Earlier today the ICANN Nominating Committee extended the deadline for Statements of Interest from 1 May 2007 to 18 May 2007, 23:59 UTC. If anyone is interested in submitting a Statement of Interest, please see http://nomcom.icann.org.
A copy of the extension announcement is available here.
The 2007 Nominating Committee has received 33 Statements of Interest, 29 of the candidates are male, while 4 are female. 14 candidates are from Europe, 6 are from Asia/Australia/Pacific, 5 are from Latin America/Caribbean, 5 are from North America, and 3 are from Africa.
25 candidates have declared a willingness to serve on the ICANN Board, 12 have declared a willingness to serve on the GNSO Council, 7 have declared a willingness to serve on the ccNSO Council, and 7 have declared a willingness to serve on the ALAC. Please note that some candidates have asked to be considered for more than one position.