University Data Management Council (UDMC)

Governing Body for Data Management

The University Data Management Council (UDMC) is chartered by the Office of the Vice President for Information Technology and works in conjunction with the University Risk and Assurance Council (URAC). The UDMC is comprised of six permanent members and two rotating membership positions.  


Charter members

Six permanent members include those who have compliance responsibilities for the largest segments of institutional data or by virtue of their university role have oversight responsibility for legal, contractual and/or policy requirements associated with protecting information. (See Appendix A, section I of the UDMC Charter.)

Office Representative
Information Policy & Privacy Sara Chambers (Chair)
FERPA Julie Aders
Health/HIPAA Claire Tempel (interim)
3rd Party Contractual Oversight Jill Schunk
University Administration Sam Adams
Legal Counsel (OVPGC) Jeffrey Goetz 

Rotating members

Up to two Data Stewards or individuals with strategic expertise and background relevant to data management, data privacy and security needs of the university may be appointed by the Council Members to a two-year rotating membership position. The current rotating members are specified below.

Office Representative
Financial and Budget Data Anna Jensen
Research Data  Heather Coates

UIPO Support

Office Representative
Research and general support (TBD)
University Information Policy Officer Eric Cosens
University Information Policy Analyst Matt Estell