Central Leadership | Research Development | Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development | Advantage Accelerator | Advantage Partnerships | Incentive Programs | Office of Research Integrity | Office of Sponsored Programs | Office of Post Award Administration

Central Leadership

Phone: (541) 737-3467 Fax: (541) 737-9041

Mailing Address   A312 Kerr Administration Building, Corvallis, OR 97331-2140

Image of: Ron Adams, smiling. Ron Adams
Interim Vice President for Research
(541) 737-7722
Ronald.Lynn.Adams@oregonstate.edu

Partnering with Industry
Rich Holdren Rich Holdren
Associate Vice President
(541) 737-8390
Rich.Holdren@oregonstate.edu
Dorthe Wildenschild Dorthe Wildenschild
Director, Office of Post Doctoral Programs, 
and Liaison between the Graduate School and the Research Office
(541) 737-8050
Dorthe.Wildenschild@oregonstate.edu
Cigarran Jane Cigarran
Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Research
(541)737-0664
Jane.Cigarran@oregonstate.edu
Image of: delmore, smiling. Debbie Delmore
Executive Assistant to Rich Holdren, Associate Vice President for Research
(541) 737-8390
Debbie.Delmore@oregonstate.edu
man smiling. Stephen Hotard
Analyst Programmer
(541)737-0484
stephen.hotard@oregonstate.edu
Mimi Poitras Mimi Poitras
Administrative Assistant
(541) 737-3467
mimi.poitras@oregonstate.edu

Research Development

Phone: (541) 737-4437 Fax: (541) 737-9041
A312 Kerr, Corvallis, OR 97331

Phillips Mary Phillips
Research Development Director
(541)737-4437
Mary.Phillips@oregonstate.edu
susan emerson Susan Emerson
Research Development Associate
(541)737-1755
Susan.Emerson@oregonstate.edu

Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development (OCCD)

Phone: (541) 737-8303 Fax: (541) 737-9041
A322 Kerr, Corvallis, OR 97331

Services to faculty inventors for patenting and licensing, industry research, company start-ups and information for industry about opportunities for licensing and partnering with OSU.

image of: Brian Wall, smiling. Brian Wall
Assistant Vice President for Research, Commercialization & Industry Partnering
(541) 737-9058
Brian.Wall@oregonstate.edu
Image o: Tracy Elmshaeuser, smiling. Tracy Elmshaeuser
Executive Assistant to Brian Wall, Director and Program Manager, OSU Advantage
(541) 737-3888
Tracy.Elmshaeuser@oregonstate.edu
Image of: Chow, smiling. Shirley Chow
Fiscal and Administrative Manager
(541) 737-0674
shirley.chow@oregonstate.edu
Image of: Berry Treat, smiling. Berry J. Treat
Associate Director of OCCD
(541) 737-8100
Berry.Treat@oregonstate.edu
Specializing in innovations by the College of Agricultural Sciences
Image of: Denis Sather, smiling. Denis Sather
Senior Intellectual Property & Licensing Manager
(541) 737-8806
Denis.D.Sather@oregonstate.edu
Specializing in copyrights campus-wide, as well as innovations by the Hatfield Marine Science Center and the Colleges of Agricultural Sciences; Engineering; Forestry; and Earth, Ocean, & Atmospheric Sciences
Jianbo Hu, smiling. Jianbo Hu
Intellectual Property & Licensing Manager
(541) 737-2366
Jianbo.Hu@oregonstate.edu
Specializing in innovations in Life Sciences, Colleges of Pharmacy, Veterinary Medicine, Public Health & Human Sciences
Dave Dickson. David Dickson
Intellectual Property & Licensing Manager
(541) 737-3450
David.Dickson@oregonstate.edu
Joe Christison. Joe Christison
Intellectual Property & Licensing Manager
(541) 737-9016
Joe.Christison@oregonstate.edu
Image of: S_Tillitt, smiling. Susan Tillitt
Intellectual Property & Contracts Manager
(541) 737-1732
Susan.Tillitt@oregonstate.edu
Man, smiling. Kirt Fuller
Industry Contracts Manager
(541) 737-1493
Kirt.Fuller@oregonstate.edu
Chris Stoner Chris Stoner
Industry Contracts Manager
(541) 737-8329
Chris.Stoner@oregonstate.edu
woman smiling. Chrystal Seager
Intellectual Property & Contracts Assistant
(541) 737-0705
Chrystal.Seager@oregonstate.edu
Woman, smiling. Kim Reese
Fiscal Coordinator
(541) 737-1251
Kimberly.Reese@oregonstate.edu
Molly Eckert McFerran Molly McFerran
Office Specialist II
(541) 737-3683
Molly.McFerran@oregonstate.edu

for more information about OCCD staff, see oregonstate.edu/research/occd/Contact Us

for more information about the OSU Advantage, see advantage.oregonstate.edu/home

Advantage Accelerator

Image of: Mark Lieberman Mark LiebermanChief Startup Officer
Co-Director, Advantage Accelerator
(541) 368-5203
Mark.Lieberman@oregonstate.edu
Anna Walsh Anna Walsh
Operations Manager
(541) 368-5206
anna.walsh@oregonstate.edu

 

Advantage Partnerships

Image of woman smiling in front of tree. Ann Schmierer
Director of Industry Partnering
(541) 737-1180
Ann.Schmierer@oregonstate.edu



Incentive Programs

Opportunities for faculty for general research, equipment, faculty release time; research opportunities for undergraduates.

Rich Holdren Rich Holdren
Director 
(541) 737-8390
Rich.Holdren@oregonstate.edu
Image of: delmore, smiling. Debbie Delmore
Incentive Programs Manager and Executive Assistant to Rich Holdren, Associate Vice President for Research
(541) 737-8390
Debbie.Delmore@oregonstate.edu

Office of Research Integrity (ORI)

Fax: (541) 737-3093
B308 Kerr, Corvallis, OR 97331

Oregon State University is committed to integrity in research, expecting activities to incorporate and adhere to appropriate ethical principles. The  Office of Research Integrity (ORI) takes seriously the compliance with federal, state and OSU regulations and policies, as well as with grant and contract obligations. ORI partners with researchers to promote a culture of responsibility for them, students and the public. ORI’s program integrates and coordinates efforts for compliance requirements. Several operational and oversight systems are used to address potential risk and to ensure that research activities are appropriately reviewed and managed.

Image of: ASdam Schultz

Adam Schultz
Director 
(541) 737-8311
Adam.Schultz@oregonstate.edu

lisa leventhal Lisa Leventhal
IRB Administrator
(541) 737-9502
lisa.leventhal@oregonstate.edu
JGrant, smiling. Jillian Grant
IRB Coordinator
(541) 737-5845
Jillian.Grant@oregonstate.edu
Cathleen Gal Cathleen Gal
IRB Coordinator
(541) 737-8265
Cathleen.Gal@oregonstate.edu
Amy Neuman Amy Neuman
IRB Coordinator
(541)-737-5474
Amy.Neuman@oregonstate.edu
ramee kelly Ramee Kelly
IRB Coordinator
(541)-737-8304
Ramee.Kelly@oregonstate.edu
Tiffany Cicerchi Tiffany Cicerchi
IRB Specialist
(541)-737-8008
Tiffany.Cicerchi@oregonstate.edu
Image of NW, smiling. Nicole Wolf
COI Administrator
(541) 737-4692
Nicole.Wolf@oregonstate.edu
Teddy Badege Teddy Badege
COI Specialist

Teddy.Badege@oregonstate.edu
rebecca henry Rebecca Henry
IACUC Administrator
(541) 737-2762
rebecca.henry@oregonstate.edu
robert gaebel Rob Gaebel
IACUC Coordinator
(541) 737-8556
robert.gaebel@oregonstate.edu
  Jen Fogarty
IACUC Coordinator
(541) 737-9526
jen.fogarty@oregonstate.edu
Image of: Kevin Buch, smiling. Kevin Buch
Diving and Small Boat Safety Officer
(541) 737-6893; Mobile (541) 740-4577
kevin.buch@oregonstate.edu
Mark Peters Mark Peters
Export Controls & International Compliance Officer
(541) 737-0647
mark.peters@oregonstate.edu
Molly mcFerran Molly McFerran
Office Specialist II
(541) 737-3683
Molly.McFerran@oregonstate.edu

Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP)

Phone: (541) 737-4933   Fax: (541) 737-3093
B308 Kerr, Corvallis, OR 97331

Resources for identifying and developing sources of external funding; assistance in interpreting sponsor guidelines and OSU policies; policy and guidance materials for the preparation of proposals; review and endorsement of grant and contract proposals submitted to external sponsors; review, negotiation, and acceptance of research agreements, contracts, and incoming subagreements; preparation, negotiation, and approval of all outgoing subagreements.

Image of: PHawk, smiling. Patricia Hawk
Director
(541) 737-4933
Patricia.Hawk@oregonstate.edu
zach gill Zach Gill
Senior Grant and Contract Officer, serves faculty with Large Project Management
(541) 737-1794
Zach.Gill@oregonstate.edu
Lesley Lazerus Lesley Lazerus
Data Analyst
(541) 737-8312
Lesley.Lazerus@oregonstate.edu
Image of: Julie Meier Julie Meier
Office Specialist II
(541) 737-4933
julie.meier@oregonstate.edu

The OSP contract officers are on teams to serve faculty of specific divisions/colleges:

for Colleges: Business; Education; Engineering; Liberal Arts; Pharmacy;  Public Health and Human Sciences; Science;Veterinary Medicine; plus all all other units not college-based (Centers and Institutes; Extension)

Image of: LR, smiling. Lin Reilly
Senior Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-2654
Lin.Reilly@oregonstate.edu
Image of: EA, smiling. Eric Anundson
Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-9026
eanundson@oregonstate.edu
Image of: CW, smiling, by tree. Cindy Tait-Withrow
Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-9087
cindy.tait-withrow@oregonstate.edu
Larry Weymouth Larry Weymouth
Assistant Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-5708
Larry.Weymouth@oregonstate.edu

for Colleges: Forestry; Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences; Agricultural Sciences (including Extension Agricultural Research Centers); Hatfield Marine Science Center; Cooperative Institute for Marine Resource Studies (CIMRS)

Woman smiling Aedra McCarthy
Senior Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-4927
Aedra.McCarthy@oregonstate.edu
Image of: vw, smiling. Vickie Watkins
Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-0668
vickie.watkins@oregonstate.edu
Image of: lydia perry, smiling. Lydia Perry
Assistant Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-6399
lydia.perry@oregonstate.edu
Cleo Klepzig Cleo Klepzig 
Assistant Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-2373
cleo.klepzig@oregonstate.edu

Office of Post Award Administration (OPAA)

B306 Kerr, Corvallis, OR 97331

OPAA is a centralized unit of Business Affairs that provides efficient critical accounting, reporting, and compliance services to support the campus wide research mission of the University.

  Kim Calvery
Assistant Director, Signature Authority of non-binding documents, Policy Development
(541) 737-2198
Kim.Calvery@oregonstate.edu
  Lisa Silbernagel
Assistant Manager, Set up team lead, fellowships administrator, NRA payment contact
(541) 737-1794
Lisa.Silbernagel@oregonstate.edu
  Mark Bierly
Business Systems Analyst, Grants Billing, System Improvements, Data Integrity
(541) 737-2842
Mark.Bierly@oregonstate.edu
  Sue Brown
Grant Accountant, Monitor, audit, bill and closeout of grants, prior year labor distrbution review, small business reporting, No cost extensions
(541) 737-4648
Sue.Brown@oregonstate.edu
  Jennifer Griffith
Grant Accountant, Subaward accountant, PAR administrator
(541) 737-7842
jennifer.griffith@oregonstate.edu
  Mike Haecker
Financial Analyst, Set-up and amend sponsored agreements, maintain Banner tables
(541) 737-0516
mike.haecker@oregonstate.edu
  Jen Hayden
Grant Accountant, Monitor, audit, and closeout of grants
(541) 737-4227
jenny.hayden@oregonstate.edu
  Jenny James
Research Accountant, Outstanding Accounts Receivable, Fellowships Administrator, Endowment Funds, Desk Audits
(541) 737-3318
jenny.james@oregonstate.edu
  Jim Nightengale
Grant Accountant, Monitor, audit, and closeout of grants
(541) 737-3415
jim.nightengale@oregonstate.edu
  Rachel Polansky
Research Fiscal Coordinator, A-133 Sub recipient monitoring and desk audits, quality assurance program (QAP)
(541) 737-5914
rachel.polansky@oregonstate.edu
  Courtney Clark
Financial/Business System Analyst, Award Setup, Project Management
(541) 737-8727
courtney.clark@oregonstate.edu
  Branita Sturm
Research Fiscal Coordinator, ACH Coordinator, Draw Down from Federal Treasury Sites, Cashiering, Create A/R Past Due List
(541) 737-2235
branita.sturm@oregonstate.edu
  Amanda Watts
Research Fiscal Coordinator, Set-up and amend sponsored agreements
(541) 737-4510
amanda.watts@oregonstate.edu
  Megan McEvoy
Grant Accountant, Monitor, audit, and closeout of grants
(541) 737-7842
megan.mcevoy@oregonstate.edu
  Joan San-Claire
Grant Accountant, Monitor, audit, and closeout of grants
(541) 737-4613
Joan.San-Claire@oregonstate.edu