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*

The Strategic Advisory Board is chaired by Dr. David Wynes and co-led by Kathleen Bienkowski, Bill Lambert, Kerry Peluso and Todd Sherer. Melanie Lawrence is the secretary for this board.   

Faculty Representatives

Name

School/Department

Ron Calabrese                        

Biological Sciences

Betsy Corwin                          

Nursing

Benjamin Druss

Rollins

Ichiro Matsumura                  

Biochemistry

Roberto Pacifici                     

Cardiology

Jeff Sands                                 

Medicine/Emory Faculty Rep to the Federal Demonstration Partnership

David Stephens                      

Medicine

Drenna Waldrop-Valverde

School of Nursing

Michael Zwick                        

Human Genetics

School Administration

Name

School/Department

Paul Byrnes

Laney Graduate School

Farah Chapes

School of Medicine

Carol King

Emory College

Dean Surbey

Public Health

Martha Walsh

Yerkes

John Worth

School of Nursing

Key Stakeholders

Name

School/Department

Del King

HR

Carol Kissal

Finance

Rich Mendola

IT

*Updated September 2016