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ICANN 2023 Nominating Committee (NomCom) Extends Deadline to 30 March

24 March 2023

This announcement is an update to the previous announcement published on 11 January 2023.

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) 2023 Nominating Committee (NomCom) announced today that it has extended the deadline for ICANN leadership applications to 30 March 2023, 23:59 Universal Coordinated Time (UTC).

The NomCom is inviting applications for the following positions:

  • Two members of the ICANN Board of Directors
  • One member of the Public Technical Identifiers Board of Directors
  • Three regional representatives to the At-Large Advisory Committee – one each from the Africa region, the Asia, Australia, and Pacific Islands region, and the Latin America and Caribbean region
  • Two members of the Generic Names Supporting Organization Council – one representing the Contracted Parties House and one representing the Non-Contracted Parties House
  • One member of the Country Code Names Supporting Organization Council

Guided by the interest of the global Internet community, those selected will work to help fulfill ICANN's mission to ensure the stable and secure operation of the Internet's unique identifier systems. All the 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, the NomCom must receive applications by 30 March 2023, 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 2023. Successful candidates will assume their positions at the conclusion of ICANN78, the Annual General Meeting in October 2023.

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 nomcom2023@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.