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Maureen Hilyard

Maureen is currently the Chair of the At-Large Advisory Committee of ICANN (ALAC) which has a strong user interest in the issue of DNS Abuse. She is the Chair of the Board of Directors of DotAsia; a former Chair of the Pacific Islands Chapter of the Internet Society (PICISOC);  and is a current member of the Public Interest Registry (PIR) Advisory Council. Originally from New Zealand, Maureen has been a development consultant with the government of the Cook Islands for 17 years, working mainly on projects that impact the environment and biodiversity of the tiny South Pacific island nation with a total population of 16,000. She also has a strong interest in the development of the internet and internet governance in the Pacific region.