Sponsored Programs Office Directory

Sponsored Programs Office

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Julie Seppala

Executive Director, Sponsored Programs Office

906-487-2225
jhseppal@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center 304
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Lisa Jukkala

Assistant Director, Sponsored Programs Office

906-487-2226
lajukkal@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center 337
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Jennifer Bukovich

Assistant Grants Analyst, Sponsored Programs Office

906-487-2226
jlbukovi@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center, Third Floor

Specialties

  • Develop, review, and approve budgets and proposals prior to submission
  • Review, interpret, and negotiate agreement terms and conditions for government agreements
  • Create, negotiate, and administer sub-awards
  • Post-award support (eg. time extensions, changes in principal investigator, budget modifications, changes in scope, etc., excluding accounting functions)
Kim Codere

Kim Codere

Manager of Grants and Contracts, Sponsored Programs Office

906-487-2226
kmcodere@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center 339

Specialties

  • General oversight for all proposal submissions, award negotiations, and post-award administration (excluding accounting functions)
  • Develop, review and approve budgets and proposals prior to submission for government granting agencies
  • Review, interpret and negotiate agreement terms and conditions for grant awards and modifications
  • Create, negotiate, and administer sub-awards
  • Post-award support (eg. time extensions, changes in principal investigator, budget modifications, changes in scope, etc., excluding accounting functions)
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Juli Martin

Office Assistant, Vice President for Research Office

906-487-2226
julim@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center, Third Floor

Specialties

  • Assist Analysts with proposal and award processes
  • Coordinate the preparation and hardcopy/electronic submission of proposals and awards
  • Track proposal and awards in department databases
  • Prepare purchase requisitions for sub-awards under federal contracts
  • Review and track invoices for sub-awards under federal grants
Darlene Saari

Darlene Saari

Office Assistant, Vice President for Research Office

906-487-2226
dfsaari@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center, Third Floor

Specialties

  • Assist analysts with proposal and award processes
  • Coordinate the preparation and hardcopy/electronic submission of proposals and awards
  • Track proposal and awards in departmental databases
  • Prepare purchase requisitions for sub-awards under federal contracts
  • Review and track invoices for sub-awards under federal contracts
Carol Wittanen

Carol Wiitanen

Grants Analyst, Sponsored Programs Office

906-487-2226
cawiitan@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center, Third Floor

Specialties

  • Develop, review, and approve budgets and proposals prior to submission
  • Review, interpret, and negotiate agreement terms and conditions for government agreements
  • Create, negotiate, and administer sub-awards
  • Post award support (eg. time extensions, changes in principal investigator, budget modifications, changes in scope, etc., excluding accounting functions)
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To Be Determined

Assistant Grants Analyst, Sponsored Programs Office

906-487-2226

Lakeshore Center, Third Floor

Specialties

  • Develop, review, and approve budgets and proposals prior to submission
  • Review, interpret and negotiate agreement terms and conditions for government agreements and contracts
  • Create, negotiate, and administer sub-awards
  • Post-award support (eg. time extensions, changes in principal investigator, budget modifications, changes in scope, etc., excluding accounting functions)
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To be Determined

Office Assistant, Vice President for Research Office

906-487-2226

Lakeshore Center, Third Floor

Specialties

  • Assist analysts with proposal and award processes
  • Coordinate the preparation and hardcopy/electronic submission of proposals and awards
  • Track proposal and awards in departmental databases
  • Prepare purchase requisitions for sub-awards under federal grants
  • Review and track invoices for sub-awards under federal grants