Staff Directory

Research and Engagement
Mike Malone Vice Chancellor (413) 545-5270
Elizabeth Chilton Associate Vice Chancellor (413) 577-1060
Jennifer Donais Assistant Vice Chancellor, Compliance and Support Services (413) 545-5283
Christine Burnett Administrative Assistant (413) 545-5270
Richard Nathhorst Research Facilities Manager (413) 545-6497
Colleen Venditti Accountant (413) 545-6003
Lisa Wegiel Business Manager (413) 545-3881
Animal Care
J. Paul Spurlock Director and Attending Veterinarian (413) 545-5268
Elaine Batista Veterinary Technician (413) 992-8525
Joanne Huyler Consulting Veterinarian (413) 545-0668
Barbara Miller IACUC / ACS Administrative Assistant (413) 545-0668
Christie Hart Animal Care Manager (413) 545-2342
Cathy Servi Animal Care Manager (413) 577-1729
Research Facilities
Stephen Ball Facilities Manager, Life Science Laboratories (413) 577-3019
Richard Nathhorst Research Facilities Manager (413)545-6497
Grant and Contract Administration
Carol Sprague Director (413) 545-0698
Jim Ayres Assistant Director Pre-award (413) 545-0698
Leslie Burke Photocopy Clerk (413) 545-5889
Andy Cote Award Research Administrator (413) 577-1592
Christa Danylieko Senior Award Clerk (413) 545-5888
Marcia Day Pre-award Research Administrator (413) 545-0698
Leanne Every Director of Systems (413) 545-5892
John Fillio Award Research Administrator (413) 577-2344
Wayne Gelineau Database Manager (413) 545-5897
Theresa Girardi Assistant Director Operations (413) 545-0759
Susan Girouard Award Research Administrator (413) 545-5887
Joseph Gochinski Proposal Intake/ Reception (413) 545-0698
Kathy Griffin Office Manager (413) 577-1590
Donna Hamel Award Clerk (413) 545-0759
Paul Kelley eRA Project Administrator (413) 545-3837
Kim Lowney Pre-award Research Administrator (413) 545-0698
Jody Powell Senior Proposal Clerk (413) 545-0296
Sara Powers Award Research Administrator (413) 545-5885
Mary Santos Pre-award Research Administrator (413) 545-9878
Renee Simon Pre-award Research Administrator (413) 545-5873
Andy Steinberg Proposal Clerk (413) 545-0674
Nancy Stewart Assistant Director Post-award (413) 545-0759
Gwendolyn Swan Pre-award Research Administrator (413) 545-5898
Research Business Managers Network
Ian Raphael Director (413) 545-5261
Sharon Como RBM Liaison (413) 545-1164
Ann Creely RBM Liaison (413) 545-4653
Dorothy (Dot) Morua-Fernandes RBM Liaison (413) 577-3790
Darlene Sliwa RBM Liaison (413) 545-5258
Sarah Vega-Liros RBM Liaison (413) 545-7559
Research Compliance
Jennifer Donais Assistant Vice Chancellor, Compliance and Support Services (413) 545-5283
Alison Bardwell Research Compliance Specialist - IACUC / IBC (413) 545-5204
Gaurav Dhawan Associate Director, Human Research Protection Office (413) 577-0647
Jorge Guzman IRB Analyst (413) 545-5898
Iris Jenkins Assistant Director, Human Research Protection Office (413) 577-0643
Melinda LeLacheur Administrative / Compliance Program Assistant (413) 545-5283
Barbara Miller IACUC / ACS Administrative Assistant (413) 545-0668
Daniel N. Sacco, J.D. Assistant Director, Export Control Compliance (413) 545-3468
Nancy Swett HRPO Administrative/Program Assistant (413) 545-3428
Research Development
Loren Walker Director (413) 577-3725
Mary Fechner Proposal Development Specialist (413) 545-4893
Barbara Pearson Broader Impacts Specialist (413) 545-5023
Michelle Wonsey Office Manager, Program Coordinator (413) 577-3726
Technology Transfer Office
Robert MacWright Director (413) 545-1587
Michael Jaremchuk Senior Licensing Officer (413) 577-6121
Ling X. Shen Senior Licensing Officer (413) 545-5276
Burnley Jaklevic Senior Licensing Officer (413) 577-0651
Lyne Laliberté Manager of Operations/Patent Administration (413) 545-1062
Maryanne Laukaitis Administrative Assistant (413) 545-3606
Fred Reinhart Senior Advisor for Technology Transfer
UMass Innovation Institute
James Capistran Executive Director (413) 577-1518
Jim Demary Industry Development Specialist (413) 577-2240
UMass Press
Mary Dougherty Director (413) 545-4990
Carol Betsch ​Managing Editor (413) 545-4991
Yvonne Crevier ​Business Manager (413) 545-4994
Karen Fisk Marketing Manager (413) 545-4987
Brian Halley Senior Editor/UMass Boston (617) 287-5610
Jack Harrison Design and Production Manager (413) 545-4987
Sally Nichols Associate Production Manager and Designer (413) 545-4997