CMC Contribution Center is Live
August 15, 2023 – The CMC Contribution Center is now up and running, ready for community members to propose process changes and improvements for the committee to consider. Please review the CMC Contribution Center User Guide for instructions to access the portal and guidance for engaging with the tool.
Questions? Please contact [email protected].
Note: A similar ideas portal for ERA System Suggestions is launching simultaneously.
Change Management Committee (CMC) Launch
July 7, 2023 – The FY24 Change Management Committee (CMC) has been elected, and CMC processes are launching this quarter, replacing the previous Change Management Board (CMB).
This new CMC structure is being implemented to improve and increase visibility and awareness of the change management process.
- Communications Lead: Samantha Munguia
- Committee Secretary: Margaret Zywczyk
- KE Financial Services: Nellie Voise
- KE Pre-Award Research Advancement: Robyn Rowan
- Engineering Pre-Award: Amanda Ripstra
- Engineering Post-Award: Jayson Johnson
- The College Pre-Award: Echo Sayr
- The College Post-Award: Sarah Montgomery
- Maroon* Group Pre-Award: Christy Ellison
- Maroon* Group Post-Award: Fernando Zacarias
- Gold** Group Pre-Award: Melinda Marino
- Gold** Group Post-Award: Samantha Munguia
- CMC Committee Members are now nominated and voted into the position by their peers.
- Committee Members will now have the option to serve a 1- or 2-year term.
- A new tool will be introduced for crowdsourcing ideas (the “CMC Contribution Center” coming later in July).
- Anyone in ASU Research Administration will be able to submit process change ideas and also react to (up vote or comment on) ideas posted by their peers.
- Changes that will have the most widespread impact will be discussed and voted on by the Change Management Committee (CMC).
- Approved changes will undergo planning and implementation processes, led by CMC members and/or other community members.
- Note: Change Management will also continue to focus on mandatory adjustments required by ASU Leadership, government regulations and guidelines, and/or other sponsor requirements.
- CMC will discuss and vote on how the change will be implemented at ASU – looking to move forward with the best approach for the circumstance.
- Communications from the CMC Communications Lead along with updates from local CMC representatives (CMC Voting Members) will allow for more transparency and community awareness of upcoming changes, as well as opportunities to provide feedback on upcoming changes.
- The CMC Contribution Center will offer visibility and an open opportunity to provide suggestions for processes and practices.