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Technology Planning Committee

Purpose

The Technology Planning Committee (TPC) supports the District's mission by providing, monitoring, and updating the Technology Plan, and by prioritizing technology funding requests from the Program Review Committee to be forwarded to the Budget Planning Committee. The TPC provides a central review function, so that technology actions are viewed in totality and across the District, ensuring that priorities and Student success factors are considered. These actions in total support the Educational Master Plan and Strategic Plan.


Membership

Name Department  Terms of Service
Paul Chown Director, IR (Co-Chair) Ad hoc
Brian VanPelt Web Specialist, Information Technology Services  
Cathy Cox Director, Library & Technology Enhanced Instruction  
Chris Romero Faculty, Computer Information Systems  
Courtney Loder  Academic Affairs Analyst  
Darius Kalvaitis Faculty, Early Childhood Education  
Jose Ramirez Network Administrator  
Julia Peterson Director, Facilities Administration  
Reno Giovannetti Instructional Technologist, Distance Education  
Tom Cossey Senior Applications Analyst  
     

Committee History

In 2013-2014, the technology planning committee, along with the Facilities Planning Committee, became subcomittees of the Budget Planning Committee.

Typical Tasks

The Technology Planning Committee (TPC) supports the District's mission by providing, monitoring, and updating the Technology Plan, and by prioritizing technology funding requests from the Program Review Committee to be forwarded to the Budget Planning Committee. The TPC provides a central review function, so that technology actions are viewed in totality and across the District, ensuring that priorities and Student success factors are considered. These actions in total support the Educational Master Plan and Strategic Plan.

During the 2012-2013 year, the committee use a refined prioritization review processes, evaluating only items above $5000. The committee will monitor the Technology Plan to identify items that have been completed, are a work in progress, or have been approved for funding. The TPC communicates back to constituent groups on its recommendations for all funding requests. The committee reviews the results of its actions annually to "close the loop" on all its activities. The committee maintains an active web site with meeting notes, attachments, etc. The committee annually reviews and updates objectives of the Operating Agreement and Objectives statements.

  • Eureka Main Campus
  • 7351 Tompkins Hill Rd
  • Eureka, CA 95501
  • 707-476-4100
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