James Dahl has two Associate Degrees (data process and pre-education), a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, and an MBA/Technology Management. After 28 years he retired from the City of Aurora, Illinois, with 20 years as the Director of Management Information Services. His main responsibilities included managing the support of municipal software platforms, networks, and the development of a citywide fiber infrastructure. The City of Aurora became an HTE NaviLine customer in 1990, and recently converted to Superion’s (Central Square) hosted solution.
James has been involved with SUGA for 19 years. He served six years on the Midwest Regional Users’ Group board and ten years on the SUGA International Board of Directors. As an international board member James has served in every position except for Treasurer. Since leaving the board he has continued to serve SUGA as a contracted Web Coordinator. In this capacity, James oversees the development and maintenance of web resources and coordinates mass e-mail marketing.