Pre-2016 Press Releases 8 September 2011

Board of Trustees 2009 Election: Full Nomination Slate now available

Dear Colleagues,

The 2008 – 2009 Nominations Committee met by teleconference on October 30, December 9 and 19, January 15 and 29, and February 5.

I am pleased to report the results of the Nominations Committee’s efforts to select a slate of candidates for the 2009 Internet Society Board of Trustees elections. The Committee recommends the following nominees:

Organizational Member Trustee positions (two positions to be filled this year):

David Appasamy, India
Guanghao Li, China
Allen Miller, United States *
Philip Smith, Australia
Jonathan Zittrain, United States
* Note: Candidate has withdrawn from this election.

Chapter Trustee positions (one position to be filled this year):

Narelle Clark, Australia
Khaled Koubaa, Tunisia
Franck Martin, Fiji
This concludes the work of the Nominations Committee. On behalf of the Committee I would like to extend our sincere thanks to all the potential candidates who expressed an interest and willingness to serve on the board of trustees. The Committee received submissions from many well-qualified candidates, and narrowing the field to the final slate was an extremely challenging task. We are confident that the nominees selected are strongly qualified and will bring unique skills and experiences to the ISOC Board of Trustees.

Many thanks also to the Nominations Committee for all their time and hard work. Your efforts are greatly appreciated.

Ballots will be sent electronically to the designated Election Representatives of each eligible Organizational Member and Chapter no later than March 26th and votes should be cast no later than 23:59 US Eastern Daylight Savings Time on April 25th.


Hiroshi Esaki
Chair, 2009 Nominations Committee

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