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Call for Nominations for one Co Chair of the Policy Development Working group (PDWG)

We are seeking nominations for one Co-Chair of the Policy Development Working Group (PDWG) for a 2-year term (June 2014 – June 2016).

Co-Chairs of the PDWG are volunteers selected by the community per the current Policy Development Process (PDP) to carry out all administrative functions of the Policy Development Working Group (PDWG). Their responsibilities may include (but are not limited to) the following:

  1. Chairing face-to-face policy meeting sessions and determining consensus.
  2. Preparing post-meeting policy reports to share with the communityas appropriate.
  3. Preparing pre-meeting reports (usually mailing list discussion summaries) in preparation for face-to-face meetings.
  4. Advising the board about ratification of proposals that reached consensus.
  5. Evaluating emergencies that may necessitate varying the normal policy development process.

Nominated candidates must be from the AFRINIC community and cannot be AFRINIC staff. Candidates can be nominated by anyone, but excluding AFRINIC or other RIR staff, and must permanently reside in a country within the AFRINIC service region.

To nominate yourself or a candidate of your choice, please send an email to the Nominations Committee (nomcom2014 at with the following information:

a. Nominee Information:

  • Full Name:
  • Organization name (or Affiliation):
  • Position:
  • E-mail address:
  • Postal/Physical address:
  • Phone number:
  • Country of residence:
  • Brief Bio with a highlight of how the Nominee intends to contribute to the PDWG in particular and the Region's Policy Development Process (PDP) in General (not more than 500 words):

b. Nominator: 

  • Full Name:
  • Organization:
  • E-mail address:
  • Motivation for nomination:

If self-nominated, please indicate "self" in section (b) above.

Please refer to the following for more information:

Deadline for nominations is 20th May 2014 20:00 UTC.




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