Ron Wickersham – Non Commercial Users Constituency
1. Current vocation:
electronics engineer but duties extend beyond that realm
Alembic, Inc. (electronic guitar manufacturer)
bookworm and chief engineer, plus duties as unix systems administrator, network engineer, factory equipment maintenance, numerical control programmer, and facilities maintenance.
2. Type of work performed in 1 above:
design electronic systems for musical instruments, musical amplification equipment, plus duties as unix systems administrator, network engineer, factory equipment maintenance, numerical control programmer, and facilities maintenance.
i volunteer as systems/network for nocat.net wireless co-op in rural Sonoma County, California (Western Sonoma County Internet Cooperative Corportation, wscicc.org), and Alembic provides free hosting for Internet presence for dozens of non-profit organizations. i also volunteer for San Francisco Community Colo Project which assists larger non-profit organizations with Internet presence. in the Internet tradition, Alembic provides secondary name service for more than 200 domains and assist other organizations with DNS zone editing and other Internet connectivity issues. proponent of the OpenBSD operating system.
3. Identify any financial ownership or senior management/leadership interest in registries, registrars or other firms that are interested parties in ICANN policy or any entity with which ICANN has a transaction, contract, or other arrangement.
no direct or indirect relationships with registries, registrars, or resellers, only associated with end-users of domain names.
4. Identify any type of commercial interest in ICANN GNSO policy development outcomes. Are you representing other parties?
only represent end-user domain name users.
5. Describe any arrangements or agreements between you and any other group, constituency or person(s) regarding your nomination or selection as a work team member.
volunteered thru NCUC.
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