[IRP] Fw: IRP-DC elections results

Jaco Aizenman skorpio
Sun Dec 20 00:06:17 EET 2009


You all can count with my unconditional support.

Best regards,


2009/12/19 shaila mistry <shailam at yahoo.com>

> Congratulations everyone.
> It is good to have such a diverse dedicated group. It is always up to a few
> passionate individuals  who come together to bring about change and are
> willing to give their time for such a worth while venture.
>  With a vision that includes a better future for those who do not have a
> voice of their own or a place at the table can we create a better world.
> This thought alone drives all the work that I do!
> I am honored to be serving on this committee  and look forward to getting
> to know you all.
> I accept a term of two years.
> I too wish to thank Max for his stellar leadership and patient steering of
> this committee. And for keeping his cool. And being PATIENT .I watched him
> remotely in Egypt:)
> I too would like to nominate Lisa Horner as Chair . I watched her also,
> remotely in Egypt . She has all the leadership qualities that I would look
> for in a Chair.
> Max to your suggestion to meet this Tuesday or Wednesday, I suggest we
> wait, because it is Christmas week and it is difficult assemble people.Just
> my suggestion.
> Merry Christmas
> happy Holidays to you all
> peace
> Shaila
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> *Life is too short ....challenge the rules***
> *Forgive quickly ... love truly ...and tenderly***
> *Laugh constantly.....and never stop dreaming! ***
> *From:* "Bodle, Robert" <Robert_Bodle at mail.msj.edu>
> *To:* Max Senges <max at supercoolschool.com>; Biel Company Perez <
> bcompanyp at uoc.edu>
> *Cc:* Elfa.Gylfadottir <Elfa.Gylfadottir at mrn.stjr.is>; Andrea Beccalli <
> a.beccalli at unesco.org>; Shaila Mistry <shailam at jaycopanels.com>; HIBBARD
> Lee <Lee.HIBBARD at coe.int>; Graciela Selaimen <graciela at rits.org.br>; "
> irp at lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org" <
> irp at lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org>; Robert Guerra <
> guerra at freedomhouse.org>; "Carlos, Affonso Pereira de Souza" <
> caffsouza at gmail.com>; malte.spitz <malte.spitz at gruene.de>;
> johan.hallenborg <johan.hallenborg at foreign.ministry.se>; me <
> me at isaacmao.com>
> *Sent:* Sat, December 19, 2009 9:42:46 AM
> *Subject:* Re: [IRP] IRP-DC elections results
> Re: Congrats
> Congrats to new steering committee and all who pledged their commitment by
> nominating themselves and/or accepting their nominations. I look forward to
> working with everyone, and would be happy to serve for two years, if the
> charter permits.
> Re: Former Chair
> Props to Max for his motivational and visionary leadership throughout his
> tenure as Chair, including what seems to be a gift for persistence,
> collab?ing, and delegating!
> Re: New Chair
> I?d like to pledge my support for the nomination of Lisa Horner for Chair.
> From my experience--both at IGF09 and throughout the last year--Lisa has
> demo?d strong and ethical leadership including:
> -practical deliberation and facilitation skills,
> -diplomatic savvy,
> -effective and respectful interpersonal communication skills,
> -a nuanced understanding of human rights as applied to internet rights and
> principles (stratification of IG),
> -commitment to multi-stakeholderism
> -drive and follow through to get things done.
> Re: mandate / schedule for the Expert Review & Consolidation Proposal for
> IRP Charter Revision (sent by Meryem Marzouki)
> Looks great. I really like the opportunity for two rounds of comments from
> IRP coalition built in.  Concerns:
> -if the public launch of charter includes a printed hard-copy, the
> turnaround time for incorporating last minute suggestions seems tight (from
> Sept 1-Sept 14th).  (If launch includes a soft online publication only, then
> this doesn?t seem to be an issue. Also if charter is short enough, this can
> be printed in a pinch, I suppose, and inserted in a 3 fold brochure for
> outreach).
> General Concerns:
> -not sure of decision-making process if there is disagreement (consensus?
> Democratic vote?).
> -not sure of transparency issues if there is strong opposition to a point
> from within experts group or between IRP coalition member and experts, and
> how it will be handled.
> Re: IRP website, fb activity
> I?ll be attempting to move content from the old hacked IRP site to a new
> space (will announce when this is completed).
> I also created a fb cause page for IRP to potentially receive donations,
> though we are in need of a beneficiary that is recognized by FB (please
> email if you have any questions or suggestions):
> http://apps.facebook.com/causes/420071
> Season's greetings,
> Robert
> btw/I think a Steering Com mailing list is a good idea.  For me, Tues is
> better than Wed to meet at 18:00 CET.
> http://twitter.com/netrights
> http://www.facebook.com/internetrightsandprinciples
> ________________________________________
> From: maxsenges at gmail.com [maxsenges at gmail.com] On Behalf Of Max Senges [
> max at supercoolschool.com]
> Sent: Saturday, December 19, 2009 6:41 AM
> To: Biel Company Perez
> Cc: irp at lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org; Bodle, Robert; Robert
> Guerra; M.I.Franklin; anja; Lauren Movius; Matthias C. Kettemann; rafik,
> dammak; Emily Laidlaw; Graciela Selaimen; rudi.vansnick; Jac sm Kee; Carlos,
> Affonso Pereira de Souza; HIBBARD Lee; Andrea Beccalli; Lisa Horner; Shaila
> Mistry; Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond; johan.hallenborg; Jaco Aizenman; Sylvia
> Caras; malte.spitz; Heike Jensen; Elfa.Gylfadottir; me
> Subject: Re: [IRP] IRP-DC elections results
> Dear Biel, dear steering committee peers, dear IRPlers
> @Biel: thanks for managing the election process. we all know that error is
> human and while i would have appreciated to work with Heike in the steering
> committee, I am positive that her participation (as well as that of the
> other candidates who ran) will be very valuable and valued no matter in
> whether they are in the steering committee or not.
> @the freshly elected steering committee (SC) coleagues:
> (1) CONGRATULATIONS - This is going to be an exciting year and I am very
> much looking forward to working with you.
> (2) we now have to proceed to elect a chair amongst the 14 SC members. The
> charter simply says elect, which in my understanding could be via vote or
> consensus. I think it would be ideal to find consensus, but let's open the
> floor for nominations and then deliberate.
>     I would like to nominate Lisa Horner as IRP Chair. Lisa has been
> continuously furthering the development of our coalition and in fact many
> times she was the leading force behind organizing and running meetings and
> collabowritings. Thanks for all the work you did so far, I hope you accept
> the nomination.
> Maybe the easiest would be to have a conference call? I would be happy to
> meet next tuesday or wednesday? Given that we have two SC members from Asia
> I would suggest to stick to the 18.00 CET time, but I am of course flexible.
> (3) all steering committee members will have to choose whether you want to
> serve one or two years on the steering committee - please announce your
> choice on the list. Our charter states: "IRP will elect a steering
> committee, at least two of which will serve for one year and at least two of
> which will serve for two years. [...] Nominees will select which term length
> they prefer.
>       I am happy to serve for two years.
> (4) I propose that we setup a separate steering committee mailing-list
> which all SC members give high priority when dealing with their email. We
> all know that email traffic can be overwhelming and to have a method to
> quickly discuss and decide on a time-critical matter (e.g. whether or not to
> endorse an appeal or other document) would be very helpful.
> @all IRPlers: thanks for voting and for your continued interest and
> participation in our cause! The number of 44 votes might sound little,
> however this is a significant organizational development from the 8 folks
> who simply volunteered in the first year of the steering committee's
> existence, and the "improvised steering committee" we setup in the wake of
> the merger last year.
> In closing, I would be very interested to discuss and hear your perception
> of the mandate / schedule for the Expert Review & Consolidation of our
> "Charter of Human Rights and Principles on the Internet" sent by Meryem and
> forwarded by me on Dec. 14th  ("Re: Proposal for IRP Charter Revision")
> And of course it would be good to have some more community input for the
> Charter itself.
> To a good year for Internet Rights and Principles!
> Max
> --
> "The future is here. It?s just not widely distributed yet."
> ?William Gibson
> ...........................................................................
> Max Senges
> Berlin
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Jaco Aizenman L.
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