2015 Internet2 Global Summit

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Marla Meehl

ORG UCAR / NCAR (University Corporation for Atmospheric Research) Title Manager, Networking UCAR/NCAR, FRGP/BISON BIO Marla Meehl is the Principle Investigator (PI) I on the National Science Foundation funded Women in IT Networking at SC (WINS) project. Marla is also the Co-Chair on the Internet2 Gender Diversity Initiative. Marla has 20 years of experience managing large network projects. In Marla’s role as Section Head of the Network Engineering and Telecommunications Section (NETS) at the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), Marla routinely manages a budget of $4M, a staff of 25, and multiple large scale networking projects. For the past 18 years, Marla has managed large external networking projects and activities for UCAR including the Front Range GigaPoP (FRGP), Bi-State Optical Network (BiSON), and the Boulder Point of Presence (BPoP). Marla has a strong relationship with the regional research and education community including the Western Regional Network (WRN) and leads the efforts of Westnet and has done so for over 15 years.