Contact Information Roles and Responsibilities
Brady Gibbons

Brady Gibbons

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

As associate dean for research, 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. 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.

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Research Program Coordinator

 

Seeking a Research Program Coordinator to provide high-level project management and administration for one or more externally funded research projects, especially for large or complex grants with multiple Principal Investigators. If you are good at coordinating teams, providing strategic advice, and managing operations, go to https://jobs.oregonstate.edu and apply to posting #P03525UF by 02/02/20 for full consideration. OSU is an AA/EOE/Vets/Disabled employer.
 

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 FastLane, and other proposal support tasks. Teresa is very experienced in preparing complex cost proposals for DOD, DARPA, and other detail-oriented sponsors.
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Leah Gorman

Proposal Manager
541.737.6525
leah.gorman@oregonstate.edu

As a proposal manager, Leah assists faculty and staff in budget development, coordination of subcontracts, data entry in Cayuse and FastLane, and other proposal support tasks. Leah is especially interested in supporting education-related proposals.

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 FastLane, and other proposal support tasks. Robert has specific expertise in commercialization including SBIR/STTR proposals.

Tracey O'Brien

Administrative Assistant
541.737.6523
 

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.