OSP Staff by Function

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) staff is organized into four distinct functional groups (Pre-Award Management; Contracts and Award Acceptance; Award Set-up and Subaward Management; and Post-Award Management) in addition to the Research Enhancement Unit.

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Shandra White, Director, Office of Sponsored Projects and Research Enhancement Unit
E-mail Shandra  |  202-994-3744

Christine Kim, Executive Administrative Associate
E-mail Christine  |  202-994-8402

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Research Enhancement Unit

The Research Enhancement Unit (REU) of the Office of Sponsored Projects provides investigators with services and guidance to successfully apply for federally-sponsored research funding.

Shari Thompson, Research Enhancement Analyst
E-mail Shari  |  202-994-7991

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Pre-Award Management

The Pre-Award Management unit works with principal investigators and research staff on proposal development and are assigned to review all proposals prior to submission.

Monique Foxx, Assistant Director, Pre-Award Management
E-mail Monique  |  202-994-0896

Kai-Kong Chan, Sponsored Projects Analyst
E-mail Kai  |  202-994-3339

Kate Angevine, Sponsored Projects Administrator Pre-Award
E-mail Kate  |  202-994-0903

Radojka (Rada) Faguy, Sponsored Projects Administrator Pre-Award
E-mail Rada  |  202-994-6815

Jessica Harb, Sponsored Projects Administrator Pre-Award
E-mail Jessica  |  202-994-5489

Akua Harris, Sponsored Projects Administrator Pre-Award
E-mail Akua  |  202-994-6329

Carolyn Harvey, Sponsored Projects Administrator Pre-Award
E-mail Carolyn  |  202-994-6987

Catherine Summers, Sponsored Projects Administrator Pre-Award
E-mail Catherine  |  202-994-7258

Deborah (Debby) Pomerantz, Sponsored Projects Administrator Pre-Award
E-mail Debby  |  202-994-1609 

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Contracts and Award Acceptance

The Contracts and Award Acceptance unit is made up of contracting officers who are responsible for negotiating terms and conditions on behalf of the university in addition to accepting sponsored project awards.

Sylvia Ezekilova, Associate Director, Sponsored Projects Administration
E-mail Sylvia  |  202-994-6076

Robert Donnally, Senior Contracting Officer
E-mail Robert  |  202-994-9329

Jennifer Liasson, Senior Contracting Officer
E-mail Jennifer  |  202-994-1514

Charles Maples, Senior Contracting Officer
E-mail Charles  |  202-994-3909

Lisa O'Neill, Contracts Associate

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Award Set-up and Subaward Management

The Award Set-up and Subaward Management unit is made up of award analysts, subaward analysts and others who work to ensure a smooth set-up of new awards and initiation and management of all subawards.


Ted McKoy, Assistant Director, Award Set-up and Subaward Management
E-mail Ted  |  202-994-1784

Kenrick Kennedy, Sponsored Projects Manager
E-mail Kenrick  |  202-994-3452

Dagmar Christensen, Sponsored Projects Analyst, Subaward
E-mail Dagmar  |  202-994-1588

Karen Johnson, Sponsored Projects Associate, Award Set-up
E-mail Karen  |  202-994-1086

Mary Milbauer, Sponsored Projects Analyst, Award Intake
E-mail Mary  |  202-994-6256

Lorenzo Miles, Sponsored Projects Coordinator, Subaward
E-mail Lorenzo  |  202-994-2462

Rachma Saukani, Sponsored Projects Analyst, Subaward
E-mail Rachma  |  202-994-1552

May Watling Sponsored Projects Analyst, Award Set-up
E-mail May  |  202-994-7990

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Post-Award Management

The Post-Award Management unit works with principal investigators and research staff during the management of an award, reviewing and monitoring activity to ensure compliance with university and sponsor regulations.

Alma Starks, Assistant Director, Post Award Management
E-mail Alma  |  202-994-7995

Robert Harrison, Sponsored Projects Coordinator, Post-Award
E-mail Robert  |  202-994-8636

Tracy Clark, Sponsored Projects Manager
E-mail Tracy  |  202-994-6030

Robert Pitysingh, Sponsored Projects Manager
E-mail Robert  |  202-994-1805

Nasra Abdi, Sponsored Project Administrator Post-Award
E-mail Nasra  |  202-994-1610

Myrna Alonzo, Sponsored Projects Administrator Post-Award
E-mail Myrna  |  202-994-1079

Candy Butler-Taswell, Sponsored Projects Administrator Post-Award
E-mail Candy  |  202-994-8453

Jamal Brooks, Sponsored Projects Administrator Post-Award
E-mail Jamal  |  202-994-2117

LaTanya Carter, Sponsored Projects Administrator Post-Award
E-mail LaTanya  |  202-994-5377

Rita Dikdan, Sponsored Projects Administrator Post-Award
E-mail Rita  |  202-994-5058

Begai Johnson, Sponsored Projects Administrator Post-Award
E-mail Begai  |  202-994-2698

Nasrin Khoshand, Sponsored Projects Administrator Post-Award
E-mail Nasrin  |  202-994-8300

Natalie Linear, Sponsored Projects Administrator Post-Award
E-mail Natalie  |  202-994-2908

Nartasha Richards, Sponsored Projects Administrator Post-Award
E-mail Nartasha  |  202-994-5522