To request service

  1. Review our levels of service page and service level details.
  2. Refer to the list below to find contact information for your college, school or division. A grant support contact is required for your intake form submission.
  3. Complete and submit the SPDS proposal intake form.

Grant support contacts by unit

Unit list with grant support contact
UnitGrant support contact
College of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources (CAFNR)Jeri Lou Zimmerman,
Director, Grants Office
College of Arts and
College of BusinessJeri Lou Zimmerman,
Director, Grants Office
College of Education & Human DevelopmentMeredith Deatz,
Research Director
College of EngineeringShelley Hilton,
Director and Lead Grant Writer
College of Veterinary MedicineSherri Oliver,
Research Administrator
ExtensionDavid Gilmore
Extension Grants and Contracts Specialist
Foundation GivingDonna VanPelt
Executive Director for Advancement
Life Sciences Center 

Callie Gates,
Grant Writer Lead

Steve Friedman,
Senior Grant Writer

NextGen Precision
School of Health SciencesJoe Sall,
Director of Research Development
School of JournalismAlysia Beaudoin,
Grants & Contracts Administrator
School of LawChelsea Coursey,
Executive Director of Advancement
School of MedicineLaura Franklin,
Business Support Specialist – Senior
School of NursingLara Dieringer,
Business Manager


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