DotAsia Board Elections 2022

Nov 4, 2021

(Last updated Dec 2, 2021)

This notice provides the dates and details of the DotAsia Board Elections in accordance with the DotAsia Board Elections Procedures (BEP – https://dot.asia/BGC-004/)

The timeline for the elections is as follows:

  • December 27, 2021 (Mon) – Seating of the Board Election Committee
  • December 28, 2021 (Tue) – Nomination Period Begins (4 weeks)
  • January 25, 2022 (Tue) – Nomination Period Ends
  • January 30, 2022 (Sun) – Nominations Report sent to the Board
  • January 31, 2022 (Mon) – Voting Period Begins (2 weeks) (if necessary)
  • February 4, 2022 (Fri) – Call for Annual General Meeting (AGM)
  • February 14, 2022 (Mon) – Voting Period Ends
  • February 27, 2022 (Sun) – Annual General Meeting
  • February 27, 2022 (Sun) – New elected Board members assume office
The vacancies in the Board Elections 2022 for each Member category are:

  • Sponsor Member: 4
  • Co-Sponsor Member: 1

Directors whose current term is to be expired on February 27, 2022:

Director Representing From Sub-Region
Nicole CHAN Sponsor Members North and Northeast Asia
Billy CHEON Sponsor Members North and Northeast Asia
Maureen HILYARD Sponsor Members Australasia and Pacific
Alireza SALEH* Sponsor Members Middle East, Asia Minor and Eurasia
Satish BABU Co-Sponsor Members N/A

* Note: Alireza SALEH had been serving on the Board as an Observer Member.

The remaining Board of Directors from the Sponsor Members category (from the Board Elections 2019) include:

Director Representing From Sub-Region
Santanu ACHARYA Sponsor Members South and Southeast Asia
Andi BUDIMANSYAH Sponsor Members South and Southeast Asia
Jose Emmanuel DISINI Sponsor Members South and Southeast Asia
Ellen STRICKLAND Sponsor Members Australasia and Pacific

Upon the expiration of the term for the Directors, there will be no remaining Director coming from the following Sub-Regions:

  • North and Northeast Asia
  • Middle East, Asia Minor and Eurasia

Therefore in accordance with the geographical diversity requirement specified in Article 33 of the M&A, there shall be at least 1 Director elected for North and Northeast Asia and the Middle East, Asia Minor and Eurasia.

DotAsia Board Election Committee for the Board Elections 2022:

Election Chair: TBD
Election Committee Co-Sponsor Members community representative: to monitor election for seat(s) returned from the Sponsor Member category: TBD
Election Committee Sponsor Members community representative: to monitor election for seat(s) returned from the Co-Sponsor Member category: TBD

The term of the Election Committee for the Board Elections 2022 is from December 28, 2021 to February 27, 2022. In accordance with the Board Elections Procedures (BEP) , the Election Committee will oversee the election process, declare the election results, and resolve procedural disputes, if any.

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