Staff Resources

Need help with administrative functions? Refer to the list below to contact the correct individual.

Function

Name

Contact

Executive Director

Tom Ackerman tpa2@uw.edu
206-221-2767

Deputy Director

JISAO senior scientist at NOAA (supervises all other senior scientists)
Washington State Climatologist
Education and Outreach expert

Nick Bond nicholas.bond@noaa.gov
206-526-6459

Assistant Director – Finance and Administration

Manage the financial, administrative and education/outreach teams
Approvals for proposals, purchasing, travel, petty cash, etc.
Human resources contact (hiring, promotions, disciplinary issues, etc.)
Access to UW systems (ASTRA, etc.)
Annual report
Service awards
Diversity contact
General business systems and office management
Space allocation
Visa applications
NOAA CI national network contact
JISAO Council’s ex-officio member
OARS

Fred Averick faverick@uw.edu
206-616-6763

Grants and Contracts Manager

Pre-and post-award grant & contract administration

  • Grant proposal submissions
  • Funding agency guidelines contact
  • Budget projections
  • eGC1 creation
  • GCA, OSP and sponsor contact
  • Federal funding opportunities contact
  • Faculty Effort Certifications

Financial management

  • Budget/sub-budget set up (including transpasus)
  • Expense transfers
  • Financial policy contact
  • RCR allocations contact
  • Cost sharing contact
 TBD TBD

Budget Analyst

Budget reconciliations
Budget spreadsheets
Expense reimbursements
Expense transfers
Federal reports
Grant proposals
Keys
Subcontracts
Writing/editing annual report
Timesheets
Leave records

Deborah Malarek dmalarek@uw.edu
206-221-4187

Administrative Specialist

Assistant to Tom Ackerman
Publications contact (JISAO contribution numbers and database)
Travel
Purchasing
Facilities
Equipment inventory
Phones
Event planning
Visitor arrangements
Support for Post-doc search committees and JISAO Council

Collen Marquist marquist@uw.edu
206-685-6548

Payroll Coordinator

Payroll
ProCard and CTA reconciliations
Grant and contract certification reports

Merly Jones merlej@uw.edu
206-616-1407

Education/Outreach and Communications Specialist

Webmaster: provide web updates, new information/content and maintain some technical aspects of JISAO website
Graphic design
Internship program coordination
Initiate and manage educational and collaborative activities with UW, NOAA and community partners
Represent JISAO’s outreach program at professional conferences
Media/press contact
Staff writer (web and hard copy materials)
Creator of Science in 180 video series
Serve on College of Environment Communications Committee
Connect with other professional communications networks, including NOAA’s OAR Communications Office

Jed Thompson jedthom@uw.edu
206-616-3845

 

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