The State University of New York (SUNY) Council of Chief Information Officers (CCIO) is a professional association consisting of representatives from each of the 64 campuses within the SUNY system. A primary purpose of the Council is to lead coordinated information technology initiatives within the SUNY system, including strategic planning. The current slate of elected officers are:
Chair: Jim Dutcher (SUNY Cobleskill)
Vice Chair: Karen Klose (SUNY Fredonia)
Secretary: Monica Papagni (SUNY Jefferson)
Community College: Dan Nicolaescu (SUNY Schenectady)
Technical College: Kyle Brown (SUNY Canton)
University Colleges: Don Erwin (SUNY Buffalo State)
University/Doctoral Centers: Chris Haile (Albany University)
Council members are appointed by their respective campus. Typically, council members serve their campus as the chief information officer with responsibilities that include information technology policy, classroom support, information technology training, academic computing, desk-top user support, media services, data networks, telecommunications, course management systems, administrative computing, student information systems, and technical support or management of distance learning, library services and web pages.
- The Council actively plans and provides recommendations for information technology issues and concerns to the campuses and central administration of SUNY.
- The Council maintains formal liaisons with the State University Plaza (SUP), the Computer Officers Association (COA), the Technology Officers Association (TOA), and the Education Technology Officers Association (EdTOA).
- The Council maintains formal relationships with the Information Technology Exchange Center (ITEC) and Student Information and Campus Administrative Systems (SICAS).