[alac] Fwd: In response to Clement
------- Messaggio inoltrato ------- > Da: Danny Younger <dannyyounger@xxxxxxxxx> > A: vb@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Cc: ga@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx > Oggetto: In response to Clement > Data: Thu, 19 Jan 2006 11:08:01 -0800 (PST) > > Vittorio, > > Please forward this response to Clement (sorry, I > can't find his email address) and to the ALAC -- I > will try to refrain from further commentary until such > time as your committee reaches a decision pursuant to > my appeal). > > Clement and members of the ALAC, > > I and others in the At-Large community support the > conclusions reached by the At-Large Study Committee > which called for the establishment of a Supporting > Organization for the At-Large. I support their > recommendation to populate one-third of the ICANN > Board with At-Large directors. > > I differ with the ALSC only on methodology. Instead > of global elections I have proposed the following > (which resides on your At-Large Forum): > > 1. Supporting Organizations are ICANN Structures that > through a Council elect representatives to the ICANN > Board. > > 2. Supporting Organizations Councils are populated by > distinct groups (in the GNSO those distinct groups are > the six Constituencies). > > 3. The At-Large Study Committee, having found broad > support, recommended the creation of a Supporting > Organization for the At-Large (the ALSO). > > 4. The ALSO and its Council can be populated by > distinct groups. Those distinct groups would be the > certified at-large structures and an all-inclusive > Assembly for non-affiliated individuals). > > 5. The distinct groups of the ALSO through their > Council can elect representatives to the Board just as > the GNSO constituencies through their Council elect > representatives to the ICANN Board. > > 6. The At-Large Study Committee recommended that one > third of the Board be populated by the At-Large (five > out of fifteen Board members). > > 7. The ALSO will have a five regions structure. Each > region will elect a representative to the Board. > > This basic proposal offers an indirect election > methodology as a path forward -- the same path that is > used by other Supporting Organizations -- this serves > to answer the Board's concern over the feasibility of > global elections. > > The decision that ICANN, in its wisdom, took to > establish an advisory committee can certainly be > revisited -- we are, after all, an evolving > institution that is on the verge of conducting the > ALAC Review as mandated by the bylaws. > > This is an appropriate time to examine structural and > operational modalities. > > All I am asking for is a joint discussion between ALAC > and the balance of the At-Large community that will be > facilitated by the same type of mailing/dicussion list > that your committee currently utilizes. > > I believe that ALAC structures will fit well into a > Supporting Organization environment, and such an > environment with the prospect of electing directors to > the Board -- will spur ALS growth to the satisfaction > of both the Committee and the Board. > > Best wishes, > Danny Younger > > __________________________________________________ > Do You Yahoo!? > Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around > http://mail.yahoo.com -- vb. [Vittorio Bertola - v.bertola [a] bertola.eu.org]<----- http://bertola.eu.org/ <- Prima o poi...