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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Friends and Colleagues,<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">A gentle reminder. The form remains open until
<b><span style="color:#C00000">Friday 3 August 2018 at 23.59 UTC</span></b>.</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Thank you,</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Fahd Batayneh</span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">On Behalf of the Middle East DNS Forum Program Committee<o:p></o:p></span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="color:black">Subject: </span></b><span style="color:black">ME DNS Forum - Call for New Program Committee Members<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"><o:p> </o:p></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Friends and Colleagues,</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">As you know, ICANN organizes the Middle East DNS Forum on annual basis. The forum has a Program Committee of 6 members who work on the agenda in terms of suggesting topics and suggesting
 speakers. Every year, 3 members retire, thus pave the way for 3 new members to join the PC.</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">This is a call for interested experts and relevant stakeholders to apply for one of the 3 vacancies of the ME DNS Forum PC. Interested candidates are expected to:</span></p>
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<li class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo3"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Serve with no financial compensation incurred;</span><o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo3"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Attend teleconference calls when needed;</span><o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo3"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Have expertise in one or more of the following:</span>
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<li class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level2 lfo3"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">DNS Registry and Registrar Operations;</span><o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level2 lfo3"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Domain Name Marketing and Business Development;</span><o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level2 lfo3"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">DNS Protocols and Technologies, including DNSSEC, IPv6, IDNs, etc.;</span><o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level2 lfo3"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">DNS Security, Stability, and Resiliency;</span><o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level2 lfo3"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Expertise in event planning and agenda development; and</span><o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level2 lfo3"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Strong network of contacts.</span><o:p></o:p></li></ul>
</li><li class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo3"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Serve for a term of 2 years;</span><o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo3"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Devote adequate time especially around the forum’s dates; and</span><o:p></o:p></li><li class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify;mso-list:l0 level1 lfo3"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Travel to attend the forum and possibly PC face-to-face meetings.</span><o:p></o:p></li></ul>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">If interested, please fill out the form at
<a href="https://goo.gl/forms/0vZotSwPyHOHZRb23">https://goo.gl/forms/0vZotSwPyHOHZRb23</a>. The form remains open until
<b><span style="color:#C00000">Friday 3 August 2018 at 23.59 UTC</span></b>.</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Thank you,</span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt"> </span></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><b><span style="font-size:11.0pt">Fahd Batayneh</span></b></p>
<p class="MsoNormal" style="text-align:justify"><span style="font-size:11.0pt">On Behalf of the Middle East DNS Forum Program Committee</span></p>
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