Subcommittees and Working Groups

Purpose: Provide input and advice to the CIO on all IT matters that impact the LSU A&M campus. The individuals on this group will also be responsible for coordinating local efforts such as:

  • Implementation of information security policies, procedures and initiatives
  • Contributing to IT Strategic Planning Processes
  • Performing IT risk assessments per University requirements
  • Asset management and reporting, including software licenses
  • Identification of shared service opportunities


  • Craig Woolley (Chair), CIO, LSU
  • Nick Kelly, College of Business
  • Chris Schwehm, College of Engineering
  • Amy Trahan, Graduate School
  • Michael Blandino, Honors College
  • Andrew Folks, College of Human Sciences and Education
  • Mark Hovey, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Zach Hazelwood, College of Music & Dramatic Arts
  • Alexander Perlis, College of Science
  • Eric Seneca, School of Veterinary Medicine
  • Robert Hatfield, Manship School of Mass Communication
  • Michael Sparks, Paul M. Herbert Law Center
  • Fred Piazza, College of Agriculture
  • Brian Davis, LSU Online
  • Mike Henderson, Finance and Accounting (Facilities)
  • Jeff deVeer, Athletics
  • Melanie Thornton, Enrollment Management
  • Kilbert Spland, Student Affairs
  • Kaye Lewis, College of the Coast & Environment
  • Jonathan Levesque, Academic Affairs
  • Sai Pinnepalli, CCT and Office of Research
  • Michael Stewart, LSU Library
  • Margot Carroll, Auxiliary Services
  • Kayvan Korani, College of Art & Design

Department IT Subcommittee Charter

Purpose: To assist with identifying enterprise level technical requirements and to recommend solutions in support of research infrastructure needs at LSU A&M.


  • Stephen Beck (Chair), Associate Vice President, ORED
  • Le Yan, ITS
  • Rebecca Trahan, Office of Sponsored Programs
  • Brant Faircloth, College of Science
  • Mingxuan Sun, College of Engineering
  • Jessica Leblanc, Sponsored Program Accounting
  • Hye Yeon Nam, College of Art & Design
  • Margaret-Mary Sulentic Dowell, School of Education
  • James Madden, College of Science
  • Dana Hollie, College of Business
  • Fred Aghazadeh, College of Engineering
  • Eugene Geist, College of Human Sciences & Education
  • Chairity Waugh, LSU Libraries
  • Gabe Piccoli, College of Business
  • Sai Pinnepalli, CCT

Research Technology Subcommittee Charter