WASHINGTON, D.C., Oct. 23, 2019 – Internet2 is pleased to announce the election of two trustees and reappointment of three trustees to the Internet2 Board of Trustees for 2019-2020. These trustees will each serve a three-year term starting on November 1, 2019.
The Internet2 Board of Trustees held an election this summer resulting in the re-election of Pradeep K. Khosla, chancellor of the University of California, San Diego, as a president/chancellor representative on the board, and the election of a new trustee Sean Reynolds, vice president and chief information officer at Northwestern University, as a chief information officer representative on the board.
In addition, the board reappointed the following three trustees as representatives: Duncan Brown, the Charles Brightman Endowed Professor of Physics at Syracuse University; Jeff Hollingsworth, vice president and chief information officer at the University of Maryland – College Park; and Satish Tripathi, president of the University of Buffalo.
The Internet2 trustees are either elected by representatives from member organizations or appointed by the board, depending on the trustee seat, and includes university presidents, chief information officers, network researchers, discipline researchers, and industry partners. The member-focused board provides strategic direction, leadership, and oversight.
On behalf of the Internet2 community, the Board of Trustees recognizes the contributions of outgoing trustees Rebecca Blank, chancellor of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Steve Fleagle, chief information officer and associate vice president at the University of Iowa, for their dedication and service to the mission and principles of Internet2.
Internet2 is a non-profit, member-driven advanced technology community founded by the nation’s leading higher education institutions in 1996. Internet2 serves 321 U.S. universities, 60 government agencies, 43 regional and state education networks and through them supports more than 100,000 community anchor institutions, over 1,000 InCommon participants, and 58 leading corporations working with our community, and 70 national research and education network partners that represent more than 100 countries.