Information Technology Team

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Team Membership

Thirteen-member team: one Law School representative; one Dental School representative; one library representative; one IDS representative; two students; two administrative or staff representatives; one faculty member selected by the MFA from among its members; and two elected representatives of the McNichols faculty; two representatives ITS staff will be ex officio members of the team

Reports to Vice President for Business and Finance and Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs


3 faculty representatives 

Shadi Bani Taan, Mathematics & Computer Science, College of Engineering & Science (term expires 3/2015)

loannis Sauldatos, Mathematics & Computer Science, College of Engineering & Science (term expries 3/2016)

Rita Barrios, Computer & Information Systems, College of Liberal Arts & Education (term expires 3/2015) (MFA)

2 administrative or staff representatives

Ken Palazzolo, Director, Enterprise Information System (term expires 8/2016)

Edward G. Tracy, Associate Vice President, Information Technology Services (term expires 8/2016)

2 ex officio staff representatives of ITS

Renee Kettering, RSM, Software and Communication Specialist, Information Technology Services (term expires 8/2016)

Julie Latulip-Lazarelich, Healpdesk Manager, Information Technology Services (term expires 8/2016)

1 Library representative

Sara Martin, Associate Dean for Technical Services and Library Systems, McNichols Campus Library (term expires 8/2015)

1 Instructional Design Studio representative

Anthony Cressey, Instructional Designer, Instructional Design Studio (term expires 8/2014)

1 Dental School representative

Walter Lim, Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry (term expires 8/2016)

1 Law School representative

Loretta Lawins-Peck Assistant Dean and Registrar (term expires 8/2016)

2 student representatives

TBD (term expires 8/2015)

TBD (term expires 8/2016)

Invited Participants

The chairperson of a Team and/or the administrator to whom the Team reports may add guests in an “Invited Participant” category. Individuals are invited because of their expertise, potential contributions, or history with the team but have no voting rights. The term of service for invited participants is not to exceed two years. Invited participants are not eligible for reappointment in this category. A team may not exceed three invited participants at any given time.

Chris Congdon, Director of Information Technology, School of Law (term expires 8/2016)

2013-2014 Charge

  • Identify departments and academic programs where technology is underutilized (1.2.3)
  • Implement lecture capture solutions and archive content to allow students to revisit important learning experiences (2.4.1)
  • Survey the University population and recommend a communication solution(s) that addresses the volume and targeting concerns of the University students, faculty, and administration.
  • Identify a list of the advantages and disadvantages to a "Cloud" for UDM.
  • Draft a formal disaster recovery plan and recommendations for appropriate distribution.

Note: Numbers indicate the corresponding 2012-2017 University Strategic Plan action steps Click here to view

Ongoing Responsibilities

  • Keep the university community informed of committee activities by providing summary minutes of meetings and reports for posting to the shared governance website.  The secretary to the committee is responsible for sending minutes to sharedgovernance(at) 

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