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Computer & Mobile Devices Committee

Overview:

The Computer and Mobile Devices Committee (CMDC) is an ad-hoc working group advisory to the Technology Infrastructure and Services Committee (TISC), and focuses on desktop, laptop and tablet hardware and software used by employees as well as in classroom and labs. The CMDC provides a forum to discuss technology issues, review and implement strategies to help effectively manage and secure the CSUN computing environment, share and recommend technology best practices, and communicate plans for changing information technology services. The committee meets monthly during the academic year.  

Responsibilities:

  • Implement and support CSUN policies, standards, procedures, tools, and best practices for managing CSUN end-point device management (including user computers, and computers in classrooms and labs) plus associated operating and application software. The scope includes patch management and software deployment for desktops, laptops, and mobile tablets, file storage, desktop virtualization, computer labs and printers, and backup and recovery. 
  • Share technology best practices and issues among the committee and with unit constituents.
  • Evaluate and recommend computer hardware and software best practices for procurement and management, including license management, hardware inventory, provisioning and de-provisioning, and negotiations with vendors.
  • Provide input on IT plans and strategies relating to end user computer and mobile devices.
  • Participate in the planning, testing, and implementation phases of campus technology projects as they pertain to end user computer and mobile devices.

Membership AY 2018-2019 (appointed by the ETSC annually with the technical leads from each college and the Library appointed by the Deans in consultation with the Provost.)

NameRole
Ryan ConlogueIT Director, User Support Services  (chair)
Ranjit PhilipInterim AVP for Information Technology 
Kevin KrzewinskiInformation Security Officer
Pamela SimonManager for Academic Resources (MAR), appointed by the Provost
Dominic Little 
Eugene Garcia
Technical Lead for IT, A&F (not PPM, DPS), Advancement, TUC, Athletics, VPAC, KCSN
Felicia MorariuTechnical Lead for Academic Affairs & Provost's Office 
TBDTechnical Lead for Admissions & Records
Paul SchantzTechnical Lead for Student Affairs
Caleb FaheyTechnical Lead for Mike Curb College of Arts, Media & Communication 
Claudia GarciaTechnical Lead for David Nazarian College of Business & Economics 
Son GiangTechnical Lead for College of Science & Mathematics 
John LaFreniereTechnical Lead for College of Health & Human Development 
Michael McFarlandTechnical Lead for Library 
Matthew LangTechnical Lead for College of Humanities 
Rayjann PataoTechnical Lead for Tseng College
Anthony NguyenTechnical Lead for Michael D. Eisner College of Education 
Mark SiegmundTechnical Lead for College of Engineering & Computer Science 
John WallTechnical Lead for College of Social & Behavioral Sciences 
Gary BrotzTechnical Lead for Department of Police Services
Arthur GrutmanTechnical Lead for Physical Plant Management
Steve DeLucaTechnical Lead for Associated Students
Brent NelsonTechnical Lead for University Student Union 

The Technical Lead is the lead person responsible for desktop administration and support including desktop hardware and software support (procurement, licensing, software deployment, and patch management) and Active Directory administration and support.

All campus technical staff are invited to quarterly CMDC meetings with the goal of information dissemination and sharing. In addition, one of the quarterly meetings may be scheduled as a technology vendor fair, coordinating campus visits of key vendors such as Microsoft, Dell, and Apple.