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Staff Directory

 

Sherisse Webb
Director


ext.  26946  
Oversees the Research Office for Administration, Development and Support (ROADS), which provides value-added service to McMaster’s research community through provision of professional and timely research administrative services.  Support ranges from guiding researchers through the research funding application process to effectively bringing awarded projects into operation.
Melina Mirabella
Executive Assistant

mirabem@mcmaster.ca
ext. 26974
Provides administrative support to the Director and staff of ROADS, and to the Assistant Vice-President, Research Administration.
Jennifer Vallbacka
Manager, Research Information Systems & Analysis

vallbac@mcmaster.ca
ext.  26581
Is accountable to the Vice-President, Research for McMaster's research funding and performance data.
Development Unit 
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Grace Kim
Assistant Director, Development

kimps@mcmaster.ca
ext.  24765
Manages the Development Unit which supports researchers through the:
  • identification of funding opportunities
  • provision of information sessions
  • review and editing of grant submissions

Pamela McIntyre

Assistant Director, Development

ext. 23713

Manages the Development Unit which supports researchers through the:
  • identification of funding opportunities
  • provision of information sessions
  • review and editing of grant submissions
Nathan Coschi
Senior Advisor

coschimn@mcmaster.ca
ext.  21581

Development Unit contact for the Faculty of Science.

Assists researchers with proposal development by reviewing applications, providing advice, and drafting institutional elements of proposals, as applicable. Ensures that proposals and funding agreements comply with University policies, and conform to the criteria and guidelines of the program sponsor.

Michaela (Miky) Dumitrescu
Senior Advisor

dumitrm@mcmaster.ca
ext.  21548
Development Unit contact for the Faculty of Engineering.

Assists researchers with proposal development by reviewing applications, providing advice, and drafting institutional elements of proposals, as applicable. Ensures that proposals and funding agreements comply with University policies, and conform to the criteria and guidelines of the program sponsor.
Leanna Fong
Senior Advisor


ext. 21583

Development Unit contact for the Faculty of Social Sciences.

Assists researchers with proposal development by reviewing applications, providing advice, and drafting institutional elements of proposals, as applicable. Ensures that proposals and funding agreements comply with University policies, and conform to the criteria and guidelines of the program sponsor.

Christina Pellegrini
Senior Advisor


ext. 27207

Development Unit contact for the Faculty of Humanities.

Assists researchers with proposal development by reviewing applications, providing advice, and drafting institutional elements of proposals, as applicable. Ensures that proposals and funding agreements comply with University policies, and conform to the criteria and guidelines of the program sponsor.

Virginia Viscardi
Senior Advisor

viscarvl@mcmaster.ca
ext.  24519

Development Unit contact for the DeGroote School of Business.

Assists researchers with proposal development by reviewing applications, providing advice, and drafting institutional elements of proposals, as applicable. Ensures that proposals and funding agreements comply with University policies, and conform to the criteria and guidelines of the program sponsor.

Susan Gordon
Research Information Specialist

gordosc@mcmaster.ca
ext.  23138
Assists researchers with the identification of funding opportunities.
Administration & Support Unit
Van Nhan
Assistant Director, Research Administration & Support


ext.  23111
Manages the Administration and Support Unit which:
  • provides assistance with selected budget development on major institutional research projects;
  • assists in managing McMaster's allocation for identified programs;
  • ensures that researchers and the University are protected through funding agreements and compliance with agency and institutional policy; and
  • supports awarded projects in non-financial aspects of ongoing administration.
Leanna Fong
Senior Advisor


ext. 21583
Provides expertise and support in moving awarded projects to an operational state.

Scott Johnston
Senior Advisor

johnssa6@mcmaster.ca
ext.  22593

Provides expertise and support in moving awarded projects to an operational state.

Christal Levy

(currently on leave)

Senior Advisor

clevy@mcmaster.ca

ext. 22593

Provides expertise and support in moving awarded projects to an operational state.

Wendy Foster-DeGroot
Research Administration
Analyst


ext.  26980

Provides administrative support for the following programs: CFI, CRC, ORF-RI, ERA and other federal & provincial infrastructure programs.

Tri-Council awards, external grants, grant transfers and agreements, annual reporting and internal funding for faculties of Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences.

Prepares documentation for the transfer of awarded projects to Research Finance.
Muriel Gervais
Research Administration
Analyst
(currently on leave)

ext.  21756
Provides administrative support for the following programs: CFI, CRC, ORF-RI, ERA and other federal & provincial infrastructure programs. Provides administrative support for the following programs: ARB, McMaster Incentive Grants (MIG), NSERC USRA.

Tri-Council awards, external grants, grant transfers and agreements, annual reporting and internal funding for faculties of Humanities & Social Sciences.

Prepares documentation for the transfer of awarded projects to Research Finance.

Kim Graham 
Research Administration
Analyst

  ext.  26956

 

 

Provides administrative support for the following programs: CFI, CRC, ORF-RI, ERA and other federal & provincial infrastructure programs. Provides administrative support for the following programs: ARB, McMaster Incentive Grants (MIG), NSERC USRA.

Tri-Council awards, external grants, grant transfers and agreements, annual reporting, and internal funding for faculties of Business & Science.

Prepares documentation for the transfer of awarded projects to Research Finance.