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Charmayne Adams

Senior Payroll Administrator

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Terri Agnew

United States of America

Operations Support - GNSO Lead Administrator

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Eleeza Agopian

United States of America

Senior Director, Strategic Initiatives

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Yan Agranonik

United States of America

Senior Manager, Contractual Compliance Risk and Audit

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Brian Aitchison

United States of America

Research Manager

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Alan Akahoshi

United States of America

Senior Product Manager - IANA

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Yazid Akanho


Technical Engagement Specialist

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Seda Akbulut


Lead Global Support Analyst

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Adiel Akplogan


VP, Technical Engagement

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Raveena Alam

United States of America

Procurement Analyst

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Sawsan Aldawodi

United States of America

Senior Language Expert - Head Interpreter

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Melissa Peters Allgood

United States of America

Conflict Resolution Specialist

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Steve Allison

United States of America

Senior Product Manager

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Eduardo Alvarez

United States of America

Technical Services Senior Manager

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Pablo Alvarez

Enterprise Infrastructure Architect

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Shaunte Anderson

United States of America

Senior Audit and Operations Program Specialist

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Betsy Andrews

United States of America

Public Responsibility Program Manager

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Mikhail Anisimov

Russian Federation

ICANN Senior Stakeholder Engagement Manager Eastern Europe and Central Asia

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Charlotte Anongos

United States of America

Software Engineer 2 - Salesforce

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Nicolás Antoniello


Regional Technical Engagement Manager

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Roy Arends

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Principal Research Scientist

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Francisco Arias

United States of America

Senior Director, GDS Technical Services

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Yaovi Atohoun

Stakeholder Engagement and Operations Director - Africa

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Nick Axelrod-McLeod

United States of America

Contractual Compliance Specialist

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Gozde Aydin


Global Support Analyst II

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Amanda Baber

United States of America

IANA Lead Services Specialist

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Maryam Bakoshi

United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

SO/AC Collaboration Services Senior Coordinator, CSG/NCSG

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Emily Barabas


Policy Manager

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Christopher Bare

United States of America

Director, Global Implementation and Operations

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Jeffri Barnard

United States of America

Payroll Specialist

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Connor Barthold

Senior Information Security Engineer

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Ted Bartles

United States of America

Meeting Production Operations Senior Manager

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Fahd Batayneh


Stakeholder Engagement Sr. Manager - Middle East

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Josh Baulch

United States of America

Director, Meeting Planning Operations

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Andrea Beccalli


Stakeholder Engagement Director - Europe

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Margaret Benavides

United States of America

Senior Planning Analyst

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Laura Bengford

United States of America

Director, Product Management for Community Services

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Fabien Betremieux


GAC Advice and Policy Support Senior Advisor

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Bridget Bilyk

United States of America

Senior Accountant

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Julie Bisland

United States of America

Secretariat Operations Coordinator - GNSO

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Amy Bivins

United States of America

Legal Counsel

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Terry Blaser

United States of America

Senior Manager, Enterprise Applications and Financial Systems

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Bart Boswinkel

Sr Director, ccNSO Policy Development Support

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Joke Braeken


ccNSO Policy Advisor

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Melanie Brennan

United States of America

Meetings Project Manager

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Mike Brennan

United States of America

Meetings Technical Services Project Manager

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Brenda Brewer

United States of America

Community Operations Coordinator

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Michelle Bright

Board Content Coordination Director

Domain Name System
Internationalized Domain Name ,IDN,"IDNs are domain names that include characters used in the local representation of languages that are not written with the twenty-six letters of the basic Latin alphabet ""a-z"". An IDN can contain Latin letters with diacritical marks, as required by many European languages, or may consist of characters from non-Latin scripts such as Arabic or Chinese. Many languages also use other types of digits than the European ""0-9"". The basic Latin alphabet together with the European-Arabic digits are, for the purpose of domain names, termed ""ASCII characters"" (ASCII = American Standard Code for Information Interchange). These are also included in the broader range of ""Unicode characters"" that provides the basis for IDNs. The ""hostname rule"" requires that all domain names of the type under consideration here are stored in the DNS using only the ASCII characters listed above, with the one further addition of the hyphen ""-"". The Unicode form of an IDN therefore requires special encoding before it is entered into the DNS. The following terminology is used when distinguishing between these forms: A domain name consists of a series of ""labels"" (separated by ""dots""). The ASCII form of an IDN label is termed an ""A-label"". All operations defined in the DNS protocol use A-labels exclusively. The Unicode form, which a user expects to be displayed, is termed a ""U-label"". The difference may be illustrated with the Hindi word for ""test"" — परीका — appearing here as a U-label would (in the Devanagari script). A special form of ""ASCII compatible encoding"" (abbreviated ACE) is applied to this to produce the corresponding A-label: xn--11b5bs1di. A domain name that only includes ASCII letters, digits, and hyphens is termed an ""LDH label"". Although the definitions of A-labels and LDH-labels overlap, a name consisting exclusively of LDH labels, such as"""" is not an IDN."