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.


  • 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
  • Steward

    • James Ashton-Miller, Associate Vice President for Research Policy & Compliance, Office of Research


    • James Ashton-Miller
      Associate Vice President for Research Policy & Compliance, Office of Research (Chair)
    • Sol Bermann
      Interim Chief Information Security Officer, ITS
    • Myron Campbell
      Associate Dean for Natural Sciences, Literature, Science & Arts
    • George DiGiacomo
      Director of Technology, Office of Student Life
    • Tom Finholt
      Professor of Information and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, School of Information
    • Kerry Flynn
      Director, Technology Services, School of Dentistry
    • Kevin Fu
      Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, College of Engineering
    • Robert Goffeney
      Director of Information Technology, Strategy and Operations, University of Michigan - Dearborn
    • Ted Hanss
      Medical School Chief Information Officer, Medical School
    • Karen Isble
      Senior Executive Director, Campaign, Development Services & Strategic Solutions, Office of Development
    • Laura Blake Jones
      Dean of Students, Office of Student Life
    • Tim Lynch
      Vice President and General Counsel, Office of the General Council
    • Dan Maletta
      Interim Executive Director of Information Technology, College of Engineering
    • Eric Michielssen
      Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Electrical Engineering
    • Tom Murphy
      Director, Computer and Network Services, Interuniversity Consortium for Political Science and Social Research (ICPSR)
    • Laura Patterson
      Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer, ITS
    • Paul Robinson
      Associate Vice Provost and University Registrar, Registrar’s Office
    • Denise Stegall
      Sr Director for Records and Information Services, University Human Resources
    • Jeanne Strickland
      Chief Compliance Officer, University of Michigan Health Systems
    • Joseph G. Piersante
      Director, University Security Services and Chief Operations Officer, Department of Public Safety
    • Deborah White
      Distance Learning Director, University of Michigan - Flint


    Kimberly Wheeler (, Administrative Assistant to the IIA Council


    U-M IT Policy Development