Call for Comments on Nominees to Seat 9 of the ICANN Board

Following a public nomination period that closed on 22 February 2009, the ASO Address Council (ASO AC) selected the final set of candidates to fill the ASO seat on the ICANN Board. This seat is currently held by Dave Wodelet, whose term expires in May 2009.

  • Rajesh Chharia
  • Jordi Palet Martinez
  • Ray Plzak
  • Barry Shein
  • Suzanne Woolf

The candidates listed above agree to serve in an ASO seat on the ICANN Board of Directors if selected by the ASO Address Council. In April 2009, the ASO AC will make its final selection to appoint one of these individuals to fill the ASO Board seat.

To aid them in making their final selection, the ASO AC members request public comments and statements of support for the candidates. The public comment period will remain open until 23:59 (UTC) on 9 April 2009.

You can provide your comments and statements of support for the candidates to the ASO AC Nominations Committee by sending an email to

A digest of all comments sent will be published on the election pages.

Last modified on 01/09/2020