Althea Sheets brings more than twenty years of university-setting experience and fifteen years of private-industry and federal government experience. Althea holds two bachelor degrees, Accounting and Communication Studies, from the University of Idaho.
In her role as Awards Manager, she identifies funding sources and collaborators and manages limited submissions, faculty opportunity awards and NSHE/State Recognition awards for the Office of Sponsored Programs and the Vice President for Research and Economic Development. She is responsible for email marketing and the Office of Sponsored Programs website.
Prior to joining UNLV, she was the Communications Specialist for four years at the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) Sponsored Programs and EPSCoR office. Prior to joining NSHE, Althea was the Communications Manager for Idaho EPSCoR for seven years. She is a family history buff and loves spending time with her family off-roading in the Nevada desert.