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Enterprise IT Governance Council


IT Governance is responsible for enterprise-wide prioritization of information technology investments across all four campuses to assure alignment with strategic direction, to maximize value, minimize risk, and provide transparency to constituents. In its advisory role to the President, the Enterprise IT Governance Council represents information technology needs to enable the learning, discovery, and engagement mission of the Montana State University enterprise.

Areas of Responsibility

  1. Resolve and prioritize competing demands for limited resources across the enterprise.
  2. Learn about emerging technologies and opportunities to promote the strategic objectives of the institution.
  3. Solicit, hear, and learn about the strategic objectives of constituencies.
  4. Evaluate and prioritize proposed IT solutions to meet strategic objectives, especially those that compete for limited resources.
  5. Communicate and positively represent prioritization decisions and rationales to constituencies.

IT Council Membership

Name Position Represents Term
Martha Potvin Chair, Ex Officio MSU in Bozeman ---
Trudy Collins Appointed MSU Billings ---
Carlo Dacumos Appointed MSU-Northern ---
Darryl Stevens Appointed Great Falls College MSU ---
Jerry Sheehan Advisory; non-voting CIO, Bozeman ---
Adam Edelman Advisory; non-voting Associate CIO, Bozeman ---
Anne Milkovich Advisory; non-voting Dir of Planning & Programs, Bozeman ---
Michael Barber Advisory; non-voting CIO, Billings ---
Ken Wardinsky Advisory; non-voting CIO, Great Falls ---

*All members voting unless otherwise specified.