ITS is led by Interim CIO and Associate Provost for Strategy and Analytics Rick Burnette. The ITS executive leadership team oversees the department's main service, program, planning and administrative areas and coordinates the delivery of ITS strategic goals and priorities to ensure technology needs are met on campus.

Purpose Statement

The ITS executive leadership team is committed to supporting the mission, core values and vision of Florida State University by providing leadership to ITS in order to provide secure, reliable and innovative technology solutions.

  • Lead ITS to be a better organization
  • Improve ITS reputation and functions
  • Define goals and priorities
  • Create and drive a vision for ITS that serves FSU
  • Develop and grow staff
  • Provide the best service possible
  • Drive efficiencies
  • Deliver best practices to the IT community
  • Protect university with resilient resources and processes

ITS Leadership Team

photo of Rick Burnette, FSU Associate Provost for Strategy and Analytics and Interim CIO

Rick Burnette

Associate Provost for Strategy and Analytics and Interim CIO

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Tim Brown

Assistant Vice President of Northwest Regional Data Center

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Betsy Chester

Executive Assistant

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Rebekah Dorn

Director of Change Leadership and Planning


Jonathan Fozard

Jonathan Fozard

Deputy CIO

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Bill Hunkapiller

Chief Information Security Officer

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Ken Johnson

Senior Director of Community Technology Services

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Joan Schoubert

Associate Director of Fiscal Operations

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Bobby Sprinkle

Chief Technology Officer

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Paul Van Der Mark

Director of Research Computing Center



ITS Organization

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