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 

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 Jeff Johnston 
Health/HIPAA Claire Tempel 
Research Heather Coates
3rd Party Contractual Oversight Tally Thrasher
General 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
Employee and Benefits Data  Laura Kress
Financial Data Sterling George

UIPO Support

Office Representative
University Information Policy Officer Eric Cosens
Sr. Data Administration Program Manager  Julie Aders