[bc-gnso] RE: BC Nominating Committee Election for 2014 NomCom - Process & Announcement of Election

Glen de Saint Géry Glen at icann.org
Tue Jul 2 20:46:18 UTC 2013

Thank you very much Benedetta.
I will keep a close eye on the elections.

Kind regards,


De : Benedetta Rossi [mailto:bc-secretariat at icann.org]
Envoyé : mardi 2 juillet 2013 21:49
À : bc-gnso at icann.org
Cc : Glen de Saint Géry; Robert Hoggarth; bcvotes at hotmail.com
Objet : BC Nominating Committee Election for 2014 NomCom - Process & Announcement of Election

From: Benedetta Rossi, BC Secretariat
Date:  July 2nd, 2013
CC:     Glen De Saint Gery
            Rob Hoggarth
            bcvotes at hotmail.com<mailto:bcvotes at hotmail.com>
Re:     BC Nominating Committee Election for 2014 - Process

Please note that this is the announcement for the BC elections for the two seats the BC holds on the Nominating Committee.  The election process opens on Monday, July 8th, 2013. 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<mailto:bcvotes at hotmail.com>. Glen De Saint Gery, ICANN GNSO Secretariat will serve as Returning Officer to verify the vote count, Rob Hoggarth will serve as Verifying Officer and validate the Election Process.

Detailed information regarding the election procedure can be found in the election procedure document attached. Please note that this document was drafted by the BC Secretariat, serving as Voting Officer, in accordance with the BC Charter, and was validated by the Returning Officer.

The attached election procedure covers:

*    time-frames for the three stage process outlined in the BC Charter
*    description of open seats
*    who is eligible to nominate, or accept a nomination
*    how to nominate
*    how to accept a nomination
*    candidate 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<mailto: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 Nominating Committee election will open on July 8th, 2013,  and close on August 9th, 2013.  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<mailto:bcvotes at hotmail.com>.

Elections Process:
Questions regarding the Elections process, as of Monday, July 8th, 2013, should be sent to bcvotes at hotmail.com<mailto:bcvotes at hotmail.com> and the Voting Officer/Returning 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<mailto:bc-private at icann.org>
Copy to: Glen De Saint Gery, GNSO Secretariat, acting as Returning Officer, Rob Hoggarth, acting as Verifying Officer and to bcvotes at hotmail.com<mailto:bcvotes at hotmail.com>

Kind Regards,

Benedetta Rossi
BC Secretariat
bc-secretariat at icann.org

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