DotAsia Board Elections 2023

Nov 5, 2022

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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 22, 2022 (Thu) – Seating of the Board Election Committee
  • December 23, 2022 (Fri) – Nomination Period Begins (4 weeks)
  • January 20, 2023 (Fri) – Nomination Period Ends
  • January 29, 2023 (Sun) – Nominations Report sent to the Board
  • January 30, 2023 (Mon) – Voting Period Begins (2 weeks) (if necessary)
  • February 3, 2023 (Fri) – Call for Annual General Meeting (AGM)
  • February 13, 2023 (Mon) – Voting Period Ends
  • February 26, 2023 (Sun) – Annual General Meeting
  • February 26, 2023 (Sun) – New elected Board members assume office

The vacancies in the Board Elections 2023 for each Member category are:

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

Directors whose current term is to be expired on February 26, 2023:

Director Representing From Sub-Region
Santanu ACHARYA Sponsor Members Central & South East Asia
Andi BUDIMANSYAH Sponsor Members Central & South East Asia
Jose Emmanuel DISINI Sponsor Members Central & South East Asia
Ellen STRICKLAND Sponsor Members Australasia & Pacific
Kashif ADEEL Co-Sponsor Members N/A

The remaining Board of Directors from the Sponsor Members category (from the Board Elections 2022) include:

Director Representing From Sub-Region
Arthur CHANG Sponsor Members North East Asia
Murad IBRAGIMOV Sponsor Members Central & South East Asia
Alireza SALEH Sponsor Members Middle East & Western Asia
Leonid TODOROV Sponsor Members Not in Asia Pacific

Upon the expiration of the term for the Directors as explained in Section 1.1 above, there will be no remaining Director coming from the following Sub-Region:

  • Australasia & Pacific

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 Australasia & Pacific.

DotAsia Board Election Committee for the Board Elections 2023:

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 2023 is from December 22, 2022 to February 26, 2023. 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.

In accordance with the BEP Section 2.1: The email address to be used for the Nominations process is boardelections[at]board.dot.asia.

In accordance with the BEP Section 2.4: Any complaint, disputes and appeals regarding the conduct of the election must be lodged in writing with the Election Chair to electioncommittee[at]board.dot.asia

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