[bc-gnso] Election announcement: BC Councilor Position

Benedetta Rossi bc-secretariat at icann.org
Mon Aug 27 17:18:41 UTC 2012

*From: BC Secretariat
Date:  August 27, 2012
CC:     ICANN GNSO Secretariat
            bcvotes at hotmail.com
Re:     BC 2012 Councilor Election Process *

Please note that this is the announcement for the BC elections for the 
GNSO Councilor Position.  The election process opens on Monday, 
September 3rd, 2012. The election will be conducted by the BC 
Secretariat, who during elections will fulfill the role of Voting 
Officer. For the election process, all communications regarding 
elections will go to a separate email -- bcvotes at hotmail.com. The ICANN 
GNSO Secretariat will serve as Verifying Officer to verify the vote 
count, and validate the Election Process. Detailed information regarding 
the election procedure can be found in the election procedure document 
attached, which includes:

*The attached election procedure covers:*
.    time-frames for the three stage process outlined in the BC Charter
.    description of open seat;
.    who is eligible to nominate, or accept a nomination
.    how to nominate;
.    how to accept a nomination,
.    candidate's statements
.    when the election will be held,
.    outcomes of election announcement
.    as exception: ties in any election

The BC Charter provides the basis for the election and is referenced in 
the relevant sections of the Elections Process, in particular Sections 
4.2-4.7, 5, and 8.2.3.  Eligibility for participation in the election 
process is referenced in Section 11, regarding payment of Membership 
fees. Eligibility to stand for election is referenced in section 4.7 of 
the Charter.

Questions about status of payment of dues should be sent to 
bc-secretariat at icann.org, but final status is determined by the BC 
ExComm who will make final determinations based on payments received.

The detailed description of the Elections and Voting process is provided 
in the attached document so that all members are fully informed of the 
Elections Process and can avail themselves fully of the opportunity to 
nominate or stand for office, and vote, if eligible.
Dates of Nomination and Election: *
The 3+ week for this year's Councilor election will open on September 
3rd, 2012,  and close on September 28th.  The phases of the Election 
process are detailed in the Election Procedure attached. All 
communications regarding the election is conducted by a separate email, 
password protected, and available only to the Voting Officer, and to the 
Verifying Officer at bcvotes at hotmail.com.

*Elections Process:*
Questions regarding the Elections process, as of Monday, September 3rd, 
2012, should be sent to bcvotes at hotmail.com and the Voting 
Officer/Verifying Officer will be able to respond to questions regarding 
the Elections Process.

/_*Once again, please refer to the attachment for the full details 
regarding this election.*_/

Transmitted by the BC Secretariat: Benedetta Rossi to bc-gnso at icann.org
Copy to: Glen De Saint Gery, GNSO Secretariat, acting as Verifying 
Voting Officer, and to bcvotes at hotmail.com

Kind Regards,

Benedetta Rossi
BC Secretariat
bc-secretariat at icann.org

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