2006 ICANN Nominating Committee
Updated 18 April 2006
NomCom is responsible for the selection of all ICANN Directors except the President and those selected by ICANN's Supporting Organizations, and for such other selections as are set forth in the Bylaws. [Bylaws Article VII, Section 1]
The NomCom is charged with populating a portion of the ICANN Board as noted above, as well as the Council of the GNSO, the Interim ALAC, and the Council of the ccNSO. The NomCom complements the other means for filling a portion of key ICANN leadership positions achieved within the Supporting Organizations.
The Bylaws also state that the Nominating Committee shall adopt such operating procedures as it deems necessary, which shall be published on the Website.
The Nominating Committee is designed to function independently from the Board, the Supporting Organizations, and Advisory Committees. Nominating Committee members act only on behalf of the interests of the global Internet community and within the scope of the ICANN mission and responsibilities assigned to it by the ICANN Bylaws.
Members contribute to the Nominating Committee both their understanding of the broad interests of the Internet as a whole and their knowledge and experience of the concerns and interests of the Internet constituencies which have appointed them. The challenge for the Nominating Committee is to integrate these perspectives and derive consensus in its selections. Although appointed by Supporting Organizations and other ICANN entities, individual Nominating Committee members are not accountable to their appointing constituencies. Members are, of course, accountable for adherence to the Bylaws and for compliance with the rules and procedures established by the Nominating Committee.
Code of Ethics
Code of Ethics agreed to by the 2006 Nominating Committee.
7 July 2006: ICANN Nominating Committee Extends Deadline for Submissions to 1 August 2006
30 June 2006: George Sadowsky appointed Chair of ICANN Nominating Committee
31 May 2006: ICANN Nominating Committee Chair Eugenio Triana Resigns
18 April 2006: Nominating Committee Issues Formal Call for Statements of Interest
Timeline Nominating Committee 2006
Frequently Asked Questions
The Nominating Committee's posted responses to Frequently Asked Questions addresses questions regarding the formation of the committee. Additional updates and supplements will be posted from time to time as the committee's work progresses.
Board resolution of Eugenio Triana's appointment in Vancouver
Relevant ICANN Bylaws
Click here for a page collecting the provisions of the ICANN Bylaws relating to the Nominating Committee.
Click here to access the 2003 Nominating Committee's web page.
Click here to access the 2004 Nominating Committee's web page.
Click here to access the 2005 Nominating Committee's web page.
The members of the 2006 Nominating Committee are: George Sadowsky (Chair), Adam Peake (Associate Chair), Jayantha Fernando, Lars-Johan Liman, Rodney Joffe, Mohamed El Fatih El Tigani Ali, Jose Ovidio Salgueiro, Michael Froomkin, Madanmohan Rao, Wolfgang Kleinwaechter, Catherine Gabay, Ken Stubbs, Elliot Noss, Mike Silber, Tony Harris, Lucy Nichols, Sanford H. George, Bill St. Arnaud, Frannie Wellings, John Klensin, Thomas Roessler, Ken Fockler
Click here for background information on the Nominating Committee members.
Final Report [PDF, 981K]
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