Stephen Judycki

Director, IT Communications Infrastructure (ITCI)
Converse Hall B-1B

IT’s Communications Infrastructure department (ITCI) is responsible for the delivery of wired and wireless access to the campus network from approximately 80 buildings and many outdoor areas. ITCI also operates and maintains a private branch exchange and unified messaging system for office and public phones, a cable television network, and a substantial inventory of inside plant and outside plant fiber optic and copper cabling.

Other areas of ITCI operations include:

  • network and infrastructure design and specification work 
  • mass notification and other emergency communication tools
  • E-911 database maintenance
  • cellular equipment and services
  • telephone call accounting and billing services

Steve has a staff of three and reports to the CIO.  In addition to directing ITCI, he is a member of the Emergency Management Group and Technical Advisor to WAMH.


1990 BS, Business Management, Westfield State College
1984 AS, Computer Electronic Technology, Holyoke Community College


1990 to present   – Amherst College, trustee-appointed, telecom and network management
1986 to 1990       – Amherst College, staff, network and personal computer maintenance, supervisor
1984 to 1986       – Computerland, Northampton, MA, personal computer maintenance
1982 to 1986       – Massachusetts Air National Guard, E-5/SSGT, A-10 crew chief
1976 to 1980       – US Navy, E-5/AMH-2, SH-3H plane captain/landing signalman

Volunteer Service:

2011                  – Wilbraham, MA, cleanups from Jun 1 tornadoes, Jul 26 microburst, Oct 29 snow
2007 to Present – Wilbraham, MA, Medical Reserve Corps
1999 to 2004     – ACUTA, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Committee
1998 to 2004     – Wilbraham, MA, Cable TV Advisory Committee
1998                  – American Red Cross, Pioneer Valley Chapter - 10/98 Texas disaster relief ops
1992 to 1996     – Holyoke Soldiers Home
1992 to 1995     – American Red Cross, Hamp Cty Chapter - Board, Emergency Services Committee
1991 to 1992     – Easthampton, MA, Conservation Commission

Emergency Services and Domestic Preparedness Training:

1993 – ARC, Introduction to Disaster Services
1993 – ARC, Survey/Damage Assessment
1993 – ARC, Mass Care I
1993 – ARC, Emergency Assistance to Families I
1998 – ARC, Logistics:  An Overview
1998 – ARC, Standard First Aid
1998 – ARC, Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation
2004 – WMR-LEPC, Tabletop Exercise 2004, Hadley, MA
2007 – MDPH, Behavioral Health Disaster Response - Part I Psychological First Aid with Role Play
2007 – MDPH, Behavioral Health Disaster Response - Part II Effective Communication in Emergency Settings
2007 – ACUTA, Business Continuity Planning & Disaster Recovery (Fall Seminar)
2007 – FEMA, Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 100)
2007 – FEMA, National Incident Management System (IS-00700)
2007 – MDPH, Emergency Dispensing Sites
2010 – FEMA, Intro to ICS for Higher Education (IS-100.HE)
2010 – FEMA, ICS for Single Resources and Initial Action Incidents (IS-200)
2010 – FEMA, National Response Framework, An Introduction (IS-800)
2010 – FEMA, Effective Communication (IS-242)
2010 – FEMA, Workplace Violence Awareness Training (IS-106.10)
2010 – FEMA, Are You Ready? An In-depth Guide to Citizen Preparedness (IS-22)
2010 – FEMA, Continuity of Operations (COOP) Awareness Course (IS-546.a)
2010 – FEMA, Emergency Support Function (ESF) #2, Communications (IS-802)
2010 – TEEX, Information Security for Everyone (AWR-175-W)
2011 – WM MRC Annual Conference, Smart Triage class and exercise
2011 – ACUTA, Emergency Communications Management (Fall Seminar)
2012 – Amherst College, Emergency Preparedness ICS Training for Administrators
2012 – Amherst College, Emergency Preparedness Functional Simulation Exercise
2012 – FEMA, Social Media in Emergency Management (IS-00042)
2014 – HC MRC & CRI, Ministry of Presence
2014 – DHS, Emergency Preparedness Tools & Resources for Houses of Worship and Community Organizations.
2015 – WM COAD, Community Organizations Active in Disaster Summit
2015 – FEMA, Introduction to the Incident Command System (ICS 00100.b)
2015 – FEMA, Emergency Manager: An Orientation to the Position (IS-00001.a)
2015 – FEMA, Continuity of Operations (COOP) Awareness Course (IS-00546.a)
2015 – FEMA, Emergency Management for Senior Officials (IS-00908)
2015 – FEMA, An Introduction to Exercises (IS-00120.a)
2015 – FEMA, Introduction to Continuity of Operations (IS-00547.a)
2015 – FEMA, Fundamentals of Emergency Management (IS-00230.d)
2015 – FEMA, Diversity Awareness (IS-00020.15)
2015 – FEMA, Preparing for Mass Casualty Incidents: Guide for Schools, Higher Education and Houses of Worship (IS-00360)


Amherst College DSL Evaluation
Amherst College Wireless Pilot
FCC Comments on the Definition of Universal Service