Joining and Participating in DNS-OARC
DNS-OARC offers a number of ways for organizations to participate in its activities. The following table provides an overview. Further descriptions are below:
DNS-OARC Participation Categories
DNS-OARC members have voting rights within the OARC legal entity (i.e., to elect the Board of Directors) and access to certain members-only resources. There are five levels of membership:
Platinum: This is available to corporations and governments with a particularly strong interest in supporting the mission and success of DNS-OARC. This level entitles Member to at least twelve (12) assigned Points of Contact, each of which may participate in the DNS-OARC system, and inclusion of Member in publicity materials appearing on the DNS-OARC website and elsewhere.
Gold: This is available for organizations with a strong interest in the mission and success of DNS-OARC. This level entitles Member to eight (8) assigned Points of Contact, each of which may participate in the DNS-OARC system, and inclusion of Member in publicity materials appearing on the DNS-OARC website and elsewhere.
Silver: This level entitles Member to five (5) assigned Points of Contact, each of which may participate in the DNS-OARC system.
Bronze: This level entitles Member to three (3) assigned Points of Contact, each of which may participate in the DNS-OARC system.
Blue: This level is available, at the OARC Board's discretion, to individuals and small organizations/groups with 10 or fewer employees or less than $1M annual income. It entitles Member to two (2) assigned Points of Contact, each of which may participate in the DNS-OARC system.
Non-Member Participant Levels
Supporter: This entitles Participant to one (1) assigned Point of Contact, which may participate in the DNS-OARC system. This is available to qualified non-profit and research institutions, provided that in the sole discretion of the Board of Directors participation by such institution has an overall positive impact on the operation of DNS- OARC. Such membership is at no charge. If applying for the Supporter level, please state on the Application Form how participation by your institution will be of overall benefit to the operation of DNS-OARC.
DNS-OARC Supporters do not have voting rights or access to certain resources. The DNS-OARC Data Sharing Agreement may be used by organizations that wish to contribute data.
How To Join
Submitted by keith on Wed, 2015-03-04 17:16
ARI Registry Services
Public Interest Registry
University of Maryland