Information Systems

Employee typing on server keyboard

The mission of the Information Systems department is to provide and support the necessary hardware and software for a highly integrated state-of-the-art office automation system and critical business applications in the Facilities Management organization. The department is comprised of three areas:

  • IT Infrastructure
  • IT Support (including Help Desk)
  • Software Development/IT Project & Web Management

Information Systems goals are to:

  • Maintain the highest level of network availability in a 24/7/365 operation
  • Maintain state of the art technology security
  • Provide quick and effective response to FM customers needing information technology assistance
  • Develop use of new technology and applications to improve our operations
  • Provide seamless interface with University systems

Chris Smeds

Chris Smeds
Technology Officer
Phone: (434) 982-4796
Email: cjs2m@virginia.edu

David Blair

David Blair
Web and Software Development Manager
Phone: (434) 243-5165
Email: dwb2h@virginia.edu

Richard Covington

Richard Covington
Help Desk Manager
Phone: (434) 982-4577
Email: rec4t@virginia.edu

Gary Richardson

Gary Richardson
Network Administrator
Phone: (434) 982-5178
Email: gr6j@virginia.edu