nominee's StatementResult

Holly  Raiche

Holly RaicheMaureen Hilyard Satish Babu, Kaili Kan, Pavan Budhrani, Nadira Alaraj, Yannis Li

 04-29

 

 selected by acclamation

Nominations for APRALO Chair Position (AGM 2016 - 2018)

Role Previously Held By

Nominee

Nominated By

Supported By

Date Nominee Accepted

Results

Siranush VardanyanSiranush VardanyanMaureen Hilyard

 Satish Babu

 Kaili Kan

 Pavan Budhrani

 Nadira Alaraj

 Yannis Li

 04-29

 selected by acclamation

Nominations for APRALO Vice-Chair Position (AGM 2016-AGM 2018)

Role Previously Held By

Nominee

Nominated By

Supported By

Date Nominee Accepted

Results

Ali  AlMeshal

Ali AlMeshalMaureen Hilyard

  Satish Babu, Amal R. Al-saqqaf, Kaili Kan, Pavan Budhrani, Nadira Alaraj, Yannis Li

 04-29

 selected by acclamation

APRALO Secretariat Position (2016-2017)*

(APRALO ROPs V 1.4 following the original Operating Principles) 

Role Previously Held By

Nominee

Nominated By

Supported By

Date Nominee Accepted

Results

Pavan Budhrani  Pavan BudhraniAPRALO Leadership Team

Satish Babu,

Kaili Kan

Pavan Budhrani

Nadira Alaraj

Yannis Li

 04-29

appointed by acclamation  

*This is a discretionary appointment

ALAC Voting Delegates to the NomCom (2016-2017)

See criteria for Selection of NomCom Candidates -  see:  Article VII- Section 4 ICANN By Laws

Role Previously Held By

Nominee

Nominated by / Supported By

Date Accepted

Nominee's Statement (optional)
Regional Candidate(s) Recommended to the ALAC
ALAC Appointed Delegates to the NomCom
Amir Qayyum  

 Siranush Vardanyan

Supporters:

Satish Babu

Ali AlMeshal

 

 04-29

Dear APRALO members,

It is my honour to accept the nomination for the APRALO representative to NomCom for the next one year term. I am thankful for the support by Siranush, Satish and Ali, for their nomination and supporting emails. This indeed encourages me to continue serving the community, with new motivation and enthusiasm.

During my term as an APRALO representative to NomCom, I participated actively in the serious and rigorous work of NomCom. It is quite an enriching experience for me, although the pace of work is unrelenting (specially from February to May) and requires regular time commitment for the weekly calls and for their preparation.

I also participated in the work of NomCom sub-committees and was member of the Travel Logistics and Application Software sub-committees.

I also participated very actively in the NomCom outreach activities. I tried to utilize all possible opportunities for presenting the NomCom and its work, mostly in the seminars, workshops, meeting sessions and face to face interactions. In this regard, I pitched-in NomCom work during my talk in joint ICANN / ISOC / APNIC's Pakistan School on Internet Governance 2015, and then in ISOC's INET Islamabad event, mostly in individual meetings with delegates. Then in December 2015 in Nepal and in January 2016 in Thailand, I got an opportunity to talk about NomCom with a large number of Asian and European delegates, during four different European Commission's Erasmus Mundus Project meetings.

All these experiences were good, with many people getting interested in knowing about the NomCom and the available positions. Due to everyone’s involvement, efforts by the whole NomCom 2016 team made a very good number of candidates this year, with maximum number of applicants from Asia Pacific region.

Once again, I would like to thank you all for supporting my nomination to remain as the APRALO representative to NomCom. I believe that this past year has trained me to work more efficiently, with a better understanding of NomCom work and procedures. With the support of a great leadership team, I feel myself committed and devoted to work for another term on the NomCom, if trusted by our great APRALO community.

Looking forward to continue working with you.

Amir Qayyum by acclamation 

Selection Schedule for 2016 ALAC Delegates to the NomCom

  • 26 April - Announcement of call for nominations and Nominee's Statement.*
  • 26 April - 9 May  - Nomination period (nominations accepted for 10 working days).
  • 16 May - Deadline for nomination acceptances
  • 18 May - 25 May 2016 - Elections (If required, elections will begin no later than one week after the deadline for nomination acceptances and end no later than two weeks after that deadline). 
  • 27 May - Start of NomCom Delegate selection by ALAC
  • 2016 AGM [ ICANN 57 ]  - Newly elected ALAC representative shall be seated on the ALAC at the ALAC Wrap Up Session during the 2016 AGM .

*NOTES ON NOMINATIONS 

  1. All nominees are expected to submit a brief statement explaining why they believe they are a suitable candidate and must also complete or update their Statement of Interest (see: At-Large New SOIs Workspace).
  2. No one who is currently serving on the Nominating Committee may be nominated for the ALAC. See https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/governance/bylaws-en#VII-8

 


 

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