[IRP] Ang. Re: IRP-DC elections results
Mon Dec 21 15:30:04 EET 2009
Hello everyone, I too am very pleased to participate and look forward
to working with you all.
I would support Lisa as chair.
Regards from snowbound and now closed Eurotunnel in Calais!
Happy holidays to all!
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On 21 d?c. 2009, at 14:21, "johan.hallenborg at foreign.ministry.se" <johan.hallenborg at foreign.ministry.s
> Dear all,
> Congratulations to all elected!
> I look very much forward to working with you all, learn more and to
> contribute in any way I can. I am ready to serve for two years, and
> I also propose Lisa as Chair.
> Happy holidays!!
> All the best,
> Johan Hallenborg
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> Fr?n: anja <anja at cis-india.org>
> Till: Rafik Dammak <rafik.dammak at gmail.com>
> Kopia: Max Senges <max at supercoolschool.com>, Biel Company Perez <bcompanyp at uoc.edu
> >, irp at lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org, "Bodle, Robert" <Robert_Bodle at mail.msj.edu
> >, Robert Guerra <guerra at freedomhouse.org>, "M.I.Franklin" <M.I.Franklin at gold.ac.uk
> >, Lauren Movius <lmovius at usc.edu>, "Matthias C. Kettemann" <matthias.kettemann at uni-graz.at
> >, Emily Laidlaw <emily at laidlaw.eu>, Graciela Selaimen <graciela at rits.org.br
> >, "rudi.vansnick" <rudi.vansnick at isoc.be>, Jac sm Kee <jac at apcwomen.org
> >, "Carlos, Affonso Pereira de Souza" <caffsouza at gmail.com>, HIBBARD
> Lee <Lee.HIBBARD at coe.int>, Andrea Beccalli <a.beccalli at unesco.org>,
> Lisa Horner <lisa at global-partners.co.uk>, Shaila Mistry <shailam at jaycopanels.com
> >, Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond <ocl at gih.com>, "johan.hallenborg" <johan.hallenborg at foreign.ministry.se
> >, Jaco Aizenman <skorpio at gmail.com>, Sylvia Caras <sylvia.caras at gmail.com
> >, "malte.spitz" <malte.spitz at gruene.de>, Heike Jensen <dr.heike.jensen at web.de
> >, "Elfa.Gylfadottir" <Elfa.Gylfadottir at mrn.stjr.is>, me <me at isaacmao.com
> Datum: 2009-12-20 14:01
> ?rende: Re: [IRP] IRP-DC elections results
> Dear all,
> Congratulations to all those elected! I have found it a great
> experience to work with this DC over the past so many months. Under
> Max's dynamic chairpersonship, the IRP DC has fast emerged as one of
> the most active ones within the IGF - thank you very much for all
> your efforts and inputs Max. I look forward to working with all of
> you to continue to take the DC's important work forward. I will be
> happy to serve for a term of two years.
> Unfortunately I will not be able to join any meeting on Tuesday or
> Wednesday as I'll be in a highly intensive training workshop on both
> days. However, I can already say that I strongly support the
> nomination of Lisa for the position of chair. She has been
> consistently working towards the development of the work of the DC,
> in terms of both substance and process, and the knowledge, skills,
> passion and commitment she has displayed at this time make her, I
> believe, the ideal candidate.
> I would not, however, immediately set up a separate email list for
> steering committee members. I realise that high levels of traffic
> on "practical" issues might lead to those solely interested in
> substantive debates losing interest. However, it is important that
> endorsing documents and the like is done in as broad-based a process
> as possible, as is, in fact, the setting up of meetings and the like
> (which ideally should not include steering committee members
> only...). I would therefore prefer to continue to use the IRP list
> (and will give it due priority!) at least for the time being. If we
> are really loosing too many readers because traffic is too high, we
> can always still reconsider then.
> Happy Holidays to you all!
> Warm wishes,
> On Sun, 20 Dec 2009 08:34:05 +0900, Rafik Dammak wrote:
> congratulations for the new elected steering committee, members
> elected new faces to serve and it is good proof of how much the
> coalition is active.
> Thanks to Biel for volunteering to manage the election process.
> I would like to serve for two years.
> 2009/12/19 Max Senges <max at supercoolschool.com>
> 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
> 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!
> "The future is here. It?s just not widely distributed yet."
> ?William Gibson
> Max Senges
> Mobile: 01622122755
> On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 5:28 AM, Biel Company Perez
> <bcompanyp at uoc.edu> wrote:
> Dear IRP-DC members,
> I am pleased to announce that the following candidates have been
> elected for the IRP-DC Steering Committee:
> Academy (44 participants):
> Carlos Alfonso Pereira de Souza (25 votes)
> Rafik Dammak (18 votes)
> Robert Bodle (18 votes)
> Marianne Franklin (18 votes)
> Civil Society (44 participants)
> Anja Kovacs (29 votes)
> Robert Guerra (21 votes)
> Graciela Selaiman (20 votes)
> Governmental institutions (38 participants)
> Lee Hibbard (28 votes)
> Andrea Becalli (22 votes)
> Johan Hallenborg (14 votes)
> Private Sector (44 participants)
> Lisa Horner (37 votes)
> Max Senges (32 votes)
> Shaila Rao Mistry (16 votes)
> Olivier JM Cr?pin-Leblond (16 votes)
> As you see, the election has ended in a tie among several members
> within the academic and private sectors. Although this situation is
> not regulated in the procedures for this electoral process, such
> regulations do say that the Steering Committee may be ?no more than
> 15? members. A simple criterion that is compatible with this limitat
> ion and that does not make it necessary to organize a second elector
> al round is to appoint the 3 most voted candidates within each stake
> holder group, but allowing more than 3 appointments per stakeholder
> group if there are several candidates in tie. The 14 member Steering
> Committee above results from applying this criterion.
> As a summarized election report, one problem for which I am entirely
> responsible and sincerely apologize needs to be explained here. One
> of the candidates, Heike Jensen, did not appear on the ballot list
> during the first two days of the voting period. Although she did
> appear as a candidate and her profile and electoral program were
> available in the Google spreadsheet from the opening of the online
> ballots, her name wasn?t added to the ballot?s candidate list
> until December 4th, as soon as we were informed of the error. In ord
> er to guarantee that this had not deprived the candidate from any vo
> tes and that every IRP-DC member wishing to vote for her had the pos
> sibility to do so, the 23 IRP-DC members who had already voted by th
> e time the ballot was amended were sent an email giving them the pos
> sibility to modify only one of their votes within the academic secto
> r and only in favor of Heike Jensen. Two members expressed their wis
> h to modify their votes, but neither of them could specify with cert
> ainty the candidates they had elected, so no vote modifications were
> finally made. In view of the final results within the academic sect
> or, however, such arrangements would not have altered the compositio
> n of the Steering Committee.
> I would like to give special thanks to Prof. Derrick Cogburn, who
> provided and managed the online voting system and whose contribution
> was essential for sorting out problems as they emerged. Thanks also
> to Max Senges for his support and counsel during the process, and to
> all of you for your participation. Please do not hesitate to contact
> me should you be interested in having any further details of the
> Biel Company P?rez
> IRPDC Steering Committee elections officer
> Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3)
> Open University of Catalonia, Barcelona.
> Tel.: (+34) 93 673 50 82
> bcompanyp at uoc.edu
> IRP mailing list
> IRP at lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org
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