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ICANN Nominating Committee Extends Deadline for Submissions to 1 August 2006

7 July 2006

ICANN's Nominating Committee (NomCom) announced today that it has extended its deadline for Statements of Interest to 1 August 2006 (23:59 GMT).

The 2006 Nominating Committee began its work in March of this year and is actively seeking qualified candidates for the following key positions within ICANN:

The ICANN Board of Directors
The Generic Names Supporting Organization (GNSO) Council
The Interim At-Large Advisory Committee (ALAC)
The Country Code Names Supporting Organization (ccNSO) Council

Those individuals selected by the Nominating Committee will have a unique opportunity to work with accomplished colleagues from around the globe, address intriguing technical coordination problems and related policy development challenges with diverse functional, cultural, and geographic dimensions, and gain valuable insights and experience from working across these boundaries of knowledge, responsibility and perspective.

Selection criteria, eligibility factors, roles of each position, application procedure, and contacts are posted at: http://nomcom.icann.org/formal-call-2006.html.

Statements of Interest may be sent to nomcom.submissions@icann.org. Submissions will be handled confidentially and should be received by 23:59 GMT on 1 August 2006 for full consideration. Statements of interest should be submitted as e-mail messages and NOT as attached files. Selections will be made in October, with service beginning in December 2006.