The Office of the Assistant Vice President and Chief Technology Officer (AVP and CTO) welcomes Tracy Dallaire as the inaugural Director of Information Security Services at McMaster University.
In this newly created position, Dallaire will develop and lead an Information Technology (IT) Security roadmap for the institution as part of the McMaster IT Strategic Plan, which will soon enter its third year of implementation. Dallaire will also participate on the AVP and CTO leadership team and lead McMaster’s IT Security Team.
“We are very excited to welcome Tracy to our leadership team,” says AVP and CTO Gayleen Gray. “She has a well-established collaborative approach and deep experience leading teams through advanced implementation of emerging digital technologies such as Cyber Security, AR/VR, Artificial Intelligence, and the Internet of Things.”
Dallaire comes to McMaster University with 25 years of public sector experience, most recently from Mohawk College where for the last four years she has held the positions of Senior Director Technology Integration Academic and Senior Director IT Strategy, Cyber and Architecture respectively. Prior to Mohawk, Dallaire worked at eHealth Ontario as their Chief Audit, Risk and Compliance Officer and previously held roles in the provincial government Treasury Board, the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, among other Ontario ministries and public sector organizations.
“I look forward to collaborating with colleagues across the McMaster community as we develop and deliver an Information Security Roadmap,” says Dallaire. “This plan will guide our team as we ensure the confidentiality, availability, and integrity of faculty, student, and staff information.”
Please join the Office of the AVP and CTO in welcoming Tracy Dallaire to McMaster!