The MANRS Steering Committee comprises seven individuals elected by the MANRS community to coordinate and develop the MANRS initiative. The 2023 MANRS Steering Committee Elections will seek to fill three vacated seats.

Run for Election

Nominations are open from 1 to 28 October 2023. If you would like to volunteer or nominate someone else to take a leading role in improving the resilience and security of a critical component of the Internet infrastructure, please fill in the nomination form by 28 October 23.59 UTC.

Everyone is eligible to serve on the Steering Committee — MANRS participation is not required.

Members of the Steering Committee may serve for a maximum of two consecutive three-year terms.

Get Ready to Vote

MANRS participants will vote online from 31 October (00.01 UTC) to 2 November 2023 (23.59 UTC) [Update: 1 November (00:01 UTC) to 3 November (23:59 UTC)] 2023. Each participant may submit one ballot.

If your organization is a MANRS participant, make sure you know who your voting representative is and update information as needed. Log into your Observatory account and check your profile (in the top right of the screen). It will tell you if you’re the primary contact for your organization, or who it is if it isn’t you.

Key Election Dates

  • Call for Nominations: 1 October to 28 October 2023
  • Online Election: 31 October to 2 November 2023 [Update: 1 November (00:01 UTC) to 3 November (23:59 UTC)] 2023
  • Results Announced: 8 November 2023

Please contact us if you have any questions about the process. To read the full details, read the full Appointment Process.