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2012 ARIN Board and Advisory Council Election Results

Posted: Friday, 09 November

Aaron Hughes has been elected and Paul Andersen has been re-elected to the ARIN Board of Trustees. Each will serve a three-year term commencing 1 January 2013. The ARIN Board of Trustees congratulates Aaron and Paul. 


The Board thanks Ron da Silva, William Herrin, Martin Levy, Dave Siegel, and Josh Snowhorn for their participation as candidates in the election and encourages their continued participation in the ARIN community. 

Milton Mueller and John Springer have been elected and Stacy Hughes, Bill Sandiford, Rob Seastrom, and Heather Schiller have been re-elected to the ARIN Advisory Council. Bill, Heather, John, Rob and Stacy will serve three-year terms beginning 1 January 2013. Milton is filling the sixth vacated seat with a one-year term remaining.

The ARIN Board of Trustees wishes to thank Jesse Geddis, Frank Hoonhout, George Morton, and Brandon Ross 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:

  • 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 XXX Public Policy and Members Meeting in Dallas, Texas on 24 October 2012.

Election Process 

In accordance with the ARIN Bylaws: 

  • Online voting for General Members in good standing began 24 October 2012, at 5:00 PM ET.
  • Voting closed ten days later on 3 November, at 5:00 PM ET.
  • All online votes were required to be confirmed.
  • The votes were tallied by ARIN President John Curran, ARIN Board Member Paul Vixie, 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 209 Elected
Ron da Silva 108  
William Herrin 73  
Aaron Hughes 137 Elected
Martin Levy 97  
Dave Siegel 67  
Josh Snowhorn 35  
Total Votes Cast 726
Advisory Council Election Results
Advisory Council Candidates Total Count Elected
Jesse Geddis 173  
Frank Hoonhout 153  
Stacy Hughes 239 Elected
George Morton 114  
Milton Mueller 176 Elected*
Brandon Ross 167  
Bill Sandiford 265 Elected
Heather Schiller 242 Elected
Rob Seastrom 221 Elected
John Springer 188 Elected
Total Votes Cast 1,938

In addition, 1 blank ballot was cast in the Board of Trustees Election, and 1 blank ballot was cast in the Advisory Council Election.

* As the recipient of the sixth most votes, Milton Mueller will fill a vacated seat with a one-year term remaining

2012 Voter Statistics 

4,266 ARIN members as of 10 October 2012 

3,735 Eligible voters* as of 10 October 2012

*ARIN members in good standing with properly registered Designated Member Representatives on record 25 August 2012 

386 unique member organizations cast a ballot in the Board of Trustees election. 

393 unique member organizations cast a ballot in the Advisory Council election. 

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