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IT Professionals Forum


The Information Technology Professionals (IT Pros) Forum is an independent University of Utah group governed by an elected Board of Directors. IT Pros members meet monthly to discuss IT concerns shared among university colleges, departments, and offices.

Forum membership

Anyone who works with IT at the University of Utah is welcome to be part of the community, attend monthly meetings and other events, run for a Board of Directors position, subscribe to the IT Pros email list, participate in the Reddit forum, and/or join the IT Pros folder in Box.


Building a community of IT professionals.


Provide an environment that fosters communication and cooperation among the members of the university's IT community and an opportunity to learn and improve skills.

IT Professionals Board of Directors, 2020-2021

Email the Board of Directors

The IT Professionals Board consists of 6 elected members. Elections are held each April. Board terms are 2 years. Board members have certain responsibilities.

  • Kim Antry - Departments of Pathology and Biochemistry (term ends 2022)
  • Barry Bryson - Utah Education and Telehealth Network (term ends 2021)
  • Steve Harper - IT Pros Board President; Center for High Performance Computing (Presidential term ends 2022; Board term ends 2022)
  • Joel Hsia - Marriott Library (term ends 2021)
  • Matt Irsik - Marriott Library (term ends 2021)
  • Jon Rusho - Seismograph Stations, College of Mines and Earth Sciences (term ends 2022)

 UIT liaison to the Board: Cassandra Van Buren, Office of the CIO (ex officio)

Meeting calendar

The IT Professionals group meets on the first Wednesday of each month, except July and January, at 12:00 pm. The meeting is held in the Gould Auditorium in the Marriott Library unless advised otherwise.

IT staff resources

IT training resources at the U


  • Next meeting: 12:30 - 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, November 4, 2020. Online. Email list members will receive meeting info via email.

Meeting recording archive

Thank you to our community sponsors

IT Pros email list (includes  discussion and meeting invitations)

  • Subscribe using subject line SUBSCRIBE IT-PROFESSIONALS

IT Pros meeting invitation  email list (does not include discussion)

Subscribe using subject line SUBSCRIBE IT-PROS-MEETINGS

IT Pros Reddit

Last Updated: 10/9/20