Staff Directory

Research and Engagement
Laura Vandenberg Acting Vice Chancellor (413) 577-1060
Mike Malone (Currently Interim Provost) Vice Chancellor (413) 545-5270
Carl Rust Assistant Vice Chancellor for Corporate Engagement (617) 352-8327
Jesse Mager Interim Assistant Vice Chancellor for Research & Engagement, Compliance & Support Services (413) 545-7368
Lisa Wegiel Executive Officer, Finance & HR (413) 545-3881
Christine Burnett Executive Assistant (413) 545-5270
Colleen Venditti Business Manager (413) 545-6003
Jennifer Lynn Human Resource Specialist (413) 545-9115
Allison Koss Director of Communications (413) 545-5486
Jordan Brooks Office Manager, Office of Corporate Engagement (413) 545-8873
Animal Care
Michael Esmail Director of Animal Care Services (413) 545-4788
J. Paul Spurlock Attending Veterinarian (413) 545-5268
Joanne Huyler Consulting Veterinarian (413) 320-2398
Aaron Snow Business Manager (413) 545-6076
Cathy Cervi Animal Care Manager (413) 577-1729
Office of Post-Award Management
Alene Denson Director (413) 545-0442
John Fillio Assistant Director (413) 577-2344
Katherine Griffin Office Manager (413) 577-1590
Clinton Campbell Manager, Research Administration (413) 577-1592
Ryan Driscoll Senior Research Administrator (413) 545-5897
Pam Lester Senior Research Administrator (413) 545-4326
Jessica Martinez Senior Research Administrator (413) 545-4330
Sara Powers Senior Research Administrator (413) 545-5885
Jason Reisfeld Senior Research Administrator (413) 545-5887
Saya Robison Senior Research Administrator (413) 545-4327
Christa Danylieko Subaward Coordinator (413) 545-5888
Donna Hamel Award Clerk (413) 545-0579
Brianna Bartos Award Research Administrator (413) 545-4331
Leslie Burke Award Clerk (413) 545-5889
Michelle Wonsey Award Research Administrator (413) 545-4333
Office of Pre-Award Services
Kristy Reese Director (413) 545-0699
Sarah Vega-Liros Assistant Director (413) 545-7559
Jody Powell Office Manager (413) 545-0296
Joseph Gochinski Proposal Intake/ Reception (413) 545-0699
Andy Steinberg Proposal Clerk (413) 545-0674
Koren Berrio Senior Pre-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-0699
Ellen Bitzer Senior Pre-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-6212
Mary Santos Senior Pre-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-9878
Sara Santos Senior Pre-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-0699
Wendy Ardagna Pre-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-0669
Kim Lowney Pre-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-0699
Felisha Moses Pre-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-0699
Matthew Pageau Pre-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-0699
Rebecca Shafer Pre-Award Research Administrator (413) 545-0699
Research Compliance
Iris Jenkins Associate Director, Human Research Protection Office (413) 577-0643
Jorge Guzman Assistant Director, Human Research Protection Office (413) 545-5207
Alison Miller Assistant Director - IACUC (413) 545-5204
Joanna Boody IRB Analyst (413) 577-0691
Patricia Harvey IRB Analyst (413) 577-0646
Heather Hermann Director of Research Risk Management, Research Compliance (413) 545-9441
Gabrielle Kurth Assistant Director of Research Risk Management (413)545-5201
Melinda LeLacheur Research Compliance Program Coordinator (413) 545-5283
Garnett H. Martin Information Risk & Compliance Analyst (413) 545-7742
Virginia McLaurin IRB Analyst (413) 577-2856
Elaine Nogueira IACUC Program Coordinator (413)658-5160
Hilary Reid COI Compliance Analyst (413)577-6874
Nancy Swett HRPO Program Coordinator (413) 545-3428
Oliver Waldman Export Control Compliance Specialist (413) 545-9432
Mary Young Research Compliance Analyst - IACUC (413) 545-5265
Research Development
Loren Walker Director (413) 577-3725
Simone Flynn Sr. Proposal Development Specialist (413) 545-9414
Remy Housley Proposal Development Specialist (413) 545-9415
Michelle Leonard Proposal Development Specialist
Suzanne Tromara Office Manager (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 Software Engineer (413) 545-5842
Bradley Cohen Senior Research IT Software Specialist (413) 545-5892
Technology Transfer Office
Burnley Jaklevic Director (413) 577-0651
Lyne Laliberté Manager of Operations/Patent Administration (413) 545-1062
Xiaoxiao Helen Ma Licensing Officer (413) 577-3750
Nikki Hoang Licensing Officer (413) 545-5276
Maryanne Laukaitis Technology Transfer Office Program Coordinator (413) 545-3606
UMass Innovation Institute
Kathryn Ellis Director (413) 577-1518
UMass Press
Mary Dougherty Director (413) 545-4990
Matt Becker Editor in Chief (413) 545-4989
Linda Bramhall Business Manager / Accountant II
Brian Halley Senior Editor/UMass Boston (617) 287-5610
Chelsey Harris Marketing & Sales Manager
Ben Kimball Production Editor
Sally Nichols EDP Manager (413) 545-4997