NRO NC Call For Nominations – ARIN Service Region

This is an open call for nominations from the ARIN region to fill one (1) seat on the Number Resource Organization (NRO) Number Council that becomes vacant with the expiration of Ron da Silva’s term on 31 December 2011. Candidates must be willing to serve a three (3) year term beginning 1 January 2012. Incumbents may be nominated for consecutive terms.

Any individual residing within the ARIN service region may be nominated, with the exception of Regional Internet Registry staff members. Self-nominations are permitted. Please note that the NRO Number Council representatives now fulfill the role of ICANN’s ASO Address Council. Responsibilities of NRO NC representatives are outlined in the ASO Memorandum of Understanding.

All NRO NC nominees from the ARIN region are subject to the Nomination and Appointment Conflict of Interest List published at:

The NRO NC requirements and responsibilities can be viewed at:

If you are interested in nominating yourself or any other individual as a member of the Number Council, visit ARIN Election Headquarters to fill out the nomination form at:

Note that the 2011 candidate questions will be available soon and that the 2010 candidate questions are currently posted for your reference.

Nominations will be accepted until 17:00 ET on Wednesday, 24 August 2011. ARIN will contact all nominees via email and/or telephone to verify that they are willing and able to fulfill a three-year term. If ARIN cannot reach the nominee, the nomination will not be accepted.

Direct any questions concerning this process to Communications and Member Services at Information on the NRO NC can be found at


NRO Secretariat

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