The Research Administration Improvement Network

2010 TRAIN Awards

The 2nd Anniversary of The Research Administration Improvement Network was celebrated during ResearchOne, October 12, 2010. Opening remarks were presented by Judy Genshaft, President; Pearl Bigfeather, Associate Vice President, Office of Research & Innovation; Dwayne Smith, Vice Provost; and Nick Trivunovich, Vice President for Business & Finance. Awards were presented by Pearl Bigfeather, Associate Vice President, Office of Research & Innovation.

Award Nomination Selection Criteria

Nominations were open to all that contributed directly or indirectly to the research enterprise. Nominations had to be submitted by someone with first-hand experience of an individual's outstanding contributions to TRAIN® and no self-nominations were allowed.

The TRAIN® Awards Committee evaluated the candidates based on:


2010 TRAIN® Award Recipients

Michael Melanson
Unit Research Administrator
David C. Anchin Center
College of Education

Kimberly Read
Manager
Fiscal & Business Administration
Department of Chemistry
College of Arts and Sciences

Adam Tobias
Assistant Director
College of Medicine

2010 TRAIN® Award Nominees

Michelle Jahn
Fiscal & Business Specialist
Department of Cell Biology
Microbiology and Molecular Biology
College of Arts and Sciences

Sandra L. Justice
Unit Research Administrator
Office of Research & Scholarship
College of Arts and Sciences

Elida Porro
Assistant Director
Mental Health Law & Policy
College of Behavioral & Community Sciences

Janet Reyes
Unit Research
Administrator Child & Family Studies
College of Behavioral & Community Sciences

Art Thomas
Unit Research Administrator
Department of Psychology
College of Arts and Sciences

Grace Wang
Unit Research Administrator
David C. Anchin Center
College of Education

2010 TRAIN® Exceptional Support and Commitment

Kathy H. Barnes
Academic Services Administrator
Office of Graduate Certificates

Jennifer Condon
Interim Deputy University Controller
University Controller's Office

Mark Devore
Senior ERP Analyst
University Controller's Office

Linda Peterson
Interim University Controller
University Controller's Office

Rebecca Puig
Interim Director
Division of Sponsored Research
Office of Research & Innovation