Meet the IT Team

Mark Toalson
IT Director
mark.toalson@ci.champaign.il.us

Areas of Focus: Department leadership, strategic planning for technology use internally and citywide, telecommunication and information technology budget planning, strategic planning for maintenance and support, analysis of industry-related trends, managing private sector purchases for information technology and related consulting


Missy Meade
Secretary II
missy.meade@ci.champaign.il.us

Areas of Focus: Help desk support, project assistance and support, overall department secretarial support, departmental organization


Jeff Hamilton
Telecommunications/A-V Technician
jeff.hamilton@ci.champaign.il.us

Areas of Focus: Champaign Government Television (CGTV) and CGTV Online, audio-visual and multimedia systems maintenance and support, City of Champaign’s YouTube presence, telecommunication network and systems maintenance and support, mobile device configuration and support, Staff liaison to the C-U Cable Commission, Cable TV Franchise Administrator


Daphne Greaves
Network Administrator
daphne.greaves@ci.champaign.il.us

Areas of Focus: Implementation and support for financial and budget software and other citywide software solutions, Freedom of Information Act requests, domain security and account services, email and application administration, computer purchase program


Brenda Reed
Network Technician
brenda.reed@ci.champaign.il.us

Areas of Focus: General citywide technical support, citywide electronic asset management, hardware and software setup and configuration, software purchasing and licensing


Joseph DeWalt
Network Engineer
joe.dewalt@ci.champaign.il.us

Areas of Focus: Network design, research, development, and maintenance, research and initial implementation of new technology, Internet and firewall technologies, virtual server environments, parking ticket system assistance


Open Position
Webmaster

Areas of Focus: Maintenance and implementation of internal and external City websites, citywide software as a service applications, document management systems, consultation on city communications using electronic media, database systems implementation and maintenance, web programming and design


DeShawn Robins
GIS Analyst
deshawn.robins@ci.chalmpaign.il.us

Areas of Focus: Management and guidance of the GIS program at the City, leading meetings of the City’s GIS committee, creating and maintaining GIS data, reports and maps; assisting with GIS application developmens and software support, GIS database administration, data analysis and research. 


Janet Ahern
Multimedia Producer
janet.ahern@ci.champaign.il.us

Areas of Focus: Produce video programming for distribution on the City’s government access channel (CGTV), the City’s website, and various social media platforms. Includes video programming, maintaining the day-to-day operations of CGTV, and production of live meetings and events.