.UK Registry Advisory Council

.UK Registry Advisory Council

.UK Registry Advisory Council meeting notes, agendas and all papers are now available via the Member Hub – you will also find contact details for your UKRAC councillors here.

About the UKRAC

Nominet has created the UKRAC to give members a greater voice in how the .UK Registry is run. The purpose of the UKRAC is to foster the long term sustainable success of the .UK namespace, ensuring it remains safe, secure and competitive.

The UKRAC consists of up to six Nominet members that are elected by members on a one member, one vote basis. The Council is chaired by an elected Non-Executive Board Director.

UKRAC members serve a two-year term and can be re-elected, limited to two consecutive two-year terms.

The following table explains the role of a UKRAC member. The UKRAC currently meet virtually.

.UK Registry Advisory Council Member
Time 4-6 half day meetings a year + reviewing materials
Scope .UK registry - see Terms of Reference
Legal No legal duties
Election process One member/one vote - Single Transferable Vote
Length of term 2 years
Remuneration Members of the UKRAC shall receive a per diem payment of £500 for participation at each formal UKRAC meeting, as well as reasonable expenses.

Further details on the role of the UKRAC, the election process and expectations for UKRAC members, can be found in the Terms of Reference.

The Code of Conduct for Councillors of the .uk Registry Advisory Council provides guidance to the councillors as to what may and may not be considered acceptable conduct.

Where the UKRAC agrees to establish a Working Group, the process is set out in the UKRAC Working Group Process.

Nominet has obtained external legal advice on the competition law aspects of the UKRAC which can be found here.

If you have comments or questions, please email [email protected]

 

UKRAC Elections 2022

Voting for the UKRAC members representatives closed on Tuesday 7th June 2022. Thank you to those of you who stood for election and who cast a vote.

The following Nominet members were elected to the .UK Registry Advisory Council:

NameCompanySegment
Dan RodgersDomain Registrar Services Ltd Mid - Small
Robert TaylorHey.co.uk LimitedSecondary Market

There were no candidates for the Large Segment (top 25 by .UK Domains Under Management).

Civica Election Services (CES) managed the election process. For more information regarding the counting and verification of the votes, please see the Member Hub.