Board Activities and Meetings
Pursuant to ICANN Bylaws Article X, section 3(6), the GNSO Council has confirmed the re-election of Rita Rodin to a second term as a Director on the ICANN Board serving in seat 14. Ms. Rodin’s second term will begin on 2 May 2008, and will end on the day six months after the conclusion of ICANN's annual meeting in 2010.
Copied below is the text of a message confirming the election from Avri Doria, Chair GNSO Council:
From Avri Doria
Date: 31 March 2008 2008-03-31T13:03
To: John Jeffrey
Cc: GNSO Secretariat, Chuck Gomes
Subject: Election of ICANN board Seat # 14
This note is pursuant to Bylaws Article VI, section 8.4, which states that the GNSO should give notice of its selection no later than five months after the annual meeting in 2007, which would be 2 April 2008. This note is that formal notice.
The GNSO Council in its meeting on Thursday 27 March 2008, formally ratified the email vote for Board seat 14. The results of the electronic vote were:
Rita Rodin, the only candidate, obtained 19 affirmative votes (comprising a majority of the votes of all the members of the GNSO Council - total 27), 1 vote against 1 abstention, 4 ballots were not returned counting for 6 votes.
Thus Rita Rodin was declared elected to Board seat14, under the ICANN Bylaws, Article X, Section 3, Clause 6.
Chair, GNSO Council