Marlene Theriault has over 14 years of experience as a database
administrator, starting with version 2.0 of the Oracle RDBMS. She has
presented papers at numerous conferences throughout the world, including
various IOUG-A, DECUS, EOUG, and Oracle OpenWorld conferences. At the 1997
East Coast Oracle conference, Marlene tied for first place with Steven
Feuerstein, receiving an "Outstanding Speaker" award. She also received the
"Distinguished Speaker" award two years in a row at ECO-'95 and ECO-'96.
Marlene's articles have appeared in Pinnacle Press' Oracle Developer
magazine, IOUG-A's SELECT magazine, and many user group publications.
Marlene reactivated the Mid-Atlantic Association of Oracle Professionals'
Database Administration Special Interest Group and is the current chair of
the MAOP DBA SIG. She authors an "Ask The DBA" column for the MAOP newsletter,
and her articles and columns are available at http://www.maop.org/sig-dba/.
For recreation, Marlene is an avid volksmarcher who has, with her
significant other, Nelson Cahill, walked at least 6.2 miles in every
one of the United States. She loves to travel and has been on numerous
cruises. She can be reached via email at Marlene.Theriault@jhuapl.edu.