Board of Directors

2016 – 2017 Board of Directors

From Left to Right: Chester Andrews, Ana Verma, Jim Rizzo, Wendy Worlund, Kathy Hausmann, Loriann Seluga, Roy Zumwalt, Chuck Rose (not pictured: Vicky McClain)

Chester Andrews, President

Chester is the Director of Client Services in the Center for Information Technology at Oberlin College and he most recently served as a Client Support Analyst and the Acting Director of Client Services.

Chester and two other classmates at the College of Wooster helped wire the Douglass residence hall with Appletalk in 1985. Chester first attended the second ResNet Symposium at Stanford University in 1995. He has served in various roles of the Program Committee since 2001, including Assistant Program Chair for the 2010 ResNet Symposium at Western Washington University and most recently as Program Chair for the 2011 ResNet Student Technology Conference at Yale.

Chester lives in Parma, Ohio with his wife Debbie and their dog, Packet.  

 

Loriann Seluga, Vice President of Conference Management

lori2Loriann is the Student Computing Manager at Yale University Law School. She has worked in IT since 2001. She has a passion for educating and developing students and staff with all levels of experience. She is adept at communicating with technical and non-technical communities and experienced with both leading projects and participating as a valued team-member. She has been heavily involved with ResNet, Inc. for many years and served on the board most of those.

 

Kathy Hausmann, Vice President of Communications

Kathy Hausmann is the Associate Director of Technology Support Services at Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, Indiana.

Kathy graduated from the University of Notre Dame in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in Philosophy. To help pay for her education, she worked as a student in the Office of Information Technologies on campus. She has been providing tech support to college students ever since that time. She attended her first Student Technology Conference (known at that time as the ResNet Symposium) at Emory University in 1998, presenting on the training concept she called the “ResNet Obstacle Course.” She has been actively involved in the organization throughout the years as a presenter, Program Committee member, Steering Committee member, and she served as the Program Chair for the 2015 conference at Michigan Technological University.

 

Chuck Rose, Clerk of the Corporation

Chuck is a manager for UC San Diego’s Academic Computing and Media Services (ACMS), where he supervises 4 career staff and up to 35 student staff who provide support to the approximately 11,000 residential students, 14,000 non-residential students and 20,000 staff and faculty through the ACMS Help Desk.

He graduated from the University of California at Davis in 1997 with a degree in English, and attended his first Student Technology (then ResNet) conference at Kent in 1999. Since then he has attended each conference, and has been involved as a presenter, Program Committee member, and host for the 2007 conference.

Chuck lives with his wife Lacey and their 4 kids in north county San Diego, and enjoys soccer, coaching, and mobile photography.

 

Roy Zumwalt, Treasurer

Roy is the Network Administrator for the Texas Academy of Mathematics and Science at the University of North Texas. The Academy is a premier gifted and talented residential program for high school juniors and seniors interested in careers in math and science. He has been with the Academy for 16 years managing full time, part time and volunteer student staff in the support of the TAMS network in the areas of student life, academics, admissions and administrative offices.

Roy is currently working on a PhD in Information Science and has received his MS in Computer Education and Cognitive Systems and a BBA in Finance from the University of North Texas.

Roy has attended 12 ResNet conferences beginning in 1998 at Emory University. He has sat on several committees and became the Treasurer for ResNet, Inc. in 2010.

 

Vicky McClain, Director At Large

 

Vicky is the Assistant Director of Campus Life Technology for the University of Nevada Las Vegas. As the AD of Campus Life Technology, Vicky is responsible for all IT services in the Residence Halls, Student Union and Student Recreation and Wellness Center.  She has been with UNLV for 17 years starting as a student network technician in the ResNet Department of Housing.

Vicky graduated from UNLV in 2003 with a BS in Management Information Systems.  She attended her first ResNet Symposium in 2004 at Princeton.  She has been involved as a program committee member and co-host of the conference in 2016.

Vicky lives in Las Vegas with her husband Jeremiah and their two cats, Milo and Archie.

 

Jim Rizzo, Director At Large

Jim has been the Helpdesk Manager at Providence College in Providence, RI since 2003. He supervises about 70 students in various roles supporting about 4000 undergraduate students as well as the faculty and staff of the College.

Jim first experienced ResNet as a student RCC at the University of Connecticut where he received a Bachelor of Science in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology in 2001. He attended his first ResNet Symposium at Georgia Tech in 2005. Having previously served on the Information Resources Committee, the Program Committee, and briefly on the Nominations Committee, he was elected to the position of Director of Member & Volunteer Relations in October 2010.

In his spare time, Jim can be found Phish, brewing beer, or skiing wherever there is snow in New England. He lives in Providence, Rhode Island with his dog, Tela, and cats, Kozmo and Delila.

 

Wendy Worlund, Director At Large

Wendy is the Manager of Client Services at The University of Alabama in Huntsville. She leads a 10-member team which supports all faculty, staff, students, researchers, and guests on campus. In her role, Wendy is responsible for implementing, supporting, and maintaining solutions and processes to boost her team’s efficiency.

Before entering the world of Higher Education as a professional, Wendy managed support teams in private industry and managed products and projects for two small software companies in Huntsville, AL – one of which is now owned by Google. She received her Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing from the University of North Alabama.

Wendy joined the ResNet community in 2013 and joined the board in 2015.

 

Ana Verma, Director At Large

Ana is an Associate Director for the Office of Information Technology at Rutgers University. She has 18+ years of experience in IT support in various forms from computer labs, to data center operations, to front-line Help Desk. She has a B.S. in Computer Science, and an MBA in Strategic Management from Rutgers University. She considers herself a people person and a problem solver. She enjoys puzzles and the challenges people can present. Beyond technology, she loves playing volleyball year round – indoor on the cold days and on the beach or in the sand as soon as the weather allows.

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