November 29, 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    
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   x 
KB Borruso  Director of MIS    
Tony DiGregorio  Finance Data Manager Representative    
Sharon McDermot  Academic Affairs Chief of Staff   
Sandy Zappala  Adult Basic Education Data Manager   
Secondary Data Managers  Title  Present?  
Jason Arey Dean of Students 
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    
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


Ad-Hoc Group Update

  • ZogoTech Outstanding Ticket/Enhancement Cleanup + IPEDS Data Element Additions  
    • No updates at this time.
  • Secure Data Transfer Practices/Policies
    • No updates at this time
  • HR Data Cleanup 
    • Rosa mentioned that work is still being done on this. The accounting group is working on getting the department table set up correctly in HRCMS.
    • They are still verifying department descriptions.
  • Dean’s List 
    • Joan let the group know that testing has started.
    • In the process of doing an analysis, Joan found a bug in the Ellucian program that put Dean’s List on student records using criteria that is different from the institution’s definition.
    • Clean up will have to occur on the affected student records (approx. 400).
    • Additionally, as part of this process NECC may want to review the current Dean’s List criteria to see if any changes should be made.
  • Stop Out vs. Alumni 
    • No updates at this time.
  • Banner Cohort Field 
    • No updates at this time.
  • Texting Communication Protocol for Faculty and Staff reaching out to students 
    • Stella reported that the group had a solid first draft completed.
    • The group was hoping to get a faculty perspective to review the draft before it was shared with the larger Data Governance committee. Kirsten volunteered to review it from the faculty lens.

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