Staff Directory

Office of the Vice Chancellor

John Daniels

Interim Vice Chancellor
jodaniel@uncc.edu

Deb Thomas

Interim Associate Vice Chancellor
dthoma88@uncc.edu

Carolyn Aguiar

Executive Assistant
Grigg 255
704-687-8428
caguiar@uncc.edu

Sheri Rice

Director of Budget and Personnel
Grigg 268
704-687-8286
srice24@uncc.edu

Budget and Personnel

Sheri Rice

Director
Grigg 268
704-687-8286
srice24@uncc.edu

Lolita Gonzales

Assistant Manager
Grigg 270
704-687-5697
lgonza19@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • University Business Partners (UBP)
  • RED Internal Grants
  • Financial Transactions
  • RED credit card operations
  • Fixed assets inventory

Pearl Brown

Business Services Coordinator
Grigg 269
704-687-7733
plbrown@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • RED Financial Transaction 
  • RED NinerTalent actions
  • RED credit card operations
  • Grigg Hall lost and found

Ali Mateen

University Business Partner Service Manager
PORTAL Atrium
704-687-7993
amateen@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • PORTAL Building Manager
  • RED website updates
  • FourWind content updates
  • RED credit card operations
  • PORTAL fixed assets inventory


Jessica Thomas

Business Services Coordinator
Grigg 272
704-687-0170
jthom336@uncc.edu

Contact me about:


(vacant)

UBP Services Assistant Manager
PORTAL 200

(vacant)

Administrative Support Associate

Center for Research Excellence

LaVerne Ellerbe

Director
Cameron 315
704-687-1880
lellerb1@uncc.edu

(vacant)

Assistant Director and Program Coordinator

(vacant)

Social Research Assistant

Contact me about:

  • Funding opportunity announcements
  • Funding searches

(vacant)

Proposal Specialist

Contact me about:

  • Proposal review
  • Proposal editing and formatting

Office of Commercialization and Development

Carl Mahler II

Executive Director
PORTAL 228B
704-687-8016
cmahler@uncc.edu

Bradley Fach

Senior Associate Executive Director
PORTAL 228A
704-687-8018
bfach@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Nondisclosure agreements
  • Material transfer agreements
  • New inventions
  • Licensing and commercializing University technologies
  • Patent applications
  • New company formation
  • Working with industrial partners
  • Intellectual property policy

Andy Gonzales

Patent Manager
PORTAL 228D
704-687-8013
ajgonza1@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • ORCD business office process

Arianna Harper

Technology Transfer Specialist
PORTAL 228G
704-687-8015
aharpe22@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Compliance with confidentiality agreements
  • Data entry into Wellspring, ORCD invention database 

Grants & Contracts Administration

Darlene Booker

Interim Executive Director
Cameron 304
704-687-1873
dbooker4@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Daily responsibilities of Post Award Management

Kathy Edwards

Quality Assurance Administrator
Cameron 302A
704-687-1858
kfedward@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Post award research administration support for:
    • Belk College of Business
    • Mechanical Engineering Department
    • Research and Economic Development
    • Urban Institute
  • Lead for IT projects/updates for GCA Post Award Team

Lauren Gunderman

Senior Research Administrator
Cameron 305B
704-687-8206
lasparge@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Post award research administration support for:
    • Office of International Programs
    • Williams States Lee College of Engineering all departments (except Mechanical Engineering)

Shawnee Haney

Senior Research Administrator
Cameron 304A
704-687-5148
shaney9@uncc.edu
Contact me about:
 
  • Post award research administration support for:
    • Academic Affairs 
    • Business Affairs
    • Cato College of Education
    • Student Affairs

Krystal Hunter

Senior Research Administrator
Cameron 309A
704-687-1875
khunte39@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Post Award research administration support for:
    • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
    • College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (Biological Sciences & Greenhouse only)

Lynda Lockman

Senior Research Administrator
Cameron 305D
704-687-1859
llockma1@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Post award research administration support for:
    • College of Arts & Architecture
    • College of Computing & Informatics 


Christelle McKinney

Senior Reporting and Subrecipient Compliance Specialist
Cameron 305C
704-687-1886
cmckin15@uncc.edu

Contact me about: 

  • Financial reporting to sponsors
  • Lead for internal and external audits
  • Subrecipient monitoring
  • Requesting sponsor approvals

Madie Smith

Research Administrator
Cameron 308A
704-687-0587
msmit615@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Post Award research administration support for:
    • College of Health and Human Services

Office of Research Partnerships

Greg Needham

Director
PORTAL 226A
704-687-5934
greg.needham@uncc.edu

(vacant)

Associate Director
PORTAL 226

Bella Hux

Administrative Support Associate
PORTAL 226
704-687-5690
bmhux@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • RED/ORP website updates
  • ORP Financial Transactions
  • Federal work study students
  • FourWind content updates
  • ORP event management 
  • General inquiries and referrals 

Mark Spindler

Liaison, Defense & Government Partnerships
PORTAL 226B
704-687-7573
mspindle@uncc.edu

(vacant)

Liaison for Corporate Partnerships
PORTAL 226

Research Protections and Integrity

Angelica Martins

Executive Director and Research Integrity Officer (RIO)
Cameron 300
704-687-1876
A.Martins@uncc.edu

Sherry Loyd

Associate Director and Conflict of Interest Officer
Cameron 320
704-687-8270
sachrist@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Conflicts of Interest (COI)
  • External Professional Activities for Pay
  • Organizational COI
  • COI Committee

Cathy Moore

Cathy Moore

Biosafety Officer
Cameron 301
704-687-1825
CathyMoore@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Handling and working with biological agents on campus, including Select Agents
  • Institutional Biosafety Committee and Institutional Review Entity (Dual Use of Research Concern - DURC) protocol review and approval process
  • Risk assessment and risk mitigation for biological agents and materials
  • Biosafety training courses and requirements
  • Microbiological and Biomedical facilities renovation and design (BSLs-1/2/3)

Cat Runden

IRB Manager
Cameron 326
704-687-1871
CatRunden@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Human Subjects Research (HSR)
  • Institutional Review Board (IRB) protocol review and approval process
  • IRB protocol submission system questions
  • Single IRB review/IRB authorization agreements
  • HSR/IRB training

Tyler Forgette

IRB Specialist
Cameron 327
704-687-8341
tforgett@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Administrative review of IRB protocol submissions
  • Regulatory and compliance guidance regarding Human Subjects Research
  • Required documentation for IRB approval

John Jacobs

Facility Security Officer and Export Control Officer
Cameron 319
704-687-1877
jljacob2@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • Export Control 
  • Travel with university-owned property
  • Technology Control Plans

Linda Connolly

IACUC Coordinator
Cameron 325
704-687-1872
lconnol4@uncc.edu

Contact me about:

  • University Animal Care and Use Program
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) process and policies
  • Submitting IACUC protocols
  • Use of animals/animal tissues in research or teaching
  • Requirements for faculty, staff, and students working with animals

Lacy Kitchin

Research Protections and Integrity Specialist
Cameron 304A
704-687-1878
lkitchin@uncc.edu

Sarah Moldovan

Animal Care Manager
Laboratory Animal Resources
704-687-5017
smoldov2@uncc.edu

Alvaro Perez

Animal Care Assistant Manager
Laboratory Animal Resources
704-687-8318
AlvaroPerez@uncc.edu

Hernando Gordils

Research Specialist
Laboratory Animal Resources
704-687-8368
hjgordil@uncc.edu

Melissa Richardson

Research Technician
Laboratory Animal Resources
704-687-0651
mricha96@uncc.edu

Glicerio Ignacio, DVM, DACLAM

Attending Veterinarian
704-687-5017
gignacio@uncc.edu

(vacant)

Laboratory Animal Technician

 


Office of Research Services

Peter Szanton

Director
Cameron 317
704-687-1881
pszanton@uncc.edu

Stafford Farmer

Associate Director, Proposal Development
Cameron 318
704-687-1860
sfarme15@uncc.edu

(vacant)

Associate Director, Award Management

Natasha Walton

Associate Director, Contract and Award Negotiations
Cameron 311
704-687-1885

(vacant)

Senior Contracting Negotiator

Contact me about:

  • Negotiation of contracts and grant agreements with sponsors for research or other sponsored activities
  • Outgoing subcontracts under awards for external sponsored activities
  • Data use agreements for third party data
  • Master agreements with sponsors for external sponsored activities
  • MOUs/teaming agreements related to research or other sponsored activities

Michael Braham

Electronic Research System Administrator
Cameron 310
704-687-0470
mbraham@uncc.edu

Tanisha Bright

Contracts Specialist
Cameron 310A
704-687-1883
tbright5@uncc.edu

Marian Castle

Award Management Specialist
COED 150
704-687-8852
mjcastle@uncc.edu

Trenton Huntley

Senior Contract Negotiator
Cameron 312
704-687-1869
thuntle3@uncc.edu

Caroline Kennedy

Proposal Development Officer
Woodward 435G
704-687-0498
cekenned@uncc.edu

Kristen Morse

Senior Award Management Specialist
Fretwell 326D
704-687-0076
kmorse2@uncc.edu

Ida Stavanger

Senior Award Management Specialist
Fretwell 326E
704-687-5183
imstaven@uncc.edu

Andrea Strong

Award Management Specialist
arnorrin@uncc.edu

(vacant)

Award Management Specialist

(vacant)

Proposal Development Officer

(vacant)

Senior Proposal Development Officer

Rosie Wickham

Research Support Coordinator