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2016 Chapters Advisory Council Steering Committee


Avri Doria
Region: North America
Position: Steering Committee Chair

Douglas Onyango
Uganda Chapter
Position: Steering Committee Vice Chair

Rudi Vansnick
Belgium Chapter
Position: Steering Committee Vice Chair

Babu Ram Aryal
Nepal Chapter
Position: Steering Committee Secretary

Nadira Alaraj
Palestine Chapter

Olivier Crépin-Leblond
UK England Chapter

Eduardo Díaz
Puerto Rico Chapter

David Vyorst
US – Washington DC Chapter

Nadira Alaraj

Vice Chairperson for the Internet Society–Palestine Chapter and heavily involved into the governance of Palestinian Internet Exchange Point. For MENA region, I’m the coordinator of the sub-committee for the workshop track of the 4th Arab IGF 2015 Multistakeholder Advisory Group. Since 2013, I have been working on the Internet Governance Capacity Building track with the Diplo Foundation and I hold two M.Sc. degrees, one in…

Olivier Crepin-Leblond

Olivier M.J. Crepin-Leblond is a French national and has been an Internet user since 1988. He received a B.Eng. Honours degree in Computer Systems and Electronics from Kings College, London, UK, in 1990, a Ph.D. in Digital Communications from Imperial College, London, UK, in 1997, and a Specialized Masters Degree in Competitive Intelligence and Knowledge Management from CERAM Business School in Nice-Sophia Antipolis, France, in 2007…

Eduardo Díaz

Eduardo is Puerto Rican. Graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology (GaTech), in Atlanta Georgia, with Bachelor and Master Degrees of Science in Electrical Engineering with a concentration in Computer Design, Electronics and Controls. Obtained a Master in Computer Science through AT&T Bell Labs. Worked in AT&T Bell Labs (1981-1989), Puerto Rico Telephone Company (1989-2003) and currently owns…

Avri Doria

Avri Doria is a research consultant. Her professional activities include several part-time activities, including: as a researcher at Association for Progressive Communications (APC), as secretariat for PIR’s advisory council, consultant to dotgay LLC and technical research for Donuts Inc. She is currently creating a research group, Technicalities, to work on technical, policy and advocacy projects including projects related to new gTLDs…

Richard Hill

I’ve been involved with the Internet one way or another since the early Arpanet days, and I’ve been heavily involved in Internet governance discussions since 2000. I’ve been a UDRP arbitrator since the inception of that scheme. My professional career has been mostly in IT and telecoms, in a variety of roles, including operations management, in a variety of organizations (small software house, Hewlett-Packard, University of Geneva, Orange)…

Rudi Vansnick

As an early member of Internet Society (94) I’ve been interested in policy and governance of the Internet at regional, national and international level. For almost 8 years I’ve helped building ALAC (ICANN) the DNS house of many of the ISOC chapters. More recently moved into the policy development body (GNSO) and became chair of NPOC. Through my presence at the BoT I’ve learned more about the inside of the organisation and…