[council] FW: [gnso-chairs] Request for confirmation of members - GNSO Standing Selection Committee

James M. Bladel jbladel at godaddy.com
Mon Mar 20 14:28:39 UTC 2017

Councilors –

The Call for Volunteers for the SSC (below) has been sent to SG/C chairs.  But given the extreme urgency associated with organizing this Committee, please ensure that your SG/C leaders are giving this their highlighted attention.

Thank you,

James Bladel
GNSO Chair

From: <gnso-secs-bounces at icann.org> on behalf of Nathalie Peregrine <nathalie.peregrine at icann.org>
Date: Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 1:52 PM
Subject: [gnso-secs] Request for confirmation of members - GNSO Standing Selection Committee

Dear All,

On 15 March, the GNSO Council adopted the charter for the GNSO Standing Selection Committee (SSC) – see https://gnso.icann.org/en/drafts/draft-standing-selection-committee-15mar17-en.pdf[gnso.icann.org]<https://urldefense.proofpoint.com/v2/url?u=https-3A__gnso.icann.org_en_drafts_draft-2Dstanding-2Dselection-2Dcommittee-2D15mar17-2Den.pdf&d=DwMGaQ&c=FmY1u3PJp6wrcrwll3mSVzgfkbPSS6sJms7xcl4I5cM&r=PDd_FX3f4MVgkEIi9GHvVoUhbecsvLhgsyXrxgtbL10DTBs0i1jYiBM_uTSDzgqG&m=KmYsfcYHwH-JYXWIJ58L-ZnwETFBe1FrVJ8qghEsRV8&s=GmTt0n-0Bp3olHk5awt9BtmGRrEZnY7TI9fF4Fnvcy4&e=>. The SSC is tasked, as requested by the GNSO Council, to 1), where applicable, prepare and issue calls for applications related to the selection or nomination of candidates for ICANN structures such as ICANN review teams as well as structures related to the Empowered Community, 2) review and evaluate all relevant applicants/candidates, 3) rank candidates and make selection/appointment recommendations for review and approval by Council and 4) communicate selections to all interested parties.

The membership structure of the SSC is as follows:

The SSC shall consist of a total of 9 members appointed as follows:
-          One member appointed by each Stakeholder Group of the Contracted Party House;
-          One member appointed respectively from each of the Business Constituency, the Intellectual Property Constituency, and the Internet Service Providers and Connectivity Providers Constituency;
-          Three members appointed by the Non-Commercial Stakeholder Group; and,
-          One member from one of the three Nominating-Committee appointees to the GNSO Council.

The GNSO Council has tasked the SSC to carry out the review and selection of GNSO endorsed candidates for the Registration Directory Service Review Team for Council consideration at the latest by its 20 April 2017 meeting. Furthermore, the GNSO Council has tasked the SSC to develop the criteria and the process for the selection of the GNSO Representative to the Empowered Community for GNSO Council consideration by its June 2017 meeting.

Your respective groups are requested to communicate their member(s) to the SSC to the GNSO Secretariat (gnso-secs at icann.org)<mailto:gnso-secs at icann.org)> by 27 March at the latest. A first meeting of the SSC will be scheduled for Thursday 30 March at 16.00 UTC.

Best regards,

Marika Konings
Vice President, Policy Development Support – GNSO, Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Email: marika.konings at icann.org<mailto:marika.konings at icann.org>

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