[NCSG-PC] Input Required - Fellowship Program Mentor and Selection Committee Member

Akinremi Peter Taiwo compsoftnet at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 11:29:09 EET 2021


Dear all,

I would suggest we seek clarification from staff immediately. No harm in
trying

Regards

On Thu, Jan 7, 2021 at 10:18 AM Farell FOLLY <farell at benin2point0.org>
wrote:

>
>
> On 7 Jan 2021, at 09:58, Tatiana Tropina <tatiana.tropina at GMAIL.COM>
> wrote:
>
> Yeah but what’s different exactly
>
>  In your first e-mail you said that Heather Forrest is already
> appointed/nominated by the GNSO and then this file is closed, but (see
> below)
>
>
> — they are just different calls for the same purpose?
>
>
> But I do think that the file is not yet closed, since the GNSO is looking
> to fill up to 7 positions and Tomslin’s email to encourage NCGS candidacy
> is still valid in my opinion. *From your first e-mail I got confused for
> the fact that here was only one call and one position/slot to fill*.
> Sorry for misunderstanding.
>
>
> The GNSO call was issued to fulfil the requirements of the general call
> for AC/SO to appoint mentors and yes people applied individually and SSC is
> considering them right now. The deadline for individual applications passed
> and now the SSC is considering the candidates to meet the requirements of
> the general call to appoint the mentors until the end of January.
> But okay if it’s not clear to anyone but me please do go ahead and clarify
> with staff.
> Warm regards
> Tatiana
>
> On Thu 7. Jan 2021 at 09:35, Farell FOLLY <farell at benin2point0.org> wrote:
>
>> Hallo Tatiana,
>>
>> As far as I am concerned, the confusion lies in this sentence:
>>
>>
>>    - From this announcement
>>    <https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-11-16-en> issued on
>>    November 16th
>>
>> >> Interested SOs/ACs should select their respective Fellowship Program
>> mentor and Selection Committee representative by 31 January 2021 and notify
>> fellowshipconsultation at icann.org. Individual self-nominations will not
>> be considered.
>>
>> Which means that SOs/ACs have until 31 January to select Fellowship
>> Mentor and SSC Rep and notify, and self-nomination will not be considered.
>>
>>
>>
>>    - However, from this call
>>    <https://gnso.icann.org/en/announcements/announcement-03dec20-en.htm>issued
>>    on December 3rd
>>
>>
>> >> The GNSO has been invited
>> <https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-11-16-en> to nominate one
>> individual to serve as an ICANN Fellowship Program mentor for three
>> consecutive ICANN meetings beginning with ICANN72. The GNSO is hereby
>> opening a call for Expressions of Interest to solicit volunteers for this
>> position. Please see details below. To apply, fill out the Expression of
>> Interest form
>> <https://gnso.icann.org/en/group-activities/eoi-form-gnso-nominated-mentor-fellowship-03dec20-en.docx>
>> and submit it to gnso-secs at icann.org. The deadline for submissions is *17
>> December 2020 at 23:59 UTC.* Selection of Mentors
>>
>> The ICANN Fellowship Program has invited each of ICANN's Supporting
>> Organizations (SOs) and Advisory Committees (ACs) to nominate one
>> individual each (total of 7) to serve in the capacity of mentor for the
>> Fellowship Program.
>>
>> The GNSO is opening this Expression of Interest to solicit volunteers for
>> the GNSO-nominated mentor position. The GNSO Standing Selection Committee
>> (SSC) will evaluate the responses and make a recommendation to the GNSO
>> Council, which will review the SSC's recommendation and make a final
>> decision.
>>
>>
>> ======
>>
>> Therefore, it really looks like two different calls. And for the second
>> it looks like people could apply individually,  and the SSC will make a
>> recommendation to the GNSO Council. For the SOs/ACs, a total of seven (07)
>> persons are required.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> @__f_f__
>>
>> Best regards
>> ____________________________________
>>
>> Farell FOLLY
>> GNSO Councillor
>> linkedin.com/in/farellf
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 7 Jan 2021, at 08:52, Tatiana Tropina <tatiana.tropina at GMAIL.COM>
>> wrote:
>>
>> Hi all,
>> Am not sure how it’s different from what SSC is doing now as the link to
>> the announcement of 16 November that Tomslin provided us identical to what
>> SSC page provides to explain what they are selecting now.
>> If you want to clarify with staff, I would of course go ahead but I don’t
>> quite understand where the confusion is coming from and what “the call is
>> open” means. The selection deadline for AC/SO is 31 of January, not the
>> application deadline. This is why SSC is dealing with this now because the
>> selection has to be confirmed by the GNSO.
>> Or are you talking about any other deadline?
>> Warm regards
>> Tatiana
>>
>> On Thu 7. Jan 2021 at 02:17, Tomslin Samme-Nlar <mesumbeslin at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> I agree this one is quite confusing. The announcement, like Bruna said,
>>> suggests it is different from the appointment of Heather and what the SSC
>>> is currently working on especially since the announcement said individuals
>>> could not apply directly to GNSO for this one, and in addition, the call is
>>> still open.
>>> I guess the logical way forward is to seek clarification from staff.
>>>
>>>
>>> Tomslin
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> On Thu, 7 Jan 2021 at 04:20, Farell FOLLY <farell at benin2point0.org>
>>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> From what I have understood, there are two different calls with two
>>>> distinct deadlines. The GNSO level selection deadline has expired, however,
>>>> the SO/AC nomination is still ongoing. Otherwise, I don’t understand why
>>>> there are two deadlines and why Someone is already selected while the call
>>>> is still ongoing (end of January). Maybe some clarifications are needed.
>>>>
>>>> Nonetheless, Heather makes a good candidate for the GNSO anyway.
>>>>
>>>> @__f_f__
>>>>
>>>> Best regards
>>>> ____________________________________
>>>>
>>>> Farell FOLLY
>>>> GNSO Councillor
>>>> linkedin.com/in/farellf
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 6 Jan 2021, at 17:39, Bruna Martins dos Santos <
>>>> bruna.mrtns at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Thank you for the clarification, Tanya! Then I guess this call is
>>>> settled.
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Jan 6, 2021 at 1:33 PM Tatiana Tropina <
>>>> tatiana.tropina at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I thought for the fellowship selection committee members the GNSO has
>>>>> approved Heather Forrest to serve an additional term already. It was at the
>>>>> last GNSO meeting. Agenda item number 3:
>>>>> https://community.icann.org/display/gnsocouncilmeetings/Final+Proposed+GNSO+Council+Agenda+17+December+2020
>>>>>
>>>>> Warm regards
>>>>> Tatiana
>>>>>
>>>>> On Wed, 6 Jan 2021 at 16:56, Akinremi Peter Taiwo <
>>>>> compsoftnet at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>
>>>>>> Thanks for raising that Tatiana.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I had to read through to see if it is not the same as GNSO selection
>>>>>> for the same task when it was shared. The publication did not mention GNSO
>>>>>> and that is why I think the call is different. Also, the current task for
>>>>>> the SSC did not include selection of  Committee Members but only GNSO
>>>>>> fellowship mentor program.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  Maybe further clarification is needed.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Wed, Jan 6, 2021 at 4:19 PM Bruna Martins dos Santos <
>>>>>> bruna.mrtns at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> The call announcement is a little confusing then, because it says
>>>>>>> *- Interested SOs/ACs should select their respective Fellowship
>>>>>>> Program mentor and Selection Committee representative by 31 January 2021
>>>>>>> and notify fellowshipconsultation at icann.org
>>>>>>> <fellowshipconsultation at icann.org>. Individual self-nominations will not be
>>>>>>> considered.*
>>>>>>> @Tomslin Samme-Nlar <mesumbeslin at gmail.com> maybe you can check
>>>>>>> with maryam or GNSO staff.  And thanks @Tatiana Tropina
>>>>>>> <tatiana.tropina at gmail.com> for pointing that out.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Best,
>>>>>>> B
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> On Wed, Jan 6, 2021 at 10:59 AM Tatiana Tropina <
>>>>>>> tatiana.tropina at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>>>> it's this call for nominations already closed? I know that SSC is
>>>>>>>> currently dealing with selections?
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> https://community.icann.org/display/GSSC/2021+GNSO+Appointed+Mentor+-+ICANN+Fellowship+Program
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> The deadline for their EOI was in December I think?
>>>>>>>> Or is this something different?
>>>>>>>> Warm regards
>>>>>>>> Tatiana
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> On Wed, 6 Jan 2021 at 14:47, Bruna Martins dos Santos <
>>>>>>>> bruna.mrtns at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Also support it, Tomslin. One suggestion: Might be useful to
>>>>>>>>> clarify on the call that the fellowship mentors are representatives of the
>>>>>>>>> SOs and ACs, so NCSG will make a nomination but it's up to the GNSO
>>>>>>>>> leadership to select this person and not NCSG alone.
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> best,
>>>>>>>>> B
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> On Wed, Jan 6, 2021 at 9:34 AM Akinremi Peter Taiwo <
>>>>>>>>> compsoftnet at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> You have nailed it Tomslin.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> It is good to see adoption of the same criteria currently
>>>>>>>>>> being used for the selection process for the GNSO mentoring program.
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> On Wed, Jan 6, 2021 at 2:38 AM Tomslin Samme-Nlar <
>>>>>>>>>> mesumbeslin at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Dear PC,
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> There was a request for SOs/ACs to select their nominee for the
>>>>>>>>>>> fellowship program mentor and a member for the fellowship program selection
>>>>>>>>>>> committee by 31st January. See
>>>>>>>>>>> https://www.icann.org/news/announcement-2020-11-16-en
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> It is in this regard that I am writing to let you know I'll be
>>>>>>>>>>> putting a call out for volunteers. The following are some criteria and
>>>>>>>>>>> skills I thought the right candidate should have. Can you please make any
>>>>>>>>>>> suggestions/comments regarding this by *23:00 UTC on Thursday
>>>>>>>>>>> 7th January* so that we can send out the call soon after?
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> *For the mentor:*
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Active participant in GNSO structures and policy
>>>>>>>>>>>    development processes with a track record of engagement
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Understanding of the ICANN’s mission, structure, and
>>>>>>>>>>>    multistakeholder model
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Strong written and verbal communication skills
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Project management and coordination skills
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Networking skills
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Ability to create a supportive atmosphere for mentees by
>>>>>>>>>>>    being open, accessible, and approachable
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Willingness to devote the necessary time and resources for
>>>>>>>>>>>    the role
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Robust network within the ICANN community and ability to
>>>>>>>>>>>    leverage and share that network
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Ability to present information in a manner that is simple
>>>>>>>>>>>    and easy to understand
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Ability to establish weekly projects and deliverables for
>>>>>>>>>>>    mentees using a clear and consistent learning approach
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Explanation of interest in serving as an NCSG nominated
>>>>>>>>>>>    mentor and what the mentor will bring to the Fellowship Program if
>>>>>>>>>>>    selected.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> *For the selection committee member:*
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Active participant in GNSO structures and policy
>>>>>>>>>>>    development processes with a track record of engagement
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Understanding of the ICANN’s mission, structure, and
>>>>>>>>>>>    multistakeholder model
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Strong written and verbal communication skills
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Have some experience in candidates selection and review
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Willingness to devote the necessary time and resources for
>>>>>>>>>>>    the role
>>>>>>>>>>>    - Explanation of interest in serving as an NCSG appointed
>>>>>>>>>>>    Fellowship program selection committee member.
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>>>>>>>> Tomslin
>>>>>>>>>>>
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>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>>> Best regards
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> *Taiwo Peter Akinremi*
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>>>>>>>>>> ___________________________________________
>>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>>>> *Bruna Martins dos Santos *
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Skype ID: bruna.martinsantos
>>>>>>>>> @boomartins
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>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> --
>>>>>>> *Bruna Martins dos Santos *
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Skype ID: bruna.martinsantos
>>>>>>> @boomartins
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> --
>>>>>> Best regards
>>>>>>
>>>>>> *Taiwo Peter Akinremi*
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>>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> *Bruna Martins dos Santos *
>>>>
>>>> Skype ID: bruna.martinsantos
>>>> @boomartins
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