Organizational Excellence

Engage. Simplify. Enable the Mission

Organizational Excellence Structure & Roles

Organizational Excellence Structure and Roles      

Executive Sponsors

The executive sponsors set the strategy and direction for the OE program. They partner with the leadership council and OE staff to guide and assure the program's success.

Executive sponsors include:

  • Pat Hogan, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
  • Tom Katsouleas, Executive Vice President and Provost
  • Colette Sheehy, Senior Vice President for Operations

Leadership Council

The leadership council partners with executive sponsors and OE staff to set the direction of the program. They help plan and execute initiatives that focus on enhanced quality and improved processes and services.

Council members include:

  • Chair: Bob Pianta, Dean of the Curry School of Education
  • Peter Brunjes, Professor, Department of Psychology, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Virginia Evans, Chief Information Officer
  • Chris Holstege, Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, School of Medicine and Executive Director, Student Health Center
  • Rob Hoover, Associate Dean for Administration and CFO, McIntire School of Commerce
  • Arlene Keeling, Professor, School of Nursing
  • Rob Kelly, Professor, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
  • Jim Matteo, Associate Vice President and Treasurer
  • Christina Morell, Associate Provost and Director of Office of Institutional Assessment and Studies
  • Kathy Peck, Chief Operating Officer, School of Medicine
  • Len Schoppa, Associate Dean for Social Sciences and Professor, Department of Politics, College of Arts and Sciences
  • Ex Officio: Nancy Rivers, Chief of Staff for the President/Associate Vice President for Administration; Organizational Excellence Staff

Leadership Council Meeting Summaries Archive

OELC meeting summaries archive

Organizational Excellence Office

The Organizational Excellence staff lead and facilitate performance excellence and improvement throughout the University. Staff collaborates with the executive sponsors, the leadership council, project teams, and the University community.