University Technology Council


  • Provide feedback on the appropriate Information Technology committee structures to maximize alignment of technology initiatives with the strategic goals of LMU.
  • Provide input on the performance of strategic technology projects to ensure that the stated values and benefits of projects have been realized.
  • Recommend for University approval IT-related policies and update existing policies as appropriate.
  • Advise ITS on the existing environment at LMU and to consider existing or emerging technologies that might significantly increase the quality of the technology at LMU.
  • Act as a communications clearinghouse for ITS strategic initiatives.

Meeting Frequency

Twice per semester (Summer not included).

Enterprise Technology Committee


The Enterprise Technology Committee will advise ITS on technology solutions for University administrative processes.

Charge Specifics

  • Identify and give discourse to how technology might maximize the efficiency of business processes at the University.
  • Review proposed enterprise technology projects and advise ITS on University-wide impact of projects.
  • Identify all system integrations and advise ITS on the priority of integrations that are candidates for improvement.
  • Review progress of system integration projects and advise ITS on new system integration projects.
  • Advise on solution or process-oriented risks and trends by engaging the broader technology community.
  • Advocate for best practices in respective business units.

Meeting Frequency

Two times per semester (Summer not included).


Michael Sun 

Committee Chair
Director of Enterprise Applications and Software

Jean-Paul Andrieu Director of Planning and Architecture
Jorge Atilano Associate Director of Admissions
John Beckwith Director, Campus Business Services
John Carfora, Ed.D.

Associate Provost for Research Advancement and Compliance

Patrick Hogan Director of Financial Planning
Michael Keane Director of Enrollment Research and Special Projects
John Kiralla Executive Director, Marketing Communications
Chaké Kouyoumjian Associate Dean of Graduate Studies
Tracy Martin Director of Human Resources/HRIS & Compensation
Robert Nitsos Assistant Registrar, Student Records Systems
Rosie Pulido Associate Director of Financial Aid
Kathy Reed University Registrar
Jade Smith Associate Dean, Student Affairs
Aimee Uen Assistant Controller, Controller’s Office
Alma Vorst Senior Director, University Relations Services

Academic Technology Committee


The Academic Technology Committee (ATC) is to provide a forum for members to provide input and make suggestions regarding their technology needs. The committee is also responsible for the determination of annual Technology grant awardees.

Meeting Frequency

Meetings are held monthly throughout the academic year and are on hiatus during the summer months. 


Membership consists of the Director of Academic Technology, serving as Assistant to the Chair, one faculty member from each college or school, and the Dean of the W.H. Hannon Library.

More specifically, six full-time faculty, one from each school and college; two student representatives (one graduate and one undergraduate); one professional librarian; the VP for Information Technology Services (ex officio); the Director of Academic Technology (ex officio); and the Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence (ex officio).

Terms of office: Members serve three-year terms. Any member shall be eligible for reappointment to a second term. No faculty shall be eligible to serve more than two consecutive terms without a term off before reappointment.

Chair: The Provost appoints the chair from among the faculty members of the committee. The appointment is made upon recommendation of the committee.

Affiliation Member Term Expires
BCLA Faculty, 
Michael Mills, Ph.D.
Committee Chair
CBA Faculty,
Finance & Computer Information Systems
Robbie Nakatsu, Ph.D.  2019
CFA Faculty,
Theatre Arts and Dance
Damon Rago, M.F.A 2017
SCSE Faculty, 
Martina Ramirez, Ph.D. 2017

SFTV Faculty,
Recording Arts

Kurt Daugherty, M.F.A. 2019
SOE Faculty,
Specialized Programs in Urban Education
Ernesto Colín, Ph.D 2018
William H. Hannon Library,
Digital Library Program
Shilpa Rele  
Undergraduate Student TBD 2017
Graduate Student TBD 2017
Director, Educational Technology Services & Support,
Information Technology Services
Crista Copp
Ex-officio Member
Vice President for Information Technology Services Patrick Frontiera
Ex-officio Member
Director, Center for Teaching Excellence Dorothea Herreiner
Ex-officio Member

Learning Space Advisory Group 

Categorizes and evaluates existing learning spaces on campus, prioritizes spaces for furniture and technology upgrades by ITS and FM, and sets campus standards for learning space design. Specifically, the Learning Space Advisory Group: 

  • Provides input on and approves drafts of Classroom Evaluation Rubric. 
  • Uses Classroom Evaluation Rubric to prioritize classroom maintenance and technology upgrades.
  • Reviews requests from departments for upgrades to learning space or the creation of new learning spaces.
  • Sets campus standards for user interaction and technology requirements.
  • Maintains an accurate account and yearly grade of all learning spaces on campus. 

Crista Copp
Director, Educational Technology Services & Support,
Information Technology Services

Co-chair Kathy Reed
University Registrar

Matt Frank
Manager, Classroom & Creative Services,
Information Technology Services

  Priscilla Levine
Director of Disability Support Services (or delegate)

Michael Mills
Chair, Academic Technology Committee (or delegate)


Chair of Committee for Excellence in Teaching (or delegate) 

  Student Representative – TBD
  Mark Peacor
Senior Director, Facilities Management - Planning and Design

Trish Carlson
Director, Conference and Event Services


Martina Ramirez, Ph.D.
Special Assistant to the Provost for Technology-Enhanced Learning