NRO Executive Council

The CEOs/Directors of the five Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) form the NRO Executive Council (NRO EC).

The positions of NRO Chair, Vice Chair/Secretary and Treasurer rotate annually. The NRO EC acts by consensus from all five RIR regions.

Executive Council Positions

Position Name RIR
Chair Oscar Robles LACNIC
Vice Chair / Secretary John Curran ARIN
Treasurer Paul Wilson APNIC
Member Eddy Mabano Kayihura AFRINIC
Member Kaveh Ranjbar RIPE NCC

NRO EC Meetings

The NRO EC holds monthly teleconferences as well as ad-hoc, face-to-face meetings throughout the year. The minutes for the NRO EC teleconferences and meetings can be found here.

Address Supporting Organization (ASO)

The current Chair of the NRO acts as Chair of the ASO.

ICANN Empowered Community

The current NRO Secretary acts as the The Empowered Community Administration Representative within ICANN’s Empowered Community Structure, and acts only by consensus of all five members of the NRO Executive Council.

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Last modified on 18/11/2019