Contact Information Roles and Responsibilities
Brady Gibbons

Brady Gibbons

Associate Dean for Research and Infrastructure
541.737.2427
brady.gibbons@oregonstate.edu

As Associate Dean for Research and Infrastructure, Brady aims to connect faculty teams with funding opportunities and to match industry needs with Oregon State expertise. He enjoys promoting other people’s work and developing relationships with industry.
     
Cyndy Kelchner

Cyndy Kelchner

Research Program Administrator
541.737.6518
cyndy.kelchner@oregonstate.edu

As the Research Program Administrator, Cyndy leads the Research Administration team in assisting faculty and staff with grant proposal development and project management. Partnering across the university and college, she improves the effectiveness of faculty by facilitating and managing the completion of administrative, financial, and cost share components of proposals.

Susan Cao

Susan Cao

Proposal Manager
541.737.6525
susan.cao@oregonstate.edu

As a proposal manager, Susan assists faculty and staff in budget development, coordination of subcontracts, data entry in Cayuse and sponsor application systems, and other proposal support tasks. Susan has deep expertise in NIH and USDA proposals among others.

Teresa Culver

Proposal Manager
541.737.6524 
teresa.culver@oregonstate.edu

As a proposal manager, Teresa assists faculty and staff in budget development, coordination of subcontracts, data entry in Cayuse and sponsor application systems, and other proposal support tasks. Teresa is very experienced in preparing complex cost proposals for DOD, DARPA, and other detail-oriented sponsors.
Robert Kokenyesi

Robert Kokenyesi

Proposal Manager
541.737.1561
robert.kokenyesi@oregonstate.edu

As a proposal manager, Robert assists faculty and staff in budget development, coordination of subcontracts, data entry in Cayuse and sponsor application systems, and other proposal support tasks. Robert has specific expertise in commercialization including SBIR/STTR proposals.

Katherine Hoffman

Research Program Coordinator
katherine.hoffman@oregonstate.edu

As a Research Program Coordinator, Katherine provides high-level project management and administration for a limited number of externally funded research projects, especially for large or complex grants with multiple Principal Investigators.

Jennifer Thornhill

Research Program Coordinator
541.737.9012
jennifer.thornhill@oregonstate.edu

As a Research Program Coordinator, Jenn provides high-level project management and administration for a limited number of externally funded research projects, especially for large or complex grants with multiple Principal Investigators.
Lindsay Wills

Lindsay Wills

Research Program Coordinator
lindsay.wills@oregonstate.edu

As a Research Program Coordinator, Lindsay provides high-level project management and administration for a limited number of externally funded research projects, especially for large or complex grants with multiple Principal Investigators.

Maria Wright

Maria Wright

Research Program Coordinator
541.737.8513
maria.wright@oregonstate.edu

As a Research Program Coordinator, Maria provides high-level project management and administration for a limited number of externally funded research projects, especially for large or complex grants with multiple Principal Investigators.

Tracey Boespflug

Administrative Assistant
541.737.6523
obrient@oregonstate.edu

As assistant to two associate deans in the College of Engineering, Tracy schedules and arranges meetings, events, and activities in support of COE faculty. She is here to answer questions from faculty, staff, students, and outside constituents.