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Apply Now for ICANN Leadership Positions

3 January 2024

Starting today, the Nominating Committee (NomCom) of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is accepting applications for key leadership positions within ICANN's Supporting Organizations and Advisory Committees and the ICANN Board of Directors.

Selected individuals will have a unique opportunity to work with accomplished colleagues from around the globe to help shape the policy development and technical coordination of the Internet's unique identifiers.

The deadline to submit applications is 15 March 2024 at 23:59 Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

The NomCom is inviting applications for the following positions:

  • Three members of the ICANN Board of Directors
  • Two regional representatives to the At-Large Advisory Committee – one from Europe and one from North America
  • One member of the Country Code Names Supporting Organization Council
  • One member of the Generic Names Supporting Organization Council

Guided by the global public interest, those selected will help fulfill ICANN's mission to ensure the stable and secure operation of the Internet's unique identifier systems. All selected leaders will make a valuable public service contribution toward this goal.


Fluency in English is a requirement for all positions. Other qualifications, skill requirements, and time commitments depend on the position. For more information, visit the NomCom webpage.

Application Process

Applications should be submitted using the online candidate portal. All applications are confidential.

For full consideration, completed applications must be received by 15 March 2024 at 23:59 UTC. Applications that remain incomplete at this time will not be considered.

After receiving the applications, the NomCom will consider all applicants and select a short list of qualified candidates.

The NomCom anticipates announcing its selections in August 2024. Successful candidates will assume their positions at the conclusion of the ICANN81 the Annual General Meeting in November 2024.

Meetings, Travel, Reimbursement, and Compensation

All positions require regular participation in virtual meetings via telephone and other electronic means. The positions also involve significant international travel. Reasonable and properly documented expenses incurred in the course of service by all selected leaders will be reimbursed.

Each ICANN Board member has the option to receive compensation in accordance with a Board resolution. The remaining positions are voluntary.

More Information

Learn more by visiting the NomCom webpage. If you have questions or comments, please email nomcom2024@icann.org.


ICANN's mission is to help ensure a stable, secure, and unified global Internet. To reach another person on the Internet, you need to type an address – a name or a number – into your computer or other device. That address must be unique so computers know where to find each other. ICANN helps coordinate and support these unique identifiers across the world. ICANN was formed in 1998 as a nonprofit public benefit corporation with a community of participants from all over the world.