Recognition Committee

Members of this committee are charged with maintaining quality standards for the EDUCAUSE awards program and advising the EDUCAUSE president on strategic directions for professional recognition. They establish the nomination and selection process for winners of the Leadership Award, Community Leadership Award, and Rising Star Award.

Committee members should bring experience from institutions of broadly diverse size, type, and geographic distribution; significant expertise in managing information technology resources on their campuses at a high level; and sufficient background with EDUCAUSE and their wider professional world to bring a solid understanding of quality achievement and knowledge of professional activity. (9 members, 3-year terms)

Patrick Bauer

Chief Information Officer
Palatine, IL, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2015-2017

Steven Burrell

VPIT & CIO
Flagstaff, AZ, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2014-2017

John Campbell

Chair
Vice Provost
Morgantown, WV, UNITED STATES

Joan Cheverie

Staff Liason
Director, Professional Development
Washington, DC, UNITED STATES

M. Dee Childs

Vice President for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer
College Station, TX, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2016-2019

Michael Erickson

Chief Information Officer
Golden, CO, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2014-2017

Klara Jelinkova

Vice President for IT & Chief Information Officer
Houston, TX, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2016-2019

Karen Mateer

Staff Liason
Executive Assistant to the President
Washington, DC, UNITED STATES

Julie Ouska

Chief Information Officer-Vice President
Denver, CO, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2016-2019

Michael Richichi

Assistant Vice President of Information Technology and Deputy CIO
New York, NY, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2015-2018

Mary Walsh

Asst. VP for Information Technology
New Orleans, LA, UNITED STATES
Committee Member: 2015-2018

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