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Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Executive Leadership Board

Daniel ”Dan” A. Spanner

Principal IT Engineer
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

  • B.S. Electrical Engineering – Washington State University – 1986
  • A.S. Non-Destructive Testing – Columbia Basin College – 1983

Daniel Spanner is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified Wireless Network Expert (CWNE) with twenty-eight years of experience in Information Technology and Telecommunications. His primary focus has been the design, implementation, and operation of large-scale enterprise and service-provider networks, data center architectures, collaboration/unified-communications systems, and securing Internet and enterprise IT architectures.

Daniel is a Principal IT Engineer with the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) in Richland, WA. He has been an active member of the Voiland College of Engineering and Architecture Executive Leadership Board at Washington State University since 1999. Prior to joining PNNL, he was a Consulting Systems Engineer for World Wide Technology, and a Systems Engineer for Cisco Systems. Daniel also worked at ConAgra Frozen Food Products where he managed Telecommunications and Networks, and at GTE Northwest as a Sales Engineering Specialist. He has also held positions as an Adjunct Associate Professor for Central Washington University, and an Instructor for Columbia Basin College. Daniel holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from Washington State University, and has held numerous additional industry certifications.

Dan Spanner