September 7, 2022

 In minutes

Wednesday, 12:30 – 1:30 PM


  • Questions since our last meeting?
  • Call for integration of any initiatives/projects that are related to data governance but not are not currently connected with the data governance group
  • Metadata Policy Updates
  • Ad-Hoc Group Updates:
    • Software Onboarding, Procurement, and Evaluation Process – Danny
    • Financial Aid/Accounts Receivable Data Integration with Zogotech and IE Office – Despina
    • Defining Stop Out vs. Alumni Population Criteria – Dave
    • Zogotech Outstanding Ticket/Enhancement Cleanup + IPEDS Data Element Additions – Mike S
    • Adult Basic Education + DestinyOne – Sandy Z
      • Track Non Credit CAEP and CCCE student transition into Credit Courses
    • Veteran’s Affairs Data Cleanup – Latashia
    • Pre-requisites – Audrey
    • Student Mobile Numbers – Audrey
  • Additional Ad-Hoc Group Ideas:


Data Governance ManagersTitlePresent?
Andrew NguyenBusiness Analystx
Audrey EllisDirector of Institutional Effectivenessx
Technical Data Operations ManagersTitlePresent?
Danny RiveraDirector of Information Technology 
Primary Data ManagersTitlePresent?
Despina LambropoulosDirector of Financial Aid 
Sue ShainRegistrarx
Joan SciontiDirector of Business Management Systemsx
Dave PayzantCCCE Business Systems and Analytics Manager 
Stella VlahakisResearch and Information Specialist 
Patty GauronDirector of HRx
KB BorrusoDirector of MISx
Tony DiGregorioFinance Data Manager Representative 
Sharon McDermotAcademic Affairs Chief of Staff 
Kirsten KortzDirector of Academic Policy, Curriculum, and Assessment 
Sandy ZappalaAdult Basic Education Data Manager 
Secondary Data ManagersTitlePresent?
Lindsay GrahamDirector of Annual Giving and Alumni Relations 
Angel BeatoStudent Accounts Manager 
Mike SwiniarskiReporting and Compliance Analyst 
Melba AcevedoDirector of CIT 
Jonathan MillerDean of Students 
Donna BertolinoDean of Enrollment Services 
Beth DonovanDirector of Procurement 
Lori SmerdonStaff Associate, IA 
Karen RooneyDirector of Grants Development 
Allison GagneDirector of Auxiliary Services 
Sandy RochonDirector of Career Services 
Janel D’Agata-LynchCivic Engagement, Service-Learning, & Community Resources Coordinatorx
Latashia WhiteCoordinator for Veterans Services 
Aaron AltmanAssociate Dean of PK12 Partnerships 
Kristen ArnoldDirector, PACE Program, TRIO – SSSx
Sue MartinDirector – Center for Accessibility Resources & Services 
Gabriel GarciaCoordinator for Counseling and Psychological Servicesx
David ArivellaLibrary Services Associate 
Martha MazeikaAssistant Director of the SOAR Programx
Jennifer FieldingCoordinator of Libraries – Lawrence 
Additional AttendeesTitle 


  • Metadata Policy Updates
    • Approved by internal data governance team, meeting with NECC VPs scheduled for 9/27 for further approval and support
  • Ad-Hoc Group Updates:
    • Software Onboarding, Procurement, and Evaluation Process – Danny
      • Not present
    • Financial Aid/Accounts Receivable Data Integration with Zogotech and IE Office – Despina
      • Not present
    • Employee Offboarding – Patty
      • The group is being finalized and will meet soon to implement a listserv that will go to Payroll, Public Safety, MIS, IT, and any other group that controls access to a system
      • Emails will have a stated date for access removal
      • The listserv will also be used for access removal for department transfers as well
  • Additional Ad-Hoc Group Ideas:
    • First Generation Students Data Quality – Kristen Arnold
      • The goal would be to improve the data quality of who is a first generation student or not
      • Generally collected as a self-reported field on the student application but unreliable, FA data is often used to review this as well.
      • Ad-hoc group to convene soon with Kristen as the group lead
      • Proposed members
        • Kristen
        • Despina
        • Joan
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