ATLANTA – Oct. 25, 2016- The Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG), an independent, global, member-led organization that maximizes customers’ investment in Oracle and partner solutions, welcomes five new and three reelected members to its 2017 board of directors.
The OAUG’s new board members include Bill Dunham, founder and principal owner at OATC, Inc.; Mohan Dutt, senior manager of global technology services at Equinix, Inc.; Kathleen Fauerbach, accounting manager for the City of Las Vegas; Mark Maley, senior business process analyst at GF Central Plastics LLC; and Donna Rosentrater, Oracle solution architect at PAREXEL International Corporation.
Dunham has more than 25 years of experience leading hundreds of Oracle
E-Business Suite installation projects. He is an Oracle Applications and Technology ACE, member of the Oracle EBS Applications Technology Customer Advisory Board, co-author of multiple Oracle EBS Applications books and author of numerous white papers and conference presentations. He holds several OAUG leadership positions, including coordinator of the Eastern States OAUG and the Customizations and Alternatives Special Interest Group (SIG) and serves as chair of the Geo/SIG Committee. Bill received the OAUG Member of the Year award in 2016.
Dutt, a member of the OAUG since 2000, manages a global team supporting billing, invoicing, credit and collections, tax and revenue applications for more than 20 countries in North and South America, Asia-Pacific and EMEA. He has contributed to the OAUG and the Oracle community in a variety of ways, including establishing three SIGs; serving as the first coordinator for the Procurement SIG (PO SIG), General Ledger SIG (GL SIG) and Contracts SIG; volunteering on a number of OAUG committees; and presenting more than 60 sessions at OAUG and Oracle events.
Fauerbach brings to the board more than 20 years of experience with Oracle EBS Applications, including implementations, upgrades and assessments in both public and commercial industries. She is a member of the OAUG Geo/SIG Committee, co-chair of the Public Sector SIG and co-chair of the Nevada OAUG, and she participates in the Oracle Usability Fusion Financials and Web Center Customer Advisory Boards.
Maley is a seasoned professional with more than 21 years of technical and functional experience with Oracle databases and more than 10 years of experience with ERP implementations and upgrades. He co-founded and currently serves as the chair for the Oklahoma-Arkansas OAUG and has presented and moderated panels at multiple OAUG events.
Rosentrater, an OAUG member since 1992, has worked with Oracle products for 25 years and currently leads a Procurement transformation and expansion of the Procurement platform using the Oracle E-Business Suite. She previously served on the OAUG Board of Directors from 2000-2007 and 2013-2014 in leadership roles such as vice president and secretary and has participated in a number of OAUG special interest groups.
OAUG board members reelected for 2017 are Andrew Farber, Consumer Reports; Christine Hipp, Los Alamos National Laboratory; and Joseph Imbimbo, PPG Industries. Completing their elected terms in 2017 are Alyssa Johnson, Keste; Ketan Thanki, Dynegy; Douglas Manning, Johns Hopkins University – Applied Physics Laboratory; Beth McLaughlin, Dunkin’ Brands; Karen Brownfield, Infosemantics; and Melissa English, Alticor.
“With the appointment of these experienced and dynamic new board members, the future of the OAUG is in very capable hands and our membership will only continue to grow and flourish under their leadership,” said Dr. Patricia Dues, 2016 president of the OAUG.
About the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG)
Founded in 1990, the Oracle Applications Users Group (OAUG) is an independent, global, member-led organization that maximizes customers’ investment in Oracle and partner solutions. The organization serves as an advocate to Oracle for companies worldwide and represents users of Oracle Applications products including Oracle Applications Cloud, Oracle E-Business Suite, Oracle Enterprise Performance Management (including Oracle Hyperion), Oracle’s Primavera Enterprise Project Portfolio Management, Oracle Communications, Oracle Customer Experience Cloud, and others. The OAUG provides its members with education, networking and support via a wide range of activities and forums including conferences, publications, special interest groups and online communities. For more information about the OAUG, visit the website at oaug.org.