OSP Staff by Function

The Office of Sponsored Projects (OSP) staff is organized into distinct functional groups. 

If you need assistance locating your point of contact or have questions at any time, please email the appropriate OSP unit. 

Assistant Vice Provost

Sylvia Ezekilova, Assistant Vice Provost, Sponsored Projects
E-mail Sylvia  |  202-994-6076

Tsinu Tesfaye, Sponsored Projects Analyst, Policy & Operations
E-mail Tsinu  |  202-994-8402

Heather Spadaccini, Executive Associate
E-mail Heather  |  202-994-3452


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Award Intake, Document Management and Electronic Research Administration

Bridget Neal, Sponsored Projects Administrator, Document Management and Electronic Research Administration
E-mail Bridget |  202-994-8104

Tomoko Okamoto, Sponsored Projects Administrator, Document Management
E-mail Tomoko  |  202-994-7525

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Pre-Award Management

The Pre-Award Management unit is responsible for performing a compliance review and responding to organizational representations and certifications for all proposals seeking external funding prior to submission.

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

Kai-Kong Chan, Senior Sponsored Project Officer, Pre-Award
E-mail Kai  |  202-994-3339

Sarah Martin, Sponsored Projects Analyst, Pre-Award
E-mail Sarah  |  202-994-3909

Christine (Tina) Shinkovich, Sponsored Projects Analyst, Pre-Award
E-mail Tina  |  202-994-0496

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

Ryan Yao, Sponsored Projects Administrator, Pre-Award
E-mail Ryan  |  202-994-6987


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The Contracts 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.

Claire Stamm, Assistant Director, Contracts
E-mail Claire  |  202-994-1865

Tracy Clark, Sponsored Projects Officer
E-mail Tracy  |  202-994-3444

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

Rachma Saukani, Senior Contracting Officer
E-mail Rachma  |  202-994-1552

Robert Pitysingh, Contracting Officer, MTA
E-mail Robert  |  202-994-1805


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Award Setup

The Award Setup unit works to ensure a smooth set-up of new awards. 

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

Terrence Johnson, Sponsored Projects Analyst, Award Setup
E-mail Terrence  |  202-994-1991

Olivia Thews-Zebroski, Sponsored Projects Analyst, Award Setup
Email Olivia |  202-994-0728


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Subaward Management

The Subaward Management unit works to ensure a smooth initiation and management of all subawards. 

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

Rebekka Egger, Sponsored Projects Officer, Subaward Management
E-mail Rebekka  |  202-994-0903

Nasrin Khoshand, Sponsored Projects Analyst, Subaward
E-mail Nasrin  |  202-994-8300

Anu Radha Sharma, Sponsored Projects Analyst, Subaward
E-mail Anu  |  202-994-6256

Vacant,  Sponsored Projects Associate, Subaward
E-mail OSP  |  202-994-0728


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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, Award Management
E-mail Alma  |  202-994-7995

Sarita Prabhakar, Sponsored Projects Officer, Award Management 
E-mail Sarita  |  202-994-3703

Robert Harrison, Sponsored Projects Analyst, Award Management
E-mail Robert  |  202-994-8636

Betty Morgan, Sponsored Project Analyst, Award Management 
E-mail Betty  |  202-994-0671

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

Abdul Hameed Kahlid,  Sponsored Projects Administrator, Award Management
E-mail Kahlid  |  202-994-0728

Gurpreet (Rinki) Sagoo, Sponsored Projects Administrator, Award Management
E-mail Rinki  |  202-994-5377

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Education and Training

Erin Grady, Sponsored Projects Officer, Education and Training
E-mail Erin  |  202-994-0728


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