Glenn McKnight

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Region: North America
Country: Canada
Email: mcknight.glenn [at]


Twitter: TwitterIcon.png   @gmcknight
ICANNLogo.png Formerly a member
of ICANN's NomCom

ICANNLogo.png Currently a member

Glenn McKnight has been involved with Internet Issues for the past twenty years working with the Durham Freenet and managing the VOLNET program in Toronto to reach out to non-profits in training and connectivity. McKnight is with the Foundation for Building Sustainable Communities, which joined ICANN's NARALO in 2009. He attended the first ICANN ATLARGE Atlas event in Mexico City. He is the cofounder of Virtual School of Internet Governance, VSIG founded during the pandemic in 2020 and has more than 1000 registrations of its courses in English, French and Spanish. More information at and he is also a volunteer with the North American School of Internet Governance for the past five years.

Involvement with ICANN

  • Current secretariat for Naralo
  • previous Chair of NARALO
  • previous Vice Chair for Outreach and Engagement
  • previous Vice Chair for the Technology Taskforce
  • Past Secretariat
  • previous ALAC Member
  • NARALO delegate on the NomCom x 2

Other committee work

Accessibility Working Group and Social Media Group

At ICANN 42 in Dakar he was filmed a promotional video for NARALO. He is also involved in the WSIS, and the IEEE.[1][2] He is one of the founders of ISOC Canada and the Secretariat/Treasurer for ISOC Canada Chapter and past ISOC Board of Trustees

He has shot hundreds of hours of video and thousands of photos at the various ICANN events

APRALO Showcase


Fun Fact

Mr. McKnight is volunteers with the world's largest zombie walk. He is currently creating a charitable book detailing how to make-up for haunts and haunted theaters.[4] He operated the Canadian Victory Garden for 10 years providing organic local food to food banks