Announcing Robert Nordmark as AREON Executive Director
Wednesday, June 5, 2019: AREON is pleased to announce the appointment of its next Executive Director, Robert Nordmark. Robert has extensive experience with research and education networks like AREON, having been the director of network services and more recently the chief technology officer of OneNet since 2012. OneNet is AREON’s R&E network counterpart for the state of Oklahoma. Robert joins AREON in this position on June 17, 2019. His office will be at AREON’s offices in the Arkansas Research and Technology Park in Fayetteville.
The AREON Executive Director provides executive oversight and management of the AREON organization and network. Robert will guide AREON’s vision and strategy and provide its overall leadership; identify and leverage opportunities for collaboration; oversee and coordinate operations, business, personnel, and contract compliance; develop a strategic plan; and work with state and federal legislative bodies and agencies to represent AREON’s interests in support of its mission and those of its members. The AREON Executive Director reports to the AREON Board of Directors.