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ORA Contacts

General Information:

Main Telephone: (508) 999-8953

FAX: (508) 999-8868

Location: Foster Administration Building, Room 001

Mailing Address:
Office of Research Administration
University of Massachusetts Dartmouth
285 Old Westport Road
North Dartmouth, MA 02747-2300

ORA Staff

Louis Goodman, Interim Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic Development
Telephone: (508) 999-8931, Email: lgoodman@umassd.edu

Stefanie Picard, Administrative Assistant
Telephone: (508) 999-8953, Email: stefanie.picard@umassd.edu

Pre and Post Award Administration

The Pre and Post Award Services group support university faculty and staff in identifying potential funding sources, proposal development and submission, contract and subaward negotiation and non financial post award activities, including generation of awards in PeopleSoft and approving or obtaining sponsor approval of no cost extensions and budget revisions. They also provide guidance in interpreting sponsor, federal, state and university policies and procedures.

Michelle M. Plaud, Manager of Pre & Post Award Administration
Telephone: (508) 999-8509, E-mail: mplaud@umassd.edu  

  • Negotiates all agreements and subawards for all units on behalf of the university
  • Proposal review and processing for the School of Marine Science and Technology and for the College of Engineering

 

Mary Hensel, Grant & Contract Coordinator 
Telephone : 508-999-8074, Email mhensel@umassd.edu                                                                                                                    

  • Proposal review and processing for the College of Arts and
    Sciences, Charlton College of Business, College of Visual and Performing Arts, College of Nursing, Other Departments and
    Centers Funding Development and  Support for all Units
  • Proposal review and processing for the Advanced Technology and
    Manufacturing Center

 

Grant Administration

Grant Administration assists faculty and staff in administration of awards received by the University. Services provided include finalization of award and budget in PeopleSoft, approval of expenditures and cost transfers and project closeout as well as guidance in interpreting sponsor, federal, state and university policies and procedures.

Paulette Deakin, Post Award Grant Manager
Telephone: (508) 999-9122, E-Mail: pdeakin@umassd.edu

Responsible for:

  • Division of Athletics
  • College of Arts and Science
  • College of Engineering
  • College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Charlton College of Business
  • Academic Affairs
  • Chancellor's Office
  • Student Affairs
  • Northeastern Regional Aquaculture Center
  • University Centers, including ATMC

Rebecca Moniz, Post Award Grant Manager
Telephone: (508) 999-9112, E-Mail: rmoniz@umassd.edu

Responsible for:

  • College of Nursing
  • School of Marine Science & Technology
  • School of Education, Public Policy and Civic Engagement
  • Academic Resource Center
  • Professional and Continuing Education

Grant Accounting

Grant Accounting is responsible for invoicing and preparation of financial reports required by sponsors, cash collections and maintenance of accounts receivable data in PeopleSoft.

Nancy Correia, Grant Accountant
Telephone: (508) 999-8195, E-mail: ncorreia1@umassd.edu

Sandra Rosa, Grant Accountant
Telephone: (508) 999-8813, E-mail: srosa2@umassd.edu

Effort Reporting

Julie (Letourneau) Rodriques, Peoplesoft & Financial Coordinator
Telephone: (508) 999-8173, E-mail: jletourneau@umassd.edu or
julie.rodriques@umassd.edu

Peoplesoft and Financial Reporting

Julie (Letourneau) Rodriques, Peoplesoft & Financial Coordinator
Telephone: (508) 999-8173, E-mail: jletourneau@umassd.edu or
julie.rodriques@umassd.edu



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