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Who Does What?

Below you will find the names and contact information for assistance with proposal development, compliance, and grants management.

Wendy Stapp

Grants Administrator
Office of Research & Sponsored Programs (ORSP)

Pre-Award grant responsibilities

  • Assists in finding grant funding opportunities (grant database search)
  • Reviews sponsor guidelines and RFAs instructions in detail
  • Works with faculty and staff in developing ideas into grant proposals
  • Coordinates on-campus approval process (Intent to Apply, Grant Routing)
  • Budget development including indirect cost determinations
  • Cayuse Grants Database Management
  • Assists with time and effort reporting
  • Assists with award close-out 

Francis Kiio

Grants Accountant
Accounting Office

Post-Award grant management responsibilities

  • New award set up (E-fund)
  • Provides oversight and guidance on sponsor terms and conditions, and University policies and procedures
  • Invoicing and financial reporting
  • Prepares and provides special reporting to sponsoring agencies
  • Assists with award close-out
  • Internal and External Audits

Kara Eagle

Corporate and Foundation Grants Manager
University Advancement & Marketing

Seeking a gift rather than a grant?

Help determining a gift or grant:

  • Assistance with identification, clearance, and research
  • Advise on cultivation and solicitation strategy
  • Assistance with proposal development
  • Assistance with campus coordination (visits, communication, etc.)
  • Assistance with recognition and stewardship

Maureen Wawsczyk

Research Integrity & Compliance Officer
Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

Follow federal and state regulations

Ensures research projects are conducted ethically and in accordance with federal and state regulations, including Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR), disclosure of financial conflicts of interest and meeting reporting requirements. Assists with IRB and IBC requirements.


Laboratory Safety

Does your project require use of a laboratory?

Works with faculty and staff members to develop and implement regulatory compliance programs to address the unique human and environmental needs of our academic colleges.

Safety, Health, Environmental and Risk Management

Maureen Wawsczyk

Research Integrity & Compliance Officer
Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

Research with Human Subjects: IRB

Any research project that involves human subjects must be reviewed by the IRB Committee. If you are not sure if your project qualifies as human subjects research, please contact Maureen to discuss.

Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Human Subjects Research