Initial Slate of Candidates Announced for ARIN Board of Trustees and Advisory Council

Posted: Tue, 06 September 2011

Elections for two (2) seats on the ARIN Board of Trustees and five (5) seats on the ARIN Advisory Council will be held online 12-22 October.

The following candidates have agreed to run for office:

Board of Trustees:

  • Rudolph Daniel, Independent Consultant Technologist ICT4Development
  • Timothy Denton, CRTC
  • Aaron Hughes, 6connect
  • Jack Waters, Level 3
  • Bill Woodcock, Packet Clearing House

Advisory Council:

  • Dan Alexander, Comcast
  • Kevin Blumberg, The Wire Inc.
  • Randy Carpenter, First Network Group, Inc.
  • Marc Crandall, Google
  • Bill Darte, Washington University
  • Kate Do Forno, Teksavvy Solutions Inc.
  • Robert Duncan, Merit Network
  • David Farmer, Univ. Minnesota
  • Joel Large, GLW Broadband
  • John Sweeting, Time Warner Cable
  • Randy Whitney, Verizon

Many of the candidates will address the membership on 12 October at ARIN's Public Policy and Members Meeting in Philadelphia. These speeches, brief biographies and a form to voice support for candidates can be found online at ARIN Election Headquarters:

Designated member representatives (DMRs) from ARIN's General Members in good standing as of 1 January 2011 will be asked to vote for two (2) candidates in the Board election and five (5) candidates in the Advisory Council election.

ARIN requires that a name and personalized email address be on record for the DMR; role accounts are not acceptable. Voter eligibility must be established at least 14 calendar days prior to the fourth quarter ARIN Members Meeting. Member organizations that are not in good standing or do not have a valid DMR on file as of 27 September 2011 will not be eligible to vote. Please contact ARIN's Communications and Member Services Department at to ensure you have a properly registered DMR. Contact if you have any questions about your organization's billing status.

Congratulations and good luck to all of the candidates. ARIN appreciates your willingness to take an active role in guiding the organization.

Warm regards,

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