[NANOG-announce] 2011 NANOG Elections


Elections for three of the six elected positions on the NewNOG/NANOG Board
of Directors will be held in October 2011, for two-year terms ending in
October 2013.

The current Board members whose terms are expiring are:

• Steve Feldman
• Sylvie LaPerriere
• Duane Wessels
• Mike Smith (Completing a vacant seat on the Board)

Steve is term-limited and cannot be considered for re-election until October

For more information about the role of the Board, or to find out more about
what's involved in being a Board member, please consult the NANOG bylaws or
contact someone who is already serving and ask them directly.


Per the bylaws, Board members must be members of NANOG and attend at least
two of three NANOG meetings per year while in office. Also, a reminder,
only NANOG members will be eligible to vote in the 2011 Election process.
Confirmed candidates will also be asked to complete a questionnaire
describing their qualifications, and to submit a statement of candidacy to
be presented at the members meeting during NANOG 53."

Each candidate must declare any and all affiliation(s) relevant to NewNOG,
which will include his or her main employer, as well as any other major
relationships (for instance, if a candidate's primary employer is a
nonprofit entity which is sponsored by a vendor, the candidate would declare
both the nonprofit and the vendor as affiliations).


If you care about NANOG as a forum, and think you would like to take a turn
at volunteering your time to help make it better, please consider either
volunteering yourself or nominating someone else.

There is no limit to the number of nominations that may be submitted by a
single person. Individual nominees will be contacted directly to confirm
that they are willing to accept the nomination, and so that they can supply
a biography for the NANOG web page.

To submit a nomination, send the nominee's full name and contact details to

The deadline for nominations is 11:59 PM EDT on Tuesday, September 6, 2011.
The candidates are encouraged to make brief comments and/or accept questions
from the community at the NANOG 53 Members Meeting.


As a reminder, the full election timeline is:
August 9: Board Nominations begin
August 6: Board Candidate information posted/nominations
September 6: Deadline for submitting bylaw amendments
September 21: Ballot approved
October 9, 2:00 PM EDT: Voting opens
October 11, 5:00 PM EDT: Voting closes

Results will be announced on September 12 at 9:00 AM EDT.

Betty on behalf of the 2011 Elections Subcommittee