NomCom

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 Chairperson work with the Election committee as per Section 10 of AFRINIC bylaws.

The NomCom’s responsibilities are defined in section 9 (link) of the AFRINIC Bylaws.

 

 

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:

 

Days to AGMM

Date

Activity/Milestone

115

25-Feb-2019

NomCom finalises criteria and qualifications

111

1-Mar-2019

NomCom and staff finalise nomination form

110

2-Mar-2019

NomCom announces call for nominations; Nomination form is activated

69

12-Apr-2019

NomCom and staff verify eligibility and consent;

NomCom begins considering nominations

68

13-Apr-2019

NomCom sends nominations to Board for approval

60

21-Apr-2019

Board approval of nominations; NomCom continues consideration of nominations

45

6-May-2019

NomCom sends draft list of candidates to Board for non-binding advice

40

11-May-2019

Board sends advice to NomCom on the draft list

34

17-May-2019

NomCom finalises the candidate list

31

20-May-2019

NomCom and staff finalise public comment forms

30

21-May-2019

NomCom announces the candidate list;

Start of public comment period;

Staff send announcement to every member.

14

6-Jun-2019

Open the system for e-voting and proxy appointment

1

19-Jun-2019

Last day to send proxy forms to CEO for validation

0

20-Jun-2019

Election day at AGMM – Kampala, Uganda

 

 

NomCom Guidelines (2018)

Adhoc Guidelines (2018)

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