Professional Affiliations and Activities

• Professional Societies• 

• Boards/Panels •

• Education • 

• Personal •

Professional Society Affiliations
  • Member, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) 
  • Member, Institute of Electronic and Electrical Engineers (IEEE) [Computer Society]
  • Member, International Test and Evaluation Association (ITEA) 
  • Member, Internet Society (ISOC) [Washington DC Region Chapter]
Professional Boards (Current Activities)
  • Founding Member, Virginia-China Business Technology Council
  • Member, International Advisory Board, Institute for Business Technology Ethics 
  • Vice Chairman of the Board & CTO, International Internet Telephone Organization 
  • Member, LLNL External Advisory Panel on Network Security 
  • Member, IETF ENUM Forum 
  • Vice President, Washington DC Region Chapter, Internet Society
Recent Past 
Professional Boards (1980-2000)
  • Chair, Computing and Applications Infrastructure Subcommittee, IEEE-USA Committee on Communications and Information Policy (CCIP) 
  • Chair, High Performance Computing and Communications Consortium (Washington, DC)
  • Chair, Northern Virginia Industry Executive Task Force on the Relationship Between the CIT and the George Mason University 
  • Member, National Information Infrastructure Industry Executive Task Force of the American Electronics Association 
  • Member, Program Committee, Supercomputing 92 (ACM, IEEE Annual Conference) 
  • Member, Scientific Advisory Board to the Scientific Computing Division, National Center for Atmospheric Research 
  • Senior Policy Fellow, Research Consortium, Inc. 
  • Founding Member, National Competitives Issues Working Group, Fund for America's Future
  • Visiting Executive Fellow (Competitiveness Policy), Free Congress Foundation 
  • Member, U.S. Commerce Department Electronics Industry Sector Advisory Committee (ISAC-5) 
  • Member, Electronic Industries Association Government Division Board of Directors 
  • Chairman, National Coalition for Science and Technology 
  • Member, SDI Technology Applications Advisory Panel (Electronics) 
  • ProBona Consultant, U.S. State Department (re: export control of high performance computers)
  • ProBona Consultant, Defense Inteligence Agency (re: worldwide high performance computing)
  • Air Force Command and General Staff College, 1990
  • M.A., Computer Science (minor: Mathematics), The University of Texas at Austin, 1979 
  • Thesis: “Time-Extended Petri Nets”; Advisor: Dr. J.C. Browne 
  • B.S., Computer Science (minors: Mathematics), U.S. Air Force Academy, 1972 
Personal Information
  • Married 21 years, to Kathleen Ann Berlin, with three children: Rebecca (19), Christopher (17), and Stephanie (14) 
  • U.S. citizen with 22 years of military active duty and reserve experience 
  • Proficient in Italian and have lived outside of U.S. in Asia and Europe 

  • Youth sports coach & Boy Scouts of America, Assistant Scoutmaster