ORG Merit Network, Inc. Title BIO Member Relations Director Jason Russell is the Member Relations Director and oversees the Member Support and Member Relations staff. Since joining Merit in 1997, Jason has held several positions in the Member Relations department, including: Outreach Coordinator/Member Relations Manager for Merit's Non-Profit, Government, Health Care, and Commercial Members; Streaming Media production for Merit events and NANOG meetings; videoconferencing support; and document creation and maintenance. In addition to daily managment, staff development, and budgetary responsibilities within the Member Relations Department, Jason is the laison to the Merit Advisory Council. Jason has a Bachelor's of Science in Computer Science, Honors Program from the University of Michigan-Flint, and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Michigan-Flint.