Tate-Pederson, Sara

Sara Tate-Pederson

Credentials: (She/Her)

Email: sara.tate-pederson@wisc.edu

Division of Information Technology (DoIT)
Office of Cybersecurity
IT Policy Writer & Analyst


Dynamic, visionary, and seasoned IT professional with 25+ years of experience, Sara Tate-Pederson currently serves the university in the role of an IT Policy Writer & Analyst with the Office of Cybersecurity. She also serves as a current co-lead of our campus Women in IT (UW-WIT) Steering Team and co-representative for UW-Madison with the Big Ten Academic Alliance Women in IT (BTAA WIT). She is a long-standing advocate and participant in strategic initiatives that promote collaboration, inclusion, and diversity across campus serving in the past on various groups and committees including, but not limited to; IT Project Intake, the VCFA Engagement, Inclusion and Diversity (EID) Council, the IT Mentoring Program, IT Professionals and IT Professionals Conference. Outside of my service to UW-Madison and the campus IT community She enjoys opportunities to experience the great outdoors and our National Parks, drive fast cars and LEGO with her partner, James.

2022 Sessions

Resources for (New and Existing) UW-Madison IT Professionals
Plugging into the IT Policy Process
IT Recognition Awards Ceremony

2021 Sessions

IT Policy Bootcamp – Live Session
IT Policy – What’s Hot and in the Hopper (Flash Talk)

2019 Session

What on Earth is $acronym_of_campus_IT_unit?

2018 Session

What it Means to be an IT Professional at UW-Madison – Continuing the Discussion