Pacific Northwest Gigapop

People

People & Partnerships

Board of Directors

Steve Smith (University of Nevada, Reno) — Chair & President
Ron Johnson (University of Washington) — Vice President
Andrew J. Connally (University of Washington) — Secretary
Brad Greer (University of Washington)
David Longanecker (retired, WICHE)
Bob Thompson (retired, Georgia Institute of Technology)


Executive Staff

Amy Philipson — Executive Director
Jonah Keough — Managing Director
Tavia Blume — Director, Accounting


Memberships

EDUCAUSE
GLIF (Global Lambda Integrated Facility)
IEEAF (Internet Educational Equal Access Foundation)
Northern Tier Network Consortium
Open Grid Forum
PTC (Pacific Telecommunications Council)
PRAGMA (Pacific Rim Applications and Grid Middleware Assembly)
The Quilt
SHLB Coalition (Schools, Health & Libraries Broadband Coalition)
Washington Software Association
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE)


Participants

AARNet, Australia's Research & Education Network
Allen Institute
CANARIE
CENIC – Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California
CenturyLink
City of Seattle
DREN (Defense Research and Engineering Network)
ESnet (Energy Sciences Network)
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Front Range Gigapop
Gonzaga University
Google
GLORIAD (China)
Institute for Systems Biology
Internet2
IRON – Idaho Regional Optical Network
KREONet2 (Korea Research Environment Open Network)
Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Research
Montana State University
National LambdaRail
NOAA-PMEL
NTT Research GEMNet
Pacific Northwest National Labs
Providence Health & Services
Seattle Biomed
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Seattle Science Foundation
Spokane Symphony
TATA
University of Alaska
University of Hawaii
University of Washington
Virginia Mason
Washington Department of Information Services
Washington Department of Transportation
Washington K-20 Network, including:

  • Public Baccalaureates: Central Washington University, Eastern Washington University
  • Private Baccalaureates: Heritage College, Pacific Lutheran University, Saint Martins, Whitman College, Whitworth College
  • Public Libraries: 26
  • Community and Technical Colleges: 36
  • K-12: 306 School and Educational Service District

Washington State Libraries
Washington State University
Western Washington University


Advisory Council

Karl Kowalski (University of Alaska) – Chair
Robert Aylward (University of Wyoming)
Lois Brooks (Oregon State University)
Dan Ewart (University of Idaho)
Ron Hood (Center for Infectious Disease Research)
Marilyn Hay (BCNET)
John McCoy (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory)
Jason Refsland (Seattle Science Foundation)
Sasi Pillay (Washington State University)
Tony Opheim (Washington State University)
Kim Owen (North Dakota State University)
Russell Richards (NOAA Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory)
Matt Riley (University of Montana)
Mike Scroggins (Washington K20 – Community Colleges)
Jerry Sheehan (Montana State University)
John Silvester (University of Southern California and CENIC)
Cindy Aden (Washington K20 – Libraries)
Tom Carroll (Washington K20)
Jim Rudd (Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)
Larry Perkins (Gonzaga University)


Partnerships and Affiliations

APAN (Asia Pacific Advanced Networks)
BCNet (British Columbia)
BOREAS (Broadband Optical Research, Education, and Science Network)
CANARIE (Canada)
CENIC (Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California)
CERNET (China)
Eb@le (Democratic Republic of Congo)
Internet2
Jisc (UK)
JGNNICT  (Japan)
KENET (Kenya)
KEXP 90.3 FM Radio
MAREN (Malawi)
MREN (US)
National University of Singapore
NLR, LLC
NII / SINET (Japan)
NORDUnet (Nordic nations)
North Dakota State University
Northern Tier Montana (UM, MSU)
Northern Tier North Dakota (NDSU, UND, ND ITD)
NWAX (Northwest Access Exchange)
Qatar Foundation
Pacific Wave (joint project of CENIC and PNWGP)
REANNZ (New Zealand)
RENU (Uganda)
RwEdNet (Rwanda)
SIX (Seattle Internet Exchange)
StarLight
SUIN (Sudan)
SURFnet (Netherlands)
TERNET (Tanzania)
TransPAC (Japan)
TWAREN/TANET (Taiwan)
TATA Communications
UbutuNet Alliance (Africa)
University of Idaho
University of Minnesota
USLHCNet (US to CERN)
WRN (Western Regional Network)
WIDE (Widely Integrated Distributed Environment)