Computing and Information Technology (CIT) is a UB service
organization led by specialists in their fields.
Vice President and Chief Information Officer (VPCIO)
J. Brice Bible is the Vice President and Chief Information
Officer (VPCIO) for UB. CIT is a service division at UB that
provides enterprise technology leadership and guidance.
Brice earned a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering
from the Tennessee Technological University and a master’s
degree in business administration with an emphasis in business data
communication from the University of Tennessee at
about the Office of the Chief Information Officer.
Assistant Vice President / Chief of Staff, CIO Administrative Operations (CIOAO)
Nancy Kielar joined UB in 1981. In 1994, she joined the
Office of Senior Vice-President Voldemar Innus as the Chief
Financial Officer. When Voldemar became CIO in 1998, she continued
as CFO. Nancy has also held the title of Chief of Staff since May
a list of CIOAO functions.
Director, Network and Classroom Services (NCS)
Mark joined what is now CIT in 1985 as a Network Engineer and
has served as a Director of NCS since 1999. Prior to his
staff appointment, he worked as a Student Assistant in University
Computing Services while he attended UB in the Electrical
a list of NCS services.
Director, Enterprise Infrastructure Services (EIS)
Saira has been with the University since 1999. She has received
a Bachelor in Commerce, a Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Science
and a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration from
University of Karachi. She is certified as a Cost and Management
Accountant by ICMAP and also has a Masters in Business
Administration from University at Buffalo.
a list of EIS services.
Director, Enterprise Application Services (EAS)
Susan Huston has been with the university since 1978 and
Director of Enterprise Application Services (EAS) since 1996. She
holds a Bachelors in Mathematics and a Masters in Library and
a list of EAS services.
Richard Lesniak, PhD
IT Policy and Communications (ITPC) Officer
Rick joined UB professionally in 1979, and has been in his
present role since 2010. He holds a doctorate in Communication from
UB where he also is a member of the faculty.
a list of ITPC functions.
Interim Information Security (ISO) Officer
Jeff joined what is now CIT in 1994 as a Programmer Analyst and
has served as Interim Information Security Officer since 2013.
Prior to assuming his current role he was Security Program Manager
for 5 years.
a list of ISO functions.