Provide input, oversight, and guidance for networking and telecommunications services to advance the mission of the University of Texas.


Committee responsibilities include:

  • Strategic Direction
    • Recommend broad goals and objectives for network and telecommunications. Review, update and report on outcomes to ITLC biennially.
    • Evaluate strategic risks.
    • Identify and recommend common good services.
    • Identify fee-based services (keeping in mind the 80/20 approach).
  • Evaluate Performance and Service
    • Define SMART (Specific Measurable Actionable Responsive and Timely) KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and Metrics to ensure services in alignment with the strategic goals. Review and report to ITLC yearly.
  • Guidelines
    • Participate in biennial review of the Network Operations Manual.
    • Endorsement by ITLC.
  • Communication
    • Identify issues and topics, acting as a forum for those and other referred items from the ITLC.
    • Solicit feedback from the IT and broader university community on services, topics and issues (e.g. open meetings, focus groups, surveys, presentations).
    • Organize, publish and disseminate committee decisions and recommendations.
  • Form working groups as necessary to accomplish charge.


At least seven members representing CSUs, ITS Networking, ISO, and campus research units.

Networking Committee Officers

William Green Director of Networking and Telecommunications ITS Networking and Telecommunications
James Lewis Director of LAITS Computer Support College of Liberal Arts

Networking Committee Members

Ryan Baldwin Director of Information Technology Education
Andrea Daugherty Director of Enterprise IT Security and Resiliency Dell Medical School
Jason Ragland Senior Network Security Analyst Information Security Office
Eric Rostetter Senior Systems Administrator College of Natural Sciences
Nathan Selman Assistant Director Cockrell School of Engineering
Shannon Strank Assistant Director Center for Electromechanics