NEM Elections: Candidate Guide

On December 10th — 14th, the NEM Community will be having an election with the purpose of electing the four new Executive Committee (ExCo) and six new Council Members of the Foundation.

Below you can learn more about the function of each position as well as the candidates.

PRESIDENT

The President shall chair all general meetings and shall sign the minutes of such meetings after they have been duly confirmed as a correct record thereof. For the avoidance of doubt, the signing of the minutes shall be via the NEM Blockchain’s notarization function. The President shall represent the Company in its dealings with outside persons. The President shall have a casting vote in the event of a tie.

Candidates:

Alexandra Tinsman

Incumbent Position: Regional Head, NEM North America

Policy Document: Alex Tinsman Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/alexandra-tinsman-for-president/20441

Additional Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6wpS7bZ3Ns and also https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1n5oSrRu8EXnoYEbzzrAlg?view_as=subscriber

Additional Community Interviews: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZSXBHJaGp0

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alextinsman/

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/Inside_NEM

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Stephen Chia

Incumbent Position: Regional Head, NEM SEA / Council Member

Policy Document: Stephen Chia Policy Document

Additional Video Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvNCi4uBdNM

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/schia/

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VICE-PRESIDENT

The Vice-President shall assist the President and deputize for the President in his/her absence.

Candidates:

Misha Granin

Incumbent Position: Former NEM Industry Partnership Coordinator

Policy Document: Misha Granin Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/misha-granin-for-vice-president-at-least-for-a-day-so-we-all-can-create-nem-foundation-2-0/20742

Additional Video Interviews: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVCTDSSD5NA&feature=youtu.be and https://youtu.be/X5r3G_yigY4

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/granin/

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Nelson Valero

Incumbent Position: Regional Head, NEM ANZ / Council Member

Policy Document: Nelson Valero Policy Document

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nelz-valero-13a912123/

Additional Video Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofqHlXB6u1Y&feature=youtu.be

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/nelsonhvalero

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SECRETARY

The Secretary shall record all actions of the ExCo, Board of Directors and general membership meetings and distribute general membership meeting minutes to Members and to the Company’s Secretary. The Secretary shall also inform the Company’s Secretary results of the elections of Board of Directors and ExCo and shall maintain an up to date register of Members at all times.

Candidates:

Jason Lee

Incumbent Position: Expansion Director, NEM ANZ

Policy Document: Jason Lee Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/jason-lee-for-secretary-and-council-member/20632

Additional Video Interviews: https://youtu.be/v8KgC0UAQwE and https://youtu.be/bfGMSp7oayQ

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonleecj/

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/jasonleecj

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Laura Takenaka

Incumbent position: Country Head, NEM Thailand

Policy Document: Laura Takenaka Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/laura-takenaka-for-secretary-council/20442

Additional Video: https://youtu.be/buwiCWVnvjc

Additional Community Video Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWZB7mvcZK4&feature=youtu.be

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauratakenaka/

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/TakenakaLaura

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TREASURER

The Treasurer shall be responsible for maintaining proper accounts of all monetary transactions of NEM. The Treasurer shall receive, keep and disburse all funds on behalf of the NEM and be responsible for their correctness.

Dona Rinon

Incumbent position: Leader, NEM Middle East

Policy Document: Dona Rinon Policy Document

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dona-rinon/

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/dajx29

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COUNCIL MEMBERS

Candidates:

Alvin Chua

Incumbent Position: None

Policy Document: Alvin Chua Policy Document

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Anton Bosenko

Incumbent Position: Country Head, NEM Ukraine

Policy Document: Anton Bosenko Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/anton-bosenko-for-nem-council/20876

Additional Community Video Interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dr_hJ_wH6ew&feature=youtu.be

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/antonboss/

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Bartlomiej “Tony” Sanak

Incumbent Position: None

Policy Document: Tony Sanak Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/tony-bartlomiej-sanak-for-nem-council/20539

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bart%C5%82omiej-sanak-b834aa95/

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/explorecryptony

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Emerson Fonseca

Incumbent Position: Country Head, NEM Philippines

Policy Document: Emerson Fonseca Policy Document

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/emerson-fonseca-7114048a/

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/CryptoFonzy

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Hiroki “Ninja” Koga

Incumbent Position: Country Head, NEM Japan

Policy Document: Ninja Koga Policy Document

Additional Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hrmxC8i4zaM ; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hJbmsavWfBA

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/hiroki-koga-533642167/

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/cryptoZZ

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Hongbin “Thilon” Ma

Incumbent Position: Co-Founder, NEM China

Policy Document: Thilon Ma Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/hongbin-ma-thilon-for-council-member/20694

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/thilon

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Jason Lee

Incumbent Position: Expansion Director, NEM ANZ

Policy Document: Jason Lee Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/jason-lee-for-secretary-and-council-member/20632

Additional Video Interviews: https://youtu.be/v8KgC0UAQwE and https://youtu.be/bfGMSp7oayQ

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jasonleecj/

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/jasonleecj

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Jeff McDonald

Incumbent Position: Co-Founder / Advisor / Former VP

Letter: Jeff McDonald Letter

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/jeff-mcdonald-for-nem-council/20961/2

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffmcdonald/

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/thejabo38

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Josia Engelbrecht

Incumbent Position: None

Policy Document: Josia Engelbrecht

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/josia-j-j-engelbrecht-ravenfield-for-council-member/20542

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/josia-engelbrecht-21561755/

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Julian “Brain” Vettermann

Incumbent Position: None

Policy Document: Brain Vettermann Policy Document

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/julian-bettermann-6b87078b/

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Kimble Ngo

Incumbent Position: Country Head, NEM Vietnam

Policy Document: Kimble Ngo Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/nem-council-member-kimble-ngo/20800

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimblengo/

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/KimbleNgo

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Klim Geran

Incumbent Position: Country Head, NEM Russia

Policy Document: Klim Geran Policy Document

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/klimgeran/

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/GeranKlim

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Laura Takenaka

Incumbent position: Country Head, NEM Thailand

Policy Document: Laura Takenaka Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/laura-takenaka-for-secretary-council/20442

Additional Video: https://youtu.be/buwiCWVnvjc

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lauratakenaka/

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/TakenakaLaura

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Manfred G von Nostitz

Incumbent Position: None

Policy Document: Manfred G von Nostitz Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/manfred-g-von-nostitz-for-council/20805

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/manfred-g-von-nostitz-a90319156/

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Mark Burbach

Incumbent Position: None

Policy Document: Mark Burbach Policy Document

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Mark Price

Incumbent Position: Tech Consultant, NEM North America

Policy Document: Mark Price Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/mark-price-for-nem-council/20404

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/spentak/

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/markprice_dev

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Pedro Gutierrez

Incumbent Position: Regional Head, NEM LATAM

Policy Document: Pedro Gutierrez Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/pedro-e-gutierrez-q-for-nem-council-member/20662

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/pedro-e-gutierrez-q-0b5891167/

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Ricardo “Trikar” Medrano

Incumbent Position: Country Head, NEM Hongkong

Policy Document: Trikar Medrano Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/trikar-for-nem-foundation-council/20518

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/medranolopez/

Twitter Profile: https://twitter.com/trikar

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Steve Li

Incumbent Position: Regional Head, NEM China

Policy Document: Steve Li Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/some-thoughts-from-steve-li-nem-china/21053

LinkedIn Profile: https://www.linkedin.com/in/shigeng-li-22120895/

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William Tan

Incumbent Position: Country Head, Singapore

Policy Document: William Tan Policy Document

NEM Forum Link: https://forum.nem.io/t/william-tan-for-council-member/20867

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Xiangyu “Kevin” Li

Incumbent Position: Co-Founder, NEM China

Policy Document: Kevin Li Policy Document