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  • October 11, 2017 10:00 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    DAMA-PS is pleased to announce the addition of 3 new board members.  Welcome Patrick Zeine, Theron Jaquez & Jeff Johnson.   

    Jeff Johnson: President

    Jeff has 19 years data management experience, including at Experian Information Solutions, DeepData, World Vision and Sila Solutions Group. He has held several leadership roles including 9 years form President/CEO of DeepData; Consulting Lead at Sila Solutions Group; Project Management in various capacities and as an Operations Director.  He is certified in Data Science, Lean Six Sigma Process Improvement Methodology, and is a certified Scrum Master. Jeff has a desire to lead the strategic direction of DAMA-PS with a team of committed members in order to proactively grow DAMA-PS presence in the Puget Sound area.

    Patrick Edward Zeine: Co-Vice President of Finance

    Patrick has 18+ years of IT experience and has been a Product Data Management specialist at Boeing for the last 4 years.
    Patrick was CEO and founder of a business from 1997 – 2007 and has been a local member of DAMA PS for over a year.
    He has been Vice Commander of the Sons of American Legion post 141. He has been involved in several leadership positions in several Fraternal Orders and am familiar with Roberts Rules of Order. Patrick currently is a member in good standing of the Fraternal Order of Eagles (Freeland, WA.). Patrick is familiar with preparing income tax reports (IRS 990) for non-profit organizations, and can prepare an annual report.

    Theron Jaquez: Co-Vice President of Finance

    Theron Jaquez is a financial system analyst managing Oracle Hyperion (OLAP) at World Vision. Prior to joining WV in 2007, he held positions with Microsoft, Premera Blue Cross, United HealthCare, and served in the US Navy. He came to WV with 10 years of experience in the actuarial field where he designed data warehouses, measured liabilities, and conducted ROI and provider profiling studies.

    Theron uses his prior business experience and understanding of data systems to bridge the information gap (knowledge, comfort, delivery, etc.) between IT (data source) and the business (data consumer). He holds a BA in math from Amherst College and an MBA from the University of Washington.



  • August 20, 2014 12:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)




    The University of Washington’s Master of Science in Information Management (MSIM) program develops leaders with the skills to manage innovative systems and networks of information to meet the needs of organizations of all types and sizes. Graduates are industry leaders in the Puget Sound and around the globe turning today’s information and technology resources into tomorrow’s sources of change, growth, and innovation. 

    Preparing Information Leaders

    The MSIM curriculum builds foundational skills across the breadth of the information management field, and provides opportunities for specializations in a variety of areas, including data science and analytics, information assurance and security, information architecture and organization, user experience, and information management and consulting.

    MSIM graduates have the analytic capability, ethical awareness, and leadership skills to contextualize information so they can:

    • Find and gather information from multiple sources
    • Recognize information gaps and identify information needs
    • Model, organize, and analyze information
    • Actualize information and design systems to enable others to use information effectively
    • Use information for decision making and communication

    Immediate Professional Benefits

    Graduates of the program often see immediate professional benefits from their experiences in the program. Typical roles for graduates immediately following degree completion include:

    • Information or Content Architect
    • User Experience Designer
    • Systems Analyst
    • Applications Manager
    • Software Design Engineer
    • Functional Analyst
    • Project Manager
    • Senior Consultant
    • Web Computing Specialist
    • Database Administrator
    • Cybersecurity Professional

    Grounded in Research, Relevant to Industry

    The University of Washington is a Tier 1 public research institute and the iSchool receives significant industry and government grants to expand our knowledge in the information field. Students may participate in research projects, but all benefit from faculty who are working in important areas of health informatics, cybersecurity, designing tools for people with visual or motor impairments, meta-design of digital media, and the value of community-based technology.


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