Information Technology & Institutional Planning

University Technology Governance

In May 2004, the University Technology Governance, (formerly named IT Governance) met for a planning workshop to begin to envision the desired future state of information technology and Cal Poly Pomona.  After extensive and wide ranging discussions, the committee adopted the following statement on the purpose and role of Information Technology & Institutional Planning as a target for the campus to build towards.  The University Technology Governance groups serve as the campus-wide body working to advance this vision.

Purpose

Information Technology & Institutional Planning is a catalyst for productivity, creativity, and community that enhances learning opportunities in an environment of unlimited demands and limited resources.

Vision

At Cal Poly Pomona, Information Technology & Institutional Planning:

  • Serves as a seamless and transparent utility, easy-to-use and worry-free
  • Fosters new and non-traditional educational opportunities, free of time and place restrictions, and supports life-long learning
  • Supports community and communication by offering tools for collaboration
  • Provides an infrastructure for efficient and effective processes and services to benefit students, staff, faculty, and the community
  • Offers easy and effective access to information, in support of learning, research, planning, and personal and professional development
  • Accommodates and enables a wide variety of learning and working styles and needs for a diverse community
  • Creates an attractive environment for students, faculty and staff, providing a competitive edge for recruitment and retention

University Technology Governance Working Groups

The purpose of the University Technology Governance Working Groups is to provide recommendations to the Vice President/CIO for Information Technology & Institutional Planning.  There are seven working groups: Accessible Technology Initiative, Administrative Technology, Communication Technology, Data Governance, Information Security, Infrastructure Technology, and Instructional Technology.  University Divisions, Faculty, ASI, and the University Foundation are appropriately represented in the University Technology Governance Working Groups.

The Accessible Technology Initiative (ATI) Working Group is responsible via the CSU's Executive Order 1111 for reviewing and assessing the campus accessibility of information technology and resources in compliance with Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act. This group prepares and monitors plans for meeting Section 508 and CSU guidelines.

This group will provide recommendations to the VP/CIO for Information Technology & Institutional Planning for ensuring CPP’s compliance with Section 508 and Executive Order 1111.

All divisions are represented, as well as faculty and ASI.

Committee Members

  • Co-Chairs
    • Carol Gonzales, Information Technology
    • Laura Massa, Academic Affairs
  • Administrative Affairs
    • Patricia Higuchi
  • ASI 
    • Vacant (Student)
  • Faculty
    • Erin Questad
  • Information Technology
    • Vacant
  • Student Affairs
    • Jason Lu
  • University Advancement
    • Esther Chou Tanaka

Updated: September 23, 2019

The Administrative Technology Working Group sets priorities, recommends major purchases, and recommends system improvements for the administrative enterprise applications and those applications that are associated with the PeopleSoft enterprise system. The administrative enterprise applications include the Student Information Systems and related applications, University Data Initiatives, and Document Management and other initiatives.

This group will provide recommendations to the VP/CIO for Information Technology & Institutional Planning on major initiatives that impact campus wide applications and systems.

All divisions are represented, as well as faculty and ASI.

Committee Members

  • Co-Chairs
    • Tim Raymond, Information Technology
    • Jessica Wagoner, Academic Affairs
  • Academic Affairs
    • Deborah Brandon
    • Terri Gomez
    • Joseph Hackbarth
  • Administrative Affairs
    • Joseph Simoneshchi
    • Candace Snodgrass
  • ASI
    • Vacant (Student)
  • Faculty
    • Julie Shen
    • Bohdan Schatschneider
  • Information Technology
    • Jorge Lomeli
    • Ben Quillian
  • Student Affairs
    • Todd London
  • University Advancement
    • Natalie Graff

Updated: September 23, 2019

The Communication Technology Working Group serves as a recommending body and is charged with providing advice and recommendations to guide the development of Cal Poly Pomona’s primary technology focused communications environments including the use of mobile technologies such as SMS and push notifications, the campus website, mobile apps, campus portal, and related technologies. The group does not oversee the look and feel of the communication technologies but will oversee the priorities, policies, guidelines and associated use.

This group will provide recommendations to the VP/CIO for Information Technology & Institutional Planning on priorities, general policies and procedures associated with Communication technologies.

All divisions are represented, as well as faculty, ASI, and University Foundation.

Committee Members

  • Co-Chairs
    • Tim Raymond, Information Technology
    • Cecilia Santiago-Gonzalez, Academic Affairs
  • Academic Affairs
    • Daniel Parks
  • Administrative Affairs
    • Kimberly Allain
  • ASI
    • Vacant (Student)
  • Faculty
    • Anthony Acock
    • Mario Guerrero
  • Information Technology
    • Jason Beers
    • Ben Quillian
  • Student Affairs
    • David Sedillo
  • University Advancement
    • Tim Lynch
  • University Foundation
    • Alex Hernandez

Updated: August 28, 2019

 

The Data Governance Working Group serves as a recommending body and is charged with providing recommendations to guide the development and enhancement of the campus’s strategic use of data including the assisting with the priority for the development and enhancement of data dashboards, establishing and maintaining a campus wide data dictionary, gaining insights on issues associated with the ethical uses of data, and providing priorities, insights and direction into the use of predictive analytics.

This group will provide recommendations to the VP/CIO for Information Technology on priorities, general policies and procedures associated with Data Governance.

All Divisions are represented as well as faculty, ASI and University Foundation.

Committee Members

  • Co-Chairs
    • Heather Brown, Information Technology
    • Joseph Hackbarth, Academic Affairs
  • Academic Affairs
    • Lisa Rotunni
  • Administrative Affairs
    • Mark Lopez
  • ASI
    • Vacant (Student)
  • Faculty
    • Mohamed Aly
    • Anas Salah Eddin
  • Information Technology
    • Vacant
  • Student Affairs
    • Kaitlyn Sedzmak
  • University Advancement
    • Natalie Graff
  • University Foundation
    • Vacant

Updated: September 23, 2019

The Information Security Working Group focuses to provide guidance to the campus with information security and compliance procedures, guidelines and policy, along with the accompanying campus processes in accordance with CSU ICSUAM policy, as well as IT security industry standards (e.g., PCI, ISO, NIST).  This working group assists with responding to related security events and provides recommendations to the VP/CIO regarding the response to those events.

All divisions are represented as well as faculty, ASI, the President's Office, and University Foundation.

Committee Members

  • Co-Chairs
    • Carol Gonzales, Information Technology
    • Stephany Soria, Administrative Affairs
  • Academic Affairs
    • Daniel Parks
  • ASI
    • Vacant (Student)
  • Faculty
    • Mohammad Husain
    • Vacant
  • President's Office
    • Joice Xiong
  • Student Affairs
    • Tracee Passeggi
  • University Advancement
    • Esther Chou Tanaka
  • University Foundation
    • Randall Townsend

Updated: October 24, 2019

The Infrastructure Technology Working Group, formerly named Emerging Technology Working Group in 2014-2015, focuses on assessing campus-wide emerging technologies and their potential benefit in the Cal Poly Pomona environment.  These technologies include networking and wireless, email, campus storage, and other core-related services. This working group assesses targeted campus-wide technologies and provides recommendations for the deployment of these technologies, or may provide recommendations for further feasibility assessment.  This working group will also make recommendations to the VP/CIO regarding technology spending associated with wireless and networking vis a vis the Student Success Fee.

All divisions are represented in this working group, as well as ASI and faculty.

Committee Members

  • Co-Chairs
    • David Drivdahl, Information Technology
    • Emma Gibson, Academic Affairs
  • Administrative Affairs
    • Julie Tsang
  • ASI
    • Greg Kutzbach (Student)
    • Vacant (Student-at-Large)
    • Vacant (Student-at-Large)
    • Vacant (Student-at-Large)
  • Faculty
    • Ron Pike
    • Shahnaz Lotfipour
  • Information Technology
    • Ben Quillian
  • Student Affairs
    • Kevin Colaner
  • University Advancement
    • Natalie Graff

Updated: October 24, 2019

The Instructional Technology Working Group is charged with reviewing and improving the use of instructional technologies in regards to classroom-use, as well as use in campus computing laboratories.  This working group also makes recommendations to the VP/CIO regarding technology spending for classrooms and computing laboratories associated with the Student Success Fee.

All divisions are represented in this working group, as well as ASI and faculty.

Committee Members

  • Co-Chairs
    • Lucas Lanting, Information Technology
    • Sepehr Eskandari, Academic Affairs
  • ASI
    • Greg Kutzbach (Student)
    • Vacant (Student)
    • Vacant (Student)
    • Vacant (Student)
  • Faculty
    • Muditha Senanayake
    • Olive Yao Li
    • Yan Liu
    • Melissa Flicker
  •  Information Technology
    • Ben Quillian

Updated: October 24, 2019

Executive Committee Meeting Minutes

IT Governance Overview and Membership [.pdf, 193 kb]

Meeting Information

May 18, 2018
March 9, 2018
January 19, 2018
November 9, 2017

IT Governance Overview and Membership [.pdf, 206 kb]

Meeting Information

May 19, 2017

March 10, 2017

January 20, 2017

November 10, 2016

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IT Governance Overview and Membership [.pdf, 128 kb]

Meeting Information

May 13, 2016

March 11, 2016

January 22, 2016

October 23, 2015

IT Governance Overview and Membership [.pdf, 128 kb]

Meeting Information

May 29, 2015

March 27, 2015

January 30, 2015

October 31, 2014

IT Governance Overview and Membership [.pdf, 128 kb]

Meeting Information

May 23, 2014

March 28, 2014

January 31, 2014

October 25, 2013