NANOG Evolution

Hello Everyone:>

We are very happy to report the next steps in the evolution of NANOG are underway. We welcome your support and feed-back.

The new NANOG charter is available at:
changes in the new charter include:

Section 5: added a parenthetical clause so the text now reads: "Anyone who has registered for a NANOG meeting in the previous two years (as of the opening date of voting) may vote in any matter which comes before the community for a vote."

Section 6: moved two sentences to section 6.3: "No action may be taken by the committee unless at least four members of the committee are present. Those items on which the Steering Committee votes will be decided by absolute majority."

Section 6.2.1 - old version: "Because a large Program Committee will be better able to handle the heavy workload, the Program Committee will consist of 16 members (plus one member appointed by Merit)."

New version: "The Program Committee will consist of 16 members appointed by the Steering Committee plus one member appointed by Merit."

The candidates for the Steering Committee are:
   Joe Abley
   Randy Bush
   Christopher Chin
   Ron da Silva
   Vince Fuller
   Steve Gibbard
   Dan Golding
   Martin Hannigan
   Dorian Kim
   Mark Kosters
   Jared Mauch
   Chris Morrow
   William B. Norton
   Philip Smith
   Josh Snowhorn
   Dave Wodelet
   Lixia Zhang

could you annotate which of these candidates actually work
at an isp or large content provider?



People's employers are posted at

It gets a bit complicated because some folks work at "infrastructure"
companies - collocation/peering or DNS (Mark, Bill, Josh, Marty). Others do
significant consulting work for large providers or hosters, but aren't
actually employed by any of them at present (at least Steve and myself,
probably some others). It gets more fun because sometimes folks who work for
operators or hosters are actually researchers who don't do lots of
operational things (and other times, they are researchers who actually DO
lots of operational things).

I'd guess folks can look at the bios and figure it all out for themselves :slight_smile:

- Dan