Financial Systems Technology Steering Committee

The Financial Systems Technology Steering Committee will provide oversight for technology requests and projects that require Information Technology Computing Services (ITCS) support and / or provision of technology personnel, products and services. The scope also includes FS technology decisions that may fall under ECU technology polices or ITCS policies.

The Technology Steering Committee Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic direction for ECU Financial Services technology applications, projects, and services.
  • Approve, prioritize and monitor ECU Financial Services technology projects including project scope, budgets and schedules, as well as changes to these items.
  • Participate in oversight activities to monitor and approve/reject changes to a project’s scope, schedule or budget, or elevate to executive leadership when appropriate.
  • Determine and allocate resources for technology requests, projects and related services.
  • Provide a forum to communicate information related to Financial Services technology applications, infrastructure, requests, projects and services (emphasis on requests and projects).
  • Review, approve and/or enforce policies, standards and procedures relating to Financial Services technology endeavors (Security, Audit Recommendations, Account Management, etc.).
  • Address project risks and issues that require internal executive level decisions.


Frequency. The Steering Committee will meet monthly or as required to keep track of issues and the progress of projects.

Program / Project Status. At each meeting, project and/or service request status will be reported to the committee by the appropriate representative using an agenda outline such as the following:

  1. Review Project Status
    1. Recommendations – (1) Provide a quick dashboard review of projects that are within the ITCS/Financial Services portfolio. Discuss the following items:
      • Overall Status
      • Scope status
      • Schedule status
      • Budget status
      • Milestone status
      • Accomplishments
      • Review and approval of project change orders
      • Specific requests for assistance of the Steering Committee
  2. Review Service Request Status
    1. Overall Status
    2. Scope status
    3. Schedule status
  3. Roundtable
  4. Responsibility for actions from this meeting
  5. Plans, date and location for next meeting

Steering Committee Members

Dee BowlingCommittee SponsorFS
Doug StanleyCommittee LeadITCS
Vinnie FalvoMemberFS
Carole WilsonMemberFS
Zach LochMemberITCS

Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) attend when appropriate to provide technical information to the committee.