The DotAsia Board Elections 2012 was held between November 2011 and February 2012. Nominations were conducted electronically and according to the finalized Board Elections Procedures 2012 , which was drafted based on DotAsia’s Memorandum & Articles of Incorporation . A first draft of the Board Elections Procedures was posted on Nov 9, 2011, and a finalized Board Elections Procedures was published on Nov 28, 2011.
The nominations period commenced on Nov 30, 2011 and concluded on Jan 4, 2012. The results of the nominations are posted below.
The voting period was scheduled to commence on Jan 18, 2012 and conclude on Feb 8, 2012. However since the number of candidates standing for election in the Sponsor Member category is equal to the number of vacancies in that category, no voting was required, and the election results are posted below. As for the Co-Sponsor Member Category, since there was no candidate standing for election, a by-election was conducted. However, no nominations were received for the by-election, as a result, DotAsia will defer the Elections to be held together with the next board elections.
There were 4 vacancies in the Sponsor Member category and the following candidates were deemed elected:
|Joel DISINI||South and Southeast Asia|
|Stafford GUEST||Australia and Pacific|
|Alireza SALEH||Middle East, Asia Minor and Eurasia|
|Dr. SIR Jae-Chul||North and Northeast Asia|
There was 1 vacancy in the Co-Sponsor Member category and the following candidate was nominated:
However since Che-Hoo CHENG has determined to resign from the DotAsia board, the candidacy was not accepted. The vacancy still stands after the by-election, as no nominations were received.
Results of the election were ratified in DotAsia’s annual general meeting (AGM) which was held in New Delhi, India on Feb 26, 2012.
|Stafford GUEST||IUSN Foundation (.NU)||InternetNZ (.NZ)||Candidacy Accepted||Sponsor Member|
|Alireza SALEH||JPRS (.JP)||KISA (.KR)||Candidacy Accepted||Sponsor Member|
|Dr. SIR Jae-Chul||JPRS (.JP)||IRNIC (.IR)||Candidacy Accepted||Sponsor Member|
|Joel DISINI||DotPH (.PH)||JPRS (.JP)||Candidacy Accepted||Sponsor Member|
|Che-Hoo CHENG||APNG||IDRC / PAN||Candidacy Not Accepted||Co-Sponsor Member|