Monday, January 30, 2012

Nominations to Serve on the Executive Council of ISOC MY

The Malaysia Chapter of the Internet Society's (ISOC-MY) Executive Council (EC) is accepting nominations and applications from candidates interested in serving on the ISOC-MY’s EC.

The complete list of nominees will be published to the list after confirmation of their willingness to serve. The newly seated EC members are to serve a term of one year beginning May 1, 2012.

After the elections, the new ISOC-MY EC will then vote to determine the seats of Chair, Vice-chair, Secretary, Treasurer and other officers as needed.

The ISOC-MY chapter serves by promoting the core values of the Internet Society. The chapter is affiliated with the Internet Society. ISOC is a non-profit organization founded in 1992 to provide leadership in Internet related standards, education, and policy. With offices in Washington, DC, USA, and Geneva, Switzerland, it is dedicated to ensuring the open development, evolution and use of the Internet for the benefit of people throughout the world.

EC members are also expected to allocate time to attend and prepare for meetings, including a monthly EC online and/or face-to-face meeting which lasts generally 2 hours. 

Eligible candidates for the ISOC-MY EC should have great interest in Internet development, or Internet use by the public as well as businesses, particularly in the areas of standards, public policy, marketing, management, events, outreach and membership. Ideally, candidates should also have a good understanding of technology, policy, community, business and/or economics.

The following qualifications are highly desirable but not mandatory:

  • Previous Board experience or organizational leadership experience
  • Skills in business management and leadership
  • Ability to raise funds for non-profit organizations
  • Non-profit experience
  • Experience and ability in outreach and networking
  • The ability to identify relevant ISOC projects and obtain funds or other resources to accomplish them
  • Vision for the role of the Malaysia Internet Society Chapter
  • Candidates should be active members of the Malaysia Chapter of the Internet Society or be willing to seek membership, and support or encourage chapter member led projects.

Nominations can only be made by members registered as members on and/or before the 15th of January, 2012. Timeline Nominations are due 16th March, 2012 and should be sent to the Nominations Committee via email
Nominations, self-nominations, and suggestions of possible candidates are all welcomed. Please be sure to include with nominations a Statement of Interest and a post your Resume or one-page narrative Bio with email contact information of the nominee on your member page.

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