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IT Advisory Committees

Administrative Systems teams collaborate with IT Advisory Committees to identify and plan project work and are an important component in the Northwestern IT Governance Framework. They request project work, set priorities, and provide oversight for the development and integration of the University’s enterprise systems.

Membership

The following IT Advisory Committees are composed of business and school partners.

Alumni and Development IT Advisory Committee Members

  • Heather J Ruggio, Executive Director ARD Services, Alumni Relations & Development (Chair)
  • Darnell Hines, Director Alumni Engagement, Development; Northwestern University School of Law
  • David A Lively, Senior Associate Vice President ARD, Alumni Relations & Development
  • Julie Allen, Associate Vice President ARD, Alumni Relations & Development
  • Karyn Reif, Senior Associate Vice President ARD, Alumni Relations & Development
  • Kathryn Smith Azizi, Assistant Dean for Development, Office of Development and Alumni Relations; Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Natasha K DiPrima, Assistant Vice President, Marketing & Communications, Alumni Relations & Development
  • Stu Baker, Director, ARD Enterprise Application, IT Administrative Systems Identity Services
  • Wendy Kritt, Chief Marketing Officer and Lecturer of Executive Education, Executive Education, Kellogg School of Management

 Facilities IT Advisory Committee Members

  • Angela Williams, Assistant Vice President of Facilities Services (Chair)
  • Alan Garbarino, Director, DMA, IT Administrative Systems Data Management and Analytics
  • Carrie L. Forsman, Assistant Manager of Athletic Facilities, University Athletics - Facility Operations
  • Carrie Jo West, Associate Director Facilities Planning, Facilities Mgmt EV
  • Christina Vernon Sanborn, Associate Vice President of Facilities Management, Facilities Mgmt EV
  • Eric W. Boberg, Executive Director for Research, Office for Research; Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Gwen M. Butler, Director, Environmental Health and Safety, Risk Management
  • Jennifer Luttig-Komrosky, Executive Director, Residential Services, Residential Services Admin
  • Joel K. Trammell, Associate Dean of Facilities & Planning, Administration; Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
  • Kathia Elizabeth Benitez, Director of the Office of Sustainability, Facilities Mgmt EV
  • Kris O'Brien, Associate Vice President of Administrative Systems, Information Technology
  • La Tanya Simms, Senior Director of Capital Programs, Facilities Mgmt EV
  • Michael John Szczepanek, Associate Vice President, for Finance, Office of Financial Operations
  • Steven Michael Matz, Director for Facilities & Planning, Office for Research

Financials IT Advisory Committee Members

  • Michael John Szczepanek, Associate Vice President for Finance, Office of Financial Operations (Co-Chair)
  • Anne C. Martin, Executive Director Financial Administration, Office for Research Finance and Administration (Co-Chair)
  • Alan Garbarino, Director, DMA, IT Administrative Systems Data Management and Analytics
  • Alexa C. Starr, Senior Director, Financial Administration, J.L. Kellogg School of Management
  • Britni Marie McAnally, Manager Financial Analysis, Facilities Management
  • Eric H Wachtel, Senior Director of Budget & Planning, Office of Budget and Planning
  • Genevieve Comeau, Associate Director of Financial Administration & Analysis, Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Holly Schueneman, Director Financial Analysis, Administration, Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
  • Jackie Kalan, Associate Director Financial Administration, Business & Receiving, Northwestern University Library
  • Jim Konrad, Executive Director of Procurement & Payment Services, Procurement and Payment Services
  • Keith R Paddy, eProcurement Manager, E-Procurement Solutions, Procurement and Payment Services
  • Marsha McClellan, Director of Financial Management, , Office of Finance and Administration; Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Michael S. Daniels, Executive Director of Research Financial Operations, Office of Financial Operations
  • Nancy L. Pinchar, Senior Advisor of Financial Operations, Tax and Regulatory Services

Human Resources IT Advisory Committee Members

  • Pam Beemer, Vice President & Chief Human Resource Officer, Office of Human Resources (Chair)
  • Anne N. Fish, Executive Director, Benefits, Office of Human Resources
  • Caroline M. Onagan, Director of Talent Acquisition, Office of Human Resources
  • Charlie DiCarlo, Director, Enterprise Systems: Human Resources and Student, IT Administrative Systems Enterprise Systems: Human Resources and Student
  • Dana E. Bradley, Associate Vice President, Human Resources, Office of Human Resources
  • Elizabeth Earl, Functional Application Systems Manager, IT Administrative Systems Enterprise Systems: Alumni and Financials
  • Kristy Sharpe, Director of Compensation & Recognition, Office of Human Resources
  • Lori Anne Henderson, Director of Work & Life Resources, Office of Human Resources
  • Rob Hartzler, Technical Applications Systems Manager, IT Administrative Systems Data Mangement and Analytics
  • Samir Desai, Executive Director of Learning & Organization Development, Office of Human Resources
  • Stephanie Marie Griffin, Director HR Business Partner/Consulting & University Policy, Office of Human Resources
  • Yvette Davis, Director of HR Operations, Reporting & Analytics, Office of Human Resources

Information Management IT Advisory Committee Members

  • Amit Prachand, Assistant Vice President, Information & Analytics, Administration and Planning (Chair)
  • Andrew Ludington, Director, Enterprise Systems: Alumni and Financials, IT Administrative Systems Enterprise Systems: Alumni and Financials
  • Ashish Agrawal, Data Services Platform Manager, IT Administrative Systems Data Management and Analytics
  • Brenda L. Bryant, Project Manager Lead, Office for Research Information Technology
  • Heather J. Ruggio, Executive Director ARD Services, Alumni Relations & Development
  • Jaci Casazza, Assistant Provost for University Records and University Registrar, University Registrar
  • Jeffrey Weiss, Research Professor, Medicine, Endocrinology Division, Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Karry Clarke, Director Financial Administration, Administration, Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science
  • Kimberly Griffin, Director for Electronic Research Administration, OSR-Information Team
  • Michael S. Daniels, Executive Director of Research Financial Operations, Office of Financial Operations
  • Michael Perry, Department Head, Library, Assessment & Planning; Northwestern University Library
  • Nancy L. Pinchar, Senior Advisor of Financial Operations, Tax and Regulatory Services
  • Neeraj Jajodia, Business Systems Project Manager, IT Administrative Systems Data Management and Analytics
  • William J. Artz, Director of Research & Analysis, Graduate School Administration

Research Administration Advisory Committee Members

  • Kris O’Brien, Associate Vice President of Administrative Systems, Information Technology (Chair)
  • Ann K. Adams, Associate Vice President of Research, Office for Research
  • Ingrid S. Stafford, Vice President of Finance Operations & Treasurer, Office of Financial Operations
  • Jay Walsh, Vice President of Research, Office for Research
  • Rex L. Chisholm, Dean for Research FSM, Office for Research, Feinberg School of Medicine

Student IT Experience Committee Members

  • Jaci Casazza, Assistant Provost for University Records and University Registrar, University Registrar (Chair)
  • Ann Dronen, Director of Student Enterprise Systems, IT Administrative Systems Student Enterprise Systems
  • Anthony C. Kirchmeier, Assistant Dean/Director of Off Campus Life, Dean of Students
  • Amy M. Lammers, Executive Director, Operations & Information Technology, University Enrollment
  • Christopher M. Martin, Assistant Professor, Clinical, Instruction (Senior Lecturers), Pritzker School of Law
  • Dorina Aguilar Rasmussen, Senior Director of Student Services, Administration, Medill School of Journalism, Media, Integrated Marketing Communications
  • Emily C. Osborn, Director of Financial Aid, Chicago Campus, Financial Aid
  • Grant P. Upson, Senior Director for Education, Deans Office, Feinberg School of Medicine
  • Jeff Wilson, Lead Systems Analyst, IT Administrative Systems, Enterprise Systems: Human Resources and Student
  • Jennifer Lynn Zabel, Senior Program Administrator, International Office
  • Kate Veraldi, Director of Student Services, Graduate School Administration
  • Kimberly Chapman, Registrar, School of Continuing Studies, School of Professional Studies
  • Kyla Brundage Katz, Senior Director of Advising, Administration, School of Communication
  • Lesley Kagan Wynes, Assistant Dean (Academic), Degree Operations, J. L. Kellogg School of Management
  • Linda Ann Jacobs, Assistant Dean Student Affairs Music, Administration, Henry and Leigh Bienen School of Music
  • Liz Fekete Trubey, Assistant Dean (Academic), Administration, Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
  • Margaret McCarthy, Associate Dean of Student & Alumni Services, School of Professional Studies
  • Mark Reynolds, Lead Systems Analyst, IT Administrative Systems, Enterprise Systems Human Resources and Student
  • Phil Asbury, University Director of Financial Aid, Financial Aid
  • Rebecca Parker, Director of Student Finance, Student Finance
  • Susan Olson, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs, Undergraduate Program, School of Education & Social Policy
  • Wesley Roth Burghardt, Associate Dean (Academic), Administration, McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science

Last Updated: 11 March 2019

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