Application for "At-Large Structure" (ALS) Designation
- Organization's Name: N-CAP
- Organization's email address: dthompson@xxxxxx
- Organization's phone number (include country/city codes): (867) 899-7363
Organization's address (location and postal address, if different):
Box 429, Pond Inlet, NU X0A 0S0
- Organization's website (URL) (if available): nu.e-association.ca
Organization's contact for ALS application (email, phone, address):
Darlene Thompson (info as above)
Is your organization constituted so that participation by individual Internet users who are citizens or residents of countries within the Geographic Region in which your organization is based will predominate in your organization's operation?
Yes. Our organization encompasses the Territory of Nunavut, Canada.
Describe your organization's constituents/membership (number, citizenship/location, defining characteristic - e.g. profession for professional societies):
We have 19 members. These members represent 18 different CAP sites in 16 of Nunavut's 25 communities plus the Nunavut Department of Education.
Explain the eligibility requirements (if any) for your organization's constituents/membership (if you provide a written application for admission as a member, you may attach a copy):
Any group that provides public computer access can become a member of N-CAP at no cost (plus one membership for the Department of Education).
In what language/s does your organization conduct its business?
English and Inuktitut
Provide support for the statement that your organization is self-supporting (by answering "yes" you confirm that it will not rely on ICANN for funding):
Yes, we are self supporting and have been for the last five years. We rely on funding from various federal and territorial government departments, not on ICANN.
Describe your organization's structure (e.g. governing and decision-making bodies and processes):
We attain and then provide funding to support Nunavut's CAP program. This money goes towards maintaining the actual sites and to providing for jobs for youths at the sites. We also take part in various projects to support internet access within Nunavut.
Does your organization commit to supporting its individual constituents'/membership's informed participation in ICANN?
Describe how your organization keeps its constituents/membership informed about, and enables them to participate in, decisions regarding issues of interest:
Mainly e-mails. There are no roads in Nunavut linking any of our communities together so face-to-face meetings are impossible. Any time any decision needs to be made its done through e-mails or, if necessary, a telephone conference.
Does your organization post on the Internet publicly-accessible, current information about your organization's goals, structure, description of constituent group(s)/membership, working mechanisms, leadership, and contact(s) (if this information currently is available, provide URLs)?
Yes - nu.e-association.ca
Provide information on your organization's leadership (leaders' names, positions, emails):
Ron Elliott - President, relliott@xxxxxx
Brian Manning - Vice-President, bmanning@xxxxxx
Darlene Thompson - Secretary/Treasurer, dthompson@xxxxxx
- What is your organization's primary goal or mission (please attach any mission or policy statement for your organization, if in writing, or provide a URL, if posted):
- What ICANN-related issues currently are of interest to your organization's constituents/membership:
If formed, will your organization commit to assisting the Regional At-Large Organization (RALO) for the region in which your organization is based in performing its function?
Darlene A. Thompson