Contact a Grant Expert

Staff members from Sponsored Projects Services (SPS) and the Office of Research Advancement (ORA) can help you with research proposals. SPS is responsible for development, review and submission of sponsored funding proposals. SPS also helps manage your awards. ORA can assist in developing, editing and formatting your proposal.

SPS Team Members ORA Team Members

ORA Team Members

ORA staff members help in developing, editing and formatting proposals.

  • Joanna Barthelemy.

    Joanna Barthelemy

    Editor

  • Kim Burns.

    Kimberly K. Burns, BS

    Sr. Proposal Manager, ORA

    Phone: (716) 645-5382

    Email: kshort@buffalo.edu

  • Lindsay Chakan, PhD.

    Lindsay Chakan, PhD

    Editor, ORA

    Phone: (716) 645-5696

    Email: lindsayy@buffalo.edu

  • Alex DeSha.

    Alex DeSha, BA

    Proposal Manager, ORA

    Phone: (716) 645-5374

    Email: adesha@buffalo.edu

  • Menna.

    Menna-Kristina Mbah, MA

    Proposal Manager, ORA

    Phone: (716) 645-6041

    Email: mennakri@buffalo.edu

  • Maggie Shea.

    Maggie Shea

    Coordinator Programs and Events, Research and Economic Development

    Phone: (716) 645-5376

    Email: mshea3@buffalo.edu

  • Karyn E. Ventrilla.

    Karyn E. Ventrilla, MS

    Project Coordinator, Research and Economic Development

    Phone: (716) 645-9176

    Email: karynven@buffalo.edu

  • Christian Teo '23

    Student Assistant, ORA

    Phone: (716) 645-5373

    Email: ovpr.cteo3@research.buffalo.edu