NRO Number Council Candidates Announced for the ARIN Region

Posted: Tuesday, 21 September 2021

NRO NC Candidates and Election Information

The following individuals have confirmed their intent to seek a three-year term on the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) beginning 1 January 2022:

  • John Barfield, Biss Inc.
  • Chris Quesada

To view candidate biographies and questionnaire responses, please visit:

Candidate Statements of Support may be made and viewed at:

Please note that all statements of support are automatically held for moderation and will be posted, in general, within one business day if approved.

During the virtual ARIN 48 Election Forum on 28 October 2021, each candidate will have the opportunity to address the community. These speeches will be posted the following day.

Who can vote in the NRO NC Election?

ARIN 48 and NANOG 83 attendees who are not Voting Contacts for eligible ARIN members may vote from 1 November 2021 through 12 November 2021 if they register for the meetings before 1:00 PM EDT on 28 October 2021.

All Voting Contacts for eligible ARIN members (in good standing as of 20 September 2021) may vote online from 4 November 2021 through 5:00 PM EST 12 November 2021.

For questions, please contact us at

On behalf of ARIN and the ARIN community, congratulations and good luck to this year’s candidates. ARIN acknowledges and appreciates the time and involvement that elected candidates are willing to make toward ensuring the viability and growth of the community and the Internet.


John Curran
President and CEO
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)