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Gil Gonzales, Chief Information Officer

Gil Gonzales, CIO

The Chief Information Officer is charged with the strategic leadership of Information Technology across UNM.

Gil Gonzales joined UNM as Chief Information Officer (CIO) in August 2008. To date in his tenure, he has established direction to strengthen core services and broaden IT collaboration institution-wide and regionally, benefitting the entire State of New Mexico.

In 2010, Gil was elected Vice Chair of National Lambda Rail on behalf of UNM and the State of New Mexico. Since 2009, Gil has served as Chair of the Western Regional Network.

Prior to joining UNM, Gil was CIO at California State University, Monterey Bay (CSUMB), where he provided administrative leadership and strategic direction for the planning and implementation of information systems and technology starting in 2002. He was also an associate professor at the CSUMB School of Information Technology, Communication and Design in 2006.

Gil had served as the Director of Content and Market Development at the start-up company, GoCampus. He also served in administrative positions in the areas of information/technologies management, library management and academic support for 12 years with the Maricopa Community College District.

Gil has a Ph.D. in History from Arizona State University, Tempe, and a Master’s in Library Science degree from the University of Arizona, Tucson.

He has been extensively published in the Educause Review, and numerous other information technology and higher education publications.


CIO Leadership Team

Shirley Alexander — Human Resources and Administration
277-6199, shalex@unm.edu

Duane Arruti — Director, Applications
277-1312, darruti@unm.edu

Jeff Gassaway — UNM Information Security Officer
715-2860, base@unm.edu

Moira Gerety — Director, Project Management
277-8125, mcgerety@unm.edu

Kirsten Martinez — Fiscal Operations Director, Finance
277-0147, kmoeller@unm.edu

T.J. Martinez — Director, Customer Support Services
277-0960, tjm@unm.edu

Steve Perry — Director, Networks
smperry@unm.edu

Brian Pietrewicz — Director, Computing Platforms
277-5930, bpietrewicz@unm.edu