CIRA's Nomination Committee Fact Sheet

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Shape the future of the Internet
What is the role of the Committee?
The Nomination Committee plays a critical role in soliciting and selecting qualified Candidates for the Nomination Committee Slate of CIRA’s Board of Directors Election. Its focus is to help build a Board of Directors that represents a wide range of views and interests, ultimately contribute to the strategic direction of .CA and Canadian Internet policy.

Join CIRA’s Nomination Committee.

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CIRA's Nomination Committee Fact Sheet

  1. 1. Shape the futureof the InternetJoin CIRA’s Nomination Committee.Submit your application between January 4 and 21.What is the role of the Committee? Who should apply?The Nomination Committee plays a critical role Professional Canadians with committeein soliciting and selecting qualified Candidates experience and/or an interest in technology orfor the Nomination Committee Slate of CIRA’s the Internet.Board of Directors Election. Its focus is to helpbuild a Board of Directors that represents a How do I apply?wide range of views and interests, ultimately Interested individuals are invited to submit theircontribute to the strategic direction of .CA and applications between January 4 and 21. CIRA’sCanadian Internet policy. Board of Directors will review all applications and select the new Nomination CommitteeWhy should this interest me? Members in February/March 2011. SelectedBeing a Member of the CIRA Nomination applicants will be contacted directly.Committee provides you with theopportunity to: • Serve a two-year term with the objective of building a Member-elected Board of Directors that represents a wide range of For more information and views and interests. • Make a valuable contribution to the to apply, visit: CIRAelections.ca strategic direction of .CA and Canadian Please forward this opportunity to other individuals Internet policy. who may be interested. • Network and learn from professionals from across Canada. • Gain valuable insight and experience around technical innovation, Internet policy and organizational governance. • Select candidates at a meeting in Ottawa. Travel expenses will be reimbursed.
  2. 2. About CIRAThe Canadian Internet Registration Authority is the member-driven organization that managesCanada’s .CA domain name registry, develops and implements policies that support Canada’sInternet community, and represents the .CA registry internationally..CA’s growth since CIRA’s founding just over 10 years ago has been dramatic. More than1.5-million .CA domain names have been registered and we continue to experience a healthyannual growth rate of 14 per cent and a renewal rate of 80 per cent.As stewards of the .CA domain space, CIRA plays a mission-critical role in ensuring that keyparts of the Internet’s infrastructure in Canada are continuously and securely available. We dothis for the benefit of all Canadians.CIRA continues to grow and mature as it moves forward from its early goal of establishingCanada’s key Internet infrastructure, to a longer-term vision of being the preferred domainchoice of Canadians. This vision is underpinned by our commitment to a world-class .CAproduct, best-of-breed customer service and internal processes and policies that characterizea mature and professional organization.CIRA’s Board of Directors plays a key role in this.To learn more, visit www.cira.ca.Should you have any questions, please contactJulie Lepine at nomcom2011@cira.ca.

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