November 15, 2023

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Data Governance Managers  Title  Present?  
Kirsten Kortz Executive Director of Institutional Effectiveness 
Andrew Nguyen  Business Analyst  
Lindsay Graham  Business Analyst  
Technical Data Operations Managers  Title  Present?  
Danny Rivera  Director of Information Technology   x 
Primary Data Managers  Title  Present?  
Despina Lambropoulos  Director of Financial Aid  
Shawna Lind Interim Registrar  
Joan Scionti  Director of Business Management Systems   
Stella Vlahakis  Research and Information Specialist  
Patty Gauron  Director of HR    
KB Borruso  Director of MIS   x 
Tony DiGregorio  Finance Data Manager Representative    
Sharon McDermot  Academic Affairs Chief of Staff  
Sandy Zappala  Adult Basic Education Data Manager  x  
Secondary Data Managers  Title  Present?  
Shana Murrell  Director of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations   
Angel Beato Comptroller 
Laura Hayner Student Accounts Manager   
Mike Swiniarski  Reporting and Compliance Analyst  
Melba Acevedo  Director of CIT    
Donna Bertolino  Dean of Enrollment Services  
Beth Donovan  Director of Procurement    
Lori Smerdon  Associate Director, Advancement Services    
Karen Rooney  Director of Grants Development    
Allison Gagne  Director of Auxiliary Services    
Sandy Rochon  Director of Career Services   
 Angela McCrillis Coordinator for Veterans Services    
Aaron Altman  Associate Dean of PK12 Partnerships    
Kristen Arnold  Director, PACE Program, TRIO – SSS    
Sue Martin  Director – Center for Accessibility Resources & Services    
Gabriel Garcia  Coordinator for Counseling and Psychological Services    
Martha Mazeika  Assistant Director of the SOAR Program   x 
Jonathan Makrez  Community Ed Program Manager    
Rosa Valentine Human Resources Generalist  
Additional Attendees  Title    
Sam Moy Assistant Director of Payroll    

Call for New Projects or Initiatives

  • Mike shared an update that NECC will be doing a pilot study with a company called Cedar Labs. The software enables the reporting data to come directly from Banner versus downloading and uploading data files. This will have an ETL similar to ZogoTech and could mean implications for Banner.

Ad-Hoc Group Update

  • ZogoTech Outstanding Ticket/Enhancement Cleanup + IPEDS Data Element Additions  
    • No updates at this time.
  • Secure Data Transfer Practices/Policies
    • Martha mentioned that the group had lost some members which has delayed things. She, Danny, and Shawna will be meeting soon to make some progress. Kirsten volunteered to join the group.
  • HR Data Cleanup 
    • Angel mentioned that he and Sam were working together to validate the data and determine whether some fields are still in use. They are also communicating with the state to make changes there before rolling things out here.
  • Dean’s List 
    • Kirsten shared that this has been on hold due to the PRAC refresh being pushed back. Shawna mentioned that they may be ready to test it the first week of December.
  • Stop Out vs. Alumni 
    • No updates at this time.
  • Banner Cohort Field 
    • No updates at this time.
  • Communication Protocol for Faculty and Staff reaching out to students 
    • This group has scaled down its focus to discuss creating a texting communication protocol only.
    • The group is drafting a policy and process that should be ready to share with the group by the next meeting.

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