IESG Statement on NomCom Eligibility and Day Passes
Date: 24 May 2010
RFC 3777 requires that voting members of the nominating committee (NomCom) be selected from volunteers that have attended at least three of the last five IETF meetings. The IAOC is conducting a day pass experiment, making it necessary to clarify the NomCom eligibility rules to address IETF participants that make use of a day pass. An update to RFC 3777 will be needed to address this situation if at the end of the experiment the IAOC decides to make day passes a regular meeting registration alternative. This statement provides guidance until an update to RFC 3777 is proposed, reviewed, and approved.
The eligibility requirements of volunteers for NomCom voting member positions are provided in RFC 3777, which includes:
In the context of the day pass experiment, this is interpreted to mean: