IT Policy Council

UF Information Technology governance is a well-defined, transparent process. These topical advisory committees provide recommendations and guidance on policies, standards, and priorities in support of the university's mission and business goals.

UF Information Technology governance is a well-defined, transparent process. These topical advisory committees provide recommendations and guidance on policies, standards, and priorities in support of the university’s mission and business goals.

The IT Policy Council is a joint faculty, staff, student, and IT provider community committee to assist the UF CIO regarding integrated UF-wide tactical and technology issues and decisions. The IT Policy Council is responsible for establishing and overseeing UF-Wide IT planning processes, and developing and drafting UF-wide processes towards the development of reasonable and appropriate UF-wide policies, standards, and major UF-wide strategic project and institutional balanced budget recommendations that are submitted to the IT Cabinet through the UF CIO.

Composition

IT Policy Council
 
OfficersUnit
Elias EldayrieVP & CIO
Kari CasselUF Health Science Center, UFHealth
Dr. Cammy AbernathyCollege of Engineering
Dr. Paul AveryCollege of Engineering
Tammy AagardDivision of Enrollment Management
Kris KirmseE & G IT
Dan WilliamsUniversity Relations
Frank BovaFaculty Senate
Dr. Cheri BrodeurFaculty Senate Member
Al WysockiIFAS
Christina BonarrigoStudent Government Association
Area Expert Members (ex-officio)Unit
Dr. Fedro ZazuetaAcademic Technology
Rob AdamsInformation Security & Compliance
Dave GruberEnterprise Systems
Dr. Erik DeumensUF Research Computing
Chris EasleyEnterprise Infrastructure & Operations

Role

The IT Policy Council is responsible for:

  • Assisting and advising the UF CIO pertaining integrated UF-Wide tactical and technology issues and decisions
  • Establishing and overseeing the creation of integrated UF-Wide IT planning processes towards the creation of strategy, projects, and institutional balanced budget recommendations
  • Development and drafting of appropriate UF-wide policies and standards
  • Creating the final prioritized recommendation to the President’s Cabinet of the IT project list and associated executive level sponsorship of UF-wide strategic IT initiatives with associated resource expenditures for approval
  • Recommend to the UF CIO regarding operational technology projects
  • Coordination and oversight of the interests and initiatives of the Topical IT Advisory Committees
  • Creation, coordination and oversight of ad hoc committees to address specific issues not addressed by the Topical IT Topical IT Advisory Committees

Meeting Frequency

The IT Policy Council meets quarterly as needed.

IT Policy Council Chair’s Reports