Executive Director and Higher Education Chief Information Officer
Von Royal • firstname.lastname@example.org
As executive director, Von provides leadership for all levels of the OneNet organization. He began his career with the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education in 1989 and has served in a variety of positions leading into his current role. Von also serves as Oklahoma’s chief information officer for higher education. In this role, he coordinates I.T. collaborations for the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education, with a focus on achieving cost savings for Oklahoma’s colleges and universities.
Chief Technology Officer
James Deaton • email@example.com
As chief technology officer, James Deaton is responsible for the research, selection and deployment of advanced services and represents OneNet in a variety of regional and national research networking organizations. He joined OneNet in July 1996 and has had the pleasure of seeing bandwidth for Oklahoma increase from a handful of Megabits to over 100 Gigabits.
Chief Security Information Officer
Barbara McCrary • firstname.lastname@example.org
Barbara has more than 10 years of information security experience working as information technology manager and has served as chief information security officer since 2009. Her primary focus is strategic planning, oversight and accountability for the State Regents and OneNet’s information assurance program, which includes awareness and security training and development.
Director of Administration
Ken Ferguson • email@example.com
Ken joined the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education in 1989 and has served on the OneNet team since 2000. As our director of administration, he is responsible for OneNet’s budget and provides leadership for the accounting, circuit provisioning and customer outreach departments.
Director of Network Services
Robert Nordmark • firstname.lastname@example.org
Robert joined OneNet in July 2012 and serves as the director of network services. Robert oversees the design and maintenance of all network related services.
Director of Network Infrastructure
Randy Crosby • email@example.com
Randy joined OneNet in November 1998 and has served in several positions prior to becoming our director of network infrastructure. Randy and his team is responsible for ensuring OneNet connectivity through installation, operation and maintenance of our fiber network.
Director of Network Systems
Brian Burkhart • firstname.lastname@example.org
Brian Burkhart joined the OneNet team in November 1999 as a systems engineer. He currently serves as director of network systems and manages the OneNet team members who deliver “above-the-net” services such as web, email, DNS, application hosting and video conferencing.
Assistant Director of Administration
Ami Layman • email@example.com
Ami has been a part of the OneNet team since February 1999 and currently serves as the assistant director of administration. Ami provides direction for our billing, circuit provisioning and outreach departments. She also assists customers with service provider processes for ERate, OUSF and Rural Healthcare funding.
Director of OCAN and OneNet Services
Sonja Wall • firstname.lastname@example.org
Sonja joined OneNet in January 2012 as the program manager for the Oklahoma Community Anchor Network (OCAN) and now serves as the director of OCAN and OneNet services. She also serves as the chair of the Oklahoma Broadband Initiative Advisory Board and the Advisory Board for the Oklahoma Native American Technology Council. She directs all marketing, outreach and communications for OCAN and the Oklahoma Broadband Initiative and is responsible for the implementation of the OCAN project in Oklahoma.
Customer Service Coordinator
Cheri Jensen • email@example.com
Cheri has been a member of the OneNet team since August 1998 and currently serves as customer service coordinator. In this role, Cheri supervises the OneNet service desk, solves issues that may arise with OneNet services and acts as a liaison between OneNet, our customers and the telephone companies involved in providing connectivity.
Accounts Payable Supervisor
Laura Hairrell • firstname.lastname@example.org
Since May 1984, Laura has served in a variety of positions within the State Regents’ system, and she currently serves as OneNet’s accounts payable supervisor. Laura coordinates our accounts payable team members and ensures the proficiency and timeliness of our accounts payable processes.
Grover Walker • email@example.com
Grover joined OneNet in June 2012 as provisioning coordinator. Grover assists customers with ordering new circuits and manages the circuit installation process. He also requests quotes for new service from last-mile providers and processes disconnect requests. In addition, Grover analyzes ways to improve our provisioning process.
Director of Strategic Planning and Communications
April Goode • firstname.lastname@example.org
April joined OneNet as outreach coordinator in August 2012 and now serves as director of strategic planning and communications. She facilitates OneNet’s strategic planning process and provides counsel on strategic initiatives. She also educates the public, customers and the media on OneNet and our services. In addition, she coordinates OneNet events and serves as the administrative liaison to the Council on Information Technology (CoIT).