Posted: Friday, 12 October
ARIN will hold online Elections from 24 October – 3 November to fill two seats on the ARIN Board of Trustees and six seats on the ARIN Advisory Council. The two open Board of Trustees seats are for three year terms. Five of the ARIN AC seats are for three year terms, and a sixth vacated seat on the ARIN AC (with one-year term remaining) is being filled as well. The candidate with the sixth highest count of votes for the ARIN AC will fill this sixth seat.
ARIN received no petition requests; the slate of candidates remains the same as announced on 17 September.
The final slate of candidates is:
Board of Trustees
- Paul Andersen, EGATE Networks / Canadian Internet Registration Authority
- Ron da Silva, Time Warner Cable
- William Herrin, Exelis
- Aaron Hughes, 6Connect Inc.
- Martin Levy, Hurricane Electric
- Dave Siegel, Level 3
- Josh Snowhorn, Cyrus One
- Jesse Geddis, LA Broadband LLC
- Frank Hoonhout, State of Oregon
- Stacy Hughes, TW Telecom
- George Morton, Madisol
- Milton Mueller, Syracuse University School of Information Studies
- Brandon Ross, Network Utility Force
- Bill Sandiford, TELNET Communications Inc / Canadian Network Operators Consortium
- Heather Schiller, Verizon Business
- Rob Seastrom, Time Warner Cable
- John Springer, Inland Telephone
Elections for the one seat on the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) will be held online 17 October - 24 October. ARIN received no petition requests; the slate of candidates remains the same as announced on 17 September. The final slate of candidates is:
• Andrew Dul, Cascadeo Corporation
• Louis Lee, Equinix, Inc.
Many of the candidates will address the membership on 24 October during the ARIN XXX Public Policy and Members Meeting in Dallas. These speeches, brief biographies and a form to voice support for candidates can be found online at ARIN Election Headquarters:
You can read election system instructions at:
A compilation of Candidate questionnaire responses in PDF is available at:
Designated Member Representatives (DMRs) from ARIN's general members in good standing as of 25 August 2012 will be asked to vote for two candidates in the Board election and five 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 by 10 October. Member organizations that are not in good standing or do not have a valid DMR on file as of 10 October 2012 will not be eligible to vote.
Additionally DMRs, NANOG Meeting attendees, and ARIN Meeting attendees (remote and in person) will be eligible to vote online from 17 October - 24 October 2012 in the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) election. NANOG or ARIN attendees that have not registered for their meeting by 10 October 2012 will not be eligible to vote.
You can learn more about DMR role at:
Please contact ARIN's Communications and Member Services Department at firstname.lastname@example.org to ensure you have a properly registered DMR.
Congratulations and good luck to all of the candidates. Your willingness to take an active role in guiding the future of the Internet is appreciated.
President and CEO
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)