Information Technology

Planning documents

In order to maintain an open and transparent process, planning documents are being shared in draft form. 

Steering committee members

The Information Technology Council (ITC) -- with its wide range of UA leaders and constituent representatives -- will serve as the primary body advising the principles and required capabilities of a redesigned system-wide IT organization.  Current Council members are:

Mark Kondrak; UA Chief Information Technology Officer
Vacant; UAA Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor
Martha Mason; UAF User Services Director
Michael Ciri; UAS Vice Chancellor for Administration and Director of Information Technology
Kathleen Boyle; UA Interim Chief Information Security Officer
Julie Queen; UAF Interim Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services
Myron Dosch; Chief Financial Officer
John Stalvey; UAA Provost
Steve Patin; UA Chief Human Resources Officer
Paul Layer Vice President for Academics, Students, & Research
Gwendolyn Gruenig; Data Strategy and Institutional Research
Saichi Oba; Associate Vice President, Student Enrollment and Strategy
Beverly Shuford, Ph.D., C.P.A.; UAA Vice Chancellor for Administrative Services
Dr. Karen T. Carey; UAS Provost
Owen Guthrie; Executive Director, eCampus
John Hebard; UA Chief Procurement Officer
Reid Brewer; Kachemak Bay Campus Director
Richard McDonald; Faculty Alliance Chair and Professor, IT Specialist Program
Josh Watts; Staff Alliance
Teresa Wrobel; Coalition of Student Leaders Chair


ITC - August 15, 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. -- Guiding Principles
ITC - August 29, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m. -- Design Frameworks & Roadmap
ITC - October 2, 8 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. -- Workshop Sessions: Identifying Opportunities

Guiding principles

At the 15-Aug ITC meeting, and after more than two hours of vigorous discussion using a structured and facilitated Integrated Decision-Making Framework, Council members adopted two top-level Guiding Principles:

  • Modern Digital Workplace
  • Cost-Effective and Value-Focused

The ITC continues to formulate additional guiding principles via online forum.