2019 Member Nominee
I am a computer analyst and programmer since 1981. I own my company and have been dealing with Internet since it's beginning. I am fully bilingual (French and English) and I am a member of boards since 1999. One of the boards is Caisse Desjardins, where I have been in mostly all the available positions and meetings. I did work in many countries around the world over the past 40 years, so I know mny different cultures. I am interrested in a position on the CIRA board to make Canadian Internet become and stay as the best. Thank you for your support.
Answers to mandatory questions:
1. Explain from your perspective what CIRA does and why it matters.
CIRA is an agency that not only manages Canadian domain names, but also an organization that ensures that the development of the Internet in Canada is at its best for all Canadians. It must defend freedom on the Internet and also ensure that the Internet serves the best interests of Canadians.
2. Why do you want to be on CIRA’s board of directors?
I would like to share my experiences in administration and participate in the development of the future of the Internet in Canada and around the world.
3. What specific skills and experience do you have that makes you a qualified candidate for CIRA’s board of directors?
Keep freedom on the Internet and access for all Canadians.
Ensure that Canadians can obtain the same Internet content, regardless of their position on the globe.
Ensure that Canadians can access the Internet equally for all at competitive prices.
Ensuring respect for privacy and personal data is a priority in Canada.
4. What do you think are the top 3 challenges and opportunities facing CIRA in the next 3 to 5 years? What approach would you take to addressing these issues?
Make sure the adminsitration of CIRA is in good health. Make sure we think about the future of Canadian Internet and supervise the faisability of all the projects.