Data Stewards

Data Stewards are recommended by the Associate Vice President for Public Safety and Institutional Assurance and appointed by the Vice President for Information Technology. Each Data Steward is responsible for overseeing data management for their particular data subject area as specified below and according to the responsibilities specified in data management (DM) policies and standards.

Data Stewards shall develop and maintain high-level guidance for data access, management and handling, from the creation of the data through its destruction or long-term/permanent retention, through the adoption of policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures or other appropriate documentation or tools for defined subject area. Data Stewards shall update guidance as necessary.

Data Stewards shall highlight the need for the development of policies and standards to ensure operationally significant information is available, accurate, and up to date.

Data Stewards      

Data Subject Area Data Steward
Alumni and Foundation Data Don Grinstead
Contracts and Grants/Research Administration Data Lora O'Connor
Employee & Benefits Data Laura Kress
Facilities Data Currently Open
Faculty Data Susan McCammon
Financial and Budget Data Joan Hagen
Health Data Leslie Pfeffer
International Programs Data Jason Baumgartner
Library Data Robert McDonald
Purchasing and Travel Data Jill Schunk
Research Data Leslie Pfeffer (Interim)
Student Data Julie Aders


Data Management Advisors

Data Management Advisors are ex officio members representing advisory offices or functions.

Office Representative
University Academic Affairs Steve Keucher
University Counsel Jennifer Adams
Internal Audit Kevin Keough

Data Steward Delegates

Data Steward Delegates handle day to day activities as assigned by the Data Stewards.  Additionally, when the UDMC works on issues related to a specific domain and/or calls together the group of Stewards, the Delegate may represent the Steward if the Steward is unavailable.

Office Delegate
Alumni and Foundation Jeff Lambright
Faculty and Academic Affairs Pat Goodall
Financial and Budget Sterling George
Internal Audit  Dennis Gillespie (Advisor Delegate)
Purchasing and Travel Jay Gottdenker
University Archives Vacant

Subject Matter Experts

Office Representative
Client Services and Support Dennis Cromwell
Enterprise Systems Jacob Farmer
Public Safety and Institutional Assurance  Mark Bruhn
REN-ISAC Kim Milford
University Information Policy Officer Eric Cosens
Chief Security Officer Tom Davis
University Information Security Officer Andrew Korty
University Research and Reporting Todd Schmitz

Staff & support

Area Contact
Research and general support Phyllis Davidson