College of Veterinary Medicine |
Veterinary Information Systems

Healthy Animals, Healthy People, Healthy Planet

About VIS

Veterinary Information Systems provides technical support for students, staff, and faculty of the college. VIS is located in McCoy Hall and organized into 3 divisions; Technical Resource Group (Help Desk), Systems Development Group, and Data Systems and Operations.

Larry Miller (Assistant Director and Manager)

Office located in McCoy 104

Technical Resource Group

The Technical Resource Group is the College of Veterinary Medicine’s technical support unit. This group supports the college’s hardware and software. They also takes on a number of special projects throughout the college, including video conferencing setups and maintenance, conference room support, network infrastructure, security and support projects. The Technical Resource Group hosts the colleges Electronics maintenance shop - here to work on all your electro-mechanical assemblies.

Kurt Westensee - Information Systems Manager
Sonny Liaina - Information Systems Coordinator
Justin Fischer - Information Systems Coordinator
Tim Benson - Electronics Tech II

For all technical assistance or service inquiries - 509-335-0101 or

The Helpdesk is staffed Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Located in McCoy Hall, Room 116.

Systems Development Group

The Systems Development Group provides design and development services for websites, digital signs, HTML emails, web applications, forms, surveys, reports and databases for the College of Veterinary Medicine. They are responsible for planning, analyzing, designing, and implementing software applications that support the strategic goals of the college. Offices located in McCoy Hall.

Scott Bullers - Information Systems Manager
Blake Baker - Application Systems Analyst/Developer
Philip Bawn - VTH Application Systems Analyst/Developer
Brandon Burch - Application Systems Analyst/Developer
Kelly O'Brien - Web Designer
Nancy Dernell - Application Systems Analyst/Developer
Robert Kirkpatrick - Systems Engineer
Chris Lindberg - Instructional Design Coordinator
Richard Link - Web Coordinator
Mustapha Maaz - Application Systems Analyst/Developer

Contact Us:
New project requests - 
Scott Bullers at
Website inquiries -
Digital signage inquiries -
Instructional support inquiries - Chris Lindberg at

Data Systems and Operations

Data Systems and Operations provides server administration for all VetMed systems. Services we manage include: User accounts and mailboxes, CVM data (H: and J: folders), Lync: Presence, video and audio communication, Security, Networking and Firewalls, Virtual Machine Cloud Services, Web Systems, Databases, DNS, VetStar, VADDS, RIS, and PACS. Office located in McCoy Hall, Room 112.

Bruce Heimbigner - 509-335-2441 or
Tomer Shaked -

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