2019 NANOG Elections Summary + Results

Board of Directors Candidates

Proposed Bylaw Changes

Key Dates

Election Results

Board of Directors + Bylaw Amendments

General Elections took place October 28-30, 2019.

2019 Board of Directors: Terms Ending

William Charnock*, Fastly
Term ends: 2019 (10/31)

Patrick W. Gilmore, Addrex
Term ends: 2019 (10/31)

*-Term Limited

The following individuals were the 2019 Board of Directors candidates:

  • Benson Schliesser
  • Bradley Raymo
  • Krassimir Tzvetanov
  • Linda Angel Rogers
  • Patrick W. Gilmore

Proposed Bylaw Changes

Removing NewNOG references from bylaws

These change update our bylaws to reflect the change in the legal name of the organization from NewNOG Inc. to NANOG Inc.


Suggested removals are strike through, suggested additions are in brackets [ ]


Bylaws of NewNOG [NANOG] Inc.,

A Delaware Non-Profit Corporation

(Doing Business As "NANOG")

PROPOSED August 2019


NewNOG [NANOG], Inc. Bylaws


1. Preamble

NewNOG [NANOG], Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "NANOG") exists to promote dialog concerning the creation, maintenance and operation of Internet Protocol networks. NANOG is not itself a network operator. Rather, it is a facilitator of discussion, learning, and technical communication between networking professionals. NANOG provides a forum where people from the network research community, the network operator community and the network vendor community can come together to identify and solve the problems that arise in operating and growing the Internet.


2. Name

The name of this corporation is NewNOG [NANOG], Inc., doing business as "NANOG".

Key Dates

August 26, 2019 - Nominations for Board of Director Candidates opened.

September 23, 2019 - Nominations closed.

September 27, 2019 - Statements of Support for Board of Director Candidates opened.

October 28-30, 2019 - Voting for Board of Director Candidates + Bylaw Amendments.

Election Results

Eligible Voters: 716

Total Votes Cast: 189

Board Candidates Elected October 2019

Benson Schliesser

Patrick Gilmore

Rank Candidate Votes

  1. Benson Schliesser 119
  2. Patrick Gilmore 106
  3. Brad Raymo 73
  4. Linda Rogers 36
  5. Krassimir Tzvetanov 23

New Board Officers

Chair: L Sean Kennedy

Vice Chair: Tina Morris

Treasurer: David Siegel

Secretary: Susan Forney

Bylaw Amendments for 2019

APPROVED by 99.47%