[IRPCoalition] IRPC Steering Committee and Co-Chair Elections 2020
parrisjune51 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 13:02:30 EET 2021
Sorry for the late intervention. If I am not too late, I would like to
nominate myself to stand again on the IRPC sub committee , will need a
On Tue, 15 Dec 2020 at 06:27, <info at irpcharter.org> wrote:
> *IRPC STEERING COMMITTEE ELECTIONS: PROCESS*
> This email is an announcement regarding the upcoming Internet Rights and
> Principles Coalition (IRPC) Elections.
> *Nominations*: 15 - 29 December 2020
> *Elections*: 30 December 2020 - 13 January 2021
> For 2021-23 we have positions for *one incoming co-chair* and *five
> steering committee members*.
> 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 29 December
> 2020. All (self-) nominations require a seconder and a brief statement of
> *The voting will be open from 30 December 2020 – 13 January 2021. *
> *Procedure and Guidelines for Nominees: *
> - Invite (self) nominations for Co-Chairs and Steering Committee
> Members. 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.
> - Ongoing Steering Committee members including Co-Chairs, cannot
> nominate or second.
> - 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
> - The IRPC aims to represent stakeholders of diverse and historically
> underrepresented backgrounds, as well as seeks gender and geographical
> *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:
> - 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.
> *Timeline and polling: *
> - Nominations for new officers will be open for two weeks starting
> today, 15 December
> - Elections will be open for two weeks starting 30 December.
> IRPC list members will (i) vote or endorse (if uncontested) nominees using
> an anonymized online polling tool.
> In case you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out.
> Warm regards,
> -Michael J. Oghia
> IRPC Steering Committee Member (2020-2022) & election officer
> IRP mailing list
> IRP at lists.internetrightsandprinciples.org
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