The State University of New York (SUNY) Council of Chief Information Officers (CCIO) is a professional association consisting of representatives from each of the 64 campuses within the SUNY system. A primary purpose of the Council is to lead coordinated information technology initiatives within the SUNY system, including strategic planning.

Schedule of Meetings / Events

The CCIO holds a general membership teleconference on the third Thursday of every month.  In addition, the officers, executive committee and most sectors also hold monthly conference calls.  There are usually three face to face general membership meetings annually held in conjunction with SUNY technical conferences such as Wizards and STC.

CCIO Leadership Team

Chair: Sean Moriarty (Oswego State)
Vice Chair: Eileen Wirley (Monroe Community College)
Treasurer: Monica Papagni (Jefferson Community College)
Secretary: Greg Roth  (Fulton Montgomery Community College)


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Our CIO Profiles

Amy Berg

Associate Provost for Information Resources

Serving as the Associate Provost for Information Resources at SUNY Cortland, Amy provides visionary leadership for technology and library services in alignment with the college mission. Reporting to the Provost, ……

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Denise Burbey

Executive Director of Technology, Jamestown Community College

Has served as the college’s CIO since 2008. She provides strategic direction for the college’s technical and information security areas across four locations including the leadership of Management Information Systems, Information Technology Services, and Media Services…

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Susan Chichester

Chief Technology Officer, Director for Computing & Information Technology for SUNY Geneseo

Serving as CIO and Director for Computing & Information Technology since 1997, Sue provides leadership and institutional planning for technology at Geneseo. Sue leads a department of 32 full-time staff and 60 part-time student staff responsible for campus and information technology services including…..

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Holly B. A. Heller-Ross


Dean of Library & Information Technology Services and Chief Information Officer, SUNY Plattsburgh

Serving as Dean and CIO since 2012, Holly coordinates the Library & Information Technology Services (LITS) budget, strategic and operational planning, personnel, professional development, assessment, all library and technology support services and programs, services to branch campus and extension sites, disaster recovery planning, campus-wide e-learning, technology project management, e-discovery…

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Evan Kobolakis

Chief Technology Officer, SUNY College at Old Westbury

Primary Responsibility is a Digital Strategy for Old Westbury that aligns with the College’s mission of Social Justice and equality through educational empowerment, diversity, access, equity, self-determination, community activism and responsible global citizenship…….

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Farhat J. (Meena) Lakhavani

CIO and Vice Provost, Information Technology, State University of New York – Erie

She has published extensively and presented her work at many national and international conferences…

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Jackie Malcolm

Vice President of Enrollment, Marketing & Communications at SUNY Buffalo State

Dr. Malcolm possesses nearly 20 years of distinctive higher education experience including, leadership roles in marketing and communications, as well as extensive experience supporting enrollment management and technology efforts at multiple institutions.

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Steve Maniscalco

Interim CIO IT Services SUNY Oneonta

Appointed in July of 2018 as Interim CIO, Steve leads the IT Services area of SUNY Oneonta.  He supports the mission and goals of both SUNY Oneonta and SUNY through the development, deployment and integration of information technology to advance the mission of the College…..

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Sean Moriarty

Chief Technology Officer,  Campus Technology Services State University of New York at Oswego

Sean Moriarty is Oswego State’s chief technology officer. In this role he provides leadership for the continued development of a client-centered, robust and secure campus  technology environment to advance the college’s strategic goals……

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Eileen Wirley

Associate Vice President and CIO of Monroe Community College

As the University of Rochester Associate Chief Information Officer, her primary responsibilities included University Data Center Strategy and Operations, Systems Engineering and Help Desk services…

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Cheryl Welsch

Director of Information Technology, Sullivan

Serving as the Director of Information Technology since 2013, Cheryl provides leadership for all information technology services at Sullivan. She serves on the President’s Cabinet and …

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