There is a call for nominations from the RIPE NCC service region to fill one vacant seat on the Number Resource Organization (NRO) Number council (NC). The term of Hans Petter Holen, who was elected to the NRO NC in January 2008, ends on 31 December 2010.
The election to the NRO NC seat will take place during a Plenary session at the RIPE 61 Meeting to be held in Rome, Italy from 15-19 November 2010. All members of the Internet community who are present at the Plenary session may vote in the election.
The deadline for nominations is 15 October 2010. Any individual residing within the RIPE NCC service region is eligible for nomination, except Regional Internet Registry (RIR) staff members. Self-nominations are permitted.
All nominees may submit a written statement in support of their nomination for publication on the RIPE NCC website. Other individuals may express support for nominated individuals that will be published on the RIPE NCC website.
Details on how to make nominations or expressions of support are available here
Expressions of support will also be published on the RIPE NCC website.
To find out more about the NRO NC and the election process, please see:
15 October 2010: Deadline for NRO NC nominations
17 October 2010: Deadline for all confirmed nominations to be posted on the RIPE NCC website
15-19 November 2010: Election to fill NRO NC seat at the RIPE 61 Meeting in Rome, Italy