Advisory Board

The UW TechConnect Advisory Board actively supports and sponsors information technology related events, learning opportunities and communities of practice for colleagues across the University to explore, learn, and connect. The UW Advisory Board is guided by the principles outlined in the Advisory Board Charter.


  • Stephen Bangs, IT Department Manager, Speech and Hearing Sciences
  • Mark Baratta, Computing Director, College of Built Environments
  • Mary Bold, Associate CIO & Chief eLearning Strategist, UW Bothell IT
  • Cindy Brown, Director of Communications, UW-IT, Chair
  • Roland Lai, Director of IT Services, Department of Surgery and Department of Anesthesiology & Pain Medicine
  • Amber McCoy, Lead Content Strategist, Office of Research Information Services (ORIS)
  • Jacob Morris, Technology Manager, HR/Payroll Modernization, UW-IT
  • Maureen Noonan, Organizational Development Specialist, UW-IT, Facilitator
  • Scott Rivers, Computing Manager, Human Centered Design & Engineering
  • Jacob Vanderplas, Senior Data Science Fellow, eScience Institute
  • Jennifer Ward, Director of IT Services & Digital Strategies, UW Libraries