Program Advisory Groups

As a member-owned technology community, Internet2 must ensure that its resources and efforts are used to benefit community members and advance their research, education and service missions. Program Advisory Groups (PAGs) provide an essential channel of community input to advise and guide the creation and direction of Internet2 programs and services. The following PAGs are currently active.

Trust & Identity

Internet2 executive liaison: Kevin Morooney, Vice President of Trust & Identity Services

Internet2 staff liaison(s): Elaine Alejo, Assistant Program Manager

Ashrab AhmedNational Institutes of HealthDeputy Chief, Identity and Access Management Services
Rachana AnanthakrishnanGlobus, University of ChicagoExecutive Director
Brad ChristEastern Washington UniversityAssociate Vice President for Information Technology
Bernie GulachekUniversity of MinnesotaVice President and Chief Information Officer
Kristi HolmesGalter Health Sciences Library, Northwestern UniversityDirector
Christine MikiBenelogicPresident
Kim MilfordUniversity of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignChief Information Security Officer
Sean MooneyUniversity of WashingtonChief Research Information Officer and Professor
Chris MisraUniversity of Massachusetts AmherstVice Chancellor for Information Technology and CIO
Dave RobinsonBaylor SchoolChief Information Officer
Jim StewartUETNChief Technology Officer
Marc WallmanNorth Dakota State UniversityVice President for Information Technology
Ann WestInternet2Associate Vice President for Trust & Identity
Klaas WierengaGÉANTChief Information and Technology Officer
Steve ZoppiInternet2Associate Vice President, Services Integration and Architecture

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External Relations

The primary purpose of the External Relations PAG (ERPAG) is to advise Internet2 management on public policy matters and strategic planning relevant to the Internet2 community. These responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Internet2 staff liaison(s): Samuel Burns, Program Manager, External Relations; Matthew Hall, Program Manager, External Relations

William ByersMOREnet (Missouri Research and Education NetworkDirector of Strategic Initiatives
Jarret CummingsEDUCAUSEDirector, Policy & External Relations
Cyril DaddCenturyLink, Inc.Director, Federal and Legislative Affairs
Lev GonickArizona State UniversityChief Information Officer
Ilse KoningSurfnet BVAdvisor Public Affairs
Brian NicholsUniversity of KentuckyCIO
Doug WasitisIndiana UniversityDirector of Federal Relations

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Community Engagement

The Community Engagement (CE) PAG provides valuable input to Internet2 regarding community engagement opportunities and events, member programs, and marketing and communications. It provides key member perspectives on the benefits and value of Internet2 membership. The CE-PAG plays a key role in ensuring that member voices are heard and that the value proposition for all Internet2 members remains a top priority.

Internet2 executive liaison(s): Michael Erickson, Associate Vice President, Community Engagement; Ana Hunsinger, Vice President, Community Engagement

Simeon AnanouStony Brook UniversityVice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Brice BibleSUNY (State University of New York) – University At BuffaloVP/CIO
Saira HasnainUniversity of FloridaAssociate Vice President and Deputy CIO
Vince KellenUniversity of California – San DiegoCIO
Jane LivingstonUniversity of Notre DameVice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Helen NorrisChapman UniversityVice President and Chief Information Officer
Sharon PittBrown UniversityCIO and VP for IT
Carrie RamppFranklin & Marshall CollegeVice President & CIO
Sam SegranTexas Tech UniversityCIO & VP for IT

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Internet2 NET+

The NET+ PAG provides community input and guidance to the creation and direction of our NET+ programs and services.  Comprised of leading academic member institutions as well as two regional program representatives, the group serves as the community body providing guidance on the size, makeup, technology standards, and financial objectives of the NET+ portfolio of services.

Internet2 executive liaison: Kevin Morooney, Vice President of Trust & Identity Services & NET+

Internet2 staff liaison(s): Elaine Alejo, Executive Assistant to Vice President, T& I /NET+ Services; Sean O’Brien, Director, NET+ Cloud Services

Edward AractingiCollege of William & MaryChief Information Officer
Kitty BridgesNYU Senior Advisor for Strategic Initiatives
Dana GermanUniversity of VirginiaInterim Vice President and Chief Information Officer
Loren MalmBall State UniversityVice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
Kevin MorooneyInternet2Vice President, Trust and Identity Services & NET+
Matthew RileyUniversity of Illinois – ChicagoChief Information Officer and Vice Chancellor
John SuessUniversity of Maryland – Baltimore CountyVice President, Information Technology & CIO
Cheryl WashingtonUniversity of California – DavisChief Information Security Officer
Todd ShechterUniversity of Wisconsin-MadisonChief Technology Officer

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Network Architecture, Operations and Policy (NAOP)

The NAOPpag provides strategic advice to Internet2 executive leadership on all aspects of designing, operating, sustaining and coordinating advanced network services that support the requirements and aspirations of the Internet2 community for advanced global end-to-end network capabilities.

Internet2 executive liaison: James Deaton, Vice President, Network Services

Internet2 staff liaison(s): Linda Roos, Sr. Director, Service Implementation & Retention

Jean, IncPresident & CEO
Sarah ChristenCornell UniversityDirector, IT Infrastructure
Cas D’AngeloSouthern Crossroads (SoX)President
James DeatonInternet2Vice President, Network Services
Bernard S. GulachekUniversity of Minnesota – Twin CitiesVP for Information Technology and CIO
Byron HicksLEARNNetwork Services Director (NTAC Representative)
Rick HaugerudUniversity of Nebraska SystemAssistant Vice President, IT Security Services
Jonah KeoughPNWGP (Pacific Northwest GigaPOP)Managing Director
Cindy LeavittThe Ohio State UniversityCIO/Vice President
Derek MassethSun Corridor Network (Arizona)Executive Director
Shawn McKeeUniversity of MichiganResearch Scientist
Jessie MintonWashington University in St. LouisVice Chancellor for Technology and Chief Information Officer
Daniel SchmiedtTexas A&MAssociate Vice President, Enterprise Networks
Tracy SmithUniversity of Illinois – Urbana-ChampaignDeputy CIO for Innovation & Technology Strategy
Scott ValcourtNortheastern UniversityAssociate Teaching Professor
Rodney WilsonCiena CorporationChief Technologist, Research Networks

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