[IRPCoalition] IMPORTANT: IRPC STEERING COMMITTEE ELECTIONS PROCESS
lorena at collaboratory.de
Sat Oct 11 12:24:05 EEST 2014
is it possible to support both Hanane's and Shaila's candidature? :)
2014-10-11 3:54 GMT+02:00 parminder <parminder.js at gmail.com>:
> 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.
> On Sep 29, 2014 4:48 PM, "shaila mistry" <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
>> 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
>> Look forward to being part of the team.
>> Shaila Rao Mistry
>> Stem Institute
>> Transforming Ideals into Action www.stem-institute.org
>> 951 738 2000
>> *JAYCO* MMI
>> *Input Technology With A Human Touch *www.jaycopanels.com
>> *The journey begins sooner than you anticipate !*
>> *..................... the renaissance of composure ! *
>> On Monday, September 29, 2014 11:34 AM, "info at irpcharter.org" <
>> info at irpcharter.org> wrote:
>> IMPORTANT: IRPC STEERING COMMITTEE ELECTIONS PROCESS
>> 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
>> 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.
>> 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.
>> 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
>> · The IRPC aims to represent stakeholders of diverse and
>> historically underrepresented backgrounds, as well as seeks gender and
>> geographical balance.
>> 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:
>> · 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
>> · 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:
>> · 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
>> · Able and willing to respond to SC emails and meeting calls in a
>> reasonable time.
>> · 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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