Sponsored Programs Office Directory

Sponsored Programs Office

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Lisa Jukkala

  • Director, Sponsored Programs Office
906-487-2226
lajukkal@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center 337
Kim Codere

Kim Codere

  • Manager, Sponsored Programs Office
906-487-2226
kmcodere@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center 339

Specialties

  • General oversight for all proposal submissions, award negotiations, and post-award administration (excluding accounting functions)
  • Develop, review and approve budgets and proposals prior to submission for government granting agencies
  • Review, interpret and negotiate agreement terms and conditions for grant awards and modifications
  • Create, negotiate, and administer sub-awards
  • Post-award support (eg. time extensions, changes in principal investigator, budget modifications, changes in scope, etc., excluding accounting functions)
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Jennifer Bukovich

  • Grants Analyst, Sponsored Programs Office
906-487-2226
jlbukovi@mtu.edu
DOW 616 - Satellite Pilot Office

Specialties

  • Develop, review, and approve budgets and proposals prior to submission
  • Review, interpret, and negotiate agreement terms and conditions for government agreements
  • Create, negotiate, and administer sub-awards
  • Post-award support (eg. time extensions, changes in principal investigator, budget modifications, changes in scope, etc., excluding accounting functions)
Carol Wittanen

Carol Wiitanen

  • Grants Analyst, Sponsored Programs Office
906-487-2226
cawiitan@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center, Third Floor

Specialties

  • Develop, review, and approve budgets and proposals prior to submission
  • Review, interpret, and negotiate agreement terms and conditions for government agreements
  • Create, negotiate, and administer sub-awards
  • Post award support (eg. time extensions, changes in principal investigator, budget modifications, changes in scope, etc., excluding accounting functions)

Hilary Anderson

  • Assistant Grants Analyst, Sponsored Programs Office
906-487-2226
hilarya@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center, Third Floor

Specialties

  • Develop, review, and approve budgets and proposals prior to submission
  • Review, interpret and negotiate agreement terms and conditions for government agreements and contracts
  • Create, negotiate, and administer sub-awards
  • Post-award support (e.g. time extension, changes in principal investigator, budget modifications, changes in scope, etc., excluding accounting functions)

Lydia Gockenbach

  • Office Assistant, Sponsored Programs Office
906-487-2226

Lakeshore Center, Third Floor

Specialties

  • Assist Analysts with proposal and award processes
  • Coordinate the preparation and hardcopy/electronic submission of proposals and awards
  • Track proposal and awards in department databases

Kristi Kesti-Pieti

  • Office Assistant, Sponsored Programs Office
906-487-2226
krkesti@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center, Third Floor

Specialties

  • Assist analysts with proposal and award processes
  • Coordinate the preparation and hardcopy/electronic submission of proposals and awards
  • Track proposal and awards in departmental databases
  • Prepare purchase requisitions for sub-awards under federal contracts

Randy Laurn

  • Administrative Aide, Sponsored Programs Office
906-487-2226
rmlaurn@mtu.edu
Lakeshore Center, Third Floor

Specialties

  • Assist Analysts with proposal and award processes
  • Coordinate the preparation and hardcopy/electronic submission of proposals and awards
  • Track proposal and awards in department databases
  • Prepare purchase requisitions for sub-awards
  • Review and track invoices and monitor spending for sub-awards
  • Coordinate the closeout reporting process for sponsored projects and sub-awards
  • Coordinate the Annual Single Audit process for sub-awards