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Go to Staff Assignments to find your assigned C&G Officer on upcoming proposals and awards.


Ross Dammann Assistant Vice Chancellor Contracts & Grants / Executive Director Sponsored Research Administration 858-534-0240
Lisa Meredith Senior Director, Office of Contract & Grant Administration 858-822-0749
Jeff Warner Director, Ancillary Research Agreements 858-534-6721
Nicole Joyce

Managing Director, Research Administration Operations & Analytics*

Stella Sung Associate Director, Health Sciences 858-534-0244
Mary Mansfield Assistant Director, General Campus 858-534-9482

*ESR - Kuali Research Change Lead, Change Practitioner

Contract and Grant

General Campus

Mary Mansfield Assistant Director, General Campus 858-534-9482
Anthony Alvarado Contract & Grant Officer 858-534-0239
Fernan Balsalubre Senior Contract & Grant Officer 858-534-3334
Luz Molina Contract & Grant Officer 858-534-3331
Susanna Pastell Senior Contract & Grant Officer 858-534-4896
Oudone Sisanachandeng Contract & Grant Officer 858-822-2328

Health Sciences

Stella Sung Associate Director,
Health Sciences
Michael Brown Senior Contract & Grant Officer 858-534-2972
Lisa Gu Principal Contract & Grant/MTA Officer 858-534-0241
Marianna Meyer Senior Contract & Grant Officer 858-534-0247
Sennite Meche Contract & Grant Officer 858-822-6564
Sabrina Teklezghi Principal Contract & Grant Officer 858-246-5467 
Elizabeth Tran-Nguyen Contract & Grant Officer 858-246-2383
Ann Tsueng Principal Contract & Grant Officer 858-822-5808
Suzanne Wolff Principal Contract & Grant Officer 858-534-0238
Erin Zardouzian Principal Contract & Grant Officer 858-534-7278
Adele Gibbs Material Transfer / Proposal Admin Specialist  858-246-5234 

Ancillary Research Agreements

Jeff Warner Director,
Ancillary Research Agreements*
Sylvia Arrhenius Senior Contract Officer 858-822-1068
Jennifer Leich Principal Contract Officer 858-822-6552
Derek Jackson Senior Contract Officer 858-534-1915
Sharon Mahan Intake Analyst 858-534-9990
Sheila K. Paul Principal Contract Officer 858-534-7732
Katherine Philbin Senior Contract Officer 858-246-0610
Katarina Tang Senior Contract Officer 858-534-4437
Albert Carazolez Sponsored Research Analyst 858-246-5235

*Outgoing Subawards & MCAs, Unfunded Agreements, and UCSD-Provided Services

Operations & Analytics

Nicole Joyce Managing Director, Research Administration Operations 858-534-9112
Kaylee Allen Business Analyst
Ernesto Donate Business Analyst 858-534-0242
Kimberly Galindo Business Analyst 858-534-1087
Maggie He Business Analyst 858-534-5891
Sunny Kochhar Principal Business Analyst 858-534-9471
Leo Stezano Principal Business Analyst 858-534-7363
Gonzalo Urrutia Senior Business Analyst 858-534-8400

RA Training & Communications

Nicole Joyce Assistant Director, Research Administration Educational & Client Services* 858-534-9112
Pam Tallarida Senior Training & Client Support Analyst 858-246-1902
Andrea Martin Training & Client Support Analyst 858-246-5353
Francisco Mejia Training & Client Support Analyst 858-246-1807
Nancy Peritz Sr. Training & Client Support Analyst 858-822-3776

*ESR - Kuali Research Change Lead, Change Practitioner

For more information, contact our main desk at 858-534-3330 or email