Advisory Committees

The Division of Information Technology receives input from the following planning and operational committees:

  • Business Operations Committee (BOC)

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    Purpose

    The Enterprise Resource Planning BOC ensures that  I.T. scheduled work does not conflict with other major institutional events. This group is also responsible for coordinating the testing of proposed new products or releases prior to their being moved to production status in order to minimize any negative impact on the university community or systems.

    Computer System Maintenance

    All planned maintenance for major I.T. systems is scheduled by the BOC. Whenever possible, planned system outages are scheduled for Friday or Saturday evenings. The BOC includes representation from various campus units and Faculty Council. 

    Membership

    The committee is composed of major stakeholders responsible for the day-to-day operations of specific functional areas:

    • Academic and Student Affairs
    • Admissions
    • Advancement
    • Business and Finance
    • Faculty Senate
    • Financial Aid
    • Human Resources
    • Payroll
    • Records and Registration
    • Student Business Services

    Charter

  • Computer Refresh Program Committee

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    Purpose

    The Computer Refresh Program Committee ensures that the computer systems provided by I.T. to faculty, staff, and students are replaced on a regular, systematic, and efficient basis.

    Membership

    • I.T. Management: Aric Kirkland (chair) and Ron Woody
    • Faculty Senate: Bill Marino, Zenia Bahorski, Holly Hopkins, David Allbright, Li Zhang, Jacob Lindquist
    • College of Arts and Sciences: Dave Zylstra, and Steven Martin
    • College of Business: Vacant 
    • College of Education: Clifford Elston and Brian Filipiak
    • College of Health and Human Services:
    • College of Technology:
    • Library:
    • Physical Plant: Vacant
    • Business and Finance:
    • Snow Health Center: 
    • Purchasing: Kristen Gregoire
    • EMU Foundation: Annette Rurka
    • I.T. Staff: Robert Winterhalter, Len Mier, Darian Jackson, and Debra Powder

    Charter

    Computer Refresh Program Committee Charter [PDF]

  • Banner Functional Security Team

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    Mission Statement

    The mission of the Banner Functional Security Team is to guarantee that EMU employees have appropriate access to perform their jobs while protecting data as required by federal, state, and local laws. Requests for Banner access (or data housed in Banner) are subject to review and approval by the appropriate Banner Functional Security Representative. Additionally, the team evaluates the impact of technical security solutions being assessed by the Division of Information Technology.

    Members of the team are:

    • Lynnette Rose: Information Technology (chair)
    • Annette Rurka - Advancement Module
    • Carol Huarng - Student Business Services
    • Don Lund - Institutional Reporting
    • Sarah Sun - Admissions Xtender
    • Jennifer Tremewan - Financial Aid Module
    • Sandy Mullally - Finance Module
    • John Salvia - HR/Payroll Module
    • Heather Babcock - Student Module

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