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Ottawa, ON - April 05, 2016 –The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) Board of Directors is seeking individuals to join its nomination committee for the 2016 board of directors election.

The nomination committee's role is to seek and select qualified candidates for CIRA's board of directors election. The committee's focus is to help build a board of directors that represents a wide range of views and interests, ultimately contributing to the strategic direction of .CA, CIRA, and the broader Canadian Internet.

CIRA is looking for Canadians who have:

  • current governance experience (mandatory);
  • experience identifying and selecting superior candidates;
  • experience in relevant industry sectors;
  • a passion for Canada's Internet.

The deadline to submit applications for the nomination committee is 2 p.m. ET, April 19, 2016.

Interested candidates can submit their applications online. Additional information about the formation of the nomination committee is available on CIRA's website.

About CIRA

The Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) manages the .CA top-level domain on behalf of all Canadians. A Member-based organization, CIRA also develops and implements policies that support Canada's Internet community, and represents the .CA registry internationally.

Media Contacts

Tanya O'Callaghan

Senior Manager, Communications