[IRPCoalition] IRPC Steering Committee and Co-Chair Elections, 2019
Internet Rights and Principles Coalition
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Fri Dec 6 11:09:04 EET 2019
> IRPC STEERING COMMITTEE ELECTIONS: PROCESS
> Nominations: 5 - 15 December 2019
> Elections: 16 - 26 December 2019
> This email is an announcement regarding the upcoming Internet Rights and Principles Coalition Elections.
> For 2019-21 we have positions for two incoming co-chairs and one steering committee member.
> Below you will find the nomination and election procedure, which includes ideal criteria (roles and responsibilities, areas of interest and expertise) for each position.
> (Self) nominations for any of these positions are open until 15 December 2019. All (self-) nominations require a seconder and a brief statement of intent.
> The voting will be open from 15-26 December, 2019.
> Procedure and Guidelines for Nominees:
> · Invite (self) 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-Chairs and Steering Committee Members to be (self)-nominated, a seconder is required.
> · IRPC Co-Chairs serve 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-Chair 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.
> 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 <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 <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 and polling:
> · Nominations for new officers will be open for two weeks starting December 5-15.
> · Elections will be open for two weeks starting December 16-26.
> IRPC list members will (i) vote or endorse (if uncontested) nominees using an anonymized online polling tool.
> IRP-SC mailing list
> IRP-SC at lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org <mailto:IRP-SC at lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org>
> https://lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org/mailman/listinfo/irp-sc <https://lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org/mailman/listinfo/irp-sc>
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