|Current Phase: Comment Period|
In line with the ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO) Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) and the ICANN Bylaws, the ASO Address Council (AC) is responsible for the appointment of a representative to serve on Seat 9 of the ICANN Board.
Following a call for candidates, the ASO AC is pleased to announce that the following candidates* are standing for election:
* A fourth candidate, Johan Mikael “Julf” Helsingius, withdrew his nomination on 5 February.
In accordance with the ASO AC election procedures, the comment period is now open and will close on 18 March 2018.
Please note that as per section 9.4.5 of the ASO AC Operating Procedures, all comments will be moderated by the ASO secretariat prior to being published on the ASO website.
Nomination Phase: 2 October 2017 – 17 December 2017
Comment Phase: 18 December 2017 – 18 March 2018
Interview Phase: 17 January 2018 – 18 March 2018
Selection Phase: 19 March 2018 – 18 April 2018
Due Diligence Review: 19 April 2018 – 17 May 2018
Announcement: Around 19 May 2018
All phases will conclude at 23:59 UTC on the date specified.
Detailed procedures for election of individuals to the ICANN Board of Directors by the ASO AC can be found in Section 9 of the ASO AC Operating Procedures.
- 6 February, 2017: Candidate J Helsingus Withdraws Nomination for Seat 9
- 19 December, 2017: Comment period opens.
- 4 December, 2017: Final reminder.
- 29 September, 2017: Nomination period opens.
This page will be updated with new information when it becomes available.