Schedule for the Election of the CSISAC Steering Committee 2017-2019

May 29, 2017

The CSISAC Steering Committee is elected by the CSISAC members to manage the coalition and represent it for a two-year term. The following schedule has been agreed for the election of the Steering Committee members for the 2017-2019 term (always Paris time, CET/ CEST timezone):

2017-05-29 Election call to review census and nominate candidates
2017-06-10 Announcement of nominations
2017-06-12 Vote starts
2017-06-19 Vote ends
2017-06-20 Voting results, and call to nominate extra members
2017-06-25 Announcement of new Steering Committee
2017-07-25 End of transition period

Any member of the CSISAC can nominate candidates for the Steering Committee, posting a message in the elections internal thread (see the regular updates) with the following information:

- Full name, mail and country/ region of the candidate
- Brief statement on the expected contribution of the candidate
- Short bio, including reference to the most related CSISAC goals

Alternatively, they can send the nomination to with copy to the CSISAC Members mailing list. The list of nominees will be announced once finalised and published in the CSISAC website.

Once the nomination period is over, voters will receive a ballot to select up to five candidates. Consistently with the committment of the CSISAC with diversity, the elected candidates will be able to appoint other CSISAC members to ensure gender, regional and expertise balance. The maximum final size of the Steering Committee is eight members.

The full detail of the Steering Committee election can be found in the document describing CSISAC election process. CSISAC members are asked to nominate candidates, and to review the voters list, until 2017-06-09 00:00 Paris time (NOTE: extended until 23:59 to avoid confussion with different time zones).