The Research Administration Improvement Network
Left to right: Mary Parrish, Sarah Martin, Janet Reyes, Anne Gallagher, Laura Beagles, Elida Porro,
Erin Bhagvat, Julie Kuhn, Kimberly Read, Kristene Manning, Sheryl Stire, Grace Wang,
Left to right: Dr. Panida Webb, Sarah Martin, Nancy Rivas, Kelley Schuler, Stephanie Ramos, Mary Ramos, Karen Haubenstock, Keith Anderson, Mary Parrish, Janet Reyes, Anne Gallacher, Laura Beagles, Elida Porro, Erin Bhagvat, Julie Kuhn, Kimberly Read, Kristene Manning, Eric Kern, Sheryl Stire, Michelle Phillips, Grace Wang, Victoria Poindexter, Laura Pape, Chanda Haywood, Amber Moore, Anesia Kelly, Lew-Anne Gordon, Heather Morr, Carola Laferriere and Rocky-the-Bull.
What is a TRAIN® Associate and what do they do?
A USF TRAIN® Associate is an internal designation given by The Research Administration Improvement Network (TRAIN®) to employees who serve as subject matter experts in a particular aspect of pre–award and/or post–award. TRAIN® Associates agree to be in a pool of qualified individuals who may be asked to participate on project teams, assist as in-class resources, or instructors for CRA-USF/Advanced courses.
What are the benefits of being a TRAIN® Associate?
- Help colleagues attain their CRA-USF credential.
- Assist USF research administrators develop specialized administrative knowledge.
- Share best practices and procedures to ensure compliance with University policy, sponsor guidelines, and federal/state regulations, thereby reducing financial risk to the University.
- Strengthen networking opportunities within the USF research community and improve cross–departmental relationships.
- Demonstrate an exceptional level of commitment to excellence in research administration at USF.
How can I become a TRAIN® Associate?