Keith Jernigan

Keith Jernigan

Branch Manager; Chief Information Officer
Information Technology & Database Services Branch

206-634-1838x7656

Current IPHC Responsibilities:

As the Joint Administrative Services and Information Technology and Database Services Branch Manager I am responsible for providing administrative and technical solutions to support the missions of the IPHC. In execution of these responsibilities, we align our efforts with

  • activities that support the stock assessment, management strategy evaluation, and research;
  • international standards and industry best practices for administrative, financial, and information technology services; and
  • a focus on customer service and delivery of services with a commitment of continuous improvement.

Education:

  • Master of Information Technology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2003. 
  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Hawaii Pacific University, 1998.
  • Associate of Arts in Math, Hawaii Pacific University, 1998.

Certifications:

  • CISSP, ISC2, Certification #: 523785, Expiration 31 May 2021
  • Security+, CompTIA, Certification #: COMP001020829064, Expiration 27 February 2021
  • ITIL Foundation Version 3, APM Group, Certification #:00023386, Expiration N/A

Previous Work Experience:

  • Executive Officer, U.S. Coast Guard Base Seattle, Seattle, WA, 2015-2016.
  • Department Head, IT and Electronic Systems Support Services, U.S. Coast Guard Base Seattle, Seattle, WA, 2012-2015.
  • Department Head, Personnel Support and Administrative Services, U.S. Coast Guard Base Seattle, Seattle, WA, 2010-2012.
  • Executive Officer, U.S. Coast Guard Electronic Systems Support Unit, Seattle, WA, 2009-2010.
  • Branch Chief, Incident Management Branch, U.S. Coast Guard Telecommunications and Information Systems Command, Alexandria, VA 2008– 2009.
  • Branch Chief, Secure Networks Services Branch, U.S. Coast Guard Telecommunications and Information Systems Command, Alexandria, VA 2007-2008.
  • Portfolio Manager, Logistics Applications, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Office of Logistics Systems, Washington, DC 2003-2007.