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2008 ARIN Board of Trustees and Advisory Council Election Results

Posted: Fri, 31 Oct 2008

Timothy Denton has been elected and Bill Woodcock has been re-elected to the ARIN Board of Trustees. Each will serve a three-year term commencing 1 January 2009. The ARIN Board of Trustees congratulates Timothy and Bill and looks forward to working with them.

The Board wishes to thank Vikas Khanna and Richard Swee for their participation as candidates in the Board of Trustees election, and encourages their continued participation in the ARIN community.

ARIN congratulates Dan Alexander and Bill Darte on their re-election to the ARIN Advisory Council. In addition, ARIN congratulates the following individuals on their election to the ARIN Advisory Council: Marc Crandall, David Farmer, and John Sweeting. Each will serve a three-year term beginning 1 January 2009.

The ARIN Board of Trustees wishes to thank Scott Beuker, Kent Claussen, Chris Grundemann, Matt Pounsett, Alex Rubenstein, and John Spence for their participation as candidates in the Advisory Council election and looks forward to their continued involvement in ARIN's activities.

Regards,

Raymond A. Plzak
President and CEO
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)

Nomination Process

In accordance with the ARIN Bylaws:

  • A call for ARIN Board of Trustees and Advisory Council nominations went out to ARIN members via the arin-announce@arin.net mailing list and ARIN's website.
  • Nominations closed at the specified date and time.
  • All eligible nominations for the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council were put forth to the general membership.
  • Candidate biographies were posted to the ARIN website.
  • Each candidate was given an opportunity to address the ARIN membership at the ARIN XXII Members Meeting in Los Angeles on 17 October 2008.

Election Process

In accordance with the ARIN Bylaws:

  • Online voting for General Members in good standing began 17 October 2008, at 12:00 PM ET.
  • Voting closed one week later on 24 October 2008, at 12:00 PM ET.
  • All online votes were required to be confirmed.
  • The votes were tallied by ARIN President Raymond Plzak, ARIN Secretary Scott Bradner, and ARIN General Counsel Stephen Ryan.
  • The results are provided below. The election process and results have been verified according to the requirements in the ARIN Bylaws.

The vote count for the Board of Trustees is as follows:

Board of Trustees Election Results
Board of Trustees CandidatesTotal CountElected

Timothy Denton

242

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Vikas Khanna

117

 

Richard Swee

177

 

Bill Woodcock

370

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Total Votes Cast
906
 

The vote count for the Advisory Council is as follows:

Advisory Council Election Results
Advisory Council CandidatesTotal CountElected

Dan Alexander

231

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Scott Beuker

119

 

Kent Claussen

93

 

Marc Crandall

234

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Bill Darte

269

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David Farmer

219

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Christopher Grundemann

139

 

Matt Pounsett

174

 

Alex Rubenstein

129

 

John Spence

138

 

John Sweeting

187

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Total Votes Cast
1,932
 

2008 Voter Statistics

3,203 ARIN members as of 3 October 2008
2,443 Eligible voters* as of 3 October 2008
*ARIN members in good standing with properly registered Designated Member Representatives

496 unique member organizations cast a ballot in the Board of Trustees election.
470 unique member organizations cast a ballot in the Advisory Council election.
511 unique member organizations cast a ballot in either the Board of Trustees or Advisory Council election.

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