Information Technology

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:

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


IT Council - August 15, 2 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Design Frameworks Introduction - August 29th, 3 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Workshop - Identifying Opportunities - Date and Time TBD

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.

Planning documents

In order to maintain an open and transparent process, planning documents are being shared in draft form. The following links represent planning and process documents, and are not final decisions.