ICANN Resolutions » 2003-03-12 - Academic Organization Delegate to Nominating Committee
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Board designates Higher Education Committee for Nominating Committee Recommendations to select one NomCom delegate, requests Higher Education Committee solicit suggestions from broad variety of organizations, and plans to reconsider designation of Higher Education Committee at 2003 annual meeting.
Whereas, Article VII, Section 2(8)(g) of the bylaws calls for one Nominating Committee delegate to be selected by "[a]n entity designated by the Board to represent academic and similar organizations";
Whereas, the initial Nominating Committee is being formed, so that delegates should be named soon;
Whereas, a group called the "Higher Education Committee for Nominating Committee Recommendations", consisting of Kilnam Chon, Geoffrey Dengate, Prof. Faryel Mouria-Beji, Mark Luker, Kristel Sarlin, and Guy de Teramond, has formed for the purpose of representing academic and similar organizations in the naming of a Nominating Committee delegate;
Whereas, the Board is conscious of the need for an inclusive process for selection of a delegate reflective of the views of academic and similar organizations globally;
Resolved [03.18] that the "Higher Education Committee for Nominating Committee Recommendations" described above is hereby designated under Article VII, Section 2(8)(g) of the bylaws as the entity representing academic and similar organizations to select one Nominating Committee delegate;
Resolved further [03.19] that the Board requests the Higher Education Committee for Nominating Committee Recommendations, in making its selection of a Nominating Committee delegate this year, solicit suggestions from a broad variety of academic international organizations, but on a deadline compatible with the need to make the selection in the very near future; and
Resolved further [03.20] that by the time of the annual meeting in 2003 the Board intends to evaluate whether the designation made in resolution 03.18 should be amended.
(The Board approved the above resolutions by a 13-0-1 vote, with Mr. Abril i Abril abstaining.)