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Contacting the Division of Research and Economic Development

OFFICE OF THE VICE PRESIDENT


MarkRudin200x250Mark Rudin

Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Phone: (208) 426-5732
Email: MarkRudin@boisestate.edu

Oversees all programs, policies, and infrastructure within the Division of Research and Economic Development.


BlackmanHarold200x250Harold Blackman

Associate Vice President for Research and Economic Development
Phone: (208) 426-5746
Email: HaroldBlackman@boisestate.edu

Supports programs, policies, and strategy for the Division of Research and Economic Development.


CeceGassner200x250Cece Gassner

Director of Economic Development
Phone: (208) 426-5729
Email: CeceGassner@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.


HenryKaren200x250Karen Henry

Executive Director, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: (208) 426-1571
Email: 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.


KimLong200x250Kimberly Long

Management Assistant, Division of Research and Economic Development
Phone: (208) 426-5758
Email: KimberlyLong@boisestate.edu

Special projects oversight and administrative support.


MayneJudie200x250Judie Mayne

Director, Office of Research Compliance
Phone: (208) 426-5401
Email: ResearchCompliance@boisestate.edu

Responsible for programs and education related to compliance awareness and accountability involving human subjects, animal welfare, biosafety/biohazards, and research misconduct.


PellegriniVirginia200x250Virginia Pellegrini

Director of Development
Phone: (208) 426-3158
Email: VirginiaPellegrini@boisestate.edu


PykePat200x250

Patricia Pyke

Director of Research Development
Phone: (208) 426-1987
Email: ppyke@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.


RitterKaty200x250Katy Ritter

Director, Office of Technology Transfer
Phone: (208) 426-5765
Email: KatyRitter@boisestate.edu

OTT is responsible for the management of IP. OTT functions include evaluating and patenting of inventions, licensing of IP, administering non-disclosure and material transfer agreements and providing support to other university units in copyright, trademark, and research funding agreements.


SteveSwanson200x250Steve Swanson

Distinguished Educator in Residence
Phone: (208) 426-5751
Email: SteveSwanson@boisestate.edu

Provides vision and leadership in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics), represents the university and initiates opportunities, locally and nationally, using his experience as a computer scientist and former NASA astronaut. Click here to request an appearance.


KathleenTuck200x250Kathleen Tuck

Director of Research Communications and Promotions
Phone: (208) 426-3275
Email: KathleenTuck@boisestate.edu

Helps shape the division’s communications, media relations, marketing and promotions, web writing and development, video productions, social media, events and other outreach. Also edits EXPLORE magazine.


RobynWilliams200x250Robyn Williams

Executive Assistant
Phone: (208) 426-5732
Email: rwillia3@boisestate.edu

Handles administrative matters directly relating to the Division of Research and Economic Development office.


DIVISION STAFF


deannealexander200x250Deanne Alexander

Sponsored Project Administrator, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: (208) 426-1574
Email: dalexand@boisestate.edu

Provides fiscal support for awards; reviews and approves budget revisions and fiscal compliance requirements. Submits fiscal reports to sponsors, invoice and draw downs, and monitoring of expenditures and fund balances.


Portrait of Afton BarkesAfton Barkes

Animal Coordinator, Office of Research Compliance
Phone: (208) 426-5402
Email: aftonbarkes@boisestate.edu

Provides support for the university’s Animal Care and Use Program.


JeremyClark200x250Jeremy Clark

Sponsored Project Administrator, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: (208) 426-4415
Email: jeremyclark1@boisestate.edu

Provides fiscal support for awards; reviews and approves budget revisions and fiscal compliance requirements. Submits fiscal reports to sponsors, invoice and draw downs, and monitoring of expenditures and fund balances.


DeNinnoDebbie200x250Debbie DeNinno

Coordinator, Research Services, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: (208) 426-4420
Email: aprdenin@boisestate.edu

Fields administrative questions, routes awards and contracts for signatures, and provides other services.


MendiEdgar200x250Mendi Edgar

Grant Development Specialist, Office of Research Development
Email: mendiedgar@boisestate.edu

 


FeeneyDennis200x250Dennis Feeney

Research Administrator, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: (208) 426-4430
Email: dennisfeeney@boisestate.edu

Serves the campus research community by assisting with proposal development, interpreting guidelines, building budgets and submitting proposals. Also, contributes to research development activities and process improvements.


Portrait of Stuart FoxStu Fox

Coordinator of Pre-Award Services, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: (208) 426-1058
Email: stufox@boisestate.edu

Provides technical and administrative support for proposal submission and other pre-award functions, and assists with budget development, budget justifications, preparing current and pending reports, and finalizing post-submission proposal documentation.


SydneyFox200x250Sydney Fox

Business Manager, Energy Policy Institute
Phone: (208) 426-5708
Email: sydneyfox@boisestate.edu

Responsible for business management of all accounts related to the Energy Policy Institute, office management, preparing, analyzing and auditing financial documents, providing technical assistance for financial operations, and planning, organizing and hosting the annual Energy Policy Research Conference.


GardnerJohn200x250John Gardner

Director, CAES Energy Efficiency Research Institute
Phone: (208) 426-5702
Email: 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.


GeorgievLinda200x250Linda Georgiev

Senior Research Administrator, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: (208) 426-1427
Email: lgeorgie@boisestate.edu

Serves the campus research community by assisting with proposal development, interpreting guidelines, building budgets and submitting proposals. Also, contributes to research development activities and process improvements.


caragreenlee200x250Cara Greenlee

Contract Officer, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: (208) 426-1585
Email: caragreenlee@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.


StingerMary200x250Mary Hibler

Research Administrator, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: (208) 426-1535
Email: MaryHibler@boisestate.edu

Serves the campus research community by assisting with proposal development, interpreting guidelines, building budgets and submitting proposals. Also, contributes to research development activities and process improvements.


HexumSue200x250Sue Hexum

Management Assistant, Office of Sponsored Programs, Yanke Family Research Park Facilities Coordinator
Phone: (208) 426-2953
Email: 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 the Ron and Linda Yanke Family Research Park.


Portrait of Autumn Johnson.Autumn T. Johnson

Assistant Director, Energy Policy Institute
Phone: (208) 426-2326
Email: AutumnJohnson102@boisestate.edu

Handles business development and project management of sponsored energy policy research for the Energy Policy Institute.


LaRosaJana200x250Jana LaRosa

Coordinator, Research Development
Phone: (208) 426-5728
Email: 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.


LundgrenMatt200x250Matt Lundgren

Assistant Director, Office of Research Compliance
Phone: (208) 426-2345
Email: MattLundgren@boisestate.edu

Assists with compliance awareness and accountability involving human subjects, animal welfare, and biosafety. Supports and coordinates the Institutional Biosafety Committee (IBC).


LutkeJennifer200x250(2)Jennifer Lutke

Operations Manager, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: (208) 426-5733
Email: JenniferLutke@boisestate.edu

Manages post-award administration of sponsored projects. Responsible for day-to-day financial operations related to sponsored project activity, oversees the year end closeout process, is the point of contact for external auditors.


Portrait of Sarah McCuskerSarah McCusker

Animal Coordinator, Office of Research Compliance
Phone: (208) 426-2352
Email: SarahMcCusker@boisestate.edu

Provides support for the Animal Care and Use Program.


NewlandCorrie200x250Corrie Newland

Cost Accountant, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: (208) 426-1066
Email: CorrieNewland@boisestate.edu

Collects and reports financial data for the F&A rate development and negotiation, helps 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.


RaybornAndrea200x250Andrea Rayborn

Research Administration Analyst, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: (208) 426-5132
Email: AndreaRayborn@boisestate.edu

Responsible for ensuring quality of data in grants management systems, generates reports on sponsored project activity, and acts as a liaison with other business units on campus related to OSP systems and business processes.


JaredRomero200x250Jared Romero

Animal Research Compliance Officer, Office of Research Compliance
Phone: (208) 426-5162
Email: JaredRomero@boisestate.edu

Responsible for the university’s Animal Care and Use Program. Supports and coordinates the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC).


SevierDick200x250Dick Sevier

Coordinator, CAES Technical Assistance Program (C-TAP)
Phone: (208) 426-1022
Email: DickSevier@boisestate.edu

Point of contact for C-TAP, a program that engages Boise State’s technical and scientific resources to provide solutions to complex problems facing local and regional companies. For more information, go to ctap.boisestate.edu.


SmithMatt200x250Matt Smith

Associate Director, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: (208) 426-1425
Email: 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.


SmlaticDrana200x250Diana Smlatic

Sponsored Project Administrator, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: (208) 426-2854
Email: DianaSmlatic@boisestate.edu

Provides fiscal support for awards; reviews and approves budget revisions and fiscal compliance requirements. Submits fiscal reports to sponsors, invoice and draw downs, and monitoring of expenditures and fund balances.


SolanDavid200x250David Solan

Director, Energy Policy Institute
Phone: (208) 426-4845
Email: DavidSolan@boisestate.edu

Directs and coordinates sponsored energy policy research for Boise State University and the other Center for Advanced Energy Studies’ partner institutions.


BenVictor200x250Benjamin Victor

Artist in Residence and Professor of the Practice
Phone: (208) 426-2788 (studio); (208) 426-2787 (gallery)
Email: BenjaminVictor@boisestate.edu

 


WilliamsTravis200x250Travis Williams

Animal Research Coordinator
Phone: (208) 426-5162
Email: TravisWilliams4@boisestate.edu

Oversees daily facility operations and provides support for the university’s Animal Care and Use Program.


WilsonFanny200x250Fanny Wilson

Assistant Contract Officer, Office of Sponsored Programs
Phone: (208) 426-4457
Email: FannyWilson@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.


FrancineWinkle200x250Francine Winkle

IRB Coordinator, Office of Research Compliance
Phone: (208) 426-5871
Email: FrancineWinkle@boisestate.edu


Division of Research and Economic Development Office
Boise State University 1910 University Drive, Albertsons Library Rm. 153, Boise, Idaho 83725-1135 Telephone: (208) 426-5732Fax: (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) 426-2953Fax: (208) 426-1048

Office of Research Compliance
Boise State University1910 University Drive, Riverfront Hall Suite 311, Boise, Idaho 83725-1138 Telephone: (208) 426-5401
Fax: (208) 426-2055