[LINK] ISOC Award Nomination
Sat, 30 Mar 2002 16:03:49 +1100
Perhaps linkers might wish to suggest an appropriate candidate?
Although I'm sure I'm not the only ISOC Member on this list, and
whom will therefore have received the email below, having worked
with Lynn St.Amour before, I'd be happy to assist ISOC in this, &
follow through with appropriate Link suggestions, if there are any?
29 March 2002
NOMINATION OF CANDIDATES
FOR JONATHAN B. POSTEL SERVICE AWARD
Each year, the Internet Society awards the
Jonathan B. Postel Service Award at the annual
INET conference. The award is presented to an
individual who has made outstanding contributions
in service to the data communications community
and the deadline for nominations is 1 May 2002.
For more information and criteria, see
http://www.isoc.org/awards/. The Chair of the
2002 committee is Dr. Stephen Crocker and this
year, the award will be made at INET'02 to be held
the 18th - 21st June 2002 in Washington, DC
About the Award
The Jonathan B. Postel Service Award was established
by the Internet Society to honor a person who has
made outstanding contributions in service to the
data communications community. It is named for
Dr. Jonathan B. Postel to recognize and commemorate
the extraordinary stewardship exercised by Jon over
the course of a thirty year career in networking.
He served as the editor of the RFC series of notes
from its inception in 1969 until 1998. He also
served as the ARPANET "numbers Czar" and Internet
Assigned Numbers Authority over the same period
of time. He was a founding member of the Internet
Architecture (nee Activities) Board and the first
individual member of the Internet Society, where
he also served as a Trustee. For additional
information on Jon Postel's life and contributions,
please visit http://www.isoc.org/postel/.
Award Nomination Procedure
The nominee does not need to be a member of ISOC.
However, the nominator does need to be an ISOC
member in good standing.
Nominate via email to <firstname.lastname@example.org>, and
include the following details:
1. Name and Email address of nominee
2. CV/Bio of nominee
3. Statement of recommendation including specific
acts, works, contributions, and other criteria that
would show the nominee to fit the standard set by
Jon Postel. It should be clear from your statement
that your nominee has performed in this manner over
a long period of time, not simply that the nominee
has done several significant things in the area of
data communications and the Internet. Please include
corroborating references with their name, email
address, and telephone number.
Conclude with your postal address, ISOC member
number, and telephone number as well as the postal
address, telephone and fax number of the nominee.
Thank you in advance for your support,
Lynn St.Amour Steve Crocker
President/CEO Chair, Postel Award
Internet Society 2002 Nominating Committee
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