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John Rudd Jr.
Assistant Vice President for Sponsored Programs Administration

E-mail:

Phone: 540-231-5281

North End Center
300 Turner Street, Suite 4200
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

John Rudd  

Katie Reaves
Associate Director - Operations & Special Assistant to the AVP

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-3193

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Katie Reaves

 

Fatma Ragab
Financial Business Manager

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9505

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Fatma Ragab

Responsibilities

  • Departmental financial affairs
  • Various Accounts, Orgs 0103xx; 0104xx, 0107xx

Machelle Hall
Senior Business Process Analyst

E-mail:

Phone: 540-231-9408

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Machelle Hall

 

Mechelle Hypes
Administrative Assistant

E-mail:

Phone:540-231-5912

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Mechelle Hypes

Responsibilities

  • Assistant to OSP Administration

Lauren Magruder
Director of Pre-Award

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-8054

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Lauren Magruder

Responsibilities

  • Virginia Bioinformatics Institute (VBI)

Pre Award Team

Meghan Huber
Pre-Award / Contracts Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
(703) 216-8974

Fax:
(540) 231-3599

Virginia Tech
Office of Sponsored Programs
900 N. Glebe Road
Arlington, VA 22203-1809

Campus Mail Code
0170

Meghan Thompson

Responsibilities

Currently on leave - contact assigned backups below

  • National Capital Region (NCR) Faculty from ECE, CAUS, NR, Civil, CLAWS
  • Advanced Research Institute (ARI)
  • Civil & Environmental Engineering (EWR, Transportation)
  • Metropolitan Institute
  • Occoquan Monitoring Lab
  • School of Public & International Affairs (SPIA)

Anna Steen
Associate Director, Pre-Award

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9168

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Anna Steen

Responsibilities

  • Economics
  • Biological Systems Engineering (BSE)
  • Geography
  • Statistics
  • ICTAS-National Security

Erin Nimitz
Pre-Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
571-406-4852

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Erin Nimitz

Responsibilities

  • Center for Embedded Systems for Critical Applications (CESCA)
  • Center for Coal & Energy Research (CCER)
  • Center for Space Science (CSS)
  • CLAHS- Pol. Sci, Science & Tech in Society, Soc
  • Conservation Management Institute (CMI)
  • Electrical & Computer Engineering (ECE)
  • Miscellaneous Ag and Life Sciences
  • Museum of Natural History
  • Wireless @ VT

Jane Lee
Pre-Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-6653

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Jane Lee

Responsibilities

  • CLAHS-OERO (School of Ed), CITI
  • Dairy Science
  • Engineering Science & Mechanics (ESM)
  • Entomology
  • Photonics
  • Plant Pathology, Phys. & Weed Sciences (PPWS)
  • Mechanical Engineering (Acoustics and Turbo)

Heather Little
Pre-Award Administrator

E-mail: hlittle@vt.edu

Phone:
540-231-6423

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Heather Little

Responsibilities

  • Center for Natural Resources Assessment & Decision Support
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE)
  • CLAHS- AHRM, Comm., Religion& Culture, English, Theatre Arts, Foreign Languages & Lit, Fellowships , History, Human Dev., Music, Philosophy
  • Hume Center
  • ICTAS-Nano & Water
  • Center for Gerontology
  • Center for Survey Research
  • Center for Geospatial Info Technology (CGIT)

Shannell Farmer
Associate Director, Pre-Award

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-5578

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Shannell Hardy

Responsibilities

  • College of Business
  • Fralin Biotech Center
  • Mechanical Engineering (VS&S, Energy, Ctr for Injury & Bio.)
  • Military Affairs-ROTC
  • Office of International Research Ed Dev (OIRED)
  • Physics
  • Water Resources Research Center
  • Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) FHWA, State, & Other Federal (Non-NHTSA)

Aaron Akers
Pre-Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9386

300 Turner Street, Suite 4200
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Aaron Akers

Responsibilities

  • College of Science (COS) - All other units
  • Deans Office-Natural Resources
  • Geosciences
  • Graduate School
  • Inst. for Society, Culture & Environment (ISCE)
  • Library
  • School of Biomedical Eng & Sciences (SBES)
  • Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) NHTSA & Private

Robert "Bob" Blackwell
Pre-Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-6042

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Bob Blackwell

Responsibilities

  • Agricultural and Applied Economics
  • Animal and Poultry Science
  • Crop & Soil Environmental Science
  • Fisheries and Wildlife
  • Food Science and Technology
  • Inst. For Biomed & Public Health Sciience
  • Materials Science & Engineering
  • ICTAS-Energy & Cognition

Laura Rasnick
Pre-Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9585

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Laura Rasnick

Responsibilities

  • Biochemistry
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Forestry
  • Mechanical Engineering (CIMMS & Varied Research Group)
  • Psychology
  • Software Technology Lab (STL)

Diane Turner
Pre-Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9374

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Diane Turner

Responsibilities

  • Center for High Performance Manufacturing (CHPM)
  • College of Architecture and Urban Studies (CAUS)
  • Horticulture
  • School of Construction
  • VPs-Provost, Police, OVPR, Rescue Squad
  • College of Veterinary Medicine (VetMed)

Na Ren
Pre Award Administrator

E-mail: nren@vt.edu

Phone: 540-231-4471

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Trevor Kuether

Responsibilities

  • Aerospace & Ocean Engineering (AOE)
  • Biological Sciences (Biology)
  • Center for Power Electronics Systems (CPES)
  • Dean of Engineering
  • Engineering Education
  • Interdisciplinary Center for Applied Math (ICAM)
  • Math
  • Women's Center

Trevor Kuether
Pre Award Administrator

E-mail: tkuether@vt.edu

Phone: 540-231-7521

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Trevor Kuether

Responsibilities

  • Agricultural Research & Extension Centers (ARECs)
  • Carilion Research Institute (CRI)
  • Center for Arts & ICAT
  • Human Nutrition, Foods, & Exercise (HNFE)
  • Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISE)
  • Mining and Minerals Engineering (MME)
  • VP for Outreach

Megan Beckett
Pre Award Administrator

E-mail: mdbeckett@vt.edu

Phone: 540-231-8055

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Megan Beckett

Responsibilities

  • Center for Leadership INitiatives & Global Sustainability (CLIGS)
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science (CS)
  • Human Computer Interaction (HCI)
  • ITCTAS-OSHRC
  • Sustainable Biomaterials
  • Virginia Cooperative Extension Service (VCE)

Kim Linkous
Director of Post Award

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9372

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Kim Linkous

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Finance Team
  • Oversees all OSP cash handling
  • Monitors Post Award LOC cash balances
  • Monitors Post Award restricted account invoicing
  • Serves as the Post Award training coordinator
  • National Science Foundation & FFT Org 0041xx

Post Award Team

Mike King
Senior Associate Director of Post Award

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-8897

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Mike King

Responsibilities

  • Provides assistance with the day-to-day operations and management of Post Award
  • Oversees award administration of two restricted account teams
  • Manages the accounts receivable process and outstanding collections issues
  • Provides oversight on financial compliance issues relating to grants and contracts
  • Coordinates internal and external audits
  • Ensures compliance with all policies and procedures relating to University, state and federal guidelines.
  • All awards for NCR

Fatma Ragab
Financial Business Manager

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9505

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Fatma Ragab

Responsibilities

  • Departmental financial affairs
  • Various Accounts, Orgs 0103xx; 0104xx, 0107xx

Linda Goad
Post Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-7347

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Linda Goad

Responsibilities

  • U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services & FFT Org 0308xx
  • U.S Dept of Transportation & FFT
  • VA Dept. Transportation/VA Trans. Research Council
  • Org 0308xx, VTTI

Bera Cuskovic
Post Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9395

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Bera Cuskovic

Responsibilities

  • National Science Foundation & FFT, Org 0053xx - 0101xx
  • U.S. Dept of Agriculture FFT
  • U.S. Dept of Education & FFT
  • Orgs 0104xx - 0105xx

Tracy Belcher
Post Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-7768

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Tracy Belcher

Responsibilities

  • Department of Defense (Air Force and Office of Naval Research)
  • Outside Foundations (Non-Virginia Tech)

Cory Thompson
Team Leader, Post Award

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-6948

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Cory Thompson

Responsibilities

  • Department of Defense (Army, Marines and Navy
  • All awards for Hume Center for National Security and Technology

Phaedra Lewis
Post Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-0028

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Phaedra Lewis

Responsibilities

  • U.S. Dept of Agriculture
  • Orgs 0021xx - 0042xx

Vicki Miller
Post Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-7789

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Vicki Miller

Responsibilities

  • Dept of Defense FFT
  • National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration & FFT
  • National Science Foundation & FFT, Org 0104xx
  • U.S. Dept of Commerce & FFT
  • U.S. Dept of Justice & FTT
  • U.S. Dept of State & FFT

Paige Selvey
Associate Director of Post Award I

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-3659

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Paige Selvey

Responsibilities

  • U.S. Agency for International Development & FFT
  • Org 0016xx

Connie Caldwell
Subcontract Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-8217

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Connie Dolan

Responsibilities

  • Negotiating & Establishing All Subawards
  • A-133 Subrecipient Monitoring Annual Reviews

Angela Page
Team Leader, Post Award

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-7988

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Angela Page

Responsibilities

  • U.S. Dept of Energy & FFT, Orgs 005202-010706, 010900 and up

Vanessa Hall
Post Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9377

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Vanessa Hall

Responsibilities

  • National Science Foundation & FFT, Orgs 0001xx - 0039xx
  • National Science Foundation & FFT, Orgs 0105xx - 0107xx
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency & FFT
  • Virginia Agriculture Council
  • VA Boards - Wine
  • Orgs 0001xx - 0004xx, 0020xx

Nevada Davis
Post Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-1427

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Nevada Davis

Responsibilities

  • National Science Foundation & FFT, Orgs 0151xx - 0557xx, 0559xx and up
  • U.S. Agency for International Development & FFT
  • U.S. Dept of Energy & FFT, Orgs 0001XX - 005201, 010800
  • Orgs 0005xx - 0015xx, 0017xx - 0019xx, 0106xx - 0220xx

Jonathan Beasley
Post Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone: 540-231-4577

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Jonathan Beasley

Responsibilities

  • National Science Foundation & FFT Org 0040xx
  • National Science Foundation & FFT, Orgs 0102xx - 0103xx
  • Virginia Dept of Agriculture & Consumer Services
  • Virginia Dept of Conservation and Recreation
  • Virginia Institute of Marine Science
  • Virginia Dept of Environmental Quality
  • Local Government

Tara Jones
Post Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone: 540-231-6624

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Tara Jones

Responsibilities

  • National Science Foundation & FFT, Org 0052xx
  • National Science Foundation & FFT, Orgs 0108xx - 0150xx
  • National Science Foundation & FFT, Org. 0558xx
  • All awards for VBI
  • All awards for VTCRI

Suzanne Farmer
Post Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-1817

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Suzanne Farmer

Responsibilities

  • National Science Foundation & FFT, Orgs 0042xx - 0051xx
  • U.S. Dept of Energy FFT, Orgs 005202-010706, 010900 and up
  • Orgs 0043xx - 0103xx, 034527

Mike Cutlip
Finance Team Leader

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9379

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Mike Cutlip

Responsibilities

  • Virginia Space Grant Consortium
  • Powell River
  • Various Accounts, Orgs 0033xx - 0086xx; 0106xx
  • Virginia Tech Foundation

Alice Hamblin
Fiscal Technician

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9376

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Alice Hamblin

Responsibilities

  • Various Funds
  • Letter of Credit

Debbie Howery
Fiscal Technician

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9385

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Debbie Howery

Responsibilities

  • Cash Management
  • Project Authorization Notification & Distribution
  • Departmental Accounts Reconciliation
  • Encumbrances
  • Fund Termination
  • Modification Processing
  • Retroactive P-10 Processing

Marsha Caldwell
PAR Technician

E-mail:

Phone: 540-231-8788

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Responsibilities

  • Personnel Activity Reports
  • Pratt Foundation Funds

Divyabala Amin
Quality Control and Compliance Officer

E-mail:amind@vt.edu

Phone:
540-231-0950

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Divyabala Amin

 

Laura Hefta

E-mail: heftal@vt.edu

Phone: 540-231-3188

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Laura Hefta

Responsibilities

  • U.S. Dept of Health and Human Services & FFT

Tammy Quesenberry

E-mail: tqberry@vt.edu

Phone: 540-231-1360

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Tammy Quesenberry

Responsibilities

  • National Aeronautics & Space Administration & FFT
  • U.S. Dept of Interior & FFT
  • Orgs 0221xx - and up

Tina Lawrence
Post Award Administrator

E-mail: tinalaw@vt.edu

Phone: 540-231-2113

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Tina Lawrence

Responsibilities

  • U.S. Dept of Housing and Urban Development & FFT
  • All Other Federal Agencies
  • American Recovery & Reinvestment Act Awards & FFT
  • VA Boards -Small Grain, Soybean, Potato, Tobacco, Corn, Cotton, Peanut, Pork, Horse, Beef, Egg

Janice Caldwell
Various Funds Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9358

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Janice

Responsibilities

  • Virginia Department of Education
  • Virginia Department of Military Affairs
  • Virginia State Government (All other not listed above)

Anna Lester
Post Award Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
(540) 231-5281

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Anna Lester

Responsibilities

  • Industrial Affiliates Programs
  • Pratt Foundation Funds

Terry Martin
Various Funds Administrator

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9341

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Terry Martin

Responsibilities

  • Various Accounts (All other orgs)

Wally Swink
Credit Analyst

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Wally Swink  

Frank Fitzgerald
Interim Director, Contracts Team

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-1216

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Frank Fitzgerald

Responsibilities

  • Review and Negotiate Commercial, Federal Flow Through, DOD, NASA

Brett Lovell
Associate Director, Contracts Team

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-1443

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Brett Lovell

Responsibilities

  • Review and Negotiate Commercial, Federal Flow Through, DOD, NASA

Emilee Anderson
Senior Contract Associate

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-2593

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Emilee Anderson

Responsibilities

  • Review and Negotiate Commercial, Federal Flow Through, DOD, NASA

Kristi Shaw
Contract Associate

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9279

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Kristi Shaw

Responsibilities

  • Review and Negotiate Commercial, Federal Flow Through, DOD, NASA

 

Emmett Wright
Awards Team Leader and Contracts Associate

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-5606

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Emmett Wright

Responsibilities

  • Award set-up
  • Review and negotiate Confidential Disclosure and Non-Disclosure Agreements, Material Transfer Agreements and Teaming Agreements

Christy Cochrane

E-mail: ccochrane@vt.edu

Phone:
540-231-6638

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Christy Cochran

Responsibilities

  • Review and Negotiate Commercial, Federal Flow Through, DOD, NASA
  • ICTAS
  • Hume Center

Cyndy Williams
Awards Team

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-3371

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Cyndy Williams

Responsibilities

  • Facilitates set up of new Awards and Modifications

Charlene Bell
Contract Associate

E-mail: charle5@vt.edu

Phone:
540-231-9393

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Charlene Bell

Responsibilities

  • Review and Negotiate Commercial, Federal Flow Through, DOD, NASA

Sonya Bratton
Processor and Contracts Admnistrative Assistant

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-5283

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Sonya Bratton

Responsibilities

  • Award Entry
  • Project Authorization
  • Notifications
  • Award File Establishment
  • Modification Processing
  • Proposal Copying &
  • Mailing
  • Proposal File Management
  • Notification Copies to Institutional Compliance

Departments

Crystal Moore
Processor

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-9390

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Crystal Moore

Responsibilities

  • Award Entry
  • Project Authorization
  • Notifications
  • Award File Establishment
  • Modification Processing
  • Proposal Copying & Mailing
  • Proposal File Management
  • Notification Copies to Institutional Compliance

Processor Distribution

Vanda Williams
Processor

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-6993

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Vanda Williams

Processor Distribution

Elizabeth Dishon
Administrative Assistant

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-8447

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Elizabeth Dishon

Processor Distribution

     

Bobby Hash
Webmaster / Junior Developer

E-mail:

Phone:
540-231-8835

North End Center, Suite 4200
300 Turner Street NW
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Campus Mail Code
0170

Bobby Hash

Responsibilities

  • Website Support
  • Website Maintenance
  • Website Development