Domains & Jurisdiction Program Contact Group Members

Published on
June 18, 2020

The Domains & Jurisdiction Program Contact Group engages a selected set of senior-level global key actors from governments, internet companies, technical operators, civil society, leading universities, and international organizations. 

The Contact Group is tasked to enhance policy coherence and develop solutions for legal interoperability concerning cross-border DNS-level action to address abuses through the joint development of Norms, Criteria, Mechanisms. 

The work is facilitated by the Secretariat of the Internet & Jurisdiction Policy Network and guided by a neutral Coordinator and Working Group Facilitators, appointed by the Secretariat for their outstanding expertise and standing in the community. They serve in their personal capacity.

Meet the Members of the 2019/2020 Domains & Jurisdiction Program Contact Group

Coordinator

Brian Cimbolic
Vice President and General Counsel
Public Interest Registry

Members

Benedict Addis
Chair
Registrar of Last Resort (RoLR)

Fiona Alexander
Distinguished Policy Strategist in Residence 
American University

Gabe Andrews
Supervisory Special Agent (SSA)
Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Tijani Ben Jemaa
Executive Director 
Mediterranean Federation of Internet Associations (MFIA)

Pierre Bonis 
Chief Executive Officer
AFNIC

Graeme Bunton
Manager, Analytics and Insights Manager, Public Policy 
Tucows

Jordan Carter
Chief Executive 
InternetNZ

Alternate
Brent Carey
Domain Name Commissioner
Domain Name Commission Ltd

Susan Chalmers
Internet Policy Analyst
National Telecommunications and Information Administration
United States, Department of Commerce

Heath Dixon
Senior Corporate Counsel - Registry, Registrar, and Domains Legal
Amazon Web Services

Alternate
Chris Wilson
Senior Manager, Public Policy (Internet Governance)
Amazon Web Services

Keith Drazek
Vice President, Public Policy and Government Relations 
VeriSign

Heather Dryden
Senior Advisor 
Canada, Department of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

Stephanie Duchesneau 
Program Manager
Google

Miguel Ignacio Estrada 
General Manager
LACTLD

Alternate
Rocio de la Fuente
Communications Officer 
LACTLD

Jothan Frakes
Executive Director
Domain Name Association (DNA)

Grace Githaiga 
Associate
Kenya ICT Action Network (KICTANET)

Hartmut Glaser
Executive Secretary
Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br)

Alternate
Vinicius Santos
Technical Advisor
Brazilian Internet Steering Committee (CGI.br)

Rahul Gosain
Director, IRSME 
India, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

Statton Hammock 
Vice President of Global Policy and Industry Development 
MarkMonitor

Ashley Heineman
Director, Global Policy
Go Daddy

Byron Holland
President and Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Internet Registry Authority (CIRA)

Alternate
Allan MacGillivray
Senior Policy Advisor to the President
Canadian Internet Registry Authority (CIRA)

Manal Ismail
Executive Director, International Technical Coordination 
Egypt, National Telecommunications Regulatory Authority

Marilia Maciel 
Digital Policy Senior Researcher
Diplo Foundation

Fulvia Menin 
Policy Officer
European Commission, DG CONNECT

Paul Mitchell 
Senior Director, Technology Policy 
Microsoft

Desiree Miloshevic
Senior Advisor of International Affairs and Public Policy
Afilias

Alternate
David Payne
Vice President, Compliance
Afilias

Michele Neylon 
Chief Executive Officer
Blacknight Internet Solutions

Crystal Ondo
Policy & Compliance Manager
Google Domains & Registry 

Bryan Schilling 
Consumer Safeguards Director 
ICANN

Jorg Schweiger 
Chief Executive Officer
DENIC

Alternate
Peter Koch 
Policy Advisor
DENIC

Tim Smith 
Executive Director / General Manager 
Canadian International Pharmacy Association

Hilde Thunem 
Chief Executive Officer
Norid

Geo Van Langenhove
Legal Manager and Data Protection Officer 
European Registry of Internet Domain Names (EURid)

Alternate
Julie Michel 
Legal Counsel
EURid

Peter Van Roste 
General Manager 
Council of European National Top-Level Domain Registries (CENTR)

Alternate
Polina Malaja
Policy Advisor
Council of European National Top-Level Domain Registries (CENTR)

Alan Woods 
Senior Compliance and Policy Manager
Donuts


Meet past Members of the Domains & Jurisdiction Program Contact Group

2018/2019 Domains & Jurisdiction Program Contact Group
2017 Domains & Jurisdiction Program Contact Group