Community Technology Consortium (CTC)

The CTC advises the CIO on issues related to IT infrastructure and architecture.


  • To promote coordination across Brown of IT strategies, architectures, methods and priorities
  • To identify and plan top priority collaborative initiatives that broadly serve Brown
  • To allow Brown-wide IT best practices and standards to be jointly developed
  • To foster innovation and to allow the best ideas and solutions to be broadly shared
  • To coordinate support for local units during transitions of IT leadership or during times of emergency
  • To serve as a technology advisory group to the CIO
  • To provide advocacy for issues of Brown IT community concern


Andrew Ashton Director of Digital Technologies, University Library
Jaime Combariza Executive Director, Center for Computing and Visualization
Monty Combs Director of Systems and Services, Facilities Management
Russell Gelinas Director of Information Technology and Systems, Advancement
Cliff Hirschman Director of Information Technology, Bio Med
Chris Keith Director of Information Technology, Dean of the College
Paul Koussa Director of Computing and Information Services, Bio Med & Population Studies
Jennifer Lane Business Intelligence Manager, CIS
David Mycue Director of Information Technology, School of Engineering
John Spadaro Director of Technical Architecture and Outreach, CIS
Scott Thacher (Chair) Director of Information Technology, Division of Campus Life & Student Services