Chief Information Officer
John Humes was appointed as interim IITS CIO on January 1, 2022, after the retirement
of Dean/CIO Kevin Morningstar.
A proud two-time graduate of CSUSM (Bachelor of Science in computer science and Master of Science in cybersecurity), John began his career in IITS as a student assistant in
1995. Since that time, he has been progressively promoted into new roles, including
equipment technician, operating systems analyst, network analyst, information security analyst, network operations team lead and information security team lead. In August 2016, he became director of informational technology operations, and he currently serves as information security officer, a position he has held since January 2020.
With his depth of knowledge and experience with IITS assets and services, in addition to his management
experience and education, John Humes is well qualified to support and lead the IITS team during this transitional period.