Governance Board

The UC OATS Governance Board is the governance body for the multi-campus Conflict of Commitment application. The governance board provides a UC-oriented support structure. As such, the governance board has the authority and responsibility to make final decisions related to the scope, budget, and timeline for the OATS project. 

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Identifying, approving, and prioritizing project objectives and deliverables
  • Ensuring scope, timelines, and changes in the project are aligned with stakeholder expectations
  • Ensuring project risks are identified and mitigated
  • Supporting an effective software deployment strategy, including communications, training, and end-user acceptance
  • Communicating with campus stakeholders about issues, decisions, and progress
     

Governance Board Members

University of California, Berkeley (UCB)
Fiona M Doyle, Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
Heather Archer, Assistant Vice Provost, Academic Personnel

University of California, Davis (UCD)
Binnie Singh, Assistant Vice Provost, Academic Affairs
Brent Siefert, J.D., Assistant Dean, Academic Personnel, School of Medicine

University of California, Irvine (UCI)
Marianne Beckett, Assistant Vice Chancellor, Academic Personnel
Jami Holland, Assistant Director, Academic Affairs

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Kathy Komar, Interim Vice Provost for Academic Personnel
Erika Chau, Executive Director, Academic Personnel Office
William Holloway, Chief Academic Information Officer, DGIT

University of California, Merced (UCM)
Rich Shintaku, Ph.D., Senior Advisor and Chief of Staff, Office of Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost
Zulema Valdez, Associate Vice Provost
Kelly Anders, Assistant Vice Provost, Academic Personnel Office

University of California, Riverside (UCR)
Matthew Gunkel, Chief Information Officer
Sara Umali, Director of Academic Personnel Data and Technology
Katina Napper, Assistant Vice Provost for Academic Personnel

University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Cindy Palmer, Assistance Vice Chancellor, Academic Personnel Services
Evelyn Hidalgo, Associate Dean, Academic & Staff Administration

University of California, San Francisco (UCSF)
Neal Cohen, M.D., M.P.H., M.S., Vice Dean, School of Medicine (Governance Board Chair)
Bonnie Johnson, Academic Affairs Director, VPAA Office

University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
June Betancourt, Director, Academic Personnel
Andy Satomi, Director, Academic Affairs Information Technology

University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)
Grace McClintock, Interim Associate Vice Chancellor, Academic Personnel

University of California, Office of the President (UCOP)
Amy Lee, Associate Vice Provost, APP
Rebecca Woolston, Associate Director, APP


UC OATS Working Group

 

The working group includes APM subject matter experts (SMEs) from a broad range of functional areas, appointed by each of the ten UC campuses. The Working Group’s primary responsibility is to provide timely, specific, technical input to the technical partner, DGIT.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical and functional requirements
  • Provide campus-specific guidance and expertise
  • Ensure challenges and issues that may compromise the project plan are escalated to the governance board
  • Provide campus-specific resources

Working Group Members

University of California, Berkeley (UCB)
Stacey Shulman, Director, Academic Personnel

University of California, Davis (UCD)
Kim Poole, Manager, Academic Affairs

University of California, Irvine (UCI)
Ilona Pak, Associate Director, Academic Personnel
Fernando Ortega, Senior Academic Personnel Analyst
Alysha Shetty, Senior Academic Personnel Analyst

University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Michael Simidjian, Director of Academic Personnel Office
Heather Small, Manager, Faculty Information Systems

University of California, Merced (UCM)
Esmeralda Martinez, Senior Academic Recruitment and Faculty Development Analyst
Liz Soria, Senior Academic Personnel Analyst

University of California, Riverside (UCR)
Sara Umali, Director of Academic Personnel Data and Technology
Jasmine Salas, Academic Personnel and Human Resource Director (SOO/SOE)
Margi Burnett, Director of Academic Affairs (SOM)
Wydette Morales, Academic Personnel Analyst (SOM)
Andrew Herrera, Academic Personnel Analyst (CHASS)

University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Julia Partridge, Director, Advancement and Compensation
Monica Gudea, Director of Faculty Compensation, Health Sciences

University of California San Francisco (UCSF)
Renee Lee, Academic Business Processes Coordinator

University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB)
Helly Kwee, Senior Analyst, Academic Personnel

University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)
Jenny Brown, Academic Advancement Analyst, Academic Personnel Office


Technical Partner

 

The technical partner, UCLA Health IT, Digital Technology (DGIT) is responsible for the development, implementation, and maintenance of the UC OATS application for all ten campuses. The technical partner works closely with the working group and governance board to identify and deliver system enhancements and upgrades.

 

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all aspects of the project including:
    • Creating project schedule and implementation plan
    • Ensuring scope, timeline, and changes are reviewed and approved by the Governance Board
    • Ensuring project risks are identified and mitigated
    • Communicating with project stakeholders about issues, risks, implementation plan, and project progress
  • Building and deploying application enhancements
  • Managing operation of the application
  • Developing application training material

Technical Partners

Robert Dennis, PhD, Director, Software Development, DGIT
Khy Huang, Technical Lead, Developer, DGIT
Jodie Huang, Project Manager, DGIT
Angelique Juarez, Senior Training Specialist

 


Gene Lascon, UI Designer, DGIT
Josue Cardona, Developer, DGIT
Sung Hong, Developer, DGIT
Veronica De La Cruz, Developer, DGIT