[IRP] NOMINATIONS: 09 elections of IRP steering committee

Anja Kovacs anja
Wed Nov 11 14:08:29 EET 2009

Thanks for the nomination, it is my pleasure to accept.

Best wishes,

On Wed, 2009-11-11 at 11:42 +0100, Max Senges wrote:
> Hi everybody
> Sometime it can be enlightening to review your very own documents. I
> just had a look into our IRP charter and it clarified a number of
> things:
> a) steering committee members serve a one or two year term, so we'll
> have to see who from the current (transition - remember the merger)
> committee wants to stay on. Could the current members please indicate
> whether they would continue or not?
> b) the chair is elected/selected by the steering committee 
> quite a good charter by the way :-)
> http://internetrightsandprinciples.org/node/9
> So far the following folks have been nominated:
> Lisa Horner  (accepted nomination)
> Robert Brodle 
> Matthias Ketteman      
> Marianne Franklin (accepted nomination)
> Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond
> Anja Kovacs (in her new role at CIS)
> Max Senges (wants to see the coalition evolve and will not run for
> chair)
> Don't be shy nominate yourself or folks you believe will do a good
> job!
> I would like to add Mr. Lee Hibbart and Thomas Schneider to the
> nominees
> Best
> Max
> On Sun, Nov 8, 2009 at 6:39 PM, Max Senges <maxsenges at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>         Hello fellow IRPlers
>         As I have raised several times now, our Charter states that we
>         shall elect a new chair and steering committee every IGF, and
>         I would like to start the deliberations about the how / when
>         and who.
>         My suggestion would be that we use the time before and during
>         the IGF to identify good candidates and then hold the
>         elections right after. Ideally we would have had a elections
>         just before and a hand-over during the IGF and I apologize for
>         not organizing affairs in that way. Anyway, I think the above
>         process can work really well. 
>         First of all I want to thank everybody who participated in the
>         steering committee so far. It has been a pleasure working with
>         you and I would recommend all of you as members of the new
>         steering group. So I suggest we consider everybody who is
>         currently on the steering committee as a nominee for next year
>         (I will check in with you individually whether you are still
>         available for the role). 
>         To kick things off, I looked through our archives and would
>         like to nominate some colleagues who don't have a formal role
>         now, but have contributed substantially to the success of our
>         coalition:
>         Lisa Horner  
>         Robert Brodle 
>         Matthias Ketteman      
>         Marianne Franklin
>         Olivier MJ Crepin-Leblond
>         Anja Kovacs (in her new role at CIS)
>         This list is really just meant to get us started, please
>         nominate people you think would be good custodians and drivers
>         of our coalition.
>         As for me, I will happily keep working in the coalition's
>         steering committee, should I receive sufficient support.
>         Looking forward to seeing this election unfold
>         Max
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Dr. Anja Kovacs
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