Public Interest Registry Welcomes Applications for its Advisory Council

RESTON, Va., June 10, 2024 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Interest Registry (PIR) today announced that it is accepting applications for its Advisory Council. The Advisory Council helps PIR in its mission to create more and stronger mission-driven organizations and provides input and recommendations on issues affecting the broader .ORG Community, including noncommercial Internet users, nonprofits, and mission-driven organizations.


PIR Advisory Council members also reflect diverse subject matter interests, including, but not limited to, educational, artistic, cultural, human rights, political, religious, and scientific sectors. No two members of the Council will be from the same organization, and PIR will work toward the selection of a globally diverse representation of small, medium, and large organizations.

All Council member seats are for terms of one to three years in accordance with the PIR Advisory Council Charter. The positions are voluntary but do include funded travel to PIR's Reston, VA headquarters for one of the four regularly scheduled meetings throughout the year. New members must have demonstrated commitment to the responsible, ethical, and effective use of the Internet. Domain industry experience is also desirable. Strong English communications skills are preferred as the Council will convene and communicate in English.

The call for PIR Advisory Council applications opens June 10, 2024. Interested individuals can nominate themselves or other candidates using the form linked below. Expressions of interest and qualifications, one to three references, and biographical information highlighting relevant experience, expertise, and contact information must be submitted by September 6, 2024.

New members will be notified of their acceptance by November 21, 2024.

For more information on the PIR Advisory Council and to submit an application, please visit

About Public Interest Registry
PIRis a nonprofit that operates the .ORG top-level domain—one of the world's largest generic top-level domains with more than 10.9 million domain names registered worldwide. .ORG is open to everyone, providing a global platform for organizations, associations, clubs, businesses and individuals to bring their ideas to life. PIR has been a champion for a free and open Internet for two decades with a clear mission to be an exemplary domain name registry, provide a trusted digital identity and help educate those who dedicate themselves to improving our world. PIR was founded by the Internet Society ( in 2002 and is based in Reston, Virginia, USA. Visit for more information.

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