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Office of Sponsored Programs

Serves as the principal point of contact for individuals seeking and/or managing external funding for research, scholarship, and creative activities. It acknowledges and supports the efforts of faculty in seeking and utilizing external funding on behalf of their own professional interests and on behalf of the university’s mission.

How to Obtain and Manage Research Grants

Faculty: Select a resource box for more information regarding that step of the grant process.

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Leadership Team

Lori Ciccone, MBA, CRA

Executive Director
Office: RAB 110
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-5541

Hallie Lyons, CRA

Research Administration Manager
Office: RAB 104
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-3104

Stephanie Page, CRA

Research Administration Manager
Office: RAB 116
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1895

Mary Vicuna-Howe, CRA

Associate Director, Post-Award Services
Office: RAB 105
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1151

Althea Sheets

Awards Manager
Office: RAB 118
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1880

Office Manager Vacant
Main Contact: 702-895-1357

Pre-Award Team

Lyndsay Ifo, CRA

Senior Research Administrator, Pre-Award Services
Office: RAB 112
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-2362

Francisco Mejia, CRA

Senior Research Administrator, Pre-Award Services
Office: RAB 115
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-0430

Felicia Sumler, CRA

Senior Research Administrator, Pre-Award Services
Office: RAB 115
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-5525

Leslie Wideman-Henry

Program Officer I, Pre-Award Services
Office: RAB 114
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1310

Post-Award Team

Laura Anders

Grants Analyst, Post-Award Services
Office: RAB 100
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1445

Drew Ehlert, CRA

Senior Research Accountant, Post-Award Services
Office: RAB 117
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1153

Jane Kober

Senior Research Accountant, Post Award Services Workday Designee
Office: RAB 111
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-0529

Ruth Lopez

Senior Research Accountant, Post-Award Services
Office: RAB 113
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1150

Quentin Murrel, CRA

Senior Research Accountant, Post-Award Services
Office: RAB 103
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-0528

MinSun Park, MHA, CRA

Senior Research Accountant, Post-Award Services
Office: RAB 107
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-3843

Joe Short

Grants Analyst, Post-Award Services
Office: RAB 100
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1423

James Wright

Grants Analyst, Post-Award Services
Office: RAB 102
Mail Code: 1055
Phone: 702-895-1659