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Information Technology Leadership Council (ITLC)

The ITLC is the principal advisory group that drives the IT process across the UIC campus.  It aims at developing a shared service model that contains the elements of price transparency, service culture, good business process, standardization, continuous improvement, and responsiveness while providing an environment that encourages innovation and leadership in technology at all levels.

The ITLC is comprised of the CIO (Chair), the Chairs of the functional committees, a representative from the Center for the Advancement of Teaching Excellence, and the AITS AVP. The group advises UIC administration through the Vice-Chancellor of Innovation on all IT-related matters.


  • Provide guidance on IT strategy
  • Help prioritize projects and investments
  • Provide input on service levels
  • Advocate for IT users
  • Serve as an ambassador for Technology Solutions
Name Affiliation
TJ Augustine Vice Chancellor for Innovation
Joe Barnes Chief Digital Risk Officer
Kelly Block Administrative Information Technology Services, System Offices
Sandy De Groote Faculty Senate
Shannon Dwyer Administrative Applications Committee Chair
Mark Goedert Technology Solutions
Mary Sullivan Kopale Educational Technologies Committee Co-Chair
Bryan Libbin Associate CIO for Academic Technology and Learning Innovation
Jason Maslanka Assistant Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Chief Technology Officer
Laura Mills Educational Technologies Committee Co-Chair
Shefali Mookencherry UIC Chief Information Security Officer
Andrew Nichols Infrastructure Committee Chair
Matt Riley (Chair) Associate Vice Chancellor for Innovation and Chief Information Officer
Himanshu Sharma Associate CIO for Research Technology and Innovation | Research Committee Chair
Vinay Surpuriya Health Sciences IT Leadership Committee Chair
Barry White Pharmacy Information Technology