Call for Petitions: ARIN Board and Advisory Council

Posted: Tuesday, 31 August 2010

With the announcement of the initial slate of candidates, ARIN opens a call for nominations to the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council through a petition process. In accordance with Article VIII, Section 2.b. of the ARIN Bylaws, any individual, regardless of membership status, may petition to be placed on the ballot for election to the Board of Trustees or Advisory Council by successfully completing the ARIN petition process.

Petition requests must be received by Tuesday, 7 September, 2010. To be considered a candidate, each petitioner must obtain the support of at least 70 designated member representatives from General Members in good standing. Petition support must be received by Tuesday, 21 September 2010. You can read more about the petition process at:

If you are interested in submitting a petition to run for the ARIN Board of Trustees or Advisory Council, please complete the petition form available through ARIN Election Headquarters at:

ARIN will announce the final slate of candidates for the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council on Friday, 9 October. ARIN General Members in good standing will be asked to vote for two (2) candidates in the Board election and five (5) in the Advisory Council election, held online 6-16 October.

Warm regards,

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