Our Board Members

William R. Olsen

William (Bill) Olsen has been professionally engaged in IT for more than 30 years. He has industry certifications including CCP, CSP, CNA, ACE, ITIL Foundation, and ITIL Intermediate, and is a certified penetration specialist. Currently, Bill is Vice President, Information Technology and the CIO at NV Energy.

In addition to his efforts with CyberSmartNV, Bill is a member of the Nevada Commission on Homeland Security Cyber Security Committee, the Attorney General’s Cyber Crime Task Force, and the Nevada Public Safety Communications Committee, all appointed by the Governor. Bill is also a member of the UNLV Community Advisory Board for the Computer Science Department, the UNLV Cyber Security Advisory Committee, and the College of Southern Nevada Computer Technology Community Advisory Board.

William R. Olsen

President
Vice President, Information Technology and CIO, NV Energy

Debbie Banko

Debbie is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of Link Technologies, an IT professional services firm established in 2000. Her customer focus, commitment to quality, and over thirty years of consulting experience continue to be the driving force for Link’s growth and success.
Outside of her role at Link, Debbie is a champion for causes that expand the IT workforce. In addition to serving on the board of CyberSmartNV, she is a major supporter of SIM Las Vegas and TechImpact, and has volunteered her time on the Governor’s Workforce Investment Board, the TechImpact board, and the Nevada IT Symposium committee.

Debbie Banko

Executive Director

CEO, Link Technologies

Margaret Taylor

Ms. Taylor, a resident of Nevada for 40 years, earned her MBA from UNLV in 1987, a BS-Business Admin-MIS from UNLV in 1985, and an AAS-Data Processing from CSN in 1983. She worked in the IT industry for more than 35 years and held positions as a Programmer, Systems Analyst, Project Manager, Software Development Department Manager, and Software Quality Assurance Manager. She started teaching at CSN as a member of the part-time faculty in 1980 and became a member of the full-time faculty in 2004. She is currently Computing & Information Technology Department Chair.

Of the many professional endeavors Ms. Taylor is involved with, she is most passionate about the state of Digital Literacy and Cybersecurity education in Nevada.

Margaret Taylor

Education Chair

Professor and the POC for the CAE-CDE (Center of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Education)

Vince Macri

Vince’s career has been dedicated to Information Systems which has spanned both the private and public sector. This has encompassed 10 years in the major hotel and gaming industry and 20 years in the transportation industry at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas as a network engineer and supervisor. This includes responsibility for leading the telecommunications engineering team which supports multiple critical large enterprise operational networks, information systems security, assessments and wireless at Clark County Department of Aviation.

Vince Macri

Airport I.T. Infrastructure Manager
Clark County Department of Aviation
Airport Network Supervisor, Clark County Department of Aviation

Maria Sexton

Maria Sexton has more than 25 years of experience in the information security, information technology and audit/compliance industries. She is the Chief Information Officer (CIO) at University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMC), Nevada's only Level I Trauma Center, only Designated Pediatric Trauma Center, only Burn Care Center and only Center for Transplantation. As CIO, Maria oversees the delivery of all technology services for UMC as well as leads the Information Security Program charged with protection of patient data and UMC systems. Before her promotion to CIO, Maria was the Director of Information Technology/Information Security Officer. Prior to joining UMC, Maria directed the IT Compliance Program at MGM Resorts International, and led security operations programs at both Walgreen’s and Kellogg’s. She received her undergraduate degree in Management Information Systems from UNLV, and holds CISSP, CCSP, CRISC, CDPSE, CISM and CISA certifications.

Maria Sexton

Chief Information Officer/Information Security Officer

University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (UMC)

Shaun Rahmeyer

Shaun Rahmeyer is the Administrator for the Nevada Office of Cyber Defense Coordination. In this capacity, Shaun is responsible for coordinating the protection of Nevada cyberinfrastructure, incident response and investigation, and strategic cybersecurity planning and management.

Shaun Rahmeyer

Administrator
Nevada Office of Cyber Defense Coordination

Nevada Department of Public Safety Office of Cyber Defense Coordination

Lee Marsters

Lee Marsters is a Cyber Intelligence Analyst for the Nevada Office of Cyber Defense Coordination. In this capacity, Lee analyzes cyber trends in the State of Nevada, aids in the coordination of strategic cybersecurity initiatives, cyber incident response and reporting, and statewide cybersecurity exercises and training.

Lee Marsters

Cyber Intelligence Analyst
Nevada Office of Cyber Defense Coordination

Shaun Rahmeyer

Shaun Rahmeyer is the Administrator for the Nevada Office of Cyber Defense Coordination. In this capacity, Shaun is responsible for coordinating the protection of Nevada cyberinfrastructure, incident response and investigation, and strategic cybersecurity planning and management.

Shaun Rahmeyer

Administrator
Nevada Office of Cyber Defense Coordination