This standing committee of the Academic Senate provides leadership and support to academic areas related to technology for the continuous improvement of student learning.
Charge to the Committee
- Identify and resolve technology related issues that affect the teaching and learning process.
- Identify, test, and implement innovative technology solutions that support effective teaching pedagogies.
- Identify and remove technology barriers to student success.
- Engage in dialog and collaborate with faculty consumers of technology to advance the teaching and learning mission of the college.
- Collaborate with Academic Senate Standing Committees on issues related to technology.
- Effectively communicate updates, as needed, about technology items related to continuous improvement of student learning.
- Regularly report the TAC Committee's progress to the Academic Senate, retain committee approved meeting minutes, and maintain a representative membership.
- Co-Chairs (An administrator and a faculty member at least one who shall be an Academic Senator)
- 70% faculty (fulltime and part-time continuing contract status (not just Senators))
- A minimum of one Academic Senator from each of the four academic divisions. No Senator may serve on more than one standing committee per bylaws.
- Members from each of the following Divisions
- Arts & Sciences
- Health & Human Services
- Technical Careers
- Community Education and Workforce Development
- Information Technology Services
- Center for Teaching Excellence
- Student representative (preferred)
- Ex-officio Members
- Academic Senate President per Senate Bylaws
- IT Subject Matter Experts
- Center for Data Sciences
- Academic Affairs
- Student Affairs
- A member should not miss more than 2 meetings per academic year
Member and Co-Chair selection
Will be appointed by the President of the Academic Senate
A maximum of 6 years for the Senators from the four academic divisions
Stagger every 3 years for Senators from the four academic divisions
Bruce Farris, Co-Chair (Faculty)
Chemistry, Arts & Sciences
Bill Garlick (Administrative)
Chief Information Officer, Information Technology
Andrew George (Subject Matter Expert Resource)
Center for Student Access, Student Affairs
Kellee Goff (Subject Matter Expert Resources)
Interim Director, Enterprise Systems-ITS
John Hendzel (Subject Matter Expert Resource)
System Administrator, ITS
Jennifer Hilker (Faculty)
Kinesiology/Health/Wellness, Health & Human Services
Dan Holt (Faculty)
Integrated English, Arts & Sciences
Susan Jepsen (Faculty)
Nursing, Health & Human Services
Megan Lin (Faculty)
Director, Center for Teaching Excellence
Jim Luke (Faculty)
Economics, Arts & Sciences
Joann Silsby (Faculty)
Computer Information Technology, Technical Careers
Christopher Richards (Subject Matter Expert Resources)
CMS Instructional Design, Multimedia, & Technology Specialist, eLearning
Melissa Scenga (Support)
Administrative Assistant, Information Technology
Paul Schwartz (Administrative)
Information Security/Records Mgmt., ITS
Marc Smyth (Subject Matter Expert Resource)
Manager Classroom Services, ITS
John Szilagyi (Subject Matter Expert Resource)
Brenda Young (Administrative)
Director, Technology Support Services - ITS
Director, IT Infrastructure
Meetings & Reports
September 17, 2021
Agenda | Meeting Notes
January 21, 2022
February 18, 2022
March 18, 2022
April 15, 2022
Reports to the Academic Senate
The Task Log lists "active" and "completed" topics and related meeting notes that the Committee addressed over a period of time.