Committees and Working Groups

Each January the ARIN Board of Trustees appoints members to various committees. The President and CEO of ARIN serves as an ex-officio member of all committees, regardless of type, except the Compensation Committee.

Standing Committees:

As defined in Robert’s Rules of Orders, standing committees perform a continuing function and remain in existence permanently or for the life of the assembly that establishes them. Members of a standing committee are appointed by the Board of Trustees at its first business meeting of each calendar year.

Audit Committee

[see Charter]

Members of the Audit Committee are Trustees Regenie Fraser, Patrick Gilmore, and Dan Alexander, with the President & CEO as an ex-officio member. Patrick Gilmore serves as Committee Chair. This was determined at the 16 January 2019 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Committee created: 11 January 2011

Compensation Committee

[see Charter]

Members of the Compensation Committee are Dan Alexander, Board Chair Paul Andersen, and Treasurer Nancy Carter. The Chairman of the Board serves as Committee Chair. This was determined at the 16 January 2019 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Committee created: 28 February 1997

Finance Committee

[see Charter]

Members of the Finance Committee are Trustees Paul Andersen, Bill Sandiford, Peter Harrison, and Treasurer Nancy Carter, with the Treasurer serving as Committee Chair, and with the President & CEO as an ex-officio member. This was determined at the 16 January 2019 meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Committee created: 21 July 2003

Mailing List Acceptable Use Policy Committee

[see Charter]

The members of the ARIN Mailing List Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) Committee are Trustee Peter Harrison serving as Committee Chair, General Member in Good Standing Stephen Middleton. This was determined at the 16 January 2019 meeting of the Board of Trustees. The President serves as an ex-officio member.

Advisory Council member Amy Potter was appointed by a Board action without a meeting.

Formerly a special committee, this committee was made into a standing committee: 12 January 2015

Special Committees

As defined in Roberts Rules of Order, special committees are committees appointed, as the need arises, to carry out a specified task. At the completion of that task, and once a final report has been made to the Board, the committee automatically ceases to function.

2019 Fellowship Selection Committee

[see Charter]

The current Fellowship Selection Committee consists of the following individuals:

  • Bill Sandiford, Board of Trustees - Committee Chair
  • Regenie Fraser, Board of Trustees
  • Alison Wood, Advisory Council
  • Brian Jones, General Member in Good Standing
  • Bill Woodcock, General Member in Good Standing

2018 Nomination Committee (NomCom)

[see Charter]

  • Dan Alexander, Board of Trustees and Committee Chair
  • Nancy Carter, Board of Trustees
  • Andrew Gallo, General Member in Good Standing
  • Alyssa Moore, General Member in Good Standing
  • Barry Sherwood, General Member in Good Standing
  • Alison Wood, General Member in Good Standing
  • Bill Woodcock, General Member in Good Standing