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External Relations Program Advisory Group

Overview
Group Chair(s):
John Morabito
Group Type:
Advisory Group
Group Areas(s):
Governance
Description:
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:

  • Recommending public policy projects and priorities
  • Assisting with the development of domestic and international public policies
  • Reviewing Internet2 advocacy materials
  • Analyzing rules, legislation, and other matters impacting Internet2
  • Informing Internet2 on the role of commercial service providers
  • Facilitating communications between Internet2 and the research and education community
  • Engaging in external advocacy
  • Helping recruit expert volunteers for Internet2 initiatives or projects

Internet2 staff liaison(s): Matthew Hall, Program Manager, External Relations; Danielle Rodier, Sr. Director, Government Relations
Member Affiliation Title
William Byers MOREnet (Missouri Research and Education Network Director of Strategic Initiatives
Jarret Cummings EDUCAUSE Director, Policy & External Relations
John Evans Evans Telecommunications Co. Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
Pamela Hollick Level 3 Communications Associate General Counsel
Ilse Koning Surfnet BV Advisor Public Affairs
Timothy Lance NYSERNet, Inc. Chief Research Officer
Bruce Maas Internet2 Innovation Fellow/Emeritus Vice Provost
John Morabito Internet2 Vice President, External Relations, General Counsel, and Corporate Secretary
Brian Nichols University of Kentucky Chief Information Officer
George Thoma National Institutes of Health (NIH) Chief, Communications Engineering Branch
Doug Wasitis Indiana University Director of Federal Relations
Gordon Wishon (retired) Arizona State University Chief Information Officer

upcoming events

Watch here for further details on upcoming events (posted as appropriate).