Research Administration Committee


The Research Administration Committee identifies opportunities to make the administrative requirements imposed by federal sponsors simpler and less costly without compromising accountability. This includes contracting, proposal, award and subaward requirements and processes and general research administration areas not targeted for coverage by other standing committees.

Research Administration Committee Chairs

Lynette Arias, University of Washington
TBN, Federal Co-Chair
Amanda Humphrey, Program Manager

 Subcommittees and Working Groups

The Contracts Subcommittee’s purpose is to help facilitate discussions, identify practices for streamlining, and create resources and tools for the federal contracting community.

Chaired by:

Missy Peloso, University of Pennsylvania
Jannette Hannam-Hayes, Emory University
Katie Cook, Michigan State University

View the Contracts Subcommittee webpage

FDP Meeting Session Slides & Meeting Summaries

All meeting presentations and summaries can be located at the Meetings & Listening Sessions webpage.

Contact Information

Please contact the Research Administration Committee at with any questions, comments, suggestions, or concerns.