Senior Research Administrator
Felicia Sumler brings more than 23 years of university experience to her role in OSP. Prior to joining UNLV, she was the operations manager for the Travel and Entertainment Department in Business and Finance at the University of California, San Diego. She also served as a fund manager for pre- and post-award administration in the Neurosciences and Biological Sciences Departments there. Before working at UCSD, she served as an accountant at UCLA in the Office of Extramural Fund Management, where she was responsible for post-award administration.
Felicia holds a bachelor's degree in business management and organizational leadership. In her current role at UNLV she is responsible for pre- and post-award administration for the IDeA CTR-IN grant. She provides ongoing sponsored award administration during the term of the grant to ensure that deliverables are produced, financial reports are submitted, and contract terms are followed. She is also responsible for proposal and subcontract development and submission, analyzing and reviewing expenditures and the close-out process.