University Advancement Technology Steering Committee

The University Advancement 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 UA technology decisions that may fall under ECU Technology polices or ITCS policies.

The Technology Steering Committee Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic direction for ECU Advancement technology applications, projects, and services
  • Approve, prioritize, and monitor ECU Advancement 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 University Advancement technology applications, infrastructure, requests, projects, and services (emphasis on requests and projects)
  • Review, approve and / or enforce policies, standards, and procedures relating to University Advancement 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 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/University Advancement 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

Zach LochCommittee SponsorITCS
Doug StanleyCommittee LeadITCS
Kay MurphyMemberUA
Jennifer WatsonMemberUA
Britt SholarMemberUA
Chris WilliamsMemberUA
Maria HobbsSMEITCS
Bobby TuggleSMEITCS
Garrett HighleySMEUA

Subject Matter Experts (SME) provide technical information to the committee.