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ICANN Nominating Committee Extends Deadline for Submissions to 20 July 2005

13 June 2005

ICANN's Nominating Committee (NomCom) announced today that it has extended its deadline for Statements of Interest to 20 July 2005 (23:59 GMT).

The 2005 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/formalcall-22apr05.htm.

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 20 July 2005 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 2005.

ICANN is an internationally organized, public benefit non-profit responsible for coordinating Internet Protocol (IP) address space allocation, protocol identifier assignment, generic (gTLD) and country code (ccTLD) Top-Level Domain name system management, and root server system management functions.