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Domain Name News – CIRA election results

CIRA Announces 2013 Board of Directors Election ResultsDomain_News.pngThe Canadian Internet Registration Authority (CIRA) has announced that Rowena Liang, Louise Macdonald, Kevin McArthur, and Rob Villeneuve have been elected to its Board of Directors. A total of 2236 votes were cast, and a complete list of candidates and vote counts has been posted. Long time Director Paul Andersen stepped down this year. Mr. Andersen first joined the CIRA Board in 2001, and he has been the organization’s longest serving Chair.

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