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Delegated Signatory Authority

NC State University’s research administration enterprise is designed to maximize administrative efficiency. Part of the efforts we have undertaken is to delegate signature authority to the most distributed level reasonable. This allows us to ensure that the review, approval and signature process on proposals and agreements is in fact far less bureaucratic and much more value-added. Under this environment, continuing education is absolutely critical — and is mandatory for all signatory delegates.

List of Signatories

All Documents

  • Marissa Clarkson, Director of Sponsored Programs
  • Erin Hammer, Senior Contract Negotiator
  • Martina Krzywicki, Assistant Director, Industry Negotiations
  • Ginny Moser, Regional Director of Research Administration
  • Stefanie Saunders, Associate Director, Operations
  • Kevin Schroeder, Assistant Director, Contract and Subaward Negotiations
  • Larisa Slark, Senior Coordinator for Centers and Institutes


  • College of Agriculture and Life Sciences: Holly Lipkovich, Shirley Rich Patterson, Tayler Gentle
  • College of Design: Lenise Sellars
  • College of Education: Tish Attayek
  • College of Engineering: Patrick Hayes, Laurinda Perez, Gerardo Granillo, Brittane’ Jarrell, TraSheka Blackmond
  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences: Missy Thomas
  • College of Natural Resources: Cherie Anderson, Christine Epps
  • College of Sciences: Meghan Kerr, Joanna Jones, Nianyi (Ann) Zhang
  • Wilson College of Textiles: Jennifer Clark
  • College of Veterinary Medicine: Jeneal Leone
  • Integrated Support Service Center: Ginny Moser
  • North Carolina Sea Grant: Mary Beth Barrow
  • North Carolina Space Grant: Mary Beth Barrow
  • Poole College of Management: Brian Thomas
  • Sponsored Programs: Monique Burnette
  • Water Resource Research Institute: Mary Beth Barrow

Delegated Signature Resources