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About Internet Society 25 October 2019

Nominations Now Open for 2020 Internet Society Board of Trustees Elections

Olga Cavalli
By Olga CavalliFormer Member, Internet Society Board of Trustees

The Internet Society Nominations Committee is now inviting nominations for candidates to serve on the Board of Trustees.

The Board provides strategic direction, inspiration, and oversight to advance the Internet Society’s mission of preserving the open, globally-connected, trustworthy and secure Internet for everyone.

In 2020 Chapters will elect two (2) Trustees; Organization Members will elect one (1) Trustee; and the IETF will appoint one (1) Trustee. The term of office is 3 years, beginning in August 2020 and ending mid-year 2023.

The Internet Society is a global non-profit organization that champions the open Internet for everyone. With offices in Washington, DC, USA and Geneva, Switzerland, as well as regional bureaus throughout the world, it is dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution, and use of the Internet for the benefit of people globally. ISOC is also the organizational home of the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) and other Internet-related bodies who together play a critical role in ensuring that the Internet develops in a stable and open manner. ISOC has more than 100 Organization Members, over 130 Chapters and Special Interest Groups, and more than 60,000 individual members that play a role in driving the mission and work of the organization. ISOC currently has an operational budget of over USD 35 million.

Internet Society Trustees also serve as members of the board of the Internet Society Foundation. The Foundation funds initiatives that strengthen the Internet in function and reach so that it can effectively serve all people.

If you or someone you know is interested in serving on the Internet Society Board of Trustees, please see the official Call for Nominations and additional information at: https://www.internetsociety.org/board-of-trustees/elections/

The deadline for nominations is 15:00 UTC on Friday, 6 December 2019.

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Disclaimer: Viewpoints expressed in this post are those of the author and may or may not reflect official Internet Society positions.

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