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ICANN Nominating Committee, Frankfurt, 17 September 2006

18 September 2006

All members of the ICANN Nominating Committee met in Frankfurt, Germany from 15-17 September to make their final selections. The committee thanks all 90 candidates and the many people who went to great lengths to provided valuable references. The candidate pool was of exceptional quality and we are grateful to all who took the time and effort to contribute to this year's process.

The committee has now initiated a due diligence process.

Candidates will be notified of the results of the selection process no later than one month before the ICANN Annual General Meeting of 2006, to be held in São Paulo, Brazil, 8 December 2006.

The Nominating Committee operates under a strict code of ethics.

Overview, NomCom 2006

Positions to be filled:

3 ICANN Directors
2 members of the Interim ALAC (North America and European regions)
1 member of the GNSO Council
1 member of the ccNSO Council

Candidate Pool

Total number of candidates: 90

11 female
79 male

Geographic distribution:

4 Africa (1 dual nationality)
17 Asia Pacific
38 Europe (1 dual nationality)
5 Latin America and Caribbean
27 North America

(note NomCom announcement of 9 August erroneously gave the number of candidates as 89.)