LACNIC Elections for Fiscal Commission - 2017

This Fiscal Commission is LACNIC's control organ. Its role is to supervise that all accounting and administrative standards are met and to oversee compliance with LACNIC's legal and statutory framework. According to the Bylaws, members of the Electoral Commission each serve a three-year term and are annually renewed on a rotating basis.

The Commission currently consists of the following members:

Name Country Term

Hernán José Arcidiácono


2016 Election - until 2017 Election

Adriana Ibarra


2015 Election - until 2018 Election

Aristóteles Dantas Gaudêncio


2016 Election - until 2019 Election

Today, 30 May 2017, the Electoral Commission is opening the period for the nomination of candidates to fill the seat that will be vacated when Hernán José Arcidiácono completes his term.

Candidate Requirements:

  1. Candidates must be nominated by a LACNIC member* (self-nominations are allowed).
  2. Nominations will be accepted taking into consideration the incompatibilities referred to in article 20 of the LACNIC Bylaws applicable to members of the Fiscal Commission, as well as all legal provisions in force under said Bylaws.

*Nominations must be submitted by the person authorized to exercise their organization's membership rights, i.e., the person registered on LACNIC's database as its membership contact or point of contact responsible for the organization.
Organizations submitting a nomination must be current on their annual membership fees.
Member organizations may nominate up to one candidate for each seat to be filled.

To nominate a candidate:

Please write to the following address and include the following information:

Subject: Fiscal Commission Candidate - 2017
Candidate's name:
Country of residence
Candidate's email address:
Brief biography of the candidate:
Name of the person nominating the candidate:
Organization of the person nominating the candidate:
Reason for the nomination:

About the electoral process:

According to article 25 of the LACNIC Bylaws (see the article), the election will be conducted online according to the following timeline.
Important: according to Article 19 of the Statute: "The votes of Members that qualify for than one category shall not be cumulative; these members shall only be entitled to the number of votes corresponding to the category with the largest number of votes."

Who votes? How are votes cast?

Each member organization has a designated representative (their membership contact) who has the right to vote on behalf of the organization he or she represents.
This person will be duly contacted via email and provided with the details of the election and the corresponding voting instructions. The accuracy of this contact's information is solely the member's responsibility; LACNIC will in no way be responsible for updating such information.

For any question regarding your membership contact and/or the number of votes assigned to your

If you wish to update your organization's contact details, the steps you must follow are available here (do not apply to members in Mexico and Brazil – they must write to Nic Mx and Nic Br).
Only those organizations that are current with their membership fees will be able to vote (see the calendar below).

If you have any questions regarding your organization's financial situation, please contact (do not apply to members in Mexico and Brazil – they must write to Nic Mx and Nic Br).



May 30

Candidate nomination period

From May 30 to June 29

Voters registry* and candidate presentation closes

June 29

Reception of complaints about the voters registry

July 3 – 4 - 5

Deadline for decision on complaints regarding the voter's registry

July 6

Period for publishing candidates' statements, Q&A with the candidates

From May 30 until the date of the Election announcement

Voting opens

July 19

Voting period**

From July 19 to July 26

Voting closes

July 26

Electoral Commission's audit

July 27 until July 31

Reception of complaints about the votes

August 1 – 2 – 3

Last day for the Electoral Commission's decisions

August 7

Names of elected candidates are published

August 8

*Only organizations that are debt-free as at 29 June will be included in the voters registry.
**The voting period will open and close automatically based on UTC time (00:00 UTC to 23:59 UTC).