Mark Houtz

Network Engineer

Job Description:

Under the direction of the Executive Director and the Board, the NUES Network Engineer supports the use of the Internet and its related applications within the NUES office and the districts served by NUES.  Performs the functions of a technology help desk resource for staff and faculty within the districts served by NUES.  Supports district technology directors in troubleshooting and resolving network issues in a timely manner via Internet communication technology, telephone and/or in person. Responsible for maintaining and supporting the NUES network including routers, switches, firewalls, websites and all hardware and software at the NUES point of Internet access.

Educational Background:

  • Masters of Science in Information Security and Assurance, Western Governors University (Feb 2020)
  • Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems, Utah State University (Dec 2009)
  • Certified Wireless Network Administrator (Nov 2020)
  • Ekahau Certified Survey Engineer Advanced (Nov 2020)
  • Ekahau Certified Survey Engineer Design (July 2020)
  • Palo Alto Networks Certified Network Security Administrator (June 2019)
  • Certified Hacking Forensics Investigator (Aug 2019)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (May 2019)
  • Cisco CCENT (2013)
  • Novell CNA (2003)

Occupational Experience:

  • Northeastern Utah Educational Services - Network Engineer, 2014-present
  • Mawhinney Enterprises - Information Systems Manager, 2000-present
  • Pinnacle Technologies - Network and Security Technician, 2009-2014
  • WhiteCap Institute - Information Systems Manager and Web Developer, 2011
  • Internships with Logan and Wasatch School Districts

State Committees:

  • Utah Technology Coordinators Council (TCC)
  • Utah Education Network Eduroam Committee Member
  • Utah Education Network CBRS Committee Member
  • Utah Wireless Administrators Group Committee Member


  • Novell Young Network Professional Scholarship (2003)



MarkContact Info:

Cell: 435-671-6208
Office: 435-654-1921 ext 3


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