[bc-gnso] BC GNSO Councilor & Small Business Seat on Nominating Committee Elections: Nominations close on Friday, Oct. 18th
Elisa.Cooper at markmonitor.com
Wed Oct 16 22:19:07 UTC 2013
I agree as well, and I am not aware of why it was setup this way.
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Subject: RE: [bc-gnso] BC GNSO Councilor & Small Business Seat on Nominating Committee Elections: Nominations close on Friday, Oct. 18th
Yes, I feel that way too and am curious why it is set up this way.
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Subject: Re: [bc-gnso] BC GNSO Councilor & Small Business Seat on Nominating Committee Elections: Nominations close on Friday, Oct. 18th
I would like te reiterate that I find it very odd that as a group, we prefer to have private nominations.
If I am willing to support someone, I have no qualms about making that support public. Moreover, I find it troublesome that as a BC member, I do not know until the nomination deadline has passed whether someone has been nominated for a position or not.
I am left with having to try to read into a reminder message such as this one whether it is being sent two days before the deadline because there have been no nominations, or because it's just two days before the deadline.
And if I did know what nominations had been made, especially if none had been made, I might be spurred on to reach out to other potential candidates and try to get them on board. But with the current private nomination system, I just don't know.
Is there a historical reason for having private nominations? Do others feel, like I do, that it's time to put an end to the secrecy and to run fully transparent election processes?
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On 16 October 2013 18:47, Benedetta Rossi <bc-secretariat at icann.org<mailto:bc-secretariat at icann.org>> wrote:
From: BC Secretariat
Date: October 16th, 2013
CC: Glen De Saint Gery, Returning Officer ,Robert Hoggarth, Verifying Officer, bcvotes at hotmail.com<mailto:bcvotes at hotmail.com>
Re: BC GNSO Councilor & Small Business NomCom Seat Elections: Reminder - Nominations Close on Friday, Oct.18th
Please note that this is the announcement for the BC elections for one of the two BC GNSO Councilor seats and the Small Business Seat on the Nominating Committee . Please note that the nomination period will close on Friday, October 18th. If you would like to submit a nomination, please follow the procedure outlined in the election procedure attached, and submit your nomination to the bcvotes at hotmail.com<mailto:bcvotes at hotmail.com> email address prior to Friday COB.
Candidate statements should also be sent to the bcvotes at hotmail.com<mailto:bcvotes at hotmail.com> no later than Sunday, Oct. 20th.
Once again, please refer to the attachment for the full details regarding this election.
Transmitted by the BC Secretariat: Benedetta Rossi, serving as Voting Officer
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