Re: IETF NOMCOM 2014 - deadline 2015-01-26 - Call for Nominations: 3rd ROUTING AREA DIRECTOR

Loa Andersson <> Tue, 20 January 2015 05:02 UTC

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I was nominated for the position as 2nd AD, and is willing to stand for
the 3rd AD position. Please let me know if there is anything I need to
update questionnaires.


On 2015-01-20 09:14, NomCom Chair 2014 wrote:
> The 2014-15 Nominating Committee (NomCom) is seeking nominations
> from now until January 26, 2015, 23:59UTC for the position of 3rd Routing
> Area Director.  Please see below for this much shorter NomCom schedule.
> For background on the request for a third routing area director please see:
>   {A note about candidates that have previously been nominated: a number of
>    people were nominated to the role of 2nd Routing AD.  The NOMCOM Chair
>    will be contacting those candidates to determine if they wish to stand
>    for the third position; if they do, they will be listed for feedback.
>    Additional feedback is welcome; but no previous comments have been lost.}
> Nominations may be made by selecting the Nominate link at the top of
> the Nomcom 2014 home page, or by visiting the following URL:
>    {Note that nominations made using the web tool require an
>     datatracker account. You can create a datatracker account
>     if you don't have one already by visiting the following URL:
> }
> Nominations may also be made by email to
> If you use email, please include the word "Nominate" in the Subject and
> indicate in the email who is being nominated, their email address (to
> confirm acceptance of the nomination), and the position for which you
> are making the nomination. If you wish to nominate more than one
> person, please use separate emails to do so.
> Self-nominations are welcome!
> NomCom 2014-15 will follow the policy for "Open Disclosure of Willing
> Nominees" described in RFC 5680.  As stated in RFC 5680: "The list of
> nominees willing to be considered for positions under review in the
> current Nomcom cycle is not confidential". Willing nominees for each
> position will be listed in a publicly accessible way - anyone with a
> datatracker account may access the lists.  In all other ways, the
> confidentiality requirements of RFC 3777/BCP10 remain in effect.  All
> feedback and all Nomcom deliberations will remain confidential and will
> not be disclosed.
> Nominees should Accept/Decline as soon as they decide they wish to consider
> it, and if they do not have management (or family) support, then they
> can withdraw.
>           also see calendar at:
> 	- Tuesday, January 20, 2015  - open nominations
> 	- Monday, January 26,  2015  - deadline for nominations/open for comments
> 	- Monday, February 2,  2015  - deadline for questionnaires
> 	- Monday, February 13, 2015  - deadline for comments on persons, and requirements
> 	- Target week for interviews Tuesday, February 3, 2016.
>          (We are aware of IAB workshop that occurs last week of January)
> Some additional details from the IESG request:
>       - The IESG is currently proposing to move three working groups from the
>       INT area to the RTG area: L2TPEXT, LISP, and TRILL
>       - There is a considerable increase in management-related work in the RTG
>         area. Specifically, there are a lot of new YANG models being
>         written. Although the coordination of YANG across the IETF falls as
>         the responsibility of the OPS ADs (specifically the Management AD) it
>         is expected that the RTG ADs will need to work on an increasing number
>         of YANG documents so familiarity with YANG should be added to the list
>         of desirable (but not mandatory) skills.
>       - The reasoning behind the addition of a third RTG AD is that the load
>         in the RTG area is currently unsustainably high. The placement of a
>         third AD will have the effect of spreading that load such that the
>         time requirement may now be more consistent with the work loads of ADs
>         in other areas.


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