[IRPCoalition] IRPC Steering Committee and Co-Chair Elections 2020
williams.deirdre at gmail.com
Fri Jan 8 13:57:14 EET 2021
I will be very happy to second you June.
On Fri, 8 Jan 2021 at 07:03, June Parris <parrisjune51 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear All,
> 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
> June Parris
> 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
> June PARRIS
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