ATIC Board

ATIC Board Meetings are open to all interested parties and we welcome your attendance and participation live on location The Carnegie Center at 1101 W. Washington St., Phoenix, AZ 85007 or remote via audio conference.

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To join the Audio Conference dial 1-866-789-8818 and enter Conference ID 968487# courtesy of CenturyLink, Inc.. For remote access to video and the presentations, please go to, click on Join the Web Conference, and login to the ATIC session courtesy of iLinc Communications.

If you would like to be kept aware of ATIC Board activities and policy initiatives, we invite you to become an ATIC Associate at no charge – just contact us. You will receive our ATIC Board Agendas and Minutes as well as occasional announcements about ATIC and other business, economic development and technology initiatives and events.

ATIC Officers

  • Chairman: Mike Whipple (Independent IT Consultant)
  • Vice Chairman: Oris Friesen (Information Technology Consultant)
  • Secretary: Mark Goldstein (International Research Center)
  • Treasurer: Michael Cohen (Independent IT Consultant)
  • Lobbyist: Michael Keeling (Data Site Consortium, Inc.)

ATIC Board of Directors

    • Jon Adams (Lilee Systems, Ltd.)
    • Robert Backie (FrontCloud LLC)
    • Brenda Beall (tw telecom)
    • Bill Bolin (Systems Technology Staffing, LLC)
    • Joan Clark (Arizona State Library, Archives & Public Records – ASLAPR)
    • Janae Cooley (Liberty Mutual Insurance)
    • Jerry Crow (Independent IT Consultant)
    • David Daniels (Cox Communications)
    • Matthew Dostal (APTowers)
    • Deborah Dupee (Advanced TechSystems, LLC)
    • David Evertson (Municipal Solutions LLC)
    • Ralph Gierish (Systems Integration & Information Management & Arizona Telemedicine Council)
    • Lance Jones (Simply Bits)
    • John B. Kelly (Triadvocates LLC)
    • Ted Kraver (eLearning System for Arizona Teachers and Students (eSATS))
    • John Lucas (Graham County)
    • Janet Major (Arizona Telemedicine Program)
    • Ryan McCaigue (Catalyst Computer Technologies)
    • Jeff Mirasola (CenturyLink)
    • Jay “Flash” Miringoff (Tele-Com-Solutions)
    • Michele Norin (University of Arizona)
    • Steve Peters (Community Information and Telecom Alliance – CITA)
    • Aaron Sandeen (Arizona Strategic Enterprise Technology – ASET)
    • Ron Schott (Arizona Technology Council)
    • Albert Sterman (Arizona Consumers Council)
    • Rod Stevens (Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona)
    • Michael Stull (Cox Communications)
    • Galen Updike (Rural Telecom Congress)
  • Special thanks to retiring ATIC Past Chairman & long-standing Board member:
    Al Crawford (Independent IT Consultant)

ATIC Board Meeting Minutes