Kronos Executive Steering Committee

The Kronos Executive Steering Committee will provide oversight for the Kronos Project Implementation and make decisions around scope and implementation timeline.

The Executive Steering Committee Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic direction for the Kronos Implementation
  • Decision-making body for high level project decisions such as scope
  • Approve, prioritize and monitor the project budget and timeline
  • Address project risks and issues that require internal executive level decisions


Frequency. The Steering Committee will meet twice a year or as required to keep track of issues and the progress of the project’s implementation.

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

  1. Review Project Status
    • 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. Roundtable
  3. Responsibility for actions from this meeting
  4. Plans, date and location for next meeting

Steering Committee Members

Sara Thorndike – VC Admin & FinanceCommittee SponsorA&F
Zach LochCommittee LeadITCS
LaKesha AlstonMemberOED
Bill BagnellMemberFacility Services
Kitty WetheringtonMemberHR
Dan BlumbergMemberHR
Dee BowlingMemberFinancial Services
Chris BuddoMemberCFAC
Susan ChapmanMemberStudent Life
Lisa HudsonMemberHS – HR
Brenda KillingsworthMemberCoB
Brooks PersonMemberStaff Senate
Bill KochMemberEH&S
Janice ParisMemberBSOM
Julie EvansMemberPM
Wendy SergeantMemberAA
Don SweetMemberITCS
Wayne PooleMemberAudit
Amanda WilliamsMemberUniversity Attorney

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