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About Internet Society 12 February 2021

Announcing the Candidate Slates for the 2021 Board of Trustees Elections

George Sadowsky
By George SadowskyMember, Internet Society Board of Trustees

As Chair of the Internet Society Nominations Committee, I am pleased to announce the slates of candidates for the 2021 Board of Trustees elections. The candidates for each slate are listed below in alphabetical order by last name.

Chapters Election (one seat available)

  • Leiska Evanson
  • Luis Martinez
  • Rao Naveed Bin Rais
  • Muhammad Shabbir
  • Niels ten Oever

Organization Members Election (two seats available)

  • Paul Ebersman
  • Robert Pepper
  • Wei Wang
  • Heather West

Additional nominations for election to the Board of Trustees may be made by petition by the nominee, and filed with the Chair of the Nominations Committee using the online form available at the Petitions page: https://www.internetsociety.org/board-of-trustees/elections/2021/petitions/

The deadline for receipt of petition requests is 15:00 UTC on Friday, 26 February 2021. The deadline for petition signatures is Friday, 5 March 2021 at 15:00 UTC. The names of any successful petitioners will be placed on the ballot.

The final candidate slate will be announced on Monday, 8 March, and voting will open on Friday, 9 April.

Learn more about the candidates and the elections, including the petition process at: https://www.internetsociety.org/board-of-trustees/elections/

The Committee thanks all of the nominees who expressed interest and willingness to serve on the Internet Society Board of Trustees.

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