ASO AC Call For Nominations for Seat 9 on the ICANN Board of Directors

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In line with the ICANN Address Supporting Organization (ASO) Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)[1] and the ICANN Bylaws[2], the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) has issued a call for nominations for Seat 9 of the ICANN Board of Directors. The selected candidate will serve for a three-year term, which will begin at the conclusion of the ICANN Annual General Assembly at the ICANN 72…

ASO AC Re-appoints Pankaj Chaturvedi to the 2021 ICANN Nominating Committee

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The Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) is pleased to announce that Pankaj Chaturvedi has been re-appointed as its delegate to the 2021 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom). Mr Chaturvedi is an active participant in the APNIC community. His new one year term will begin during the ICANN 69 Annual General Meeting taking place from 17-22 October, 2020. About the…

Nomination Call for ASO Representative to 2021 ICANN Nominating Committee

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ICANN’s Nominating Committee (NomCom) is responsible for the selection of eight ICANN Board Members, two directors of the Public Technical Identifiers (PTI) and for other selections as are set forth in the Bylaws (see Article 8, Section 8.1). The NomCom is also charged with appointing some members of the ALAC, ccNSO Council and the GNSO Council. The NomCom complements the…

Notice to the ASO Community on Rejection Action to ICANN Board Resolutions

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Dear RIR Community, On 7 May 2020, the ICANN Board of Directors adopted resolutions regarding the following: FY21-25 Five Year ICANN Operating and Financial Plan FY21 ICANN Operating Plan FY21 ICANN Budget see https://www.icann.org/resources/board-material/resolutions-2020-05-07-en#2.a The approved FY21-25 Five Year ICANN Operating and Financial Plan is available at https://www.icann.org/en/system/files/files/adopted-op-financial-plan-fy21-25-opplan-fy21-07may20-en.pdf, The FY21 ICANN Operating Plan is available beginning on page 177. The…

ASO AC Teleconferences Open for Observers

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In line with the ASO Review 2017 “Recommendation #15: “ASO AC meetings should be open to the public, except for discussions regarding the selection of individuals for ICANN roles.”, starting on Wednesday October 2nd 2019, all ASO AC teleconferences will be open for observers. However, please note that observers won’t be able to participate during the meeting by speaking or…

ASO AC Appoints Pankaj Chaturvedi to the 2020 ICANN Nominating Committee

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ASO AC Appoints Pankaj Chaturvedi to the 2020 ICANN Nominating Committee The Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) is pleased to announce that Pankaj Chaturvedi has been appointed as its delegate to the 2020 ICANN Nominating Committee (NomCom). Mr Chaturvedi is an active participant in the APNIC community. His one year term will begin during the ICANN 66 Meeting…

Run Off Procedure Implemented for ASO AC ICANN NomCom Representative Selection

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Due to a tied eVote, the Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) has implemented the Run Off procedure in order to enable it to select a representative to serve on the ICANN Nominating Committee. The Run Off procedure is described in section 7.4.4 of the ASO AC Operating Procedures. New Timeline  Start of Run Off eVote: 23 August 2019 End of…

Deadline Extended: ASO AC Call for Nominations for the ASO Representative on ICANN NomCom

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The Address Supporting Organization Address Council (ASO AC) has extended the deadline for nominations for the ASO Representative on the ICANN NomCom. New Deadlines and Important Dates —————————— The ASO AC will be responsible for the selection of the delegate based on the following timeline: Nomination period ends: 9 August 2019 Evaluation of nominations by the ASO AC: 9 –…

Statement on Role and Responsibilities of the NRO NC / ASO AC

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The Number Resource Organization (NRO) was established by the NRO Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed in 2003 and 2004 by the RIRs, which also defines the NRO Number Council (NRO-NC). The Address Supporting Organization (ASO) was established by the ASO MoU, signed in 2004 by the NRO and ICANN, under which the NRO-NC serves as the ASO Address Council (ASO-AC). The ASO MoU also defines…