The NRO Number Council (NRO NC), is an elected body of 15 volunteers. As stated in the ICANN ASO MoU, the NRO NC serves as the ASO Address Council (ASO AC). The ASO AC / NRO NC’s responsibilities include:

  • Undertaking a role in the Global Policy Development Process (GPDP) and ensuring that policy has been followed.
  • Defining procedures for the selection of individuals to serve on other ICANN bodies, in particular on the ICANN Board.
  • Selecting individuals to serve on ICANN’s Board in Seats 9 and 10.
  • Providing advice to the ICANN Board on Internet number resource allocation policy in conjunction with the ASO/NRO.

ASO AC / NRO NC Members

Each RIR community selects two people to serve on the ASO AC / NRO NC. Each RIR’s Executive Board also appoints one person from its respective region to serve.

ASO AC / NRO NC Member Region Term
From Until
Gaurav Kansal APNIC Jan 2023 Dec 2024
Nicole Chan* (Vice Chair) APNIC Jan 2024 Dec 2024
Di Ma APNIC Jan 2024 Dec 2025
Chris Quesada ARIN Jan 2022 Dec 2024
Nick Nugent ARIN Jan 2023 Dec 2025
Kevin Blumberg* ARIN Jan 2024 Dec 2026
Ricardo Patara (Vice Chair) LACNIC Jan 2022 Dec 2024
Esteban Lescano* LACNIC April 2023 Mar 2025
Jorge Villa LACNIC Jan 2024 Dec 2026
Constanze Bürger RIPE NCC Dec 2023 Dec 2025
Hervé Clément* (Chair) RIPE NCC Jan 2024 Dec 2026

* Appointed by the Executive Board of relevant RIR

Previous ASO AC / NRO NC Members

A list of all previous ASO AC / NRO NC members can be found here.

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Last modified on 29/05/2024