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Sponsored Programs Office Directory

Sponsored Programs Office

Marilyn Haapapuro

Marilyn Haapapuro

  • Director of Industrial Sponsored Programs

Specialties

  • Administration of industrial sponsored research agreements, including negotiation practices, proposal and award processes, and contract language.
  • Develop, review and approve budgets and proposals prior to submission to industrial sponsors, including those with federal pass-through funds.
  • Review, interpret and negotiate agreement terms and conditions with industrial sponsors.
  • Review, interpret and determine applicability of Federal Acquisition Regulations in federal pass-through awards.
  • Provide post award support (eg. time extensions, changes in principal investigator, budget modifications, changes in project scope).
Kelly Kallio

Kelly Kallio

  • Director of Government Sponsored Programs

Specialties

  • General oversight for all Sponsored Project Set-up, Post Award Management & Closeout, and Expenditure Review
  • Financial Audits
Lisa Jukkala

Lisa Jukkala

  • Director, Sponsored Programs Office
Tom Holzberger

Tom Holzberger

  • Senior Contracts Analyst, Sponsored Programs Office

Specialties

  • General oversight of industry/corporate contracts including those funded by another source (eg. federal or state agency) through an industry sponsor
  • Develop, review and approve budgets and proposals prior to submission to sponsor
  • Review, interpret and negotiate contract terms and conditions
  • Provide post award support related to contract terms (eg. time extension, change in principal investigator, budget modifications, change in scope)
Carol Wiitanen

Carol Wiitanen

  • Senior Grants Analyst, Sponsored Programs Office

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)
Jennifer Bukovich

Jennifer Bukovich

  • Grants Analyst, Sponsored Programs Office

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)
Carol Frendewey

Carol Frendewey

  • Contracts Analyst, Sponsored Programs Office

Specialties

  • General oversight of Foundation, Association and Society proposals and awards
  • Develop, review and approve budgets and proposals prior to submission
  • Review, interpret and negotiate agreement terms and conditions
  • Provide post-award support (e.g. time extensions, budget modifications, changes in scope, excluding accounting functions)
  • Assist with industrial and foreign sponsored proposals and awards
  • Manage departmental general fund and research project finances and budgets
Hilary Anderson

Hilary Anderson

  • Assistant Grants Analyst, Sponsored Programs Office

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 (e.g. time extension, changes in principal investigator, budget modifications, changes in scope, etc., excluding accounting functions)
Randy Laurn

Randy Laurn

  • Assistant Grants Analyst, Sponsored Programs Office

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 (e.g. time extension, changes in principal investigator, budget modifications, changes in scope, etc., excluding accounting functions)
Kathleen Terando

Kathleen Terando

  • Assistant Contracts Analyst, Sponsored Programs Office
Kelsey Byrne

Kelsey Byrne

  • Assistant Grants Analyst, Sponsored Programs Office

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 (e.g. time extension, changes in principal investigator, budget modifications, changes in scope, etc., excluding accounting functions) 
Lydia Gockenbach

Lydia Gockenbach

  • Office Assistant, Sponsored Programs 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 department databases
Sherri Peters

Sherri Peters

  • Office Assistant, Sponsored Programs Office

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