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Technology and Data Privacy Advisory Committee

The Technology and Data Privacy Advisory Committee (TDPAC) was created to advise the Board of Education on district technology strategies, systems, and overall data governance. The committee will review the district's technology plan, taking special consideration for alignment with instructional goals and opportunities for technology innovation. Additionally, district privacy policies and practices will be presented to the committee for advisement. The committee encourages continuous improvement of and fosters adherence to district policies, procedures, and practices at all levels.


As defined in Board Policies, Board Committee Principles, GP-12, the Committee will:

  • Assess the instructional technology needs of the District to advise on specific goals/targets.
  • Review the technology policies and District Technology Plan to evaluate and advise on issues related to target areas.
  • Draft recommendations in support of how to allocate technology funds associated with infrastructure, integration, innovation, and professional development.
  • Review security policies, data governance, and data privacy standards for best practices and make recommendations to the Board of Education to accept or suggest modifications. Review should focus on:
  • Review data flows, retention, and access in conformance to the policy/policies.
  • At the request of the Board of Education, report on policy, operational, administrative, and technological processes and procedures within the District which relate to sensitive data, balancing security and privacy, data integrity, and other privacy-related matters.
  • Promote a culture which embraces data privacy throughout the District to include employees, students, parents, contractors, and state/federal partners.
  • Provide, when requested, feedback on current and planned/emerging technologies including risks and impacts on data governance and security policies.
  • Review infrastructure, forecasts for demand, and budget forecast. in the areas of wired/wireless bandwidth, processing, and storage (data center, WAN, and school sites).
  • Review the District's cloud strategy in order to utilize computing technology and/or services whenever possible.
  • Provide insight on industry standards/changes/updates in order to identify and educate district personnel one56 emerging technologies and innovations.

Community Committee Members 

Jason Cook Dan Rohner
Susanne Cornado Phil Romig III
Adam Greer Keel Ross
Jen Johnson Jenifer Ross-Amato
Leah Lindblom Emily Sullivan
Scott Maize Byron Thornburgh
T.O. Owens Michael Wright



Staff Committee Members

Tracy Dorland Superintendent
Director Mary Parker Board President
Jill Ibeck Chief Information Officer
Daniel Clements Director, Infosec & Identity
Hilary Young Executive Director, Infrastructure
Sean McDermid Director, Student Technology Services
Jeremy Felker Executive Director, Student/Instructional Data Reporting
Carol Eaton Executive Director, Instructional Data Services
Brett Adams Director, Purchasing Services
Floy Jeffares Contract Administrator
Kym LeBlanc-Esparza  Deputy Superintendent Instructional Schools

TDPAC Meetings

TDPAC meetings will be at least quarterly, and more frequently as circumstances dictate. Meetings will be held at the Education Center, 1829 Denver West Drive, Golden.


February 22, 2024 - In-Person 

  • Agenda / Minutes

September 20, 2023 - In-Person 

April 25, 2023 - Virtual TEAMS

  • Agenda / Minutes / Presentation

March 28, 2023 - Virtual TEAMS

  • Agenda / Minutes / Presentation

February 28, 2023 - In-person

January 31, 2023 - Virtual TEAMS

December 13, 2022 - Virtual TEAMS

 November 14, 2022

For minutes from previous meetings, visit our meeting archive page.

Supporting Materials


Jill Ibeck
Chief Information Officer

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