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International Ocean Discovery Program
Texas A&M University
1000 Discovery Drive
College Station TX 77845-9547
USA

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(979) 458-1617
Brad Barber Cybersecurity Policy Analyst Michael Cannon Associate Marine Computer Specialist IODP: Development, IT & Databases Organization Chart IODP Titles • FY22 Updated 1 June 2022 Nick Logan Marine Computer Specialist Kerry Mullins Help Desk Technician II Courtney Landry Help Desk Technician II Enrico de Pano Help Desk Technician II Matt Nobles Senior Information Technology Professional I David Fackler Senior Information Technology Professional II David Kratz Supervisor of Information Technology Infrastructure Services James Cordray Help Desk Supervisor Vacant Associate Marine Computer Specialist Steven Thomas Associate Marine Computer Specialist Rick Menzel Software Applications Developer II Dan Cary Software Applications Developer II James Brattin Software Applications Developer III Hai (James) Zhao Software Applications Developer IV Saravanakumar Nagarajan Software Applications Developer IV Timothy Blaisdell Software Applications Developer IV Algie Morgan Supervisor of Applications Development Philip Gates Supervisor of Information Technology Michael Berardi Information Technology Configuration Manager Jim Rosser Manager of Development, IT & Databases Vacant Software Applications Developer II Leads JRSO’s information technology team and manages IT activities on shore and afloat: application development and integration, database management, infrastructure and desktop support, and IT security risk management. Jim Rosser Manager of Development, IT & Databases Provides technical leadership to develop, implement and monitor IODP IT security policy, practice, and regulatory compliance supporting IT strategy, projects, and operations. Brad Barber Cybersecurity Policy Analyst Manages all aspects of JRSO’s configuration management program on ship and shore: asset management, software licensing, IT project management, audits, policy review, service catalog maintenance, hardware and software procurement, system installations, and enterprise architecture baseline documentation; assists department manager with preparing reports and managing contacts and section budgets. Michael Berardi Information Technology Configuration Manager Provides supervision, staffing, and support of shipboard and shore-based IT services: computer and network systems, user-oriented computer services (including Internet access and email), 24/7 ship/shore satellite connectivity, help desk services, IT security risk management, and community access to Program information. Philip Gates Supervisor of Information Technology Provides supervision, staffing, and support of shore-based IT infrastructure: equips and manages shore-based server and network facilities; provides technical management and operations support for a heterogeneous network computing environment; ensures IT infrastructure is secure and patched; assists supervisor in preparing budgets. David Kratz Supervisor of Information Technology Infrastructure Services Provides systems administration services in support of shore IT operations: administers shore-based computer server services; provides technical management and operations support for a heterogeneous network computing environment on shore; and ensures IT infrastructure is secure and patched. David Fackler Senior Information Technology Professional II Provides systems administration services in support of shore IT operations: administers shore-based computer server services; provides technical management and operations support for a heterogeneous network computing environment on shore; and ensures IT infrastructure is secure and patched. Matt Nobles Senior Information Technology Professional I Provides infrastructure and desktop computer support afloat and ashore: administers all shipboard IT systems; assists shore-based IT help desk and system administration staff as necessary; prepares technology for upcoming expeditions and responds to specific requests from science participants; and ensures infrastructure and desktop computers are secure and patched. Michael Cannon Associate Marine Computer Specialist Provides infrastructure and desktop computer support afloat and ashore: administers all shipboard IT systems; assists shore-based IT help desk and system administration staff as necessary; prepares technology for upcoming expeditions and responds to specific requests from science participants; and ensures infrastructure and desktop computers are secure and patched. Steven Thomas Associate Marine Computer Specialist Provides infrastructure and desktop computer support afloat and ashore: administers all shipboard IT systems; assists shore-based IT help desk and system administration staff as necessary; prepares technology for upcoming expeditions and responds to specific requests from science participants; and ensures infrastructure and desktop computers are secure and patched. Vacant Associate Marine Computer Specialist Provides infrastructure and desktop computer support afloat and ashore: administers all shipboard IT systems; assists shore-based IT help desk and system administration staff as necessary; prepares technology for upcoming expeditions and responds to specific requests from science participants; and ensures infrastructure and desktop computers are secure and patched. Nick Logan Marine Computer Specialist Supervises Help Desk staff and facilitates management and maintenance of all shore-based desktop hardware and software: reviews, assigns, and tracks customer help requests and new requirements while coordinating work with appropriate technician(s) for ticket resolution; assists with providing consultation support to staff in the use of desktop hardware and software applications; and ensures desktop computers are secure and patched. James Cordray Help Desk Supervisor Provides desktop computer support to shore-based JRSO customers: provides administrative support for Help Desk, which supports all shore-based computer desktops (hardware and software); assists with maintenance of all shore-based computer environments (hardware and software); and ensures desktop computers are secure and patched. Enrico de Pano Help Desk Technician II Provides desktop computer support to shore-based JRSO customers: provides administrative support for Help Desk, which supports all shore-based computer desktops (hardware and software); assists with maintenance of all shore-based computer environments (hardware and software); and ensures desktop computers are secure and patched. Courtney Landry Help Desk Technician II Provides desktop computer support to shore-based JRSO customers: provides administrative support for Help Desk, which supports all shore-based computer desktops (hardware and software); assists with maintenance of all shore-based computer environments (hardware and software); and ensures desktop computers are secure and patched. Kerry Mullins Help Desk Technician II Supervises day-to-day activities of application development team toward successful completion of development projects: responsible for design, coding, testing, review, maintenance, security, accessibility, and documentation of JRSO custom applications and programming standards. Algie Morgan Supervisor of Applications Development Develops and maintains software applications: provides consulting, technical support, and training to users of custom application software and to technical staff; provides operational support for the shipboard software applications used to acquire, archive, and retrieve scientific and operational data; analyzes JRSO laboratory systems to define improvements; ensures applications are secure and accessible; and provides training to users of custom application software. Timothy Blaisdell Software Applications Developer IV Develops and maintains software applications: provides consulting, technical support, and training to users of custom application software and to technical staff; provides operational support for the shipboard software applications used to acquire, archive, and retrieve scientific and operational data; analyzes JRSO laboratory systems to define improvements; ensures applications are secure and accessible; and provides training to users of custom application software. Saravanakumar Nagarajan Software Applications Developer IV Develops and maintains software applications: provides consulting, technical support, and training to users of custom application software and to technical staff; provides operational support for the shipboard software applications used to acquire, archive, and retrieve scientific and operational data; analyzes JRSO laboratory systems to define improvements; ensures applications are secure and accessible; and provides training to users of custom application software. Hai (James) Zhao Software Applications Developer IV Develops and maintains software applications: provides consulting, technical support, and training to users of custom application software and to technical staff; provides operational support for the shipboard software applications used to acquire, archive, and retrieve scientific and operational data; analyzes JRSO laboratory systems to define improvements; ensures applications are secure and accessible; and provides training to users of custom application software. James Brattin Software Applications Developer III Develops and maintains software applications: provides consulting, technical support, and training to users of custom application software and to technical staff; provides operational support for the shipboard software applications used to acquire, archive, and retrieve scientific and operational data; analyzes JRSO laboratory systems to define improvements; ensures applications are secure and accessible; and provides training to users of custom application software. Dan Cary Software Applications Developer II Develops and maintains software applications: provides consulting, technical support, and training to users of custom application software and to technical staff; provides operational support for the shipboard software applications used to acquire, archive, and retrieve scientific and operational data; analyzes JRSO laboratory systems to define improvements; ensures applications are secure and accessible; and provides training to users of custom application software. Rick Menzel Software Applications Developer II Develops and maintains software applications: provides consulting, technical support, and training to users of custom application software and to technical staff; provides operational support for the shipboard software applications used to acquire, archive, and retrieve scientific and operational data; analyzes JRSO laboratory systems to define improvements; ensures applications are secure and accessible; and provides training to users of custom application software. Vacant Software Applications Developer II
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Rosser, Jim

Director for Information Technology
jrosser@tamu.edu
(979) 845-9324
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Barber, Brad

Cybersecurity Policy Analyst
barber@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-8495
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Berardi, Michael

Configuration Manager
berardi@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 458-3955

Information Technology & Support
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Gates, Philip

Supervisor of Information Technology
gates@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-9298
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Kratz, David

Supervisor of Information Technology Infrastructure Services
kratz@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-8948
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Fackler, David

Senior Information Technology Professional II
fackler@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-3683
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Nobles, Matthew

Senior Information Technology Professional I
nobles@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 862-4847
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Cordray, James

Help Desk Supervisor
cordray@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 862-1789
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Landry, Courtney

Help Desk Technician II
landry@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-6625
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Mullins, Kerry

Help Desk Technician II
mullins@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 862-4288
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Cannon, Michael

Associate Marine Computer Specialist
cannon@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-3853
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Thomas, Steven

Associate Marine Computer Specialist
thomas@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 458-1615
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de Pano, Enrico

Marine Computer Specialist
depano@iodp.tamu.edu
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Logan, Nick

Marine Computer Specialist
logan@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-6484

Applications Development
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Morgan, Algie

Supervisor of Applications Development
morgan_a@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 571-8769
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Blaisdell, Timothy

Software Applications Developer IV
blaisdell@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-9323
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Nagarajan, Saravanakumar

Software Applications Developer IV
nagarajan@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 862-3530
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Zhao, Hai (James)

Software Applications Developer IV
zhao_h@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-6635
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Brattin, James

Software Applications Developer III
brattin@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-1405
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Cary, Dan

Software Applications Developer II
cary@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-3044
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Menzel, Rick

Software Applications Developer II
menzel@iodp.tamu.edu
(979) 845-6534