31 May '13, 4pm

NomCom Receives Largest Number of Applicants Since 2003

The 2013 Nominating Committee application period closed on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 at 23:59 UTC. At the deadline, the NomCom had received 110 Statements of Interest, more than in any one year after 2003, when there were also 110. This year, there are 12 candidates from Africa, 30 are from Asia/Australia/Pacific Islands, 32 are from Europe, 18 are from Latin America/Caribbean Islands and 18 are from North America. 27 candidates are female, 83 are male. Candidates have expressed primary interest in serving as follows: 78 on the ICANN Board, 24 on the GNSO Council, 14 on the ccNSO Council, and 30 on the ALAC . Some candidates have asked to be considered for more than one position. The 2013 Nominating Committee (NomCom) has the task to select qualified candidates for the following key positions within ICANN : Three members of the Board of Directors of ICANN Three members of the...

Full article: http://www.icann.org/en/news/announcements/announcement-3...

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