2017 Call for ARIN Nominations Reminder

Posted: Tuesday, 01 August 2017

ARIN is now seeking nominations to fill two seats on the ARIN Board of Trustees and five seats on the Advisory Council, and one seat on the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC). Nominations will be accepted through 5:00 PM EDT on Tuesday, 15 August.

To submit a nomination for the ARIN Board of Trustees and/or Advisory Council, a nominator must be an ARIN Trustee or from an organization that is a General Member in Good Standing. Eligible nominators may make up to three nominations for each open seat. Any person may be nominated and self-nominations are permitted, consistent with the election guidelines. Incumbents may be re-elected for consecutive terms.

Any individual, regardless of ARIN Member affiliation, may self-nominate or nominate one or more candidates for any open NRO NC position. Nominees for the NRO NC must reside within the ARIN region and incumbents may be re-elected or re-appointed for consecutive terms. This year, the ARIN Board of Trustees will appoint the representative prior to the ARIN Elections opening.

For more information on the nomination process, please visit the ARIN Election System Instructions page at:

To submit a nomination now, please go to:

To view key election dates, including the 2017 election participation calendar, please visit the Elections Headquarters page at:

Please take time now to ensure your organization has an eligible Voting Contact on record. The voter eligibility deadline this year is Sunday, 20 August. For steps on how to verify or update your organization's Voting Contact, please visit:

ARIN recommends Voting Contacts set a reminder now to cast your organization's virtual ballot 5 - 13 October by logging in to your ARIN Online account. It only takes a few minutes to cast a secure, virtual ballot and can be done from the comfort of your office, home, or mobile device.

For questions related to the nomination process, elections, to confirm or update your organization's designated Voting Contact, or to certify your organization is eligible to participate in this year's elections, please email members@arin.net.


Wendy Leedy
Member Engagement Coordinator
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)