Process and requirements for the elections of Fiscal Commission

According to Articles 20 and 25 of LACNIC's Bylaws, within ninety days of the Ordinary Assembly the candidate election for LACNIC Fiscal Commission is performed.

According to the Bylaws, members of this Commission each serve a three-year term and are annually renewed on a rotating basis.

General Schedule

  • Period for submitting nominations.

  • Eligible candidates are announced.

  • Online elections through LACNIC elections system.

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.

Requirements for running in the election

  • Being nominated by a LACNIC member (self-nominations are allowed).

  • LACNIC employees may not be nominated or nominate any candidates.

  • Nominations will be accepted or not considering the incompatibilities referred to in article 20 and of LACNIC's Bylaws applicable to members of the Fiscal Commission, as well as all legal provisions in force under LACNIC's Bylaws.

Election

The election process happens through LACNIC elections system and are enabled to enter the electoral roll all organizations that are current with paying their membership on the date posted in the process call of that year. The membership contact is the one to exercise the right of voting on behalf of the organization.

Winning candidate will occupy the positions held by current member of the Fiscal Commission for a period of three years as of the moment of the election. In case of a vacancy by resignation, the term that will be covered is one year as from the date of the election.

Recognition and benefits

The work of the Electoral Commission is essential for the audit of process performed by LACNIC and its members represent the transparency of the results presented at the Members Assembly.

LACNIC pays travel and accommodation expenses for attending the LACNIC event where the Annual Member Assembly is held (month of May) so that they can fulfil their duties. In addition, LACNIC pays an annual trip to Montevideo to conduct the audit.

Meet the Current Members  http://www.lacnic.net/en/web/lacnic/comision-fiscal