Department Listing

SPS staff members can help you prepare and submit grant proposals along with managing your awards. To find your team member, search by your affiliated department or unit. 

School of Architecture and Planning

Proposal/Account Establishment Specialist

Your Proposal Specialist is primarily responsible for assisting you in developing your proposal for your funding opportunity. This includes helping you to create an accurate budget, providing you with interpretation of your sponsor’s guidelines, and reviewing your entire proposal package for submission.

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Joseph Cavaretta

Proposal/Account Establishment Specialist

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: 645-4387

Email: Joseph.Cavaretta@buffalo.edu

Agreement Administrator/Sponsored Projects Associate

Your Agreement Administrator or Sponsored Projects Associate is primarily responsible for your proposal’s submission to the Sponsor. They also assist you in the interpretation of the funding opportunity’s guidelines and in some aspects of the proposal’s development. If a contract or agreement is involved, your Agreement Administrator is responsible for the negotiation and acceptance of sponsored project awards. They will also process non-industrial Confidentiality and Material Transfer agreements as well as incoming subcontracts.

Ryan McAnany

Ryan McAnany

Agreement Administrator/Sponsored Projects Associate

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: 645-4413

Email: Ryan.McAnany@buffalo.edu

Award Analyst

Award Analysts are your primary contact for any questions regarding the financial management and administration of your sponsored award. Their primary role is to review and approve expenditure transactions and labor expense distributions on your award ensuring compliance with Sponsor guidelines. They are also a key component to the close out procedures of your award at the time of your project’s completion.

Mary Mirand

Mary Mirand

Award Analyst

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: 645-4415

Email: Mary.Mirand@buffalo.edu

Accounts Receivable/Financial Reporting Coordinator

Your Accounts Receivable/Financial Reporting Coordinator is responsible for invoicing your award’s expenses according to the sponsor’s requirements. Additionally, they are responsible in preparing and submitting financial reports per the terms of your award.

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Heidi Rug

Accounts Receivable/Financial Reporting Coordinator

Sponsored Projects Services

UB Commons Suite 211

Phone: 645-4391

Email: Heidi.Rug@buffalo.edu