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From:       Gerry McCartney, System CIO and Vice President for Information Technology

Date:        April 26, 2015

Re:           Appointment of chief information security officer


I am pleased to announce that Greg Hedrick has accepted the appointment of chief information security officer effective April 27, 2015. Greg has over 20 years of experience in information security at Electronic Data Systems and Purdue University. He has a M.S.Ed.  in Learning Design and Technology from Purdue University. He is also a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC).  Greg has served as a board director for 13 years in the Central Indiana Information Systems Audit and Control Association chapter and is the past president of the Indiana chapter of the Information Systems Security Association.

I thank the many people who participated and provided feedback in the national search process, especially the search committee led by Mike Rubesch, associate vice president for IT infrastructure services. Members of the search committee are:

Steve Beaudoin - Interim Associate Vice Provost for Undergraduate Academic Affairs
Jeffrey Bolin - Associate Vice President for Research
Mitch Davidson - Chief Information Officer (IPFW)
Peg Fish - Director of Audits
Adam Lawson - Senior Associate Director, Krannert School of Management
Mike Rubesch - Associate Vice President, IT Infrastructure Services
Javier Solis - Supervisor, Networking (Calumet)
Gene Spafford - Professor Computer Science/Philosophy/Electrical Computer Engineering
Joan Vaughan - Director of HIPAA
Mahendra Verma - Director Technology Infrastructure for PUC and PNC
Jackie Wilson - HR Director, Information Technology

Please join me in congratulating Greg on his new appointment.