Dear AFRINIC Community Member,

The AFRINIC NomCom2018 is pleased to invite nominations for 1 Co-Chair of the 
Policy Development Working Group (PDWG) for a 2-year term, starting from the 
Public Policy Meeting in AFRINIC-28 to the Public Policy Meeting in AFRINIC-32. 
The Seat is currently held by Sami Salih.

PDWG co-chairs are volunteers selected by the community as provided for in the 
current Policy Development Process (PDP). Their responsibilities are as follows:
•Creating reports (summaries) of mailing list discussions in preparation for 
face to face meetings.
•Chairing the meeting sessions and declaring consensus.
•Creating post-meeting policy report and posting to the mailing list.
•Sending notifications of Last Call and evaluating consensus or not thereof.
•Writing report to the board to recommend ratification of policy proposals that 
gained consensus.
•Evaluating emergencies that necessitate varying the normal policy development 

Open to individuals residing within the AFRINIC service region.  All 
nominations (including self-nominations) shall be supported by a minimum of two 
AFRINIC community members; the two individuals must not work for the same 

A person may only nominate one candidate - and, in case of multiple nominations 
by the same person, only the last nomination will be considered valid. AFRINIC 
or other RIR staff can neither nominate candidates nor be nominated.

Nominating Procedure
Nominations must be submitted using this nomination form at: 

Please browse to the pages below for more information about the PDWG and 
related material:

The AFRINIC Policy Development Working Group: 
AFRINIC PDWG Co-chair Election Process: 
Deadline for Nominations
The Closure of the Candidate Nomination period is 15th March 2018 at 20:00 UTC

Please note that the election will take place during the AFRINIC-28. The 
meeting will take place in Dakar, Senegal from 6th -11th May 2018. An eligible 
voter shall be any non-AFRINIC staff who has registered to attend (and is 
present at) the AFRINIC-28 meeting. A registration badge shall be requested as 

NomCom 2018

Wale Adedokun PhD
Event Coordinator
Nigeria Network Operators Group(ngNOG)


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