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Information Technology Planning Council

The IT Planning Council (ITPC) meets monthly to establish technical standards and common methods and practices for end user support. It reviews business cases regarding campus IT infrastructure and advises on timelines for the deployment for end-user technologies. Its members are IT directors and distributed support staff in NIU's schools, divisions and departments.

Brett Coryell, Vice President and Chief Information Officer, chairs the meeting.

Academic Affairs Kim Whalen, Information Technology Coordinator
College of Business

Marcus Machacek, Professional Services
Andy Rasmussen, IT Technical Associate

College of Education Steve Builta, Information Systems Manager
College of Engineering & Engineering Technologies Mei Chen, Director of Information Systems
College of Health & Human Sciences Steven John, Information Systems Manager
College of Law Rahul Thatte, Coordinator for Technology Services
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Aleksandar Kosoric, Director of Network Support
College of Visual & Performing Arts
Terry McClellan, Associate Professor, School of Theatre & Dance
Dan Nichols, Head of Recording Services, School of Music
Janie Wilson-Cook, Visual Resource Center Manager, School of Art & Design
Division of Information Technology Marisa Benson, Associate Vice President
Andrew Bjerken, Chief Information Security Officer
Nick Choban, Senior Director of Applications
Al Crowley, Director of Desktop and Device Support
Matthew Parks, Senior Director of Infrastructure
Fred Williams, Senior Director of Operations
Facilities Management Rick Schwantes, IT Technical Associate
Graduate School Eric Biletzky, Manager of Information Services
Libraries TJ Lusher, Associate Dean for Technology Initiatives and Support Services
Human Resource Services Ben Gardner, IT Coordinator
Outreach and Engagement Andrew Mazur, Technical Services Coordinator
Residential Technologies Mike Kuba, Assistant Director
University Advancement Tim Webster, Network Administrator