UCPath Steering Committee

UCPath Project Teams

Steering Committee

The Steering Committee is accountable to the Chancellor's Cabinet.

  • Consists of UCI representatives from the campus and Medical Center functional and IT units. 
  • Acts as the UCI project champion and assists the project team to remove roadblocks in their individual functional unit. 
  • Provides a point of escalation from the project team for system-wide or multi-coordinating point conflict.
  • Decision making body for business process and procedure changes. Conflicts in reaching decisions will be escalated to the Executive Leadership Council.
  • Meets semi-monthly unless otherwise requested by the Steering Committee or the UCPath project director.

Ramona Agrela

Associate Chancellor

Office of the Associate Chancellor/Chief Human Resources Executive

Jeff Lefkoff

Associate Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor

Academic Affairs

Sriram Bharadwaj

Director, Applications

Systems Application/ UC Irvine Medical Center

Frances Leslie

Vice Provost for Graduate Education / Dean

Graduate Division

Rebecca Brusuelas-James

Associate Dean, Finance & Clinical Operations

Health Affairs - Office of the Vice Chancellor

Neil Myers3


UC Irvine Medical Center

Jean Chin

Director, Academic Personnel

Academic Affairs

Heike Rau

Assistant Dean

Donald Bren School of Information and Computer Sciences

Kian Colestock

Interim Chief Information Officer and Associate Vice Chancellor

Office of Information Technology

Bob Moulton3

UCPath Project Director

Division of Finance and Administration

Rick Coulon1,3

Associate Vice Chancellor - Committee Chair

Division of Finance and Administration

Benedicte Shipley

Assistant Dean

School of Biological Sciences

Brian Fahnestock

Assistant Vice Chancellor

Controller Accounting

William Von Der Ahe

Project Manager

UC Irvine Medical Center

Martha Graciano

Executive Director of Finance

SOM - Financial Administration

Stephen Whelan1

Senior Director Enterprise HR Technology and Systems

Human Resources

Pamela James

Executive Director

Human Resources


  1. Member of the UCPath system wide Steering Committee
  2. Member, system wide UCPath Center Advisory Board
  3. Member of Deployment 2 Sub Committee