Ron is co-chair of the Electronics Research Administration Committee for the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) and serves on its Executive Committee. He is also active with the National Council of University Research Administrators co-chairing the ERA VI conference, contributing articles, and presenting sessions at the past eight national conferences as well as several sessions for conferences held by the Society of Research Administrators. Splittgerber is an active participant of the National Grants Partnership, a cooperative initiative among Federal officials and representatives of state and local governments serving on a committee to conduct and publish information on the Grants.gov registration process. He represents Colorado State University in the Internet2 InCommon Federated Identity effort to use common credentials among shared Federal and state research portals. Splittgerber is active in open source software development serving on the Kuali Foundation middleware board of directors and actively participating in a project to develop a Kuali solution (Kuali Coeus) for research administration.