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Project Teams

Our Executive Sponsors provide project vision, direction, resources (people, funding, etc.) and/or scope adjustments to successfully complete the project. 

ERA Steering Team

The ERA Steering Team provides direction and guidance, defines and adjusts schedules, sets priorities and standards, and monitors project progress to ensure objectives are fulfilled by holding teams accountable for reaching goals.

  • Dr. Genevieve Garland, Asst. Vice Chancellor for Research Operations and Communications, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Gwen Hazlehurst, Asst. Vice Chancellor, Enterprise Application Services, Office of Information Technology
  • Rick Liston, Asst. Vice Chancellor for Administration, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Sharon Loosman, Interim Assoc. Vice Chancellor for Finance and Director of Materials Management, Office of Finance and Administration

Project Management Team

Led by Project Manager Rick Liston, this group ensures goals and timelines for project deliverables are met by identifying and recommending resources, prioritizing tasks, and resolving issues as they arise.

  • Rick Liston, Asst. Vice Chancellor for Administration, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Rusty Earl, ERA Development Manager, Enterprise Applications Services
  • Jack Foster, Director of Java and Non-credit Systems, Enterprise Applications Services
  • Dr. Genevieve Garland, Asst. Vice Chancellor for Research Operations and Communications and Chief of Staff, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Gwen Hazlehurst, Asst. Vice Chancellor, Enterprise Application Services
  • Mary Millsaps, Director of Research Compliance, SPARCS
  • Ron Reed, Sr. Director of Financial and Advancement Systems, Enterprise Applications Services
  • Sherrie Settle, Director of Sponsored Programs, SPARCS
  • Justo Torres, Director, Contracts and Grants

Budget Oversight

Provides fiscal oversight by developing, monitoring and managing the project budget, and communicates budget status updates to the Executive Sponsors.

  • Dr. Genevieve Garland, Asst. Vice Chancellor for Research Operations and Communications, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Gwen Hazlehurst, Asst. Vice Chancellor, Enterprise Application Services
  • Rick Liston, Asst. Vice Chancellor for Administration, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Sharon Loosman, Sharon Loosman, Interim Assoc. Vice Chancellor for Finance and Director of Materials Management, Office of Finance and Administration
  • Barbara Moses, Assoc. Vice Chancellor for Budget and Resource Management

Campus Advisory Group

Encompassing a diverse range of campus representatives, this group stays abreast of the project’s status in order to relay updates to their respective constituencies and provide feedback and recommendations on their behalf.

  • Tish Attayek, Director of Research Administration, College of Education
  • Elizabeth Baker, Sr. Contracts and Grants Manager, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
  • Mary Beth Barrow, Finance Officer, Water Resources Research Institute, NC Sea Grant and NC Space Grant
  • Dr. Otis Brown, Director of the North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies
  • Aletta Davis, Pre-Award Specialist, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Elaine Diggs, Grants and Contracts Manager, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Millie Gilmartin, Pre-Award Manager, Department of Civil, Construction and Environmental Engineering
  • Gerardo Granillo, Pre- and Post-Award Specialist, College of Engineering
  • Pat Hayes, Director of Research Administration, College of Engineering
  • Cheri Hitt, Accounting Technician, North Carolina State Climate Office
  • Ann Hunt, Research Administration Director, Department of Computer Science
  • Morgan Hubach, Proposal Processor, College of Sciences
  • Stephanie Jackson, Director of Research Management, College of Education
  • Michico James, TEARS Coordinator and Post-Award Accounting Technician, College of Sciences
  • Dr. Jacob Jones, Director of the Analytical Instrumentation Facility and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering
  • Meghan Kerr, Director of Research Administration, College of Sciences
  • Stephanie Keto, Business Officer, Department of Nuclear Engineering
  • Ginny King, Director of Research Administration, College of Design
  • Holly Lipkovich, Director of Research Administration, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
  • Kathi McFadden, University Program Specialist, SPARCS
  • Janice Mills, Business Officer, North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies
  • Kina Morgan, Director of Research Administration, Wilson College of Textiles
  • Veronica Morrison, Post-Award Accountant, College of Sciences
  • June Morton, Sr. Fiscal Manager, College of Education
  • Ginny Moser, Regional Director of Research Administration, Integrated Support Services Center
  • Amy Nonino, Post-Award Specialist, College of Education
  • Darby Orcutt, Asst. Head of Collections and Research Strategy, NC State University Libraries
  • Dr. Greg Parsons, Alcoa Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
  • Dr. Heather Patisaul, Associate Dean for Research, College of Sciences
  • Laurinda Perez, Asst. Director of Research Administration,College of Engineering
  • Catherine Phillips, Director of Operations, Analysis and Planning, Office of Finance and Administration
  • Catherine Reeve, Administrative Support Specialist, College of Sciences
  • Dr. Steve Shannon, Professor of Nuclear Engineering
  • Larisa Slark, Centers and Institutes Specialist, College of Sciences
  • Jenny Spells, Accountant, College of Sciences
  • Missy Thomas, Director of Research Administration, College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Andrew White, Sr. Processing Specialist, College of Engineering
  • Dr. Susan White, Director, Water Resources Research Institute, NC Sea Grant and NC Space Grant
  • Dr. Eric Wiebe, Professor of STEM Education, College of Education
  • Dr. Billy Williams, Director of the Institute for Transportation Research and Education
  • Jennifer Williams, Proposal Processor, College of Sciences

Working Groups

  • Randy Bickford, Director of Research Adminstration and Communication, PowerAmerica
  • Kim Dick, Web Content Manager, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Dr. Genevieve Garland, Asst. Vice Chancellor for Research Operations and Communications and Chief of Staff, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Abby Guillory, Asst. Director for Education and Training, Office of Research and Innovation / Office of Contracts and Grants
  • David Hunt, Senior Editor, University Communications
  • Marielle Pocan, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost’s Assistant for Communications, Office of the Provost
  • Matt Simpson, Communication Specialist, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Brian Thomas, Director of Research Development, Poole College of Management
  • Dr. Eric Wiebe, Professor of STEM Education, College of Education
  • Natalie Boone, Technical Business Analyst, Enterprise Application Services
  • Rusty Earl, ERA Development Manager, Enterprise Application Services
  • Angie Fullington, Technical Business Analyst, Enterprise Application Services
  • Bruce Limon, Systems Programmer and Analyst, SPARCS
  • Matt Schultz, IT Analyst and Programmer, Enterprise Application Services
  • Abby Guillory, Asst. Director for Education and Training, Office of Research and Innovation / Office of Contracts and Grants
  • Alex Hoppe, ERA Training Manager, Office of Research and Innovation

Module Teams

As modules of the RED system are developed and implemented, a team made up of subject matter experts and members of the above working groups will be formed for each, ensuring there is adequate representation from all campus stakeholder groups throughout the process.

Animal Care and Use (IACUC)

  • Kenneth Anderson, Professor, Poultry Science
  • Natalie Boone, Technical Analyst, Enterprise Application Services
  • Paula DeLong, IACUC Compliance Coordinator, SPARCS
  • Chris DePerno, Professor, Forestry and Environmental Resources
  • Rusty Earl, ERA Development Manager, Enterprise Application Services
  • Bob Elder, Unaffiliated Community Member
  • Jack Foster, Director of SAS, Java and Non-Credit Systems, Enterprise Application Services
  • Angie Fullington, Technical Analyst
  • John Gadsby, Professor, Molecular Biomedical Sciences
  • Nneka George, University Clinical Veterinarian, Laboratory Animal Resources
  • Allison Klein, Cardiology Research Specialist, Clinical Sciences
  • Christie Lee, Laboratory Supervisor, Chemistry
  • Bruce Limon, Systems Programmer and Analyst, SPARCS
  • Gabe McKeon, University Attending Veterinarian/Clinical Veterinarian
  • Judy Paps, Research Technician, Clinical Sciences
  • Lakshmi Ramanathan, Functional Business Analyst, SPARCS
  • Judith Schledorn (retired), IACUC Regulatory Compliance Administrator, SPARCS
  • Matt Simpson, Communication Specialist, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Andrea Thomson, Research Specialist, Clinical Sciences
  • Lynley Wentzel, (former) ERA Training Manager, Research and Innovation

COI/NOI

  • Natalie Boone, Technical Business Analyst, Enterprise Application Services
  • Jill Dale, Research Compliance Coordinator, SPARCS
  • Abby Guillory, Asst. Director for Education and Training, Office of Research and Innovation / Office of Contracts and Grants
  • Tracy Harden, Administrative Support Specialist, SPARCS
  • Alex Hoppe, ERA Training Manager, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Lakshmi Ramanathan, Functional Business Analyst, SPARCS
  • Matt Simpson, Communication Specialist, Office of Research and Innovation

Sponsored Programs

  • Monique Burnette, Operations Manager, SPARCS
  • Andrew Casey, Sr. Fiscal Assistant, Contracts and Grants
  • Rusty Earl, ERA Development Manager, Enterprise Application Services
  • Jack Foster, Director of Java and Non-credit Systems, Enterprise Applications Services
  • Angie Fullington, Technical Business Analyst, Enterprise Application Services
  • Abby Guillory, Asst. Director for Education and Training, Office of Research and Innovation / Office of Contracts and Grants
  • Kathleen Bradley-Lockhart, Executive Sr. Fiscal Manager, Contracts and Grants
  • Alex Hoppe, ERA Training Manager, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Lauren Horne, Functional Business Analyst, SPARCS
  • FJ Kutch, IT Architect/Engineer, Enterprise Application Services
  • Rod Lassiter, Sr. University Program Associate, SPARCS
  • Bruce Limon, Systems Programmer and Analyst, SPARCS
  • Cynthia Martin, Sr. Fiscal Manager, Contracts and Grants
  • Kathi McFadden, University Program Specialist, SPARCS
  • Yessy Mendoza-Tate, Manager of Accounts Receivable and Reporting, Enterprise Application Services
  • Ginny Moser, Regional Director of Research Administration, Integrated Support Services Center
  • Allison Nelson, Assoc. Director of Systems and Compliance, Contracts and Grants
  • Gail Platt Britt, University Program Associate, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Ron Reed, Sr. Director of Financial and Advancement Systems, Enterprise Applications Services
  • Stefanie Saunders, Assoc. Director of Operations, SPARCS
  • Matt Schultz, IT Analyst and Programmer, Enterprise Application Services
  • Matt Simpson, Communication Specialist, Office of Research and Innovation
  • Nick Thorpe, Sr. Fiscal Manager, Contracts and Grants
  • Denise Wynn, Assoc. Director of Post-Award, Contracts and Grants

Environmental Health and Safety

TBD

Human Subjects

TBD