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About Internet Society 9 February 2022

Announcing the Candidate Slates for the 2022 Internet Society 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 2022 Board of Trustees elections. The candidates for each slate are listed below in alphabetical order by last name.

Chapters Election (one seat available)

  • Vittorio Bertola
  • Charles Mok
  • Muhammad Shabbir

Organization Members Election (two seats available)

  • Dmitry Burkov
  • Paul Ebersman
  • Marshall Erwin
  • Barry Leiba
  • Sagarika Wickramasekara

Additional nominations for election to the Board may be made by petition, and filed with the Chair of the Nominations Committee using the online form available at the Petitions page:

The deadline for receipt of any petition requests is Wednesday, 23 February at 15:00 UTC. The deadline for receipt of petition signatures is Wednesday, 2 March at 15:00 UTC. The names of any successful petitioners will be added to the ballot.

The final candidate slate will be announced on Friday, 4 March, and voting will open on Friday, 25 March. Those who are elected will begin three-year terms on the board at the start of the Annual General Meeting, currently scheduled for June of 2022.

Learn more about the candidates and the elections, including the petition process at:

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

I would also like to add my own thanks to the Committee members: Melchior Aelmans, Sylvia Cadena, Houda Chakiri, Rosa Delgado, Carlos Martinez and Jon Peterson.

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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