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Synchronous Communication Committee

Committee Charter

Develop an enterprise synchronous communication strategy that meets Rutgers University’s academic, research, and administrative IT needs. Research technologies and develop guidelines to facilitate the successful implementation of synchronous technology across the University.


Sponsor: William Lansbury, Associate Vice President, Enterprise Infrastructure, Office of Information Technology


  • Shevon Jackson, Associate Director, IT Technology, Rutgers Business School Computing Services
  • Matthew Wilk, Associate Director, Technical Services and Operations, Digital Classroom Services


  • James Boyce, Director of IT, New Jersey Medical School
  • Vernon Cabalfin, Assistant Dean, Technology & Facilities, School of Health Professions
  • Vern Chhibber, Manager, Technology Services, School of Health Professions
  • Steven DeFeo, Unit Computing Manager, School of Arts and Sciences
  • Matthew De Vries, Systems Programmer, Office of Information Technology
  • Shelley Cousins, Director, Newark Computing Services, Office of Information Technology
  • Kevin Dowlin, Assistant Provost, Technology and Learning Spaces, Rutgers University–Newark
  • Vladimir Gabrielescu, IT Associate Director, Office of Information Technology (Enterprise Application Services)
  • Sean Glasgow, Manager, Computer Support Operations, School of Public Health
  • David Heller, Associate Director, Enterprise Infrastructure, Office of Information Technology
  • Elizabeth McMillion, Unit Computing Manager, Office of Information Technology
  • Audrey McNeil, Manager Tech Support Services, New Jersey Medical School
  • Avram Paris, Manager of Special Projects, Enterprise Delivery, Office of Information Technology
  • Tibor Purger, Director, School of Social Work
  • Joseph Reina, User Support Specialist II, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
  • Tom Ryan, Director of IT, Rutgers University–Camden
  • Steven E. Smith, Technical Support Specialist, Digital Classroom Services
  • Tim Van Woeart, Project Leader, Digital Classroom Services
  • Albert Vasquez, Project Manager, Enterprise Infrastructure, Office of Information Technology
  • Mario Veras, Senior Client Services Analyst, Office of Information Technology, RBHS
  • Ana Verma, Director, Enterprise Service Delivery, Office of Information Technology
  • Tom Vosseler, Executive Director, School of Arts and Sciences