Business Services


Oct 09, 2015
Administrative IT Leaders Charter endorsed by BSC.

Aug 20, 2015
Zero Based Budget Changes since FY 2009- 2010 document released.

Aug 07, 2015
Building Access Control System - Approach endorsed by BSC.


The Business Services Committee identifies and prioritizes technology-based solutions for shared business needs, sets priorities, and ensures coordination on the effective use of information technology resources to meet the operational and strategic needs of the University. This committee is responsible for timely and coordinated deployment of business information systems for the benefit of the University community. The Business Services Committee has primary governance over all custom-developed and application-packaged administrative software. The committee consists of the leaders of University business operations.

Committee Members

Chair: Marla Martinez

Co Chair: Mark McFarland

Business Services Committee Members
Name Position & Organization

Adrienne Howarth-Moore

ABL Chair, Director of Human Resource Services, Human Resources

Bob Harkins, ED.D.

Associate Vice President, Campus Safety and Security

Brad Englert

Chief Information Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer

Carolyn Connerat

Associate Vice Provost

Debra Kress

Associate Vice President for Human Resources, Office of Human Resources

Francis McGrath

Sr Software Developer/Analyst, LAITS

Jamie Southerland

Associate VP for Shared Services and Business Transformation Initiatives

Jason Richter

Interim Director, Office of Sponsored Projects

John McCall

Associate Vice President for Business Affairs, Dell Medical Center

Juan Ontiveros

Associate Vice President for Utilities, Energy and Facilities management.

Karen Chawner

Director I, Human Resource Services

Kathy Foster

Associate Vice Provost for Academic Business Affairs

Kristi Fisher

Data Management Lead, Admin Systems Modernization Program

Lee Bash

Executive Director of Operations, University Development Office

Mark McFarland

Director for Information Technology, College of Natural Sciences

Marla Martinez

Associate Vice President, Vice President of University Operations

Mary Knight

Associate Vice President for Finance, Office of the Vice-President and Chief Financial Officer

Michael Bos

Associate Athletics Director, IT, Intercollegiate Athletics

Renee Wallace

Associate Vice President of Administrative Systems Modernization, Admin Systems Modernization Program

Shelby Stanfield

Vice Provost and Registrar, Office of the Registrar

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Meeting Information

First Friday of each month
1:30-3 p.m., FAC 228D

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Jan 01
No Meeting
Dec 04
Nov 06
Oct 09
Sep 04

Current Projects

  • Drive Savings via Cooperative Software Purchasing

  • Universal Institutional Data Access Strategy

  • Upgrade Core Campus Network and Develop Network Speed Plan

Completed Projects