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COVID-19: Information from SPA/OSP/CGA

The Office of Sponsored Programs (OSP), Contract and Grant Administration (CGA), and Sponsored Programs Administration (SPA) will be observing an extended holiday break from Friday, December 24, 2021 through Monday, January 3, 2022. OSP/CGA/SPA staff will not be working during this time and actions requiring our involvement (e.g. proposals, RPPRS, etc.) need to be submitted to the appropriate office by 8:00 a.m. on December 23rd.

2015-2016 SPAC Members

Faculty College Title Email Term Start Term End
Shanker Balasubramaniam Engineering Professor Sept. 2014 May 2016
Julia Busik Human Medicine Associate Professor Sept. 2015 May 2018
Brad Day College of Agriculture & Natural Resources, Ag Bio, Extension Associate Professor,
Associate Dept. ChairÔÇÉResearch Sept. 2014 May 2017
Joseph Messina Social Sciences Associate Dean, Research Sept. 2014 May 2017
Barbara Smith Nursing Associate Dean, Research Sept. 2014 May 2017
Christopher Waters Natural Sciences Associate Professor Sept. 2015 May 2018
Stephanie Watts Osteopathic Medicine Professor Sept. 2014 May 2017


Research Administrators College Title Email Term Start Term End
MaryJo Banasik Veterinary Medicine Research Administration Manager Sept. 2015 May 2018
Judy Brown Natural Sciences Director of Office of Research Support Sept. 2014 May 2017
Linda Gallagher College of Agriculture & Natural Resources Department Research Administrator Sept. 2014 May 2017
Karen Hassankhani Human Medicine Research Administrator Sept. 2015 May 2018
Richard Jacobson FRIB Executive Director Sept. 2014 May 2016


Sponsored Program Administration SPAC Role Title Email
Twila Reighley Chair AVP for Research and Graduate Studies
Tracy Halloran Staff Administrative Assistant
Katie Winkler Staff Management Analyst


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