Research Operations provides leadership in development, planning and implementation of ORIED’s strategic goals and initiatives. The director is a liaison to the Vice Chancellor and acts on his behalf. The unit provides logistical (both administrative and operational) support to all ORIED units in the areas of strategic initiatives, reporting, centers and research cores, research development activities, communications, marketing, web services, special events, etc. The unit leads all communications, marketing and web activities for ORIED and facilitates activities between ORIED units and University Communications.

Genevieve Garland

Director and
Chief of Staff

Genevieve Garland, PhD
(919) 513-6010


Kim Dick

Web Master and
Data Analyst

Kim Dick
(919) 515-7511

Assistant Director for
Marketing and Outreach

Jana Jackson
(919) 513-1312


Laura Kroeger


Laura Kroeger
(919) 513-3306


Poulton Innovation Center

Physical Address

200 Poulton Innovation Center
1021 Main Campus Dr.
Raleigh, NC 27606

Mailing Address

NC State University
Campus Box 7018
Raleigh, NC 27695-7018

Springboard Office

Sibyl Smith
(919) 515-6183