Rick H Wesson
Name: Rick H. Wesson
Address: 704 Almar Ave, Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Country of Residence:
United States of America
Place of Work: Alice's Registry, Inc.
Bachelor of Science, Management Information Systems
Auburn University School of Business, Auburn Alabama 1992
PUBLISHED BOOKS and ARTICLES:
VAX/VMS Computing At Auburn University, Auburn University
Press 232pp 1990
"BITNET E-mail Offer ASM Members connections"
Journal of Systems Management, April 1991
Current Internet Drafts
A Format for Exporting Registrant Data in XML for Whois or
ICANN mandated Data Escrow.
Registrar Data Export
DNSO - Registrars Constituency
ICANN Accredited Registrar
Board of Directors, Santa Cruz Community Development Credit Union
The USA's 2nt Largest Community Development Credit Union
Board of Directors, Packet Clearing House
PCH is a non-profit research institute supporting investigation and
operations research in the area of Internet traffic exchange and
global routing economics.
Certified Multi-lingual Technology Provider
o A Direct Stock Purchase System and Method for Implementing the Same
o A System and Method for Verifying On-Line Information presented
by Internet Users
Sun Certified Solaris Engineer
o 10 years of building CORE Internet infrastructure.
o Long time commitment to participating in Internet Governance Issues
o Developed IP provisioning and management software suite for ISPs
o Excellent understanding of CORE IP Management, Addressing and
Some companies I have worked for in the past:
InterNext/Consentric Nonimum, Inc.
Warp Drive Networks (wireless) Fujitsu of America, Inc.
Pacific Internet, Pte. Ltd. of Singapore Verity
Illustra/Informix Mercury Interactive, Inc.
o IP Telephony
o Provisioning Protocols
I am not a lawyer, nor do I have a legal background. I believe that ICANN,
a corporation for the technical coordination of Internet Names and
Numbers, needs more technically oriented members on the board. Currently
4/5 of the board are from a legal background with little or no experience
with CORE Internet protocols or name and number assignments. I would
truly enjoy representing ASO interests to the ICANN Staff and Board of
Simply my goal is as follows:
I wish to influence ICANN by reducing their budget as much as possible
while increasing the effectiveness of the organization. I fully believe
that any fees paid to ICANN should bear a direct relationship to the
services received by the Supporting Organizations whom fund ICANNs