Information and Infrastructure Assurance Domain


This standing council consists of representatives from across the university who convene to:

  • Provide guidance, oversight, and strategic thinking on information technology policy, enterprise continuity, privacy, and security in support of the university's mission;
  • Define a balanced approach of applying information assurance principles in support of the university's vision, mission and strategic imperatives;
  • Directly engage the university community to educate and promote information assurance goals and methods.


  • Jack Hu, Interim Vice President for Research
  • Martha Pollack, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Douglas Strong, Interim Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


  • TBD


  • Michael Bailey, Chair
    Research Associate Professor, Electrical Engineering
  • Brian Athey
    Professor, Biomedical Informatics, Psychiatry, and Internal Medicine
  • James Ashton-Miller
    Associate VP for Research
  • Bill Connett
    Chief Information Officer, Institute for Social Research
  • Robert Goffeney
    Director of Information Technology, Dearborn
  • Paul Howell
    University Chief Security Officer
  • Ted Hanss
    Chief Information Officer, Medical School
  • Paul Killey
    Executive Director of Information Technology and CAEN
  • Joseph Kryza
    Executive Director, Infrastructure & Systems Operations
  • Colleen McClorey
    Associate General Counsel
  • Laura Patterson
    Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer
  • Jim Penner-Hahn
    Associate Dean for Budget, LS&A
  • Paul Robinson
    University Registrar, Office of the Registrar
  • Cory Snavely
    Senior Programmer Analyst/Manager, Library IT Core Services
  • Jeanne Strickland
    UMHS Chief Compliance Officer
  • Deborah White
    Distance Learning Director and Adjunct Lecturer, Flint
  • John Williams
    Director, The James and Anne Duderstadt Center


Kimberly Wheeler (, Administrative Assistant to the Council


U-M IT Policy Development