Staff

Leadership

David E. Ash

Vice President for Research and Dean of Graduate Studies
989-774-3094
ash1de@cmich.edu

 

Mary Montoye
Executive Director, Research and Graduate Studies

  • Lead Director of ORGS Staff and Operations
  • Contracts and Subcontracts for all Colleges
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer Issues
  • Material Transfer Agreements, Data Use Agreements, Non-Disclosure Agreements

989-774-7220
monto1mj@cmich.edu 

 

Susan Klumpp
Executive Secretary

  • Faculty Excellence Exhibition Liaison

989-774-3094
klump1se@cmich.edu

 

Office of Sponsored Programs 

Melinda Brakenberry
Associate Director, Sponsored Projects

  • Budget analysis and Forecasting
  • Specialized Sponsor Requests
  • Report  Submission Support
  • Subcontract and Independent Contractor Development

989-774-7719
meyer1mm@cmich.edu 

 

Lenora Calkins
Research Officer

  • College of The Arts and Media
  • College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences
  • College of Science and Engineering:
    • Computer Science
    • Engineering and Technology
    • Geography and Environmental Studies
    • Physics
  • Library

989-774-3859
calki1ld@cmich.edu

 

Deborah Clark
Research Officer

  • College of Business Administration
  • College of Education and Human Services
  • Enrollment and Student Services
  • College of Science and Engineering:
    • Biology
    • Chemistry and Biochemistry
  • Public Broadcasting

989-774-1903
clark1dj@cmich.edu

 

Sarah Caszatt Hall

Post-Award Sponsored Projects Coordinator

  • Payroll Reviews, Including Analysis and Forecasting
  • Purchase Requisition and Independent Contractor Questionnaire Reviews
  • Internally Funded Programs Grant Support
  • Compliance Tracking and Support

989-774-2729                                                                                                                                  casza1sr@cmich.edu

 

Rick Middleton
Research Officer

  • College of Health Professions
  • College of Medicine
  • College of Science and Engineering:
    • Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
    • Mathematics
  • Police

989-774-7716
middl1r@cmich.edu

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Robin Decker
Executive Office Specialist

  • ORGS Financial Accounting

989-774-2459
decke1rk@cmich.edu


Anne Kea
Executive Office Specialist

  • Faculty Research and Creative Endeavors Committee Liaison

989-774-6777
kea1am@cmich.edu


 

Staff Excellence Awards

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies excels in service, and in recent years four of our staff members have received CMU Staff Excellence Awards. This honor is given to employees who demonstrate a commitment to the university's Service Excellence Values: Care, Knowledge, Availability and Follow Through.



Sarah Caszatt Hall won a CMU Staff Excellence Award in 2018. Sarah is the Post-Award Sponsored Projects Coordinator for the Office of Research and Graduate Studies. She has been recognized for her work ethic, professionalism, dedication and ability to solve problems effectively and efficiently. 

 

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Mary Montoye is the Executive Director of the Office of Research and Graduate Studies and a 2015 Staff Excellence recipient. She has been recognized by CMU faculty for her exceptional work ethic and a commitment to supporting the research efforts of the entire university. 

 

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Deborah Clark, who was also honored in 2015, is a Research Officer in the Office of Sponsored Programs. Deborah's abilities as a grant writer and coordinator of major proposal projects have earned praise from CMU faculty for many years.



Lenora Calkins received a 2014 Staff Excellence Award. She is a Research Officer in the Office of Sponsored Programs. Faculty members nominated Lenora for her hard work, her collegiality, and her commitment to excellence. 


ORGS is proud to recognize these staff members for their commitment to CMU Service Excellence values!