Office of Grants and Contracts Administration

OGCA Staff

Rosemary Madnick, Executive Director

  • Manages the entire operation of the Office of Grants & Contracts Administration.
  • Delegated signature authority on behalf of the University.
  • OGCA Trainer

Sherry Lynch, ARRA Reports Coordinator

  • Works with PIs on ARRA reporting
  • Meets with PIs and Dept Staff for all new ARRA awards
  • Provides regular reports on spending to ARRA PIs
  • Responsible for ARRA report submission to the feds

2013-2014 - Currently on sabbatical

During this time please contact Samantha Aleshire at 474-6073 or email: skgoodwin@alaska.edu

Teri Langton, Senior Accountant

  • Coordination and approval of closeout procedures
  • Process cash receipts for sponsored projects
  • Assistance with internal and external audits
  • Reports on accounts receivable for restricted funds
  • Provides technical accounting and auditing knowledge
  • OGCA trainer

Can be reached at 474-7593 or email: tjlangton@alaska.edu

Sarah Browngoetz, Grant Technician

  • Administers private and foreign government accounts- PRV1
  • Provides backup for Sonja, FDN1

Can be reached at 474-6075 or email: sebrowngoetz@alaska.edu

Maria "LP" Persia OLeary, Grant Technician

  • Administers state and local government sponsored projects- SLF1
  • Administers federal grants and cooperative agreements and federal contracts
  • Provides backup to Candice, FED3

Can be reached at 474-6669 or email: lp.oleary@alaska.edu

Monica Armbruster, Grant Coordinator

  • Administers federal grants and cooperative agreements- FED4
  • Provides backup to Melissa, FED1

Can be reached at 474-1131 or email:mlarmbruster@alaska.edu

Cheryl Plowman, Closeout Technician

  • Assists in closeout of award files

Can be reached at 474-6173 or email: caplowman@alaska.edu

Andrew Gardner, Student Assistant

  • Provide administrative and clerical support for office
  • Assists with records managament

Can be reached at 474-7301 or email: argardner2@alaska.edu

Emma Zeisel, Student Assistant

  • Assists with deposits
  • Assists with journal vouchers
  • Assists with data queries

Can be reached at 474-7301 or email: emzeisel@alaska.edu

Position Vacant, Assistant Director

  • Responsible for reviewing setup of awards, modifications and adjustments for restricted funds
  • Browser trainer and maintenance for sponsored projects
  • Responsible for allowance for doubtful accounts
  • OGCA and Unit/Department trainer
  • Develop and present education and informational seminars
  • Provides backup to technicians

Samantha Aleshire, Grant Management Officer

  • Out-bound subaward review
  • Contract negotiator for new awards on behalf of Director
  • NSF Fastlane approval authority for no cost extension, transfers of PI, etc.
  • NOAA Grants Online approval authority for no cost extensions, transfers of PI, etc.
  • Specialist in federal agencies' electronic procedures, financial reporting, and management solutions
  • Conduct OGCA desk audits
  • Assist with external audit reviews
  • OGCA trainer

Can be reached at 474-6073 or email: skgoodwin@alaska.edu

Candice Lake, Senior Grant Coordinator

  • Administer federal grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts- FED 3
  • OGCA trainer
  • Provides backup for LP, SLF1

Can be reached at 474-6074 or email: cllake@alaska.edu

Sonja Stovall, Grant Coordinator

  • Administer UA Foundation awards- FDN1
  • Backup for setting up restricted funds and inputting budgets
  • Provides backup for Sarah, PRV1

Can be reached at 474-6078 or email: sastovall@alaska.edu

Melissa Parks, Grant Technician

  • Administers federal grants, cooperative agreements, and contracts- FED 1
  • Provides backup to Monica, FED4

Can be reached at 474-7213 or email: mrparks@alaska.edu

Aly Moehle, Assistant to the Director

  • Responsible for setting up restricted funds and inputting budgets
  • Performs other administrative duties

Can be reached at 474-6173 / 7301 or email: OGCA central email or ajmoehle@alaska.edu

Trina Fokas, Administrative Coordinator

  • Responsible for setting up restricted funds and inputting budgets
  • Maintains suspense system for award documents
  • Performs other administrative duties

Can be reached at 474-7796 or email: tafokas@alaska.edu or OGCA central email

Michael Kroon, Temporary Clerical

  • Provide administrative and clerical support for office
  • Assists with records managament

Can be reached at 474-7301.