ITERA Officers

Chairman:
Ray Steele, Ball State University

Ray Steele, Ph.D., (University of Pittsburgh) is the founding Director of the Center for Information and Communication Sciences at Ball State University in Indiana. A Frank Stanton Fellow with the International Radio and Television Society in New York, he was the first academic to receive the Pfister Award from the Business Industry Consulting Services Organization (BICSI) and the University of South Florida. Dr. Steele was instrumental in developing two graduate academic programs in the telecommunications field, first at the University of Pittsburgh and later at Ball State University. Most recently he received the Cyberstar award in Indiana for his contributions to technology in academe and serves on several national and international executive boards..

 

President:
Dennis Trinkle, Ball State University

Dennis A. Trinkle is the Director of the Center for Information and Communication Sciences (CICS) and Director of the Applied Research Institute at Ball State University. Dr. Trinkle brings a diverse multi-sector leadership background to his leadership of CICS, where he also holds the rank of Professor of Information and Communication Sciences. Prior to joining Ball State, Dr. Trinkle served as the provost and chief academic officer for Harrison College. Trinkle provided executive and academic leadership for the entire Harrison College system, which included 900-plus employees and 12 campuses, an online division and a culinary division (The Chef’s Academy).

Past-President:
Raymond Hansen, Wentworth Institute of Technology

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Vice President / Program Chair:
Scott Kingsley, Southern Methodist University

Program Director, M.S. in Telecommunications and Network Engineering
Senior Lecturer

B.S., Engineering Technology (Electronics), Edison State College, 1990;
M.S., Telecommunications Systems Mangement, Southern Methodist University, 1993;
D.Engr., Southern Methodist University, 2011.

Treasurer:
Phil Rawles, Purdue University

Phillip T. Rawles is an Associate Professor of Computer Information Systems and Technology at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. Professor Rawles’ primary areas of interest are network systems administration, enterprise network management, and network application architectures. An award winning teacher, Professor Rawles is consistently recognized as an outstanding educator by his students. In addition to his academic work, Professor Rawles maintains an active consulting practice. Professor Rawles’ teaching interests include system administration, network design, and the management and security of enterprise networks.

Secretary:
James Jewett, James Madison University

Lecturer, Computer Information Systems and Business Analytics;
CIS Lab Manager

B.S., Computer Science, Mary Washington College
M.B.A., Virginia Tech
M.I.T, Virginia Tech

Webmaster:
Philip Campbell, Ohio University

Philip Campbell (MS, SUNY – Stony Brook) is Associate Professor Emeritus of Information and Telecommunication Systems at Ohio University. His primary teaching duties included general telecom for non-majors, Network Security, Encrypted Communication, and Voice Applications / Call Centers. He was Associate Director for Undergraduate Studies of the McClure School of Information and Telecommunication Systems and formerly served as the School’s Director. Research interests center on delay tolerant networking and network security. Prior to his academic career, Campbell held numerous positions in the software development industry including Director of Development, Project Manager, and Systems Programmer.
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Past Presidents:
– Michael Ramage, Murray State University
– Raymond Hansen, Purdue University
– Mike Bowman, Murray State University
– Philip Rawles, Purdue University
– James Gantt, Murray State University
– Richard A. Gershon, Western Michigan University

Past Board Chairs:
– Michael Ramage, Murray State University
– Philip Campbell, Ohio University
– Mike Bowman, Murray State University
– Richard A. Gershon, Western Michigan University
– James Gantt, Murray State University
– Ray Steele, Ball State University

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