Voting Now Open for 2017 ARIN Board of Trustees and Advisory Council Election

Posted: Thursday, 05 October 2017

The polls are now open for the 2017 ARIN Elections to fill two seats on the ARIN Board of Trustees and five seats on the ARIN Advisory Council.

Eligible Voting Contacts from General Members in Good Standing may vote now through 6:00 PM EDT, 13 October. To vote, simply log in to ARIN Online and look for the "Vote Now" message on your dashboard.

To view candidate biographies, please view the ARIN Elections 2017 Voter Guide at:

To view or make Statements of Support, please visit:

Anyone, regardless of voter status, is eligible to submit a Statement of Support for a candidate. Voting Contacts should be aware that an ARIN representative will be personally calling them during the week of 9 October as a gentle reminder to vote and to answer any election-related questions they may have.

Participation in the election process is crucial, requires only minutes of a voter's time, and is an important responsibility. It's the one member-only benefit that gives organizations the power to shape the future of ARIN, our community, and the Internet with one simple ballot. Every eligible member organization may cast one ballot so your single vote does matter!

For questions about voting, or if you encounter an issue with the election system, you may either contact a member of the Member Services team at or ask a question via ARIN Online and direct it to Meetings/Elections.


Susan Hamlin
Director, Communications and Member Services
American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN)