Advisory Committees

Committee on Information Services (CIS)

This faculty group is jointly appointed by the Academic Senate and the Office of the Provost; it advises the CIO on issues related to the academic use of the university’s technology infrastructure.

Contact: Connie Roque,

USC Technology Council (UTC)

This group is composed of IT leaders from the university’s schools and units; it advises the CIO about the technology needs of the university’s schools and administrative units. The group also ensures effective communication about information security, interoperability, and related matters.

Contact: Matthew Bordas,

Information Risk Committee (IRC)

The purpose of the USC Information Risk Committee (IRC) is to assist USC’s campus leadership in its responsibility to assess and manage USC’s information risk, including risk relating to information security, business continuity and disaster planning, compliance, information sharing, and information integrity. The IRC is chaired by and reports to the chief information officer (CIO).

Contact: Sandra Taylor,

HPC Faculty Advisory Committee

This group advises the CIO about the faculty’s research needs related to the university’s supercomputing and grid computing resources.

Contact: Christopher Ho,