Darcy Southwell

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Affiliation: GNSO
Region: North America
Country: USA
LinkedIn: LinkedInIcon.png   Darcy Southwell
Twitter: TwitterIcon.png   @darcyenyeart
ICANNLogo.png Formerly a member

ICANNLogo.png Formerly a member

Darcy Southwell was the Senior Compliance Officer for Endurance International Group (fka Newfold Digital), which operates registrars Network Solutions, Domain.com, and PDR Ltd. (among others) and a variety of brands supporting web-based solutions for small- and medium sized businesses, including Bluehost, HostGator, iPage, and ResellerClub, with offices in five countries. She was responsible for the development and implementation of Endurance’s global compliance program. This included working with operational teams to implement effective policies and successful best practices in all areas of the business.

ICANN and Internet Governance

When attending ICANN Meetings, Ms. Southwell focuses on policy development within the ICANN community. She has worked on registrar services and registrar compliance since 2006. Ms. Southwell is the past Secretary and past Vice Chair of the RrSG. [1] [2] She is also a past RrSG representative on the GNSO Council. She was also the Co-Chair of i2Coalition's Diversity Initiative; i2Coalition is a member of the ISPCP.

Southwell has been part of:[3]

  • Registrar Stakeholder Group (RrSG)
  • GNSO Council (RrSG)
  • GNSO Council Liaison to IGO-INGO Curative Rights Protection Mechanisms PDP
  • New gTLD Subsequent Procedures PDP Work Track 5
  • GNSO Bylaws Implementation Drafting Team
  • Review of RPMs PDP
  • Next-Generation gTLD RDS PDP


  1. ICANNWiki - ICANN 54 Intake Form, Oct 2015
  2. Darcy Southwell[1]
  3. Southwell SOI, ICANN Community]