Call for Petitions: ARIN Board and Advisory Council

Posted: Friday, 05 September 2014

ARIN has announced the initial slate of candidates, and is now calling for any additional nominations to the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council through the 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 12 September 2014. To be considered a candidate, each petitioner must obtain the support of at least 82 Designated Member Representatives from general members in good standing (two percent of eligible voters as of nominations opening). Petition support must be received by 26 September 2014. Details about the petition process are available at:

If you are interested in submitting a petition to run for the ARIN Board of Trustees or Advisory Council, please send an email to with your name, phone number, and organization affiliation.

ARIN will announce the final slate of candidates for the Board of Trustees and Advisory Council on 29 September. ARIN general members in good standing will be asked to vote for two candidates in the Board election and seven in the Advisory Council election, held online 9 October through 19 October.


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