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Joan Goetzinger

IT Project Manager

Joan Goetzinger is an IT Project Manager in the Division of Information Systems (DIS) in the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Office of Information and Resource Management (OIRM). 

Having career experience in both the private and public sectors, Joan draws upon a diverse set of skills as she supports and leads teams at NSF.  She currently serves as the DIS lead to the NSF Collaboration Services Team.   The team enables the Foundation’s increasingly mobile staff to work and collaborate effectively from any location by providing the IT infrastructure, services, and customer support for the agency's cloud-based video-conferencing tools and AV conferencing facilities.  Joan also serves as a Deputy Chair on the NSF governance group that provides guidance and oversight of collaboration services at the agency.  In this role, she works closely with senior-level managers to develop strategy and coordinate governance initiatives to drive adoption of, and customer satisfaction with, enterprise collaboration services.   Formerly, she led IT teams in a variety of IT projects, including the development and maintenance of NSF mission-critical custom and COTS applications.

Joan will complete the NSF Leadership Development Program in 2019. She received a Master of Public Administration Certificate from American University’s Executive Leadership program in 2011.  She holds a Master of Project Management Certificate from George Washington University/ESI.  She earned her Master of Science in Computer Science from Marymount University and received her Bachelor of Arts from Virginia Tech.