Nomination Committee Volunteers Sought

Posted: Mon, 22 Jul 2002

Per the ARIN bylaws, three (3) volunteers from the general membership are being sought to serve on the Nomination Committee (NomCom) for the fall 2002 ARIN Board of Trustees election. If interested, please submit your name, email address and member organization name to no later than 5:00 PM EDT on July 24. Three names will be randomly selected from all eligible submissions.

The business of the NomCom will take place via teleconference calls. Details regarding the responsibility of the committee are found in the Bylaws excerpts below.

Thank you for your interest in participating.


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From ARIN Bylaws:

Article VI Section 4. Nomination and Election of Trustees.

b. Nomination Committee. The Nomination Committee shall be appointed annually by the Board of Trustees. The Nomination Committee shall consist of seven (7) persons including: two (2) members of the Board of Trustees, two (2) members of the Advisory Council, and three (3) volunteer members from the General Membership who shall be selected by random lot. Any member of the Nomination Committee may be removed by a majority vote of the Board of Trustees. The Nomination Committee shall be responsible for identifying, recruiting, and certifying a properly selected slate of candidates to be placed in nomination before the General Membership for election. ...

d. Duties of Nomination Committee.

1. The Nomination Committee shall select two (2) or more candidates recruited from the General Membership or recommended by the General Membership for each such vacancy or vacancies on the Board of Trustees as are to be filled at the ensuing election.

2. The Nomination Committee shall require each candidate to submit a curriculum vitae in form and format to be determined by the Board of Trustees in order to evaluate their experience and qualifications.

3. The Nomination Committee shall, following evaluation of candidates' experience and qualifications, submit its selected list of candidates for election to the Secretary of the Board of Trustees prior to the fall meeting of the General Membership of ARIN.

4. The Nomination Committee may not nominate anyone selected for the Nomination Committee in any year for a Trustee position in the same year. The NomCom is responsible for reviewing the list of nominees for BOT positions (submitted by the general membership), verifying the qualifications of these nominees and finally, selecting the slate of nominations for the elections.