Call for board nominations

Posted by Jo Lim on 17 October 2000

au Domain Administration (auDA), the non-profit organisation formed to become the industry self-regulatory body for the .au namespace, calls for nominations for election to the Board of Directors of auDA.

The election will be finalised at auDA's second Annual General Meeting, to be held in early December 2000 in Melbourne, subject to confirmation. AGM details will be announced in October/November.

The second Annual General Meeting will elect 6 Directors to the Board, to replace 6 Directors who must retire from the First Board in accordance with clause 19.3 of auDA's constitution. The Directors elected will serve for a term of two years.

The vacancies which will become available are:

  1. two (2) Directors elected only by the Supply Class Members;
  2. one (1) Director elected only by the Demand Class Members;
  3. two (2) the Directors elected only by the Representative Association Class Members; and
  4. one (1) Director elected by the Members voting together as a whole.

Retiring Directors may re-contest these vacancies.

People intending to stand for election to the Board of Directors should note that their signed nominations must be received by 5pm, AEDT, Tuesday 7th November 2000. Membership of auDA is not strictly necessary for nominees seeking to become Directors, but candidates must be nominated and seconded by financial auDA members.

Nomination forms for election to the board, all information about auDA AGM 2000 and membership applications are at

Panel Members considering standing for election must read the Note for Panel members.

Step-by-Step Instructions for Standing for Election to the auDA Board

  1. Print the nomination form.
  2. Make sure you fill out the entire form and sign it.
  3. Make sure you get signatures from your proposer and seconder.
  4. Fax the form as instructed on the form.
  5. Keep the original and the fax confirmation receipt (for backup).
  6. Do all of this by 5pm AEDT, Tuesday 7th November 2000.

auDA encourages all parties interested in participating in Australian domain name issues to become financial members of auDA. To vote for the Board, intending new members should apply for membership by 5pm AEDT, Friday 3rd November 2000 at the latest.

Contact: David Keegel, Secretary of auDA at