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    NomCom NomCom Chair Resigns
    posted by michael on Thursday June 01 2006, @06:07AM

    Since I am on the NomCom, I'll just link and report without comment:

    ICANN announced today the resignation of the Chair of the ICANN 2006 Nominating Committee, Eugenio Triana. Mr. Triana's resignation was prompted by outside work obligations. Mr. Triana was thanked for his service by ICANN President Paul Twomey, and ICANN Board Chairman Vint Cerf. Chairman Cerf called upon George Sadowsky, the Chair of the 2005 Nominating Committee and now an advisor to the 2006 Nominating Committee to step into the role of Interim Chair.

    ICANN's announcement also reproduces Mr. Triana's resignation e-mail.

    Potentially relevant section of the ICANN By-Laws, Sec. VII-3.4 & 3.5:

    4. Vacancies in the positions of delegate, non-voting liaison, or Chair shall be filled by the entity entitled to select the delegate, non-voting liaison, or Chair involved. A vacancy in the position of non-voting advisor (immediately previous Chair) may be filled by the Board from among persons with prior service on the Board or a Nominating Committee. A vacancy in the position of Associate Chair may be filled by the Chair in accordance with the criteria established by Section 2(9) of this Article.

    5. The existence of any vacancies shall not affect the obligation of the Nominating Committee to carry out the responsibilities assigned to it in these Bylaws.



     
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