Information Technology Governance


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Melody Munson-McGee

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Official Name of the Board

Information Technology Governance

Effective date of establishment


Authorized by

Regents Policy Manual (RPM)

Board Reports To (if applicable)

President's Office

Scope of Impact


Type of Board



From Policy 15.30: The following governance authorities [Council and CIO] will be responsible for recommending and implementing IT policies, rules, procedures and standards in accordance with Regents Policy 1.10 and to recommend resources sufficient to comply with IT standard operating procedures and otherwise carry out IT’s mission on behalf of the institution.


Serves as an advisory body to the Chancellor.


What is the process for selecting a chair?

By IT Governance Policy 15.30: The Chancellor administers the policy and appoints the IT Governance Council Chair.

Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year


Dan Howard


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Co-Chair for 2017-18 Academic Year

Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year


John Floros


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Co-Chair for 2018-19 Academic Year

Additional Membership Details

Members are appointed by


Position appointment description

Members are appointed based on their position at the university.

Is membership representative?


Please describe how the membership is representative.

Major stakeholders of information technology are represented (research, administration and finance, academics, etc.)

What university function/office is responsible for appointments?

President's Office

What are the terms of appointment?

Until committee member no longer hold the position.

Are terms staggered?


Are members subject to reappointment?


Please explain the conditions under which members are subject to reappointment.

Willingness to serve.

What is the process for filling vacant positions?

Because these are position appointments, standard university search protocols apply.

Member List
Name Title Member Type
Dan Howard Executive Vice President and Provost Voting Member
Lydia Duran Chief of Staff, President's Office Voting Member
Renay Scott President DACC Voting Member
Andy Burke Senior Vice President Administration and Finance Voting Member
Lakshmi Reddi Dean College of Engineering Voting Member
Laura Boucheron Spence Member, University Research Council Voting Member
Norma Grijalva Chief Information Officer Voting Member
Kevin Prieto/Emerson Morrow President ASNMSU Voting Member
Terry Adler Faculty Voting Member
Melody Munson-McGee Chief of Staff, Provost's Office Non-voting Member

What university office/function provides administrative support to this board?

Office of the President

What are the requirements for the number of meetings to be held annually?

Policy 15.30 does not state a required number of meetings.

Was the requirement for the number of meetings met?


List of Meeting Dates

July 7, 2017
July 20, 2017
August 10, 2017
August 18, 2017
September 8, 2017
October 19, 2017
November 8, 2017
November 17, 2017
December 5, 2017
January 2, 2018
January 16, 2018
February 6, 2018
February 20, 2018
April 3, 2018
April 17, 2018
May 1, 2018
May 15, 2018

Major Accomplishments

IT Governance held in depth discussions of project processes and ICT structure. There was some discussion of software purchases.

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