Research Administration

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

Alex Albinak (Contracts co-chair)

Johns Hopkins University

Melissa Korf (Contracts co-chair)

Harvard University

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 (Subawards co-chair)

Purdue University

Amanda Humphrey (Subawards co-chair)

Northeastern University

Stephanie Scott (At-Large member)

Columbia University

Kevin Ritchie, (Subawards Co-Chair)

Harvard University

Pamela Webb (Clearinghouse co-chair)

University of Minnesota

Denise Moody (At-Large member)

Boston VA Research Institute

Courtney Swaney (At-Large member)

University of Texas, Austin

Suzanne Alstadt (FACT co-chair)

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

Stephanie Gray (At-Large member)

University of Florida