Governing Structure

Executive Leadership Board: 

Provides overall sponsorship, vision and guidance. Addresses issues of strategy and policy. Makes key decisions regarding organizational changes and resources allocation, and ensures changes are successfully communicated, achieved and measured for progress towards service excellence goals.

  • Andrew Meyers, Vice President for Research
  • Darrell Ray, Vice President Student Affairs
  • Jasbir Dhaliwal, Vice Provost Graduate Programs
  • Jeannie Smith, Interim Vice President Business and Finance
  • Karen Weddle-West, Provost
  • Robert Jackson, Chief Information Officer 
  • Tom Nenon, Dean College of Arts & Sciences

Program Management Group (PMG):

Serves as the internal UofM Process Consulting team. Manages the portfolio of projects; promotes adherence to best practices and ensures consistency in methodology and overall alignment with UofM strategy. Identifies and recommends future process improvement projects to the Leadership board with the input of the campus-wide AVP group.

Role of PMG:

    • Serve as champions of change and support improvement efforts, both large and small
    • Assemble project team members and identify team leads
    • Work to eliminate project roadblocks within the organization
    • Serve as mentors to team leads and team members as they plan and execute projects
    • Through the course of projects, identify critical communication points and bring to the PMG the issues that need to be communicated to the campus
    • Review project scopes to ensure that they are achievable and well-defined

PMG Members:

  • Bruce Harber, Chief Operations Officer
  • Carol Laney, Assistant Director Admissions Operations
  • Colette Williams, Assistant Director University Process Improvement
  • Darla Keel, Registrar
  • Heather Winters, Director Research Administration
  • Jan Brownlee, Assistant Vice Provost 
  • Latica Jones, College of Arts and Sciences, Business Officer
  • Maria Alam, Assistant VP Human Resource, Chief Human Resources Officer
  • Raj Manickavasagam, Enterprise Application Services, Interim Director
  • Sam Cox, Team Co-Director, Director Business Development
  • Tom Nenon, Team Co-Director, Dean College of Arts & Science

 

Governing Organization Chart & Roles Defined:

E-mail: pmg@memphis.edu