Office of Sponsored Programs & Research Compliance

Hoggard Hall

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The Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Compliance is responsible for Sponsored Programs, Proposal Development, Research Compliance, Partnerships and Innovation as well as Electronic Systems Administration.

Address

UNCW - SPARC
601 S. College Road
Wilmington, NC 28403-5973


Staff


Ms. Panda Powell, MBA, CRA, Director of Sponsored Programs

Hoggard Hall, Room 173 Email: powellp@uncw.edu Phone: 910-962-3167 
Grant award/contract negotiation; UNCW’s overall compliance with federal and state funding regulations; SPARC policies and procedures; supervision of Sponsored Programs staff. Ongoing grant activities and management; financial projections; summer salary and course buy-out issues; budget modifications; budget development for proposals; fiscal support and monitoring, liaising with UNCW administrative community and/or other functional areas of SPARC; sponsor approvals; account setup, process of hiring grant-funded undergraduate and graduate students.

John Finn, CRA, Financial Compliance Officer

Hoggard Hall, Room 175 Email: finnj@uncw.edu Phone: 910-962-7562 
Subcontracts; OMB Circular and FAR compliance; effort reporting; cost share funds; grant closeout; Ongoing grant activities and management; financial projections; summer salary and course buy-out issues; budget modifications; budget development for proposals; fiscal support and monitoring, liaising with UNCW administrative community and/or other functional areas of SPARC; sponsor approvals; account setup, process of hiring grant-funded undergraduate and graduate students.

Patricia Fox, Grant Officer

McNeill Hall, Room Email: foxp@uncw.edu Phone: 910-962-2131
Ongoing grant activities and management; financial projections; summer salary and course buy-out issues; budget modifications; budget development for proposals; fiscal support and monitoring, liaising with UNCW administrative community and/or other functional areas of SPARC; sponsor approvals; account setup, process of hiring grant-funded undergraduate and graduate students.

Marc Maus, Grant Officer

Cameron Hall, Room 240-T Email: mausm@uncw.edu Phone: 910-962-3649 
Ongoing grant activities and management; financial projections; summer salary and course buy-out issues; budget modifications; budget development for proposals; fiscal support and monitoring, liaising with UNCW administrative community and/or other functional areas of SPARC; sponsor approvals; account setup, process of hiring grant-funded undergraduate and graduate students.

Kimberly McKoy, Grant Officer

Dobo Hall, Room 122A Email: mckoyk@uncw.edu Phone: 910-962-7853 
Ongoing grant activities and management; financial projections; summer salary and course buy-out issues; budget modifications; budget development for proposals; fiscal support and monitoring, liaising with UNCW administrative community and/or other functional areas of SPARC; sponsor approvals; account setup, process of hiring grant-funded undergraduate and graduate students.

Ashley Adams, Grants Specialist

Hoggard Hall, Room 179 Email: adamsab@uncw.edu Phone: 910-962-7361 
Proposal and award budget review and development; award setup and closeout; Ramses support services;  ISIS budget monitoring and administrative services; Image Now, salary reconciliations, effort reporting; ongoing grant activities and management; financial projections; salary and course buy-out issues; budget modifications;  fiscal support and monitoring, liaising with UNCW administrative community and/or other functional areas of ORS; sponsor approvals;  process of hiring grant-funded undergraduates and graduate students;

M.J. West, Grant Development Manager

Hoggard Hall, Room 177 Email: westmj@uncw.edu Phone: 910-962-3809
Outreach to Schools and departments about help available in SPARC for proposal development and mangement; provide education on grantsmanship at UNCW; consultation to refine project ideas into fundable topics; professional development opportunities related to grantsmanship and external funding; strategies and resources for developing competitive proposals.

Nathan Jones, Proposal Development Specialist

Hoggard Hall, Room 178 Email: jonesne@uncw.edu Phone: 910-962-3806
Identifying potential funding sources for grants; developing proposals and budgets; RAMSeS proposal development; locating program/solicitation announcements; interpreting RFA/RFP guidelines; proposal budget development; submitting proposals via regular mail and electronically.

Lee Prete, Research Compliance Manager

Hoggard Hall, room 176 phone: 910-962-7774 
Facilitates research and creative endeavors by administering programs that provide ethical and regulatory oversight of research involving human participants, animals, responsible conduct of research, and export control regulations. In addition, the RCO is responsible for the coordination of compliance measures on campus in accordance with the federal guidelines and serves as a resource for the university community's concerns regarding compliance requirements.

Michelle Starks, Office Manager

Hoggard Hall, Email: starksm@uncw.edu phone: 910-962-3810 
General SPARC information and appointments; coordinates department activities and budgets.