Governance

Strategic Advisory Board for Research Administration

This board meets quarterly. Please contact any of the board members listed below with questions or feedback related to RAS, OSP, OTT or FGC. Board members can submit topics, as relevant, for discussion at the quarterly meetings.

Mission:

Provide informed guidance, recommendations, and support to help ensure that Research Administration services provided by RAS, OSP, OTT and FGC effectively meet the needs of the university, faculty, and schools/departments across Emory.

Responsibilities:

  • High-level operational performance reviews and oversight
  • Collaborate on operating policies and procedures
  • Provide feedback/make recommendations regarding scope and quality of services provided (with consideration to cost implications)
  • Recommend SLA targets
  • Significant issue resolution
  • Funding review/budget oversight
  • Provide feedback/guidance on continuous improvement initiatives
  • Advocate/help build support and buy-in for research administration services across the university
  • Strategic messaging/communications to “constituent” groups

Board Members*

Chair:

David Wynes, Vice President, Office of Research Administration

Leaders:

Bill Lambert, Associate Vice President, FGC

 

Todd Sherer, Associate Vice President, Research Administration

 

Melanie Lawrence, Chief Business Officer, Research Administration

 

Faculty Representatives

 Name

School/Department

Roberto Pacifici

Cardiology

Michael Zwick

Human Genetics

Ichiro Matsumura

Biochemistry

David Stephens

Medicine

Betsy Corwin

Nursing

Jeff Sands

Medicine

Drenna Waldrop-Valverde

SON

Carmen Marsit

Rollins

Ron Calabrese

ECAS

Lanny Liebeskind

ECAS

Vincent Marconi

Infectious Disease

 

School Administration

 Name

School/Department

Carol King

Emory College

Paul Byrnes

Laney Graduate School

Farah Chapes

School of Medicine

Martha Walsh

Yerkes

Dean Surbey

Public Health

 

Key Stakeholders

 Name

School/Department

Peter Barnes

HR

Rich Mendola

IT

Carol Kissal

Finance

*Updated June 2018