Angela Neria has been the Chief Information Officer at Pittsburg State University since 2010. Before her appointment at PSU, she served as the CIO for The Joplin Public School System for 11 years. Angela has presented at many state, regional, and national conferences regarding instructional technology in today’s educational environment, IT strategic planning, leadership and collaboration throughout the IT implementation process, creating buy-in during change, and IT disaster recovery. Angela has a BBA, MBA, and EdS all from Pittsburg State University. She has completed the Harvard College of of Graduate School of Education Institute for Higher Education. She serves on many local, regional, and national committees, councils, and boards with groups such as Bright Futures, The Southwest Center, KanREN, MHEC, and EDUCAUSE.