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Call for Nominations - AFRINIC Governance Committee Members

March 15 2017 - Call for Nominations - AFRINIC Governance Committee (GC) Members

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 2018 to December 2020. The seat is currently held by Abdalla Omari.

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 here 


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.
  • 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 here


Deadline for Nominations

The Closure of the Candidate Nomination period is 22nd April 2017 at 20:00 UTC.

Please note that the election will take place during the AFRINIC-26 meeting in Nairobi Kenya from 31st May-02 June 2017,


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