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ICANN 2021 Nominating Committee Announces Leadership Selections

18-Aug-2021 | Source : The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) | Visits : 3530

LOS ANGELES - The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) 2021 Nominating Committee announced in a press release the selections for nine leadership positions as follows:

ICANN Board of Directors

Edmon Chung
Asia, Australia, Pacific Islands

Danko Jevtović

Tripti Sinha
North America

At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC)

Raymond Selorm Mamattah

Laura Margolis
Latin America and the Caribbean

Rao Naveed Bin Rais
Asia, Australia, Pacific Islands

Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO) Council

Tatiana Tropina

Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Council

Desiree Zeljka Miloshevic Evans
Contracted Parties House

Paul McGrady
North America
Non-Contracted Parties House

Those selected will begin their terms after the ICANN72 Virtual Annual General Meeting, which runs from 23-28 October 2021.

Profile of Applicants

The 2021 Nominating Committee received 116 completed applications during the application period from 25 January 2021 through 29 March 2021.

The regional breakdown of this year's applicants was:

28 percent of applicants were from Africa
29 percent of applicants were from Asia, Australia, Pacific Islands
16 percent of applicants were from Europe
17 percent of applicants were from Latin America and the Caribbean
10 percent of applicants were from North America

The Nominating Committee is charged with recruiting and selecting a portion of ICANN's leadership. In doing so, the Nominating Committee is mandated to ensure that ICANN's overall leadership is diverse in geography, culture, skills, experience, and perspective. Further, selectees should:

Have integrity, objectivity, and sound judgment.
Support decision-making within groups.
Work effectively in English.
Understand ICANN's mission.
Be committed to ICANN's success.
Have experience in world affairs.
Contribute to cultural, professional, and geographic expertise.
Be able to work long and hard, generally as volunteers.


A Message from The Chair

The 2021 Nominating Committee is thankful for the numerous applications received. Although the Nominating Committee cannot appoint everyone who applied, we encourage all applicants to continue participating, as your involvement is critical to ICANN's mission.

The Nominating Committee wants to congratulate all the selected candidates.




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