Michael Marusich is a Senior Program Manager in the State of Washington's Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO). He serves as Washington’s 800 MHz Rebanding Project Manager; is staff to the State Interoperability Executive Committee (SIEC); and, chairs the SIEC Advisory Workgroup (SAW). Marusich also serves as the State’s Deputy Statewide Interoperability Coordinator (SWIC) and Technical Lead on the Washington OneNet (WON) program.
For the past 11 years, Marusich has represented Washington's public safety interests regionally and nationally, while also managing two federally-mandated interoperability programs. He is a member of the Washington Association of Public Safety Communications Officials International/National Emergency Number Association (WA-APCO/NENA). Marusich has over 25-years’ experience in the public and private sector, having served as Interim Director for Information Technologies and Communications/E-911 Director, Sr. Technical Consultant to the public safety community, as well as Product/Project Manager for several public safety equipment and system manufacturers. He has served on national public safety advisory and working committees for APCO, NENA, and the former Public Safety Wireless Network (PSWN). He has presented whitepapers and served as a speaker/panelist at conferences relative to public safety technologies and project management best practices.
Marusich holds a certificate in Marketing Excellence from the University of Wisconsin – Madison, a certificate in Industrial Electronics from El Paso Vocational/Technical College, and is a Project Management Institute (PMI) Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM).