2020 NPOC Elections

2020 NPOC Elections

The check-in process for 2020 NPOC Elections will begin on Thursday 07 May 2020 – 29 May 2020.  Please respond to the email before 28 May 2020, 2359 UTC.

A check-in email will be sent from admin@ncsg.is, please respond to this email before the deadline.

Every Wednesday and Friday until check-in ends, names of members who have checked-in will be updated at: https://community.icann.org/display/gnsononcomstake/Check-in+2020. Kindly check to confirm your name is on the list just before the check-in process ends.

Please note: If you do not check-in will be placed on the inactive membership list. Inactive members cannot vote in the annual election, so it is important that you reply before the deadline to the check-in email, to ensure you are listed as active and receive a ballot during the annual elections. 

As a reminder, the election timeline is below:

7 May – Check in begins 

14 May – 28 May: Nomination period

28 May: Deadline for nomination acceptance and candidate statement.

29 May: Meet the candidates call / Check in-ends

02 June: Voter roll finalized

03 June – 17 June: Voting 

18 June: Results announced

Please see the Election page here for more information:https://community.icann.org/display/gnsononcomstake/Elections-2020


NCSG Election Page: https://community.icann.org/x/U4nsBw

NCSG Check-in List: https://members.ncsg.is/public-voters-list_ncsg

NPOC Election Page: https://community.icann.org/x/joEEC

NPOC Check-in List: https://members.ncsg.is/public-voters-list_npoc

Elections page: https://community.icann.org/x/joEEC

Check-in display: https://members.ncsg.is/public-voters-list_npoc

Candidate statement: https://community.icann.org/display/NPOCC/Candidate+Statement+2020Duties of the Executive Committee: http://npoc.org/executive-committee/

Roles and responsibilities of other committees: http://npoc.org/npoc-committees/

Procedures for the NPOC Elections can be found in the Charter, Section 8.0. Please see timeline below.

Step 1: Eligibility to vote
Please take a moment to update your information. Only members who update their organization’s information are eligible to receive a ballot to vote. Please send an email to maryam.bakoshi@icann.org, confirming
• Name of Designated Member;
• Organization; and
• Email address

Step 2: Nominations process opens
You can self-nominate or nominate someone starting May 14, 2019 – May 28, 2020. Candidates must respond to the NPOC discuss mailing list with the following:

•Position applied for:
•Why you are running for the position?:
•Do you have any conflict(s) of interest?:
•How many hours per week you are able to dedicate to the position:
•Are you involved in any working Groups or PDP efforts, if so please state:

Step 3: Statement of Interest (SOI)
All nominees are expected to submit a brief statement explaining why they believe they are a suitable candidate and also must complete or update their Statement of Interest.

Election Timetable

May 07Check-inMay 29, 2020; 23:59 UTC
 May 14Nominations process opensYou can self-nominate or nominate someone starting on May 14 – May 28Candidates must respond to the NPOC discuss mailing list with the following:Name:Affiliation:Position applied for:Why you are running for the position?:Do you have any conflict(s) of interest?:How many Hours a week you are able to dedicate to the position:Are you involved in any working Groups or PDP efforts, if so please state:May 28, 2020; 23:59 UTC
May 28Deadline for nomination acceptance and candidate statement.May 28, 2020; 23:59 UTC
May 29Meet the Candidates callMay 29, 2020; 23:59 UTC
June 02Voter Roll finalizedJune 02, 2020; 23:59 UTC
June 03Voting beginsJune 17, 2020; 23:59 UTC
June 18Election results announced

If you have any questions about this posting or the elections, please contact the NPOC Executive Committee at npoc@npoc.org.

All current ExCom positions are open:

• Chair currently held by, Joan Kerr
• Vice Chair currently held by, Raoul Plommer
• Secretariat currently held by, Oreoluwa Lesi
• Policy Chair currently held by, Carlos Raoul Gutierrez
• Membership Chair currently held by, Ioana Stupariu
• Communication Chair currently held by, Caleb Ogundele

Duties and responsibilities of the ExCom are listed here.

You may also view the roles & responsibilities of our other committees here.

Current nominations

PositionNominationsNominatorSecondedAcceptedCandidate Statement
ChairRaoul PlommerJoan KerrPoncelet Ileleji
Vice ChairIoana StupairuOlevie KouamiPoncelet IlelejiSelf-nominated   Yes
SecretariatIoana StupairuVernatius Ezeama
Policy Committee Chair
Membership Committee ChairCaleb OgundeleSam LanfrancoCarlos GutierrezPoncelet Ileleji
Communications Committee ChairOreoluwa LesiVernatius EzeamaPoncelet Ileleji

Please visit the link above before the end of the process to confirm you are checked in.

If you have not received the check-in email please send an email off list to maryam.bakoshi@icann

Please note: If you do not check in, you will be placed on the inactive membership list and unsubscribed from the NCSG mailing lists. Inactive members cannot vote in the annual election, so it is important that you timely reply to this email to ensure you are listed as active and receive your ballot during the annual elections. You can always reactivate your membership and be subscribed again by sending an email to the Chair. 

Please do not hesitate to contact Maryam or the NPOC Chair, if you have any questions.

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