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Call for Nominations - AFRINIC Governance Committee (GC) Members

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The AFRINIC Governance Committee is a standing committee whose purpose is to advise the AFRINIC Board, AFRINIC Membership, and the community, on matters of governance.

NomCom is hereby calling for nominations from the community for one Governance Committee position up for election, to serve a three-year term from January 2019 to December 2021. The seat is currently held by Wafa Dahmani.

NomCom would like to receive Nominations from all of the AFRINIC sub-regions and are explicitly looking for both Gender and Language diversity although a working understanding of the English language would be highly beneficial.

The GC Charter is available at

The nomination and election process is available at

Nomination Requirements:

  • GC members shall be resident in the AFRINIC service region.
  • None of the elected members may be an AFRINIC Director, or an AFRINIC employee.
  • A valid nomination must originate from or be submitted by an authorized and registered contact person of the nominating member organization. The nomination must also be seconded/endorsed by at least one additional AFRINIC member, different from the nominating member organization. Nominators and seconders/endorsers must all be AFRINIC members in good standing (i.e. they must not have unpaid fees).
  • Self-nominations are permitted and must be endorsed by 2 distinct AFRINIC members in good standing.


To nominate yourself or a candidate of your choice, please complete the nomination form at:


Deadline for Nominations

The Closure of the Candidate Nomination period is 15th March 2018 at 20:00 UTC.

Please note that the election will take place during the AFRINIC-28 Annual General Members Meeting in Dakar, Senegal from 6th -11th May 2018


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