Arizona State University  

Project Management Team

  • Max Davis-Johnson (Project Director)
  • Susan Moore (Functional Director - Campus Community)
  • Katherine Ranes (Functional Director - CRM, Student Financials/FA)
  • Bob Miller (Functional Director - HR)
  • Leah Lommel (Functional Director - Student Records)
  • Tina Thorstenson (Functional Director - HR)
  • Kelly Briner (Director - EPM)
  • Tasleema Lallmamode (Technical Director)

Membership and Responsibilities

The Project Management team consists of project, functional and technical directors.

Project Director

The project director oversees all aspects of the project and leads the project management team.

  1. Resolve staffing and business issues/concerns.
  2. Monitor project progress and consultants’ performance.
  3. Make overall project decisions that ensure the project is completed on time and within budget constraints.
  4. Coordinate all activities that involve entities external to the project team.
  5. Lead project management team.
  6. Monitor milestone achievement and takes corrective action if warranted.

Functional Directors

The Functional Directors oversee project implementation and facilitate communication across core and service teams, with focus on business processes.

  1. Manage issue resolution.
  2. Manage scope, monitor milestone achievement and take corrective action if warranted
  3. Regularly report progress of the project to the Management Team and executive leadership.
  4. Direct the training and end-user support efforts.
  5. Facilitate prioritization of project activities.
  6. Direct technical development priorities.

Technical Director

The Technical Director oversees project implementation and facilitates communication across core and service teams, with focus on technical requirements and processes.

  1. Manage issue resolution.
  2. Manage scope, monitor milestone achievement and take corrective action if warranted.
  3. Regularly report progress of the project to the Management Team and executive leadershipl.
  4. Direct technical training efforts.
  5. Facilitate prioritization of project activities.
  6. Respond to requests for technical enhancements in the PeopleSoft system from the Functional Directors.
  7. Provide interfaces and interface support between PeopleSoft and other systems when requested by Functional Directors.
  8. Coordinates activities related to hosting relationship with our hosting partner.