Staff Directory

Von Royal

Executive Director and Higher Education Chief Information Officer

Von Royal •

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 information technology collaborations for the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education, with a focus on achieving cost savings for Oklahoma’s colleges and universities.

John Hennessey

Chief Technology Officer

John Hennessey •

John joined OneNet in March 2021. As chief technology officer, he provides leadership for the senior directors of the OneNet organization. John also provides management, monitoring and oversight for OneNet’s routing/switching network, directs the establishment of OneNet’s technical vision and leads all aspects of OneNet’s technology strategy.

Sky Pettett

Senior Director of Network Services

Sky Pettett •

Sky joined OneNet in 2014 as a network engineer and now serves as the senior director of network services. In this role, he oversees the design and maintenance of all services related to the network while coordinating with other state agencies, assisting customers and providing leadership in OneNet’s network operations center.

Sonja Wall

Senior Director of OCAN and OneNet Services

Sonja Wall •

Sonja joined OneNet in January 2012 as the program manager for the Oklahoma Community Anchor Network (OCAN) and now serves as the senior director of OCAN and OneNet services. She also serves as the chairwoman 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.

Brian Burkhart

Senior Director of Network Systems

Brian Burkhart •

Brian Burkhart joined the OneNet team in November 1999 as a systems engineer. He currently serves as senior 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.

April Goode

Director of Strategic Planning and Communications

April Goode •

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).

Chris Kosciuk

Chief Information Security Officer

Chris Kosciuk •

Chris joined OneNet in 2016. As chief information security officer, he is responsible for the information security, cyber security and assurance programs for the State Regents and OneNet. Chris has more than fifteen years of experience in information security, cyber security, engineering, administration and compliance.

Randy Crosby

Director of Network Infrastructure

Randy Crosby •

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.

Norma McCann

Accounts Payable Supervisor

Norma McCann •

Norma joined OneNet in January 2014 as an accounts payable specialist. She was promoted to accounts payable supervisor in October  2015 . Norma is responsible for reviewing and approving invoices for payment, working with vendors on resolving issues and assisting with end of year budget preparation.

Karen Carter

Customer Relations Manager

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Karen joined OneNet in July 2017, and she serves as OneNet’s customer relations manager. In her role, Karen manages and maintains relationships with customers through outreach and education. She visits with our customers on a regular basis to ensure all their needs are being met. She also attends conferences and trade shows to exhibit on OneNet’s behalf.

Cheri Jensen

Circuit Provisioning Manager

Cheri Jensen •

Cheri has been a member of the OneNet team since August 1998 and currently serves as circuit provisioning manager.  In this role, Cheri provisions customer circuits and determines the best option for last-mile services for customers. She also acts as a liaison between OneNet customers and last-mile providers.

Ian Litchfield

Project Manager

Ian Litchfield •

Ian joined OneNet in September 2008. He handles the day-to-day operations of the infrastructure department. This includes scheduling maintenance, making repairs to the OneNet facilities and working through new circuit turn ups. He also assists with troubleshooting for OneNet customers. He is responsible for project management of both internal and external projects, including the coordination, planning and implementing of new technologies, programs, services and other designated special projects for OneNet.

Kevin Blake

OCAN and OneNet Services Manager

Kevin Blake •

Kevin joined OneNet in 2019 as manager of operations for OneNet and the Oklahoma Community Anchor Network (OCAN). Kevin coordinates  aspects of operations, contracting, outreach and communications for OCAN and the Oklahoma Broadband Initiative and is responsible for the implementation of OCAN projects in Oklahoma.

Shelley Sanderson

Accounts Receivable Supervisor

Shelley Sanderson •

Shelley has served the State Regents since April 1996 and joined OneNet in October 2014 as an accounts receivable specialist. She now serves as OneNet’s accounts payable supervisor. Shelley is responsible for all accounts receivable and billing functions. She is also manages the E-Rate federal funding program for schools and libraries, the Healthcare Connect Fund for healthcare providers, and Oklahoma Universal Service Fund (OUSF) program.