Office of the CIO

john-ellinger

John Ellinger

  • Position: Chief Information Officer
  • Phone: 419-372-7712
  • Email: cio@bgsu.edu
  • Address: 104 Hayes Hall

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 Information Security, Infrastructure, 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
 

Michael Firsdon

Position: Director, Infrastructure
Phone:
 419-372-8463
Email:
 mfirsdo@bgsu.edu

Daniel Newton

Position: Director, Information Security
Phone:
 419-372-3699
Email:
 dnewton@bgsu.edu

Daniel Newton is a Bureau of Labor Statistics Trusted Agent, and ITS’ point of contact for GLBA and PCI inquiries.

Nancy Torres Pfeiffer 

Position: Budget Administrator
Phone:
 419-372-7494
Email:
 nancyt@bgsu.edu
 

Ginny Pinkelman

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

Updated: 05/22/2024 01:28PM