[alac] Statement of Interest Form for potential At-Large NomCom Delegates
Thank you for your interest in serving as an At-Large Delegate to ICANN's Nominating Committee (see <http://www.alac.icann.org/announcements/announcement-04nov05.htm>). Background information is included below, along with a request for information from you*. Please confirm your willingness to serve by sending this information* via return email (to committee@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx) by 27 November 2005:
* A resume or biography
* Brief responses to the following 3 questions:
1. Why are you are interested in serving on the Nominating Committee and what skills, knowledge or attitude would you contribute to the Committee in making its choice of members for the ICANN Board and other key positions?
2. Briefly describe your experience (if any) with domain name system issues and/or Internet policy issues, and/or ICANN governance issues (these could be technical, managerial, political, legal, etc.).
3. Briefly describe any current involvement you may have with ICANN constituency groups or their members (see www.icann.org for information on constituencies), or At-Large Structures or potential At-Large Structures (see http://www.alac.icann.org/applications/ for a list of these groups), or other advocacy or interest groups.
The ALAC is responsible for appointing 5 delegates to the Nominating Committee -- one from each geographic region. The ALAC seeks Nominating Committee delegates who are:
-- Accomplished persons of integrity, objectivity, and intelligence, with reputations for sound judgment and open minds, and with experience and competence with collegial large group decision-making;
-- Persons with wide contacts, broad experience in the Internet community, and a commitment to the success of ICANN;
-- Persons whom the selecting body is confident will consult widely and accept input in carrying out their responsibilities;
-- Persons who are neutral and objective, without any fixed personal commitments to particular individuals, organizations, or commercial objectives in carrying out their Nominating Committee responsibilities;
-- Persons with an understanding of ICANN's mission and the potential impact of ICANN's activities on the broader Internet community who are willing to serve as volunteers, without compensation other than the reimbursement of certain expenses; and
-- Persons who are able to work and communicate in written and spoken English.