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, IT security, and identity and access management in support of the university's mission;
  • Define a balanced approach of applying information assurance and identity and access management principles in support of the university's vision, mission and strategic imperatives;
  • Directly engage the university community to educate and promote information assurance and identity and access management goals and methods.


  • Kevin Hegarty, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
  • Jack Hu, Interim Vice President for Research
  • Martha Pollack, Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
  • Marschall Runge, Executive Vice President for Medical Affairs


  • Don Welch
    Chief Information Security Officer, Information and Infrastructure Assurance
  • Sol Bermann
    University Privacy Officer, Information and Infrastructure Assurance
  • Robert Goffeney
    Director of Information Technology, University of Michigan - Dearborn
  • Ben Havens
    Compliance Director, Information Security, University of Michigan Health System
  • Karen Isble
    Senior Executive Director, Office of Development
  • Laura Blake Jones
    Dean of Students, Office of Student Life
  • Joe Kryza
    Interim Chief Information Security Officer, University of Michigan Health System
  • Tim Lynch
    Chief Legal Counsel, Office of General Council
  • Eric Michielssen
    Associate VP for Research-Advanced Research Computing; Faculty, College of Engineering
  • James Ashton-Miller
    Associate Vice President for Research Policy & Compliance, Office of Research
  • Laura Patterson
    University Chief Information Officer
  • Joe Piersante
    Director USS and Chief Operations Officer, Department of Public Safety
  • Paul Robinson
    University Registrar
  • Denise Stegall
    Sr Director for Records and Information Services, University Human Resources
  • Deborah White
    Distance Learning Director, University of Michigan - Flint


  • Kevin Fu
    Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, Security and Privacy Research Group

IT Leaders

  • George DiGiacomo
    Director of Technology, Student Affairs
  • Kerry Flynn
    Sr. IT Director, Ross School of Business 
  • Ted Hanss
    Medical School Chief Information Officer, Medical School
  • Dan Maletta
    Executive Director of Information Technology, College of Engineering
  • Tom Murphy
    Director, Computer and Network Services (CNS), Interuniversity Consortium for Political Science and Social Research (ICPSR)
  • David Sweetman
    Director of Information Technology, College of Literature, Science and the Arts
  • Matt Vuocolo
    Dental Informatics Systems Administrator Senior


Kimberly Wheeler (, Administrative Assistant to the IIA Council


U-M IT Policy Development