DotAsia Board Elections 2017

Nov 16, 2016

The DotAsia Board Elections 2017 was held between December 2016 and February 2017. Nominations were conducted electronically and according to the finalized Board Elections Procedures 2017, which was drafted based on DotAsia’s Memorandum & Articles of Incorporation. A first draft of the Board Elections Procedures was posted on Nov 16, 2016, and a finalized Board Elections Procedures was published on Dec 5, 2016. The nominations period commenced on Dec 7, 2016 and concluded on Jan 11, 2017. The results of the nominations are posted below. The voting period was scheduled to commence on Jan 25, 2017 and conclude on Feb 8, 2017. However since the number of candidates standing for election in each member category is equal to the number of vacancies in that category, no voting was required, and the election results are posted below.

Sponsor Member Category

There were 4 vacancies in the Sponsor Member category and the following candidates were deemed elected:
Candidate Sub-Region
Atsushi ENDO North and Northeast Asia
Xiaodong LEE North and Northeast Asia
LIM Choon Sai South and Southeast Asia
Dr. THAM Yiu Kwok North and Northeast Asia

Co-Sponsor Member Category

There was 1 vacancy in the Co-Sponsor Member category and the following candidate was deemed elected:
Results of the election were ratified in DotAsia’s annual general meeting (AGM) which was held in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam on Feb 26, 2017. In this Board Elections, all elected Directors shall serve on the board for 2 years, and the term of service was to begin from Feb 26, 2017.

Nomination & Election Results

Nominated by
Seconded by
Candidate Confirmation Category
Atsushi ENDO KISA (.KR) DotPH (.PH) Candidacy Accepted Sponsor Member
Dr. THAM Yiu Kwok DotPH (.PH) SGNIC (.SG) Candidacy Accepted Sponsor Member
Dr. Xiaodong LEE JPRS (.JP) KISA (.KR) Candidacy Accepted Sponsor Member
Choon Sai LIM JPRS (.JP) CNNIC (.CN) Candidacy Accepted Sponsor Member
Tommy MATSUMOTO APIA APNG Candidacy Accepted Co-Sponsor Member

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