ITAC Membership

ITAC members 2019-20

ITAC Members - Academic Year 2019-20

2019-20 Members (pictured above, left to right from the top):

  • Kevin Smith, Randy Haskin, Brian Eder, Chris Meyer, Mark Palmeri, Robert Wolpert, Steffen Bass, Billy Willis, Tracy Futhey
  • Jeff Mimnaugh, Michael Greene, Mark Goodacre, Victoria Szabo, Chas Kissick, Pakis Bessias
  • Chris Woods, Shrey Majmudar, Paul Jaskot, Tim McGeary, JoAnne Van Tuyl, Jun Yang, Laura Webb
  • John Shaw, Jen Vizas, Fernando Osorto, Angikar Ghosal, Kayako Yamakoshi, Brandon Le, Rachel Richesson, John Board

Faculty appointed by the Executive Committee of the Academic Council to three-year terms expiring in the specified year

Undergraduate students appointed annually by Duke Student Government

  • 2019-20 representatives
    • Sanya Kochhar, Arts & Sciences ('20)
    • Shrey Majmudar, Arts & Sciences ('22)
    • Catherine McMillan, Arts & Sciences ('22)

Graduate students appointed annually by the Graduate & Professional Student Council

  • 2019-20 representatives
    • Chas Kissick ('22)
    • Brandon Le ('24)
    • Shyam Krishma Ravi ('20)
    • Kayako Yamakoshi ('20)

Representatives of Duke schools appointed annually by their respective dean

  • Lawrence Baxter, School of Law
  • Pakis Bessias, Graduate School
  • Jim Daigle, Pratt School of Engineering
  • Ed Gomes, Arts & Sciences
  • Randy Haskin, Fuqua School of Business
  • Walter Kwiatek, School of Medicine
  • Wayne Miller, School of Law
  • Jeff Mimnaugh, Divinity School
  • Neil Prentice, Sanford School of Public Policy
  • Glenn Setliff, School of Nursing
  • Kevin Smith, Nicholas School of the Environment

Administrative appointments made annually by division heads

Ex officio ITAC participants from the central IT organization

  • Tracy Futhey (VP, Information Technology and CIO)
  • John Board (Associate CIO and Associate Professor, Electrical & Computer Engineering)
  • Richard Biever (Chief Information Security Officer)
  • Charley Kneifel (Senior Director, IT)
  • Chris Meyer (Senior Director, IT)
  • Evan Levine (Senior Director, IT)
  • Paula Batton (Director, IT)
  • Mark DeLong (Director, IT)
  • Jen Vizas (Director, IT)
  • John Shaw (Coordinator, alternate)
  • Laura Webb (Coordinator, primary)
  • Fernando Osorto (Stenographer)
  • Robby Robinson (Stenographer)
  • Debrah Suggs (Stenographer)

Other campus IT stakeholders are invited to attend for relevant agenda items as appropriate.

ITAC Steering Committee

ITAC chair kicks off a meeting

The ITAC Steering Committee proposes ITAC meeting agendas, invites guest presenters, and supports the activities of the body. Contact the ITAC Steering Committee at

  • Tracy Futhey, Office of Information Technology
  • John Board, Electrical & Computer Engineering and Office of Information Technology
  • Rachel Richesson, Nursing
  • Billy Willis, Duke Health Technology Solutions
  • Robert Wolpert, Statistical Science
  • John Shaw, Office of Information Technology
  • Laura Webb, Office of Information Technology
ITAC members tour a new building on campus