parminder parminder.js at gmail.com
Sat Oct 11 04:54:34 EEST 2014

I back Shaila too... thanks, parminder

On Friday 10 October 2014 11:23 PM, Max Senges wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> Allow me to support Shaila's candidature for the steering committee. 
> She was a very effective and committed steering committee member back 
> when I was co-chair and I understand she is dedicated to contribute to 
> and co-lead IRPs development in the upcoming years.
> Greetings
> Max
> On Sep 29, 2014 4:48 PM, "shaila mistry" <shailam at yahoo.com 
> <mailto:shailam at yahoo.com>> wrote:
>     I am passionate about human rights and the internet and would like
>     to nominate myself to serve on the IRPC Steering Committee. (On
>     sabbatical this past year) I understand the procedures of IGF and
>     am able to speak at the forum and present salient points with
>     conviction and knowledge. My commitment to Human rights and the
>     Internet is demonstrated by my involvement as summarized below. I
>     have a background of collaborating across all partners in private
>     and public sector, academia and governmental agencies and NGO' s.
>     In the coming future I see IRPC playing a key role in shaping
>     policy of Internet governance.
>     My experience is as follows.
>      1. Founder member on the original Bill of Rights 2006 coalition
>         and subsequently IRPC
>      2. Served on the IG Appeals Committee
>      3. Served on and IG Nominations committee
>      4. Active since the WSIS days and have presented papers.
>      5. Attended several IGF‘s including Vilnius and Hyderabad and Athens.
>      6. Collaborated and jointly authored the Bill of Human Rights and
>         the internet.
>      7. Collaborated and jointly authored of the Ten Principles.
>      8. Participate actively in IRPC online “conversations”
>      I have good access to internet and am able to respond promptly to
>     emails. As an SC member I would like to work more in a policy
>     influencing role, collaborate on opinion /expert documents and am
>     happy to represent IRPC at other agencies and create awareness and
>     support for our work.
>     Look forward to being part of the team.
>     Shaila Rao Mistry
>     President
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>     Transforming Ideals into Action www.stem-institute.org
>     951 738 2000
>     President
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>     On Monday, September 29, 2014 11:34 AM, "info at irpcharter.org
>     <mailto:info at irpcharter.org>" <info at irpcharter.org
>     <mailto:info at irpcharter.org>> wrote:
>     This email is an announcement regarding the upcoming Internet
>     Rights and Principles Coalition Elections.
>     There are two open positions for 2014-15: 1) Co-Chair and 2)
>     Steering Member.
>     Attached and pasted below, you will find the nomination and
>     election procedure, which includes ideal criteria (roles and
>     responsibilities, areas of interest and expertise) for each position.
>     The nominations for these two positions will take place in the
>     next two weeks, and the elections period will stay open for three
>     weeks, following the nominations.
>     Co-Chair
>     As of date, there has been one nomination and seconding for
>     Co-Chair, Catherine Easton. However, other nominations for
>     Co-Chair are welcome by nominating the individual to the list.
>     Co-Chair nominations must be seconded by one other, and also
>     announced on the list.
>     Steering Member
>     Anyone who wishes to run for Steering Member can nominate
>     themselves following the process and criteria detailed below.
>     Timeline:
>     Nominations September 29 – October 13, 2014
>     Elections October 14 – November 4, 2014.
>     --
>     IRPC Steering Committee and Co-Chair Elections, 2014
>     Proposed Procedure:
>     ·Invite nominations for both Co-Chair and Steering Committee
>     Member. Each candidate provides a short profile statement to
>     include a short bio as pertains to their intended role in the
>     Coalition, as well as a short statement of how they will work
>     towards the Coalition’s continued success and development.
>     ·Set up a survey monkey and hold elections – or a poll to endorse
>     current and incoming officers if nominations not contested - for
>     incoming Co-Chair and Steering Committee Member/s.
>     ·Both Co-Chair and Steering Committee Members to be
>     (self)-nominated, a seconder is required.
>     ·IRPC Co-Chair is on a rotating 2-year, staggered basis. The
>     outgoing Co-Chair remains on the Steering Committee for two years.
>     ·Steering Committee Members (total of 9) are elected for two years
>     with a nominal maximum of two terms (4 years). After two terms, an
>     SC member either steps down or stands for a renewed two-year term.
>     This criterion applies to the outgoing Co-Chairr position-holder
>     on completion of the succeeding two year term.
>     ·Steering Committee Members and Co-Chair positions are elected
>     independently.
>     ·The IRPC aims to represent stakeholders of diverse and
>     historically underrepresented backgrounds, as well as seeks gender
>     and geographical balance.
>     Qualifications:
>     Co-Chair -
>     ·Experience with the IGF and/or related internet governance
>     consultations and meetings and the IRP Coalition for at least one
>     year.
>     ·Can demonstrate an understanding and commitment to the IRP
>     Coalition’s Aims (see:
>     http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/dynamiccoalitions/72-ibr)
>     ·Preferably, demonstrate knowledge of the procedures of the
>     Internet Governance Forum
>     ·Knowledge of the IRPC’s work and output since 2008 and provide
>     insights into how they envisage taking the IRP Charter forward
>     based on achievements to date.
>     ·Can provide a vision for how the IRP Coalition can contribute to
>     the future of the IGF and advance the IRPC Charter work within the
>     IGF and beyond.
>     ·Able to consolidate ongoing collaborations with partners from all
>     sectors and forge new ones.
>     Steering Committee Member -
>     ·Experience with the IRPC for at least one year.
>     ·Demonstrate experience and knowledge of IG related themes, human
>     rights and IG Principles in particular.
>     ·Adherence to the Coalition’s Aims (see:
>     http://www.intgovforum.org/cms/dynamiccoalitions/72-ibr)
>     ·Preferably, some knowledge and understanding of the procedures of
>     the Internet Governance Forum.
>     ·Demonstrate a commitment to the aims and objectives of the IRPC
>     Charter of Human Rights and Principles of the Internet
>     ·Indicate what roles and responsibilities they can carry as an SC
>     member
>     ·Able and willing to respond to SC emails and meeting calls in a
>     reasonable time.
>     Timeline:
>     ·Nominations for new officers will be open for two weeks starting
>     September 15-September 29.
>     ·Elections will be open for two weeks starting September
>     30-October 13. IRPC list members will (i) vote/endorse (if
>     uncontested) committee using an online polling tool.
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