Volunteers Needed to Serve on ARIN's 2016 Nomination Committee

Posted: Tuesday, 16 February 2016

Time is running out to volunteer to serve on the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN) 2016 Nomination Committee (NomCom). ARIN still seeks volunteers from member organizations that are in good standing to serve on this year's NomCom. Interested volunteers have until 5:00 PM EST tomorrow, 17 February to submit their name.   

The NomCom is responsible for identifying, recruiting, and certifying a slate of Board of Trustees and Advisory Council candidates to the ARIN Membership for election, in accordance with ARIN Bylaws and procedures. To review the committee's scope of responsibilities, please visit

The NomCom is composed of seven (7) representatives that include two (2) members from the ARIN Board of Trustees, one serving as Chair, who then appoint five (5) individual representatives from a General Membership pool of volunteers. The representatives may include up to two (2) serving Advisory Council members. Aaron Hughes, serving as Chair, and Vint Cerf are the 2016 Board representatives.

Volunteers must represent an ARIN member organization that is in good standing. Please note that candidates for this year's Board of Trustees and Advisory Council elections are ineligible to sit on the NomCom.

If you are interested in serving on this year's NomCom, please submit your first and last name, email address, phone number, and ARIN member organization name and Org ID to Wendy Leedy, Member Engagement Coordinator, at info@arin.net no later than 5:00 PM EST tomorrow, 17 February.

Selected representatives will be contacted by ARIN and will be asked to sign and return a Non-Disclosure Agreement within three business days of being notified of their selection. To review the NDA, please visit

Please see the links below for more information on NomCom and ARIN Elections:

NomCom Charter:

NomCom FAQ:

Nomination and Election Procedures:


Wendy Leedy
Member Engagement Coordinator
American Registry for Internet Services