[npoc] Re: offlist : Re: [npoc-voice] NPOC Elections
Rudi, ...you are totally right and that fact had not escaped me. I should have mentioned that we will need to adjust the ad-hoc Membership Committee for election purposes in consequence... We cannot have nominates on the Membership Committee, that is for sure... Cheers, Alain On Thu, Feb 21, 2013 at 11:54 AM, Rudi Vansnick <rudi.vansnick@xxxxxxx>wrote: > Alain, > > I think this would be quite difficult taking into account the number of > members in the Excom, who also will most probably stand for elections. > Recruitment of candidates for the NPOC elections committee should be done > among the (new) membership of NPOC. And that seems not easy neither. > > Always willing to help, but as I'm candidate treasurer and still want to > be on the policy committee too, I can not stand for the election committee. > > Kind regards, > > Rudi Vansnick > > Op 21-feb-2013, om 11:43 heeft Alain Berranger het volgende geschreven: > > Thanks Cintra, > > Who composes the Membership Committee of NPOC - if I recall it is only > Klaus. We may need to beef up the numbers? Alain > > On Tuesday, February 19, 2013, Cintra Sooknanan wrote: > >> >> Dear Colleagues, >> >> Please see below the rules and proposed time frame for NPOC elections, >> with specific questions. As stated on the call we are currently a bit off >> schedule compared to last year. >> >> Thank you for your review. >> >> Regards >> >> Cintra Sooknanan >> >> >> >> >> 2013 - NPOC Elections >> The following are the next steps for the call of Executive Committee >> elections: >> >> 1. The Communications Committee to send out the Notice of Election and >> Request for Nominations on the NPOC website for at least sixty (60) days >> prior to an upcoming election. The notice shall include the opening date of >> the official vote.(Section 8 Elections, NPOC Petition and Charter).The >> previous Executive Committee elections closed on 20 March 2012 so we are a >> little behind schedule. >> >> 2. All candidates for elected office must meet the qualifications of the >> office position they seek as defined in Section 2.2, NPOC Petition and >> Charter. Also Candidates must request formal nomination from the Membership >> Committee by submitting a completed Request for Nomination form. I am not >> sure if the Request for Nomination Form already exists, can staff confirm? >> >> 3. The Membership Committee shall review the completed Request for >> Nomination forms and notify candidates of formal acceptance no less than >> thirty (30) calendar days in advance of the official vote. No position >> shall have more than four (4) candidates. In the event more than four (4) >> individuals request nomination the EC shall review and vote on the final >> four (4) candidates. Additionally the Membership Committee must determine >> the active voting status of Members; and upon receipt from the EC of a >> notice of an upcoming election, confirm the identity and status of >> Constituency Members eligible to vote and run for office at least forty >> (40) days prior to the beginning of such election (Section 4 NPOC Petition >> and Charter). >> >> 4. Once the candidates have been formally accepted, the voting process >> detailed in Section 9.0 of the NPOC Petition and Charter will commence (10% >> of membership being at least 10 members to be quorate and 51% of the vote >> to indicate a win). >> Are their any guidelines for the length of the election? should it be one >> week be sufficient for voting? >> >> Given the current time frame, I propose the >> >> - notification be sent out on Friday 22 February, >> - candidates will submit the completed Request for Nomination Form by >> Friday 8 March (14 days after notification sent), >> - with the Membership Committee vetting the list of members who can >> vote and eligibility of candidates with written notifications of >> membership >> status by Thursday 14 March (20 days after notification sent). >> - Membership Committee to send and formal acceptance of candidates by >> Sunday 24 March (30 days after notification sent) >> - Elections held on Wednesday 24 April to Thursday 9 May 2013. >> (election period of 2 weeks- 1 week may be sufficient, election start 61 >> days after notification sent) >> - Election results announced on Friday 10 May 2013. >> >> > -- Alain Berranger, B.Eng, MBA Member, Board of Directors, CECI, http://www.ceci.ca<http://www.ceci.ca/en/about-ceci/team/board-of-directors/> Executive-in-residence, Schulich School of Business, www.schulich.yorku.ca Treasurer, Global Knowledge Partnership Foundation, www.gkpfoundation.org NA representative, Chasquinet Foundation, www.chasquinet.org Chair, NPOC, NCSG, ICANN, http://npoc.org/ O:+1 514 484 7824; M:+1 514 704 7824 Skype: alain.berranger AVIS DE CONFIDENTIALITÉ Ce courriel est confidentiel et est à l’usage exclusif du destinataire ci-dessus. 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