IT Governance

Established in Fall 2016, The IT Executive Committee is a governance group whose role is to validate campus technology needs and the priorities used to govern the use of IT resources to advance the mission of the University. Composed of representatives across divisions, the Committee seeks to ensure the following:

  • Strategic alignment of IT with University goals
  • Review and recommend strategic IT investments and policies
  • Approve and prioritize major enterprise-wide projects


Member   Division
Michael N. Christakis   Student Affairs
James A. Dias                 Research
Fardin Sanai   University Development/UAlbany Foundation
Laura Schweitzer   Health Sciences & Biomedical Initiatives
James Stellar   Academic Affairs
Bruce Szelest   Chief of Staff
Todd Foreman   Finance & Administration


ITS Resources                         Area of Expertise 
Mike Bartoletti   Enterprise Application Services
Debora Cheney Assessment/Client Support Services (Interim)
Brian Heaton   Enterprise Infrastructure Services/
Portfolio Management
Mihaela Kucharczyk   Finance & Administration 
Brian Macherone   Academic & Research Computing Center
Marty Manjak   Information Security
Chris Moore   Educational Technology Center
Lisa Trubitt   Strategic Relations/Chief of Staff