Statement Koskela

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Rebecca Koskela

Rebecca Koskela is the Executive Director of the EarthCube Office (ECO) and was previously the Executive Director of DataONE at the University of New Mexico. Her background is in high performance computing , data management, and bioinformatics. Rebecca has worked in the private sector (IBM, Cray Research, Intel, Aventis (now Sanofi), national laboratories (Sandia National Laboratories, Los Alamos National Laboratory), and universities/institutes (Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Stanford, Mayo Clinic, University of Alaska, University of New Mexico).

She is currently the Type I member of the Financial Committee (FiCom). FiCom has improved the documentation of the budgetary processes, created templates for funding requests as well as setting a schedule for requests to FiCom. Much has been accomplished but there is still more to do and I would like to continue the document of the FiCom processes.