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2009 ARIN Board of Trustees and Advisory Council Election Results

Posted: Thu, 5 Nov 2009

Paul Andersen has been elected and Scott Bradner has been re-elected to the ARIN Board of Trustees. Each will serve a three-year term commencing 1 January 2010.

Lee Howard has also been re-elected and will continue to fill the vacancy created by Bill Manning's resignation. He will serve a one-year term commencing 1 January 2010.

The ARIN Board of Trustees congratulates Paul, Scott, and Lee.

The Board thanks Aaron Hughes and Frederick Silny for their participation as candidates in the election and encourages their continued participation in the ARIN community.

ARIN would also like to congratulate the individuals elected to the ARIN Advisory Council: Chris Morrow and Bill Sandiford have been elected, and Stacy Hughes, Heather Schiller, and Rob Seastrom have been re-elected. All five will serve three-year terms commencing 1 January 2010.

The ARIN Board of Trustees wishes to thank Mark Bayliss, John Brown, Rudolf Daniel, Steve Feldman, Wes George, Chris Grundemann, Kevin Hunt, Mark Johnson, Ed Kern, Christopher Savage, Scott Weeks, and Tom Zeller for their participation as candidates in the election and looks forward to their continued involvement in ARIN's activities.

Regards,

John Curran
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.
  • The petition process was invoked by two individuals and was carried out per the guidelines.
  • Nominees for the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council were put forth to the general membership. One nominee was added to the ballot after it was determined their application was processed incorrectly by ARIN.
  • Candidate biographies were posted to the ARIN website.
  • Each candidate was given an opportunity to address the ARIN membership at the ARIN XXIV Members Meeting in Dearborn, Michigan on 21 October 2009.

Election Process

In accordance with the ARIN Bylaws:

  • Online voting for General Members in good standing began 21 October 2009, at 3:00 PM EDT.
  • Voting closed ten days later on 31 October 2009, at 3:00 PM EDT.
  • All online votes were required to be confirmed.
  • The votes were tallied by ARIN President John Curran, ARIN Board Member Tim Denton, and ARIN Counsel Stephen Ryan.
  • The results are provided below. The election process and results have been verified according to the requirements in the ARIN Bylaws.
Board of Trustees Election Results
Board of Trustees Candidates Total Count Elected
Paul Andersen 339 Elected
Scott Bradner 319 Elected
Lee Howard 277 Elected
Aaron Hughes 267  
Frederick Silny 75  
Total Votes Cast 1,277  
Advisory Council Election Results
Advisory Council Candidates Total Count Elected
Mark Bayliss 105  
John Brown 80  
Rudolf Daniel 67  
Steve Feldman 105  
Wes George 120  
Chris Grundemann 94  
Stacy Hughes 213 Elected
Kevin Hunt 98  
Mark Johnson 62  
Ed Kern 132  
Chris Morrow 170 Elected
Bill Sandiford 151 Elected
Christopher Savage 50  
Heather Schiller 212 Elected
Rob Seastrom 154 Elected
Scott Weeks 93  
Tom Zeller 136  
Total Votes Cast 2,042  

In addition, 2 blank ballots were cast in the Advisory Council Election.

2009 Voter Statistics

3507 ARIN members as of 7 October 2009
3049 Eligible voters* as of 7 October 2009
*ARIN members in good standing with properly registered Designated Member Representatives

478 unique member organizations cast a ballot in the Board of Trustees election.
468 unique member organizations cast a ballot in the Advisory Council election.
492 unique member organizations cast a ballot in either the Board of Trustees or Advisory Council election.

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