2011 NANOG Elections Summary + Results

Board of Directors Candidates

Proposed Bylaw Changes

Program Committee Candidates

Key Dates

Election Results

Board of Directors + Bylaw Amendments

General Elections took place October 9-11, 2011.

2011 Board of Directors: Terms Expiring

Steve Feldman *
Sylvie LaPerriere
Duane Wessels
Michael K. Smith (Completing a vacant seat on the Board)

*-Term limited

The following individuals were the 2011 Board of Directors candidates:

  • Steve Gibbard, Nominum
  • Sylvie LaPerriere, Google
  • Michael K. Smith, AdHost
  • Duane Wessels, VeriSign

Proposed Bylaw Changes


Modified Section 5 (added 5.5), Section 9 (corrected typos), Section 9.4 (removed Event Logistics and Budget & Finance Committees; replaced with “Ad Hoc” Committees)

Bylaws (amended January 4, 2011 - BOD amendment)

Candidates: Program Committee

The following individuals were the 2011 Program Committee candidates:

Jim Cowie, Renesys Corporation

Brian Deardorff, Level 3 Communications

Paul Ebersman, Infoblox

Scott Ehnert, Spectrum Networks

Igor Gashinsky, Yahoo!

Greg Hankins, Brocade

Manish Karir

Mohit Lad,ThousandEyes

Andrew Liu, Applied Physics Laboratory of Johns Hopkins University

Timothy J. Loecher, TEC

Chris Malayter, Coresite

John van Oppen, Spectrum Networks

Brian Prater, Tata Communications

Dani Roisman, SoftLayer Technologies

Jan Schaumann, Yahoo!

Michael Sinatra,Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)

Tony Tauber, Comcast

Key Dates

August 20, 2011 - Nominations for Board of Director Candidates opened.

September 17, 2011 - Nominations for Committee Candidates opened.

October 1, 2011 - Board of Director Nominations closed.

October 2, 2011 - Bylaws Amendments posted.

October 21-23, 2011 - Voting for Board of Director Candidates + Bylaw Amendments.

October 23, 2011 - Committee Candidates Nominations closed.

Election Results

Board Candidates Elected October 2011

Candidate Votes

Steve Gibbard 84

Sylvie LaPerriere 89

Michael Smith 74

Duane Wessels 86

Bylaw Amendments for 2011


Bylaws Votes

Member structure ratification 79 yes 0 no

Committee Structure Simplification Rationale 78 yes 8 no