Steering Committee

  • Investigate national LMS trends and use-cases for our current LMS systems
  • Develop a request for information and organize vendor demonstrations
  • Structure opportunities and tools to gather feedback from campus stakeholders 
  • Identify themes from feedback to include in a request for proposals, to be issued Fall 2022.
  • Review the final RFP document

Charie Faught 

Associate Professor, Nursing

Chair, Faculty Senate

Montana Technological University

Joy Honea

Professor, Sociology

President, MSU-Billings Faculty Association

Montana State University - Billings 

Ryan Knutson

Vice President, Information Technology / CIO

Montana State University

Brian O'Connor

Chief Procurement Officer

Montana University System

Zachary Rossmiller

Associate Vice President and Chief Information Officer

University of Montana - Missoula

Mark Seiffert 

Professor, Speech Communications

Faculty Senator

Montana State University - Northern

Amy Sexton

Regent and MSU-Billings student

Steve Swinford

Vice Provost for Curriculum, Assessment, and Accreditation

Montana State University

Joseph Thiel

Director of Academic Policy and Research

Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

John Thunstrom

Montana University System IT Director

Office of the Commissioner of Higher Education

Bradford Watson 

Associate Professor, Architecture

Chair, Faculty Senate

Montana State University - Bozeman

Mandy Wright 

Director of Teachiing and Learning Technology

Great Falls College

Julie Wolter

Associate Vice Provost for Innovation and Online Learning

University of Montana


Campus Implementation Teams

  • Attend RFI and RFP feedback sessions
  • Lead campus-level implementation planning and communications
  • Communicate opportuntities for vendor demonstrations and feedback sessions to key stakeholder groups


Membership: Available at this LINK


Academic Liaisons

  • Attend RFI and RFP feedback sessions
  • Lead college and department level communications of opportunities for faculty and staff to attend vendor demonstrations and feedback sessions


Membership: Available at this LINK