The NomCom comprises four members who are appointed by the AFRINIC Board.
The four (4) members of the NomCom are composed as follows:
- 1 Member selected from within the Board (Should not be from the region for which an election is being held).
- 3 volunteers selected from the community
The main responsibility of the NomCom is to screen and propose suitable candidates for all elections with AFRINIC.
These include Board, NRO NC, PDWG, Governance Committee or any other future elections within AFRINIC following the election process and guidelines.
NomCom members serve on a voluntary basis, supported and guided by the CEO along with a staff member appointed by the CEO.
The committee essentially works via e-mail (using a designated mailing list) and teleconferences.
The NomCom’s responsibilities are defined in section 9 (link) of the AFRINIC Bylaws.
- Call for Volunteers on the Nomination Committee (NomCom) 2021 2020-11-19
- Reminder: Nomination period ends 18 April 2020 2020-04-15
- Nomination Period for AFRINIC Elections Extended 2020-04-04
- Nomination Committee (NomCom) Appointment for 2019 2019-02-07
- Call for volunteers: AFRINIC Nomination Committee (NomCom) 2019 2018-12-07
Appointment of NomCom
Once the date of the first Public Policy Meeting of the year has been determined, the process to appoint the NomCom is initiated using the following timeline:
|18-Mar-21||NOMCOM Terms of Reference and Nomination Information/details||AFRINIC / BOARD|
|88||10-Mar-21||Reviewing of Nomination Information||NOMCOM|
|86||13-Mar-21||Publication of Nomination Information||NOMCOM/AFRINIC|
|86||13-Mar-21||Open Candidate Nomination Period [start receiving and putting together nominations]||NOMCOM|
|79||20-Mar-21||Reminder to the Community for vacancies for nomination||NOMCOM/AFRINIC|
|71||28-Mar-21||Reminder to the Community for vacancies for nomination||NOMCOM/AFRINIC|
|63||4-Apr-21||Reminder to the Community for vacancies for nomination||NOMCOM/AFRINIC|
|56||8-Apr-21||Close / Extend Candidate Nomination Period||NOMCOM/AFRINIC|
|54||10-Apr-21||Send Received Nominations to Board for Approval||NOMCOM|
|52||12-Apr-21||Board Review & Transmittance of Approved Nominations to NomCOM||BOARD|
|50||14-Apr-21||Start Review period of (Board Approved) Nominations||NOMCOM|
|40||24-Apr-21||The end Review period of nominations||NOMCOM|
|39||25-Apr-21||Prepare and send final candidate slate to Board for "Review" and "Non-binding advice"||NOMCOM|
|37||27-Apr-21||Board-reviewed slate sent back to NomCom||BOARD|
|36||28-Apr-21||Prepare and send final candidate slate to staff for publication||NOMCOM|
|34||30-Apr-21||Staff Publication of final candidate Slate & candidate information comment pages||NOMCOM/AFRINIC|
|30||5-May-21||Announcement of Final candidate slate & opening of the public comments period||NOMCOM|
|14||20-May-21||Issue of Notice of AGMM (with final slate & expiring seats)||BOARD|
|14||20-May-21||Open e-voting and proxy registration||ECOM|
|6||29-May-21||Close of proxy registration & appointment[5 clear days before Election day Board and GovCom]||ECOM|
|0||4-June-21||AGMM - Election day for Board and GovCom, Close of electronic voting. (Closing time to be announced at the opening of the electronic voting)||BOARD|