Below is a list of state and regional research and education networks and which community anchor sectors they currently serve in each state. Contact them to find out if your organization is connected!

Alabama
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Alabama Research and Education Network (AREN) Randy Fulmer
401 Adams Avenue
Montgomery, AL 36130
United States
rfulmer@asc.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - State and Local
K-12 School
Public Library
Arkansas
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Arkansas Research and Education Optical Network (ARE-ON) David Merrifield
155 Razorback Road
Fayetteville, AR 72701
United States
dlm@areon.net
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Health Care
Public Broadcasting Station
Research & Development Centers
Arizona
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Sun Corridor Network Michael Sherman
1401 E University Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85721
United States
mcsherman@email.arizona.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
Public Library
Public Safety
California
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) Louis Fox
16700 Valley View Avenue
La Mirada, CA 90638
United States
lfox@cenic.org
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Colorado
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Marla Meehl
1850 Table Mesa Dr.
Boulder, CO 80305
United States
marla@ucar.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
Not-for-Profit
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Connecticut
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Connecticut Education Network (CEN) Ryan Kocsondy
55 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105
United States
ryan.kocsondy@uconn.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
District of Columbia
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Capital Area Advanced Research and Education Network (CAAREN) Donald DuRousseau
44983 Knoll Sq
Ashburn, VA 20147-2692
United States
ddurousseau@gwu.edu
4-Year College or University
Business and Industry
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Florida
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Florida LambdaRail Veronica Sarjeant
1607 Village Square Boulevard
Tallahassee, FL 32309
United States
veronica.sarjeant@flrnet.org
4-Year College or University
Business and Industry
Community or Technical College
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Georgia
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
PeachNet Ed Maioriello
270 Washington Street
Atlanta, GA 30334
United States
edm@usg.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Hawaii
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Hawaii Education Network Chris Zane
1390 Miller St
Honolulu, HI 96813
United States
czane@hawaii.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - State and Local
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Research & Education Network
Iowa
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Iowa Communications Network Vic Jaras
400 East 14th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
United States
vic.jaras@iowa.gov
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Idaho
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Idaho Regional Optical Network (IRON) Michael Guryan
1101 West River Street
Boise, ID 83702
United States
michael.guryan@ironforidaho.net
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Illinois
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Illinois Century Network Lisa Koltun
100 W. Randolph
Chicago, IL 60601
United States
lisa.koltun@illinois.gov
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Indiana
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
I-Light - Indiana's Optical Network Marianne Chitwood
2715 E. 10th Street
Bloomington, IN 47408
United States
chitwood@ilight.net
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Kansas
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
KanREN, Inc. Cort Buffington
2029 Becker Drive
Lawrence, KS 66047
United States
cort@kanren.net
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Kentucky
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Kentucky Regional Optical Network - KyRON Tim Sizemore
1024 Capital Center Drive
Frankfort, KY 40601
United States
tim.sizemore@education.ky.gov
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Louisiana
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Louisiana Optical Network Initiative (LONI) Loni Leger
110 Thomas Boyd
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
United States
lonnie@lsu.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
Public Broadcasting Station
Research & Development Centers
Massachusetts
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
MECnet Paul Keleher
60 Carlisle St.
Chelmsford, MA 01824
United States
pkeleher@comcast.net
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Massachusetts Information Turnpike Initiative (MITI)
100 Morrissey Blvd.
Boston, MA 02110
United States
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Maryland
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Maryland Research and Education Network (MDREN) Guy Jones
3300 Metzerott Road
Adelphi, MD 20783-1690
United States
gjones@usmd.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Research & Development Centers
Maine
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
NetworkMaine Jeff Letourneau
32 Flagstaff Rd
Orono, ME 04469-5752
United States
jeffl@maine.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Michigan
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Merit Network Jason Russell
1000 Oakbrook Drive
Ann Arbor, MI 48104
United States
jrussell@merit.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Minnesota
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Minnesota Statewide Education Group (MSEG) Mary Mehsikomer
1667 Snelling Ave. N.
St. Paul, MN 55108
United States
mary.mehsikomer@ties.k12.mn.us
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
Public Library
Missouri
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
MOREnet Natasha Angell
221 N. Stadium Blvd.
Columbia, MO 65203
United States
angelln@more.net
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
North Carolina
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
MCNC Mark Johnson
3021 E. Cornwallis Road
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-2889
United States
mj@ncren.net
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
North Dakota
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
North Dakota Statewide Technology Access for Government and Education network (STAGEnet) Kim Owen
600 E. Boulevard Avenue
Bismarck, ND 58505-0100
United States
kim.owen@ndsu.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Research & Development Centers
Nebraska
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Network Nebraska Tom Rolfes
501 South 14th Street
Lincoln, NE 68509-5045
United States
tom.rolfes@nebraska.gov
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
Public Library
New Jersey
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
NJEDge.Net Samuel Conn
218 Central Avenue
Newark, NJ 07102
United States
samuel.conn@njedge.net
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
New Mexico
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
New Mexico Council for Higher Education Computing and Communication Services (CHECS) Art St.George
stewart street
Las Cruces, NM 88003
United States
stgeorge@unm.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
New York
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
NYSERNet Lawrence (Larry) Gallery
100 South Salina Street
Syracuse, NY 13202-1545
United States
lgallery@nysernet.org
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Ohio
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
OARnet Ann Zimmerman
1224 Kinnear Road
Columbus, OH 43212
United States
annz@oar.edu
4-Year College or University
Business and Industry
Community or Technical College
Government - State and Local
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Oklahoma
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
OneNet Kurt Snodgrass
655 Research Parkway
Oklahoma City, OK 73104
United States
kurt@onenet.net
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Oregon
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Network for Education and Research in Oregon (NERO) Steve Menken
1212 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403
United States
smenken@uoregon.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Pennsylvania
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
MAGPI Peter Heverin
3401 Walnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
United States
heverin@magpi.net
4-Year College or University
Business and Industry
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
KINBER Jennifer Oxenford
341 N. Science Park Road
State College, PA 16803
United States
joxenford@kinber.org
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Three Rivers Optical Exchange Ken Goodwin
300 S. Craig Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
United States
goodwin@psc.edu
4-Year College or University
Business and Industry
Community or Technical College
K-12 Service Agency
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Rhode Island
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
OSHEAN (Ocean State Higher Education and Administrative Network) Robert Gay
6946 Post Road
North Kingstown, RI 02852
United States
rob@oshean.org
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Not-for-Profit
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Tennessee
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Education Networks of America, Inc. (ENA) Bob Collie
1101 McGavock Street
Nashville, TN 37203
United States
bob@ena.com
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Public Library
Texas
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Texas Education Telecommunications Network Lea Bentley Castillo
5701 Springdale Road
Austin, TX 78723
United States
lea.castillo@esc13.txed.net
Community or Technical College
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Lonestar Education And Research Network (LEARN) Pankaj Shah
P. O. Box 16920
Lubbock, TX 79490-6920
United States
pankaj.shah@tx-learn.org
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Utah
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Utah Education Network (UEN) Jim Stewart
101 Wasatch Drive
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
United States
jstewart@uen.org
4-Year College or University
Business and Industry
Community or Technical College
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Education Network
Virginia
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
NetworkVirginia Jeff Crowder
1770 Forecast Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
United States
crowder@vt.edu
4-Year College or University
Business and Industry
Community or Technical College
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Vermont
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
Vermont UCAN Patrick Clemins
23 Mansfield Avenue
Burlington, VT 05405-0215
United States
patrick.clemins@uvm.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
Public Library
Washington
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
K-20 Education Network Noah Pitzer
410 11th Avenue SE
Olympia, WA 98504-2438
United States
noahp@uw.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Research & Development Centers
Wisconsin
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
WiscNet John Pederson
740 Regent Street
Madison, WI 53715
United States
johnpederson@wiscnet.net
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
West Virginia
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
West Virginia Network (WVNET) Frank Seesink
837 Chestnut Ridge Road
Morgantown, WV 26505
United States
frank@wvnet.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
National Library or Archive
Not-for-Profit
Parks, Monuments, Reserves, and Historic Sites
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Public Safety
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network
Wyoming
Name Contact Information Organizations Served
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research Marla Meehl
1850 Table Mesa Dr.
Boulder, CO 80305
United States
marla@ucar.edu
4-Year College or University
Community or Technical College
Government - Federal
Government - State and Local
Health Care
K-12 School
K-12 School District
K-12 Service Agency
Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Aquarium
Not-for-Profit
Performing Arts
Public Library
Public Broadcasting Station
Research & Development Centers
Research & Education Network