Staff Directory

Research and Engagement
Mike Malone Vice Chancellor (413) 545-5270
Martina Nieswandt Associate Vice Chancellor (413) 577-1060
Jennifer Donais Assistant Vice Chancellor, Compliance and Support Services (413) 545-5283
C. Marjorie Aelion Associate Vice Chancellor (413) 545-3297
Christine Burnett Administrative Assistant (413) 545-5270
Allison Koss Communications Manager (413) 545-5486
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 Nogueira Veterinary Technician (413) 658-5160
Joanne Huyler Consulting Veterinarian (413) 545-5268
Christie Hart Animal Care Manager (413) 545-2342
Cathy Cervi Animal Care Manager (413) 577-1729
Office of Post-Award Management
Carol Sprague Director (413) 545-0698
Leslie Burke Photocopy Clerk (413) 545-5889
Clinton Campbell Post-Award Research Administrator (413) 577-1592
Christa Danylieko Senior Award Clerk (413) 545-5888
Ryan Driscoll Post-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-5897
John Fillio Award Research Administrator (413) 577-2344
Kathy Griffin Office Manager (413) 577-1590
Donna Hamel Award Clerk (413) 545-0759
Sara Powers Award Research Administrator (413) 545-5885
Office of Pre-Award Services
Laura Bergantino Pre-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-5786
Ellen Bitzer Pre-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-6212
Marcia Day Interim Director (413) 545-0699
Linda Downs-Bembury Pre-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-5258
Joseph Gochinski Proposal Intake/ Reception (413) 545-0699
Brian Kearns Pre-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-4653
Kim Lowney Pre-award Research Administrator (413) 545-0699
Jody Powell Office Manager (413) 545-0296
Mary Santos Pre-award Research Administrator (413) 545-9878
Sara Santos Pre-award Research Administrator (413) 545-0699
Andy Steinberg Proposal Clerk (413) 545-0674
Sarah Vega-Liros Senior Pre-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-7559
James Warren Pre-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-5898
Office of Research Project Management & Training
Ian Raphael Director (413) 545-5261
Research Compliance
Jennifer Donais Assistant Vice Chancellor, Compliance and Support Services (413) 545-5283
Alison Miller Research Compliance Specialist - IACUC / IBC (413) 545-5204
Joanna Boody IRB Analyst (413) 577-0691
Jorge Guzman IRB Analyst (413) 545-5207
Patricia Harvey IRB Analyst (413) 577-0646
Iris Jenkins Interim Associate Director, Human Research Protection Office (413) 577-0643
Melinda LeLacheur Compliance Program Assistant (413) 545-5283
Garnett H. Martin Information Risk & Compliance Analyst (413) 545-7742
Daniel N. Sacco, J.D. Sr. Associate Director, Export Control Compliance (413) 545-3468
Nancy Swett HRPO Program Coordinator (413) 545-3428
Mary Young IACUC Coordinator (413) 545-5265
Research Development
Loren Walker Director (413) 577-3725
Mary Fechner Proposal Development Specialist (413) 545-4893
Mary K. Green Research Development Associate (413) 545-8641
Michelle Wonsey Office Manager, Program Coordinator (413) 577-3726
Research Facilities
Richard Nathhorst Research Facilities Manager (413) 545-6497
Research IT Systems
Paul Kelley Director (413) 545-3837
Paul Brozek Senior Research IT Software Specialist (413) 545-5842
Bradley Cohen Research IT Software and Systems Specialist (413) 545-5892
Technology Transfer Office
Burnley Jaklevic Interim Director (413) 577-0651
Ling X. Shen Senior Licensing Officer (413) 545-5276
Tom Ferguson Licensing Associate (413) 577-3750
Lyne Laliberté Manager of Operations/Patent Administration (413) 545-1062
Maryanne Laukaitis Administrative Assistant (413) 545-3606
UMass Innovation Institute
Kathryn Ellis Director (413) 577-1518
Nancy Stewart Assistant Director (413) 545-0759
Susan Loyd Senior Research Administrator
UMass Press
Mary Dougherty Director (413) 545-4990
Courtney Andree Marketing Manager (413) 545-4987
Matt Becker Executive Editor (413) 545-4989
Jacqueline Cote Digital Production Assistant (413) 545-2217
Sarah Culver ​Business Manager (413) 545-4994
Rachael DeShano Production Editor (413) 545-4998
Brian Halley Senior Editor/UMass Boston (617) 287-5610
Sally Nichols EDP Manager (413) 545-4997