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.
 

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.

Maria Wright

Research Program Coordinator
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 O'Brien

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.
 

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Research Program Coordinator

Apply by 11/22/20 for full consideration at https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/95458

As a Research Program Coordinator, this new position will provide 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.
 

Your name here?

Proposal Manager

Apply by 11/22/20 for full consideration at https://jobs.oregonstate.edu/postings/95455

Our proposal managers assist faculty and staff in budget development, coordination of subcontracts, data entry in Cayuse and FastLane, and other proposal support tasks.