Help Shape our Internet and our Future
CIRA seeking nominations and applications to its Board.
Ottawa, July 31, 2012 – The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) is asking its Members to take part in the exclusive Member-only Nomination period by nominating themselves or someone they know for the 2012 CIRA Board of Directors Election.
.CA Members play a valuable role in contributing to CIRA's corporate strategic direction by directly participating in governance activities such as Board of Director Elections. This is an opportunity for our Members to take a leadership role in the development of the Internet of the future to ensure it continues to be an open and accessible public resource.
We are looking for Canadians with board experience and/or an interest in technology and the Internet. Expertise in one of the following areas would be an asset: accounting, law, marketing and communications or technology.
Nominations and Applications
Nominations may be submitted by Members until to 6 p.m. (ET) on August 13th, 2012 at: elections.cira.ca/2012/en/member_nominees.html.
Once nominated, Nominees will receive an email with a link to complete an online Nominee Application Form. This form must be submitted before 8 p.m. (ET) on August 13, 2012.
Final Slate of Candidates
To be included on the Final Members' Slate, Member Nominees must receive the support of at least 20 CIRA Members. Members will be able to Show support from noon (ET) on August 23, until 6 p.m. (ET) on September 6, 2012.
The final slate of Candidates will be published on CIRA's Election website on September 10, 2012.
Information on CIRA’s Board of Directors Election is available at CIRAelections.ca.
The Canadian Internet Registration Authority is the Member-driven organization that manages Canada’s .CA domain name registry, develops and implements policies that support Canada’s Internet community, and represents the .CA registry internationally.
For more information, please contact:
Communications Manager, Canadian Internet Registration Authority
(613) 237-5335 ext. 262