2020 Board Candidates

The NANOG Board of Directors is an active and engaged component of NANOG. The Board is responsible for and works closely with Committees to promote, support and improve NANOG. The Board is responsible for the selection of all committees including, but not limited to the Program Committee. The Board is responsible to the members ensuring that the NANOG organization remains open, relevant, and useful and financially sound. A Voting Board member will be appointed to serve as ex-officio to NANOG committees to facilitate communication. A voting member of the Board of Directors may not serve concurrently on the Board of Directors and other committees.


Board of Directors: Terms Ending

L Sean Kennedy
Chair
Term ends: 2020

Tina Morris, Amazon Web Services
Vice Chair
Term ends: 2020

*-Neither Director is term limited


Board of Directors: 2020 Candidates

Nominations concluded September 13, 2020. Statements of support are now open, and will remain open through October 21, 2020.. You must be logged in with your NANOG Member credentials to complete either form. Completed nomination forms are reviewed by the Election Committee. Candidate names are posted upon confirmation of eligibility. Candidate biographies will be posted on a separate page accessible to NANOG Members only at the conclusion of the nomination period. The following individuals are the 2020 Board of Directors candidates:


Requirements

Per the NANOG bylaws, Board members must also be NANOG members in good standing, and must attend at least two of three yearly NANOG meetings while in office. Each candidate must declare any and all affiliation(s) relevant to NANOG, which will include his or her main employer, as well as any other major relationships (for instance, if a candidate's primary employer is a nonprofit entity which is sponsored by a vendor, the candidate would declare both the nonprofit and the vendor as affiliations).

A good candidate will have experience with Internet technology, operations, and governance organizations as well as the principles and practices which guide them. Consensus organizing, leadership, outreach, and communications skills are prized, and a willingness to be engaged in the governance process is required. View full Board responsibilities for more information.

All candidates have completed the Nomination form, and are NANOG Members in Good Standing. Board of Director Candidates will be invited to make a short presentation during the Board Candidate Introductions session on Monday, October 19 at NANOG 80.

Questions about this process should be directed to the Elections Committee.

Note: To complete the Nomination Form, or submit Statements of Support, you must be logged in to the NANOG website with your NANOG Member Credentials. If you are not currently a NANOG member, please join to participate in the 2020 Elections.

Please take a moment to consider nominating yourself, or nominating an interested colleague or a friend via this process.


Key Dates

August 17, 2020 - Nominations for Board of Director Candidates will open.

September 13, 2020 - Nominations close.

September 14, 2020 - Statements of Support for Board of Director Candidates will open.

October 19-21, 2020 - Voting for Board of Director Candidates.