Contacts and Service Areas

Each OIT unit is composed of several specialized service areas, each with its own mission and responsibilities, and headed by a project coordinator.

Spreadsheet with telephone numbers for all staff

Administration

Daniel Cromer, Director
1445 Date Palm Drive, Bldg 89
P.O. Box 110350
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-0350
Phone: (352) 392-0429
Fax: (352)294-3197
E-mail: dhcromer@ufl.edu

The Office of the Director provides the leadership and management for UF/IFAS information technology resources.

Business Systems

Donna S McCraw
1445 Date Palm Drive, Bldg 89
P.O. Box 110350
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-0350
Phone: (352) 392-0429
Fax: (352)294-3197
E-mail: luv2run@ufl.edu

The OIT Business Systems area provides a range of mainframe and client-server software applications and programming services that assist in managing the Institute's student, financial, and human resources.

Customer Relations & Help Desk

Dan Christophy
520 Newell Drive, Bldg 120
PO Box 110350
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-0350
Phone: (352) 392-4636
Fax: (352) 846-1215
E-mail: moses32@ufl.edu

The OIT Customer Relations area provides an interface between IT and its diverse base of clients and stakeholders. This team, including Extension District Support, provides training materials and classes, telephone and web-based technical support through the Help Desk.

Server Systems

Christian R. Leopold
520 Newell Drive, Bldg 120
PO Box 110350
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-0350
Phone: (352) 392-5180
Fax: (352)294-3197
E-mail: cleopold@ufl.edu

OIT Server Systems provides all management, maintenance and operation of back-end software services such as web, database, calendar, and other system wide applications used throughout the Institute. Other areas include system security and Active Directory authentication.

Research and Development / Software Systems

Jiannong Xin, Senior Associate In, Ph.D.
1445 Date Palm Drive, Bldg 89
P.O. Box 110350
University of Florida
Gainesville, FL 32611-0350
Phone: (352) 392-0429
Fax: (352)294-3197
E-mail: xin@ufl.edu

The OIT Software Systems area provides production-level services in development of agricultural database systems and software applications. Information is delivered primarily through the Web and mobile apps.