This election is to elect the Board of Directors and Officers of the Internet Society US New York Chapter (ISOC-NY) for a 1 year term 2023-2024
a) Members of the Board of Directors. The Board’s role is to oversee the general management of the
i) There must be at least 7 Board members and there may be as many as 15.
ii) In this election, voters may vote for up to 15 candidates for the Board, if there are 15 or more
candidates running for the Board.
iii) If there are fewer than 15 candidates for the Board, all validly nominated and eligible candidates will
become Members of the Board.
i) President: The President shall be the principal Officer and shall be generally responsible for leading
the Chapter and managing its activities in accordance with the policies and procedures of the global
Internet Society (“Global ISOC”). and the ISOC-NY Bylaws.
ii) Vice President: The Vice President shall preside at meetings in the absence of the President and
shall perform any duties defined by the Board of Directors or the Officers.
iii) Secretary: The Secretary shall keep the minutes of all Chapter, Board of Directors and Officers
meetings, and shall prepare Activity Reports as required by the Board or by Global ISOC.
iv) Treasurer: The Treasurer shall collect dues, pay all bills, maintain the Chapter's financial records,
and prepare the Chapter's Annual Financial Report. All such records and accounts shall comply with
the General Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The Treasurer shall also utilize an accounting
software program which enjoys wide acceptance.
Directors and Officers are elected separately. Candidates for the Board may run for Officer positions, and
candidates for Officer positions may run for the Board. A person may serve as both a Director and an Officer.
Eligibility to Stand for Election and to Vote
a) In order to stand for any position listed above, a person must be a valid member of the
ISOC-NY Chapter before offering a self-nomination or accepting a nomination from a third party. The
Chapter member list on the Internet Society Chapter portal (AMS) will be the official list for this purpose.
b) In order to vote in this election, a person must be a valid member of the ISOC-NY Chapter as set forth in
the Voters List received from ISOC Central, taken from list of Chapter members appearing on the
Internet Society Chapter portal (AMS).
Schedule - Note these dates have changed! (EDT = UTC-4)
For more info - See ISOC-NY Chapter 2023 Election Rules and Procedures
Expressions of Interest/ Nominations Sep 11 2023 - Sep 29 2023
Announcement of Candidates Oct 1 2023
Campaign period Oct 1 - Oct 8 2023
Voting Oct 9-15 2023
Results announced Oct 17 2023
Results dispute period Oct 18-19 2023
Final results announced Oct 20 2023