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

Central Leadership

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

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

Cynthia Sagers Cynthia Sagers
Vice President for Research
(541) 737-0664
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Roy Haggerty Roy Haggerty
Associate Vice President for Research
(541) 737-0663
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Cigarran Jane Cigarran
Executive Assistant to the Vice President for Research
(541)737-0664
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  Ying Wang
Fiscal Coordinator
(541) 737-8390
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  Chad Cropley
Information Technology Consultant
(541) 737-0484
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Mimi Poitras Mimi Poitras
Administrative Assistant
(541) 737-3467
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Research Development

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

susan emerson Susan Emerson
Research Development Associate
(541)737-1755
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Office for Commercialization and Corporate Development (OCCD)

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
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Carolyn Moir
Executive Assistant to Brian Wall, Office of Commercialization & Corporate Development
(541) 737-3888
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Image of: Chow, smiling. Shirley Chow
Fiscal and Administrative Manager
(541) 737-0674
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Image of: Berry Treat, smiling. Berry J. Treat
Director of OCCD
(541) 737-8100
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Specializing in innovations by the College of Agricultural Sciences
Image of: Denis Sather, smiling. Denis Sather
Senior Intellectual Property & Licensing Manager
(541) 737-8806
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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
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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
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Joe Christison. Joe Christison
Intellectual Property & Licensing Manager
(541) 737-9016
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Image of: S_Tillitt, smiling. Susan Tillitt
Intellectual Property & Contracts Manager
(541) 737-1732
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Man, smiling. Kirt Fuller
Senior Industry Contracts Manager
(541) 737-1493
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Chris Stoner Chris Stoner
Industry Contracts Manager
(541) 737-8329
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woman smiling. Chrystal Seager
Intellectual Property & Contracts Assistant
(541) 737-0705
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Woman, smiling. Kim Reese
Fiscal Coordinator
(541) 737-1251
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for more information about the OSU Advantage, see advantage.oregonstate.edu/home

Advantage Accelerator

Image of: Mark Lieberman Mark Lieberman Chief Startup Officer
Co-Director, Advantage Accelerator
(541) 368-5203
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Karl Mundorff Karl Mundorff
Director
(541) 368-5204
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  Annisa Goss
Office Specialist 2
(541) 368-5205
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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.

Mark Peters

Mark Peters
Interim Director 
(541) 737-0647
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Kay White

Kay S. White
Executive Assistant OSRAA and ORI
(541) 737-2992
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lisa leventhal Lisa Leventhal
HRPP Administrator
(541) 737-9502
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JGrant, smiling. Jillian Coleman
HRPP Coordinator
(541) 737-5845
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Cathleen Gal Cathleen Gal
HRPP Coordinator
(541) 737-8265
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ramee kelly Ramee Kelly
HRPP Coordinator
(541) 737-5474
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Saritha Suram
HRPP Coordinator
(541)-737-8304
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Tiffany Cicerchi Tiffany Andrews
HRPP Specialist
(541)-737-8008
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Image of NW, smiling. Nicole Wolf
COI Administrator
(541) 737-4692
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rebecca henry Rebecca Henry
IACUC Administrator
(541) 737-2762
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robert gaebel Rob Gaebel
IACUC Coordinator
(541) 737-8556
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 Vincent Politano

Vincent Politano
IACUC Coordinator
(541) 737-9526
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Image of: Kevin Buch, smiling. Kevin Buch
Diving and Small Boat Safety Officer
(541) 737-6893; Mobile (541) 740-4577
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Mark Peters Mark Peters
Export Controls & International Compliance Officer
(541) 737-0647
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Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration (OSRAA)

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

The Office for Sponsored Research and Award Administration (OSRAA) supports the full “lifecycle” of research administration by supporting proposal submission, award negotiation and acceptance, management and closeout of awards. The Office is divided into four (4) primary units:  Proposal and Award Management, Cash and Financial Management, Research Costing and Analysis, and a Data/Systems unit. 

Image of: PHawk, smiling. Patricia Hawk
Assistant Vice President, Sponsored Research and Award Administration
(541) 737-4933
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Kay White Kay S. White
Executive Assistant OSRAA and ORI
(541) 737-2992
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  Kim Calvery
Research Program Operations Officer
(541) 737-2198
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Image of: Julie Meier Julie Meier
Administrative Program Specialist
(541) 737-4933
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The Award Compliance and Education Unit is responsible for institutional oversight of OSU’s effort reporting, subaward and subrecipient monitoring, OSRAA Outreach and Education sessions, and maintenance of OSRAA policy and procedures.

Woman smiling Aedra McCarthy
Associate Director, Award Compliance and Education
(541) 737-4927
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Lisa Hall
Effort Reporting Analyst
(541) 737-7842
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The Proposal and Award Management Unit will support “full lifecycle” assistance to Principal Investigators and staff, and this unit is sub-divided into teams that support colleges and other units.  Award set-up is now part of the Proposal Award Management Unit.  Proposal questions, award set-up questions, award management questions, or outgoing subaward questions should come to the Proposal and Award Management Team assigned to your unit.

zach gill Zach Gill
Director, Proposal and Award Management
(541) 737-1794
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Image of: vw, smiling. Vickie Watkins
Managing Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-0668
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  Amanda Watts
Managing Fiscal Coordinator
(541) 737-4510
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  Michelle Warf
Award Management Coordinator
(541) 737-4613
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Corey Johnson
Award Management Coordinator
(541) 737-5708
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Melinda Woods
Award Management Coordinator
(541) 737-8727
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Team A– Units Served:  College of Ag. Sciences; College of Forestry; Extension; HMSC, CIMRS

 

 

Dawn Wagner
(541) 737-9026
Grant and Contract Officer
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Lydia Perry
Assistant Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-6399
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Jen Hayden
Fiscal Coordinator 1 (Award Set Up Coordinator)
(541) 737-4227
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Team B – Units Served:  College of Education, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences; College of Liberal Arts; College of Pharmacy; College of Public Health and Human Sciences; College of Science; College of Veterinary Medicine

Image of: CW, smiling, by tree. Cindy Tait-Withrow
Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-9087
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Lesley Lazerus

Lesley Lazerus
Award Set-up Coordinator (0.5)
(541) 737-8312
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Jenny James
Assistant Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-3318
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Team C – Units Served:  College of Business; College of Engineering; Cascades Campus; Graduate School; all other units not college-based (Centers and Institutes with the exception of HMSC & CIMRS) and administrative units; RCRV project, Climate Science Center Program

Cleo Klepzig Cleo Klepzig 
Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-2373
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  Robin Shumway
Assistant Grant and Contract Officer
(541) 737-2295
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  Shane Melton
Fiscal Coordinator
(541) 737-2771
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The Cash and Financial Management Unit will be responsible for all review grant/contract expenditures, approve/disapprove award budget changes, prepare all required financial reports and payment requests, complete/verify all closeout requirements, and close awards in Banner.  The Cash and Financial Management Unit supports awards based on sponsoring agency. 

Sandy Cobb 
Associate Director, Cash and Financial Management
(541) 737-9585
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Adam Church
Accountant
(541) 737-0516
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Heidi Hammond
Accountant
(541) 737-4648
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Jessica Thurner-Byers
Accountant
541-737-4311
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  Jeffrey Zoellner
Accountant
541-737-5144
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  Rachel Polansky
Research Costing Analyst
(541) 737-5914
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  Autumn Helenihi
Accountant
(541) 737-2654
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 Rhonda Holcomb Rhonda Holcomb
Accountant
(541) 737-3415
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  Branita Sturm
Research Fiscal Coordinator
(541) 737-2235
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The Data and Systems Unit will be responsible for system support for OSRAA.  Examples of those systems are Cayuse and Banner.  They will also perform web maintenance, data analysis, data reports and overall systems integrity for OSRAA.

  Mark Bierly
Business Systems Analyst
(541) 737-2842
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Lesley Lazerus Lesley Lazerus
Research Data Analyst (0.5)
(541) 737-8312
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