The NomCom comprises four members who are appointed by the AFRINIC Board.
The four (4) members of the NomCom are composed as follows:
- 1 Member selected from within the Board (Should not be from the region for which an election is being held).
- 3 volunteers selected from the community
The main responsibility of the NomCom is to screen and propose suitable candidates for all elections with AFRINIC.
These include Board, NRO NC, PDWG, Governance Committee or any other future elections within AFRINIC following the election process and guidelines.
NomCom members serve on a voluntary basis, supported and guided by the CEO along with a staff member appointed by the CEO.
The committee essentially works via e-mail (using a designated mailing list) and teleconferences.
The NomCom’s responsibilities are defined in section 9 (link) of the AFRINIC Bylaws.
- Call for Volunteers on the Nomination Committee (NomCom) 2021 2020-11-19
- Reminder: Nomination period ends 18 April 2020 2020-04-15
- Nomination Period for AFRINIC Elections Extended 2020-04-04
- Nomination Committee (NomCom) Appointment for 2019 2019-02-07
- Call for volunteers: AFRINIC Nomination Committee (NomCom) 2019 2018-12-07
Appointment of NomCom
Once the date of the first Public Policy Meeting of the year has been determined, the process to appoint the NomCom is initiated using the following timeline:
|The following is the election timeline for the year 2020|
|Days to Election||Activity Date||Activity|
|88||23 Jun 2020||Send Nomination Information to AFRINIC Staff for publication|
|86||25 Jun 2020||Publication of Nomination Information|
|86||25 Jun 2020||Open Candidate Nomination Period|
|56||25 Jul 2020||Close Candidate Nomination Period|
|54||27 Jul 2020||Send Received Nominations to Board for Approval|
|52||29 Jul 2020||Board Review & Transmittance of Approved Nominations to NomCOM|
|50||31 Jul 2020||Start Review period of (Board Approved) Nominations|
|40||10 Aug 2020||The end Review period of nominations|
|39||11 Aug 2020||Prepare and send final candidate slate to Board for "Review" and "Non-binding advice"|
|37||13 Aug 2020||Board-reviewed slate sent back to NomCom|
|36||14 Aug 2020||Prepare and send final candidate slate to staff for publication|
|34||16 Aug 2020||Staff Publication of final candidate Slate & candidate information comment pages|
|30||24 Aug 2020||Announcement of Final candidate slate & opening of the public comments period|
|30||24 Aug 2020||Opening of registration for PDP and NRO ASO AC elections|
|14||05 Sept 2020||Prepare and Publish Announcement for AGMM notice (with final slate & expiring seats)|
|14||05 Sept 2020||Open e-voting and proxy registration|
|12||06 Sept 2020||Closing of registration for PDP and NRO ASO AC elections|
|6||12 Sept 2020||Close of proxy registration & appointment[5 clear days before Election day Board and GovCom]|
|4||14 Sept 2020||The election period for PDP, NRO-ASO AC will start from 14-Sep-20 at 20:00 UTC and close on the election day being 16-Sep-20 at such time to be communicated during the meeting.|
|2||16 Sept 2020||Election day for PDP Co-Chair & NRO-ASO AC|
|0||18 Sept 2020||
Election day for Board and GovCom,