September 27, 2004
New management team for Information Technology
By Jim Burns
The head of UCSC's Information Technology Services division
introduced the six members of his senior management team on
Tuesday (September 21), ushering in the third phase of the campus's
Angela Rossi, computer consultant
in Social Sciences, was the winner in ITS's divisional-naming
contest. After considering the interim name and many others
that were nominated, Vice Provost Larry Merkley announced
that Information Technology Services would be retained
as the new division's name. Rossi, whose name was selected
randomly from among the names of everyone who participated
in the contest, received a new iPod.
In a meeting attended by dozens of IT staff members from around
the campus, Vice Provost Larry Merkley said Phase III would
produce "service agreements" between ITS and UCSC's
other academic and administrative divisions and a funding model
that would support those agreements.
He also told those in attendance that the movement of IT workers
to the central organization would occur on a case-by-case basis.
"Our objective is to effect a smooth transition from where
we are to where we need to be," he said, adding thatunless
notified otherwiseIT workers' positions and reporting
relationships remain unchanged for the time being.
The six directors he introduced are:
Pat LeCuyer, of Applications Solutions,
Bill Hyder, of Client Relationship Management,
Janine Roeth, of IT Services,
Brad Smith, of Core Technologies,
Mark Cianca, of the Program Management Office,
Linda Kittle, of IT Strategy and Planning.
For more information on these positions, please see the following
campus email messages:
LeCuyer's position (July 7)
Hyder's position (September 16)
Roeth's, Brad Smith's, Mark Cianca's, and Linda Kittle's positions
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