Leadership

Caroline Whitacre, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research, The Ohio State University

Caroline Whitacre serves as the vice president for research at The Ohio State University. She is a professor of microbial infection and immunity and former chair of the Department of Molecular Virology, Immunology and Medical Genetics. Previously, she served as the associate vice president for...

Gwen Evans
Executive Director, OhioLINK

Gwen Evans is the executive director of OhioLINK, Ohio’s academic library consortium. Serving 121 member libraries, OhioLINK provides access to over 46 million print items, over 24 million articles, 125,000 e-books and 58,000 electronic theses and dissertations to over half-a-million students,...

Christine L. Hansen
Director, Consortia Fiscal Services, OH-TECH

Christine Hansen serves as director of consortia fiscal services for the Ohio Technology Consortium. She previously work for the office of the Ohio Auditor of State, where she served as the chief financial officer and director of performance audits and local government services. Prior to the...

Dave Hudak, Ph.D.
Interim Executive Director and Program Director for Cyberinfrastructure and Software Development, OSC

David E. Hudak, Ph.D., is the interim executive director and program director for Cyberinfrastructure and Software Development at the Ohio Supercomputer Center (OSC). His research interests include high-level languages for parallel computing, HPC software engineering and network protocol design...

Paul Schopis
Interim Executive Director and Chief Technology Officer, OARnet

As interim executive director and chief technology officer for OARnet, Schopis develops the strategy and implementation of OARnet's optical fiber network...

Jeff Smith
Director, Shared Infrastructure, OH-TECH

As director of the Shared Infrastructure (SI) division of the Ohio Technology Consortium, Jeff Smith oversees database, development, system administration, project management, desktop support and Service Now teams.

The SI group provides a wide range of technical services to all OH-TECH...

Kelvin Trefz
Executive Director, eStudent Services

Kelvin Trefz began his role as the eStudent Services' executive director on July 11, 2016. His comprehensive background in educational technology and instructional design is an asset as he leads the state-funded educational technology organization.

Before coming to eStudent Services,...