[AusNOG] [nznog] Upcoming APNIC elections

Skeeve Stevens skeeve+ausnog at eintellegonetworks.com
Wed Feb 22 00:04:39 EST 2017


Please support the two candidates below. They're good guys and have a long
history looking after a lot of people and seriously care about the

I will be supporting both of the guys.


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On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 8:41 AM, Jonny Martin <jonny at jonnynet.net> wrote:

> To add to what Tim said, Jon and Gaurab are both fine candidates and I
> believe they would serve both APNIC and NZ interests well.
> So make sure your organisation votes - whichever way that may be.  I'm
> happy to assist with the voting process or assignment of proxies, if needed.
> Thanks,
> Jonny.
> On Mon, Feb 20, 2017 at 3:12 PM, Tim Hoffman <thoffman at twitter.com> wrote:
>> Hi New Zealand internet community!
>> I wanted to remind everyone that the APNIC elections
>> <https://www.apnic.net/community/participate/elections/ec/ec-election-process/>
>> are coming up, with voting
>> <https://www.apnic.net/community/participate/elections/ec/voting/> now
>> closing in 6 days (3pm Monday, 27 February 2017).
>> It's important that we all get involved in the democratic process that
>> APNIC has and vote - those elected will determine policies that impact us
>> all (for instance around IP address transfers and justification of IP space
>> as we ramp down IPv4).
>> Specifically, I wanted to highlight two candidates from the list of
>> nominees <https://2017.apricot.net/elections/nominations/> that you may
>> want to consider voting for to represent us. Both have had ties to the New
>> Zealand internet community for over a decade, understand the challenges we
>> face, and I believe would represent our needs well.
>> Jon Brewer
>> <https://2017.apricot.net/elections/nominations/jonathan-brewer/> is
>> well known to our community. Wellington based, he founded Araneo and ran
>> this company for some years, then since selling Araneo to TeamTalk has
>> focused on helping developing communities (particularly in the pacific
>> islands) establish better connectivity locally and to the world.
>> *Gaurab Raj Upadhaya*
>> <https://2017.apricot.net/elections/nominations/gaurab-raj-upadhaya/> has
>> had involvement in many countries whose internet infrastructures have been
>> developing over the past decade. He has strong ties to the networking
>> community in New Zealand; these began in the early FX days. Starting his
>> career in Nepal, he has experienced challenges greater than those we face
>> in New Zealand around being a remote internet community connected to a
>> US-centric internet first hand. He now leads the network organization at
>> Limelight.
>> *Don't forget to vote!*
>> Cheers
>> Tim
>> --
>> Tim Hoffman | Twitter, Inc.
>> 1355 Market St. | San Francisco, CA | 94103
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