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Division of Research and Economic Development Office
Boise State University
1910 University Drive
Albertsons Library Rm. 153
Boise, Idaho 83725-1135
Telephone: (208) 426-5732
Fax: (208) 426-1048
Office of Sponsored Programs
Boise State University
Yanke Family Research Park
Second Floor
220 E. Parkcenter Boulevard
Boise, ID 83706
Telephone: (208) 426-1791 or
(208) 426-2953
Fax: (208) 426-1048
Office of Research Compliance
Boise State University
1910 University Drive
Riverfront Hall, Suite 311
Boise, Idaho 83725-1138
Telephone: (208) 426-5401
Fax: (208) 426-2055

Division of Research and Economic Development Staff

Mark Rudin, Ph.D.
Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Phone: 426-5732

E-mail: markrudin@boisestate.edu
Oversees all programs, policies, and infrastructure within the Division of Research and Economic Development.
Harold Blackman, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President for Research and Economic Development

Phone: 426-5746

E-mail: Harold Blackman@boisestate.edu

Supports programs, policies, and strategy for the Division of Research and Economic Development.
Karen Henry
Executive Director, Office of Sponsored Programs

Phone: 426-1571

E-mail: khenry@boisestate.edu

Represents the interests of sponsored program administration on campus and to external sponsors, including policy development and administrative guidance to faculty and staff.
Judie Mayne
Director, Office of Research Compliance

Phone: 426-5401

E-mail: ResearchCompliance@boisestate.edu
Responsible for programs and education related to compliance awareness and accountability involving human subjects, animal welfare, biosafety/biohazards, and research misconduct.
Mary Andrews
Director, Economic Development

Phone: 426-5729

E-mail: maryandrews@boisestate.edu
Focuses on strategic relationships, initiatives and programs that continuously leverage university and community assets to strengthen Idaho's economy and provide a prepared and relevant workforce.
John Gardner
Director, CAES Energy Efficiency Research Institute

Phone: 426-5702

E-mail: jgardner@boisestate.edu
Directs the CAES Energy Efficiency Research Institute, a statewide initiative that includes researchers and educators at Boise State University, Idaho State, University of Idaho and the Idaho National Lab.
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Director, Office of Technology Transfer

Phone: 426-5765

E-mail: KatyRitter@boisestate.edu
The Office of Technology Transfer (OTT) is responsible for administration of intellectual property on behalf of the university and interacting with industry partners interested in research and licensing of intellectual property owned by Boise State University. OTT functions include the evaluation of inventions, licensing of intellectual property, monitoring of licenses and other intellectual property agreements, distribution of resulting income, and provision of support to other university units in copyright, trademark, and research funding agreements.
David Solan
Director, Energy Policy Institute

Phone: 426-4845

E-mail: davidsolan@boisestate.edu
Directs and coordinates sponsored energy policy research for Boise State University and the other Center for Advanced Energy Studies' partner institutions.
Barbara Morgan
Distinguished Educator in Residence

Phone: 426-4857

E-mail: barbaramorgan@boisestate.edu
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Provides vision and leadership in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics); serves as University representative in many ways; uses her experience as a classroom teacher and NASA astronaut to initiate and cultivate university opportunities, locally and nationally.
Jana LaRosa
Coordinator, Research Development

Phone: 426-5728

E-mail: janalarosa@boisestate.edu

Responsible for project management of large-scale, multi-discipline Institutional level grants. Assists faculty in strategy, coordination, communication, writing and editing for grant proposals. Develops tools, technique, and process around proposal development best practice.

Deanne Alexander
Sponsored Project Administrator, Office of Sponsored Programs

Phone: 426-4415

E-mail: dalexand@boisestate.edu
Provides fiscal support for awards, reviews and approves budget revisions and fiscal compliance requirements. Allocates facilities and administrative costs and assists with cost sharing tracking and requirements. Submits fiscal reports to sponsors, invoice and draw downs, and monitoring of expenditures and fund balances.
Lisa Bearg
Event Coordinator

Phone: 426-4018

E-mail: lisabearg@boisestate.edu
Plans, organizes, coordinates, promotes, and facilitates special events and conferences for the Energy Policy Institute.
Ashley Betz
Sponsored Project Administrator, Office of Sponsored Programs

Phone: 426-4431

E-mail: ashleybetz@boisestate.edu
Provides fiscal support for awards, reviews and approves budget revisions and fiscal compliance requirements.  Allocates facilities and administrative costs and assists with cost sharing tracking and requirements. Submits fiscal reports to sponsors, invoice and draw downs, and monitoring of expenditures and fund balances.
Debbie DeNinno
Coordinator, Research Services, Office of Sponsored Programs

Phone: 426-4420

E-mail: aprdenin@boisestate.edu
Fields administrative questions, routes awards and contracts for signatures, and provides other services.
Dennis Feeney
Research Administrator, Office of Sponsored Programs

Phone: 426-4430

E-mail: dennisfeeney@boisestate.edu
Assists with proposal development including budget review, interpretation of proposal guidelines, electronic proposal submission and coordination of internal pre-submission approvals. Primary contact for College of Social Sciences and Public Affairs, College of Health Sciences, College of Business and Economics, College of Innovation and Design and College of Education. Assists with ad hoc research development activities.
Linda Georgiev
Senior Research Administrator, Office of Sponsored Programs

Phone: 426-1427

E-mail: lgeorgie@boisestate.edu
Assists with proposal development including budget review, interpretation of proposal guidelines, electronic proposal submission and coordination of internal pre-submission approvals. Primary contact for the College of Engineering.
Cal Gillis
Animal Research Compliance Officer, Office of Research Compliance

Phone: 426-5404

E-mail: cgillis@boisestate.edu
Serves as the primary point of contact for all research compliance issues related to animal welfare. Provides support services for the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).
Sue Hexum
Management Assistant, Office of Sponsored Programs

The Ron & Linda Yanke Family Research Park Building and Facilities Coordinator

Phone: 426-2953

E-mail: suehexum@boisestate.edu
Provides support to the Office of Sponsored Programs and is first point of contact for inquiries and requests for information. Coordinates event space at Yanke Building Facility.
Dave Koehler
Assistant Director, Energy Policy Institute

Phone: 426-5707

E-mail: davekoehler@boisestate.edu
Identifies opportunities for pertinent research, oversees proposal and team development, and manages multi-institutional research and applied projects.
Kimberly Long
Assistant to Barbara Morgan

Phone: 426-4857

E-mail: kimberlylong@boisestate.edu
Administrative assistant to Distinguished Educator in Residence.
Matt Lundgren
Assistant Director, Office of Research Compliance

Phone: 426-2345

E-mail: MattLundgren@boisestate.edu
Works with the Office of Research Compliance Director on programs and education related to compliance awareness and accountability involving human subjects, animal welfare, and material transfer agreements. Serves as the primary point of contact for all research compliance issues related to biosafety/biohazards. Provides support services for the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).
Kelly Moylan
Senior Research Associate, CAES Energy Efficiency Research Institute

Phone: 426-1830

E-mail: kellymoylan@boisestate.edu
Lisa Nelsen
Senior Research Administrator, Office of Sponsored Programs

Phone: 426-1535

E-mail: lnelsen@boisestate.edu
Assists with proposal development including budget review, interpretation of proposal guidelines, electronic proposal submission and coordination of internal pre-submission approvals. Primary contact for the College of Arts and Sciences.
Corrie Newland
Cost Accountant, Office of Sponsored Programs

Phone: 426-1066

E-mail: corrienewland@boisestate.edu
Responsible for collecting and reporting financial data for the F&A rate development and negotiation, helps to set up recharge centers related to research activity, and provides quality assurance oversight of financial transactions to ensure compliance with federal cost principles. Serves as a liaison to faculty, research staff and financial administrators to evaluate current procedures, develop new procedures, and conduct training on topics related to cost accounting and recharge and service centers.
Kimberly Page
Associate Director, Office of Sponsored Programs

Phone: 426-1585

E-mail: kimberlypage@boisestate.edu
Responsible for research development. Assists with faculty professional development and training, communicates federal agency strategic funding priorities to executive leadership, works to raise the visibility of Boise State to federal agencies, and facilitates interdisciplinary collaborations.
Annie Riedinger
Research Systems Manager

Phone: 426-1574

E-mail: annieriedinger@boisestate.edu
Responsible for quality assurance of sponsored project data and reporting, ensures successful management, facilitation, monitoring and use of the university’s Enterprise Research Management Systems, third party systems and associated processes. 
Amy Smith
Coordinator, Office of Research Compliance

Phone: 426-5871

E-mail: AmySmith4@boisestate.edu
Serves as the primary point of contact for all human subjects research-related issues. Provides support services for the Institutional Review Board (IRB).
Matt Smith
Contract Officer, Office of Sponsored Programs

Phone: 208-426-1425

E-mail: mattsmith2@boisestate.edu
Reviews, interprets and negotiates agreement terms and conditions to ensure compliance with university, state and federal regulations; issues subrecipient agreements and negotiates terms and conditions with subrecipients.
Diana Smlatic
Sponsored Project Administrator, Office of Sponsored Programs

Phone: 426-2854

E-mail: DianaSmlatic@boisestate.edu
Provides fiscal support for awards, reviews and approves budget revisions and fiscal compliance requirements. Allocates facilities and administrative costs and assists with cost sharing tracking and requirements. Submits fiscal reports to sponsors, invoice and draw downs, and monitoring of expenditures and fund balances.
Mary Stinger
Sponsored Project Administrator, Office of Sponsored Programs

Phone: 426-1058

E-mail: marystinger@boisestate.edu
Provides fiscal support for awards, reviews and approves budget revisions and fiscal compliance requirements. Allocates facilities and administrative costs and assists with cost sharing tracking and requirements. Submits fiscal reports to sponsors, invoice and draw downs, and monitoring of expenditures and fund balances.
Robyn Williams
Executive Assistant

Phone: 426-5732

E-mail: rwillia3@boisestate.edu
Handles administrative matters directly relating to the Division of Research and Economic Development office.
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Animal Research Coordinator

Phone: 426-5162

E-mail: traviswilliams4@boisestate.edu
Oversees daily facility operations and provides support for the university’s Animal Care and Use Program.
Fanny Wilson
Sponsored Project Administrator, Office of Sponsored Programs

Phone: 208-426-1791

E-mail: fannywilson@boisestate.edu
Provides fiscal support for awards, reviews and approves budget revisions and fiscal compliance requirements. Allocates facilities and administrative costs and assists with cost sharing tracking and requirements. Submits fiscal reports to sponsors, invoice and draw downs, and monitoring of expenditures and fund balances.