Research Administration Committee

Identify 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.

Current Subcommittees and Working Groups

Uniform Guidance Whitepaper

Previous Initiatives

Committee Members



Lynette Arias, Co-Chair

University of Washington 

TBD, Federal Co-Chair


Alice Young (Faculty Liaison) 

Texas Tech University

Melissa Korf (Contracts co-chair)

Harvard University

Elizabeth Peloso (Contracts co-chair)

University of Pennsylvania

Richard Fenger (Open Govt co-chair

University of Washington

Stephanie Endy (Open Govt co-chair)

Brown University

Avi Tembulkar (Open Govt co-chair)

National Science Foundation

Amanda Hamaker (Exp Clearinghouse co-chair)

Purdue University

Courtney Swaney (Exp Clearinghouse co-chair)

University of Texas, Austin

Amanda Humphrey (Subawards co-chair)

Northeastern University

Kevin Ritchie, (Subawards co-chair)

Harvard University

Kari Tetrault (Subawards co-chair)

Institute for Systems Biology

Suzanne Alstadt (FACT co-chair)

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Pamela Webb (FIWG co-chair)

University of Minnesota

Jim Luther (FIWG co-chair)

Duke University

Stephanie Scott (At-Large member)

Columbia University

Stephanie Gray (At-Large member) University of Florida