Executive Sponsors

  • Chuck HainesVice Chancellor - Chief Financial Officer
  • Josh BrightAssociate Vice Chancellor for IT and Chief Information Officer
  • Overall responsibility and authority for driving all project decisions
  • Provide high profile support, campus commitment, and visibility for the project
  • Review and approve all major deliverables
  • Assure resources and funding


Executive Committee

  • Set project direction
  • Approve scope and scope changes
  • Approve requirements
  • Approve timing and sequencing of project phases
  • Set steering committee agendas


Steering Committee

  • Alex RamosChief Financial Officer, Division of Student Affairs
  • Ashley Andersen, Director, Audit & Advisory Services
  • Christian TreitlerChief Financial Officer, UCSB Foundation
  • Christian VillasenorExecutive Director, Division of Academic Affairs
  • Chuck HainesVice Chancellor - Chief Financial Officer
  • Dorothy Satomi, Director of Finance and Administration, Division of Academic Affairs
  • Jacob GodfreyAssociate Director & Chief Procurement Officer, Business & Financial Services
  • Jane KittleDivisional Finance Manager, Division of Research
  • Jean JonesAssistant Vice Chancellor, Division of Research
  • Jim CorkillAssociate Vice Chancellor, Controller
  • Joe Sabado, Deputy Chief Information Officer, Office of the CIO
  • Kerry BiermanAssociate Vice Chancellor, Budget & Planning
  • Kim Ray, Associate Director of Controls, Business & Financial Services
  • Melissa JarnaginCFO & Director, Division of Administrative Services
  • Michael McGroganBudget Director, Budget & Planning
  • Olga MeryGeneral Accounting Manager, Business & Financial Services
  • Steve Kriz, Assistant Director, Business & Financial Services
  • Tyler ClarkExtramural Funds Accounting Manager, Business & Financial Services
  • Provide project oversight, operational decision-making, and direction
  • Validate and recommend scope and scope changes
  • Resolve issues
  • Sponsor campus-wide communications
  • Inform and validate timing and sequencing of project phases
  • Validate and recommend requirements and finalizes priorities
  • Participate in design reviews and validation; sign off on the design
  • Approve Communication and Training Strategy
  • Approve Post Implementation Support Strategy
  • Provide guidance on how changes resulting from the project will be implemented in their organization
  • Identify and advise on any emergent issues or risks to the project
  • Represent and reconcile constituencies' viewpoints and provide intervention to overcome roadblocks
  • Serve as a conduit of information between divisional leadership, staff, faculty, and the project team