Office of the CIO

john-ellinger

John Ellinger

  • Position: Chief Information Officer | Interim CISO, & Director of IT Security & Infrastructure
  • Phone: 419-372-7712
  • Email: cio@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 104 Hayes Hall

As Interim CISO, John Ellinger is a Bureau of Labor Statistics Trusted Agent, and ITS’ point of contact for GLBA and PCI inquiries.

The Office of the CIO provides leadership, direction, and advocacy for information systems and information technology for the University.

Contained within the Office of the CIO, Information Technology Services (ITS) follows the Guiding Principles and Strategic Initiatives incorporated into the ITS Strategic Plan to develop and support the faculty, staff, students, alumni and guests who use the applications and facilities supported by BGSU.

The Office of the CIO is organized into the areas of Security and Networking, Applications, and Client Services with the IT Service Desk within Client Services providing the primary point of contact for services and support.


Office of the CIO Staff List


Joel Arakaki

Position: Director, Client Services
Phone:
 419-372-4990
Email:
 joela@bgsu.edu
 

Ginny Pinkelman

Position: Executive Assistant to the CIO
Phone:
 419-372-2006
Email:
 ginnyg@bgsu.edu
 

Heidi Popovitch

Position: Sr. Financial Accountant
Phone:
 419-372-7494
Email: heidip@bgsu.edu
 

Sheri Thomas

Position: Director, Applications
Phone:
 419-372-7744
Email:
 skellog@bgsu.edu