Our Staff

Elena Glatman

Elena Glatman

Contact Information

20 Trowbridge Road
Phone: +1-508-831-5910
Fax: +1-508-831-5789
eglatman@wpi.edu

Elena Glatman

  • Associate Director, Pre-Award Services

Elena Glatman joined WPI as the Associate Director of Pre-Award Services in the Office of Sponsored Programs in May, 2012.  Elena came to WPI with an excellent, broadly based background in research administration in both pre-award and post-award services at Brown University in the Office of Sponsored Projects as the Contract, Sub-recipient and Private Funding Administrator and at the department level as the Assistant Director of Administrative Management in the Department of Education Alliance at Brown. Elena leads and participates in OSP outreach and training activities on campus, provides support to principal investigators, academic department staff, and the student community in all aspects of electronic and hardcopy proposal preparation and submission to external sponsors.  Elena is also responsible for negotiation and acceptance of awards, interpreting and assuring compliance with sponsor guidelines and University policies.  She leads the pre-award team and plays a key role in the development of capacity for handling electronic research administration.

Gabe Johnson

Gabe Johnson

Contact Information

20 Trowbridge Road
Phone: +1-508-831-4989
Fax: +1-508-831-5789
gjohnson@wpi.edu

Gabe Johnson

  • Associate Director, Post-Award & Compliance

Gabe Johnson joined WPI as the Associate Director, Post-Award and Compliance, in September 2012. Gabe is responsible for the general post-award administration of sponsored programs at WPI. He is also charged with identifying and managing risk and compliance issues related to sponsored programs. Gabe develops and presents workshops on grant management at WPI, and he also serves as a member of WPI’s Institutional Review Board. Before coming to WPI, Gabe worked in the sponsored programs office at Clark University. He also previously worked as a risk manager for a global financial services firm.  He is a graduate of Michigan State University and the Pratt Institute.

Tammy Houle

Tammy Houle

Contact Information

20 Trowbridge Road
Phone: +1-508-831-5489
Fax: +1-508-831-5789
thoule@wpi.edu

Tammy Houle

  • Assistant Director

Tammy Houle joined the Office of Sponsored Programs at WPI in April 2007.  She graduated from Worcester State College in 2003 with a BS in Business Administration.  Before coming to WPI, Tammy worked in Operations Management for Protocol Global Solutions.  As Assistant Director, Tammy coordinates the preparation and submission of faculty and staff proposals to external sponsors.  She also participates in the creation and negotiation of award and subaward documents, oversees the updating and maintenance of OSP’s web site, and plays a key role in OSP training workshops. 

Connie Galanis

Connie Galanis

Contact Information

20 Trowbridge Road
Phone: +1-508-831-5428
Fax: +1-508-831-5789
cgalanis@wpi.edu

Connie Galanis

  • Sr. Sponsored Program Specialist

Connie Galanis, joined the OSP team on January 2012.   Connie is an alumna of BU and completed graduate courses in business and management at Clark.  She has a broad background in sponsored programs administration spanning 20 years, most recently (2011) as Associate Director of Sponsored Programs and Finance at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) in Boston.  Previous to HSPH, she was Senior Assistant Director at the Harvard University Office of Sponsored Research serving all Harvard graduate schools in Cambridge. Connie has developed and presented workshops and presentations in the areas of international projects and contract negotiations at National Council of University Research Administrators’ (NCURA’s) national and regional conferences.

Francois D. Lemire

Francois D. Lemire

Contact Information

20 Trowbridge Road
Phone: +1-508-831-5811
Fax: +1-508-831-5789
flemire@wpi.edu

Francois D. Lemire

  • Sr. Sponsored Programs Specialist

Franc Lemire began at WPI in 2000 after spending 14 years at Brown University, where he was Associate Director of the Office of Sponsored Projects.  Currently, Franc is responsible for the following:  Serving as the primary Institute administrative point of contact with federal agencies and other sponsors and acting as Authorized Organizational Representative (AOR) with signatory authority for all transactions involving external sponsorship.  Negotiating agreements in support of sponsored program efforts.  Developing sponsored programs-related policy and procedural documentation.  Tracking and responding to federal and other legislative actions, as needed.  Providing periodic reports of sponsored program operational results.

Kayla Carroll

Kayla Carroll

Contact Information

20 Trowbridge Road, 111
Phone: +1-508-831-4841
Fax: +1-508-831-5789
kcarroll@wpi.edu

Kayla Carroll

  • Assistant Director, Subawards and Subcontracts

Kayla Carroll joined WPI in 2010 as Sponsored Programs Coordinator before transitioning to Assistant Director, Subawards and Subcontracts in June of 2013.  Kayla graduated from The College of the Holy Cross in 2010 with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in Political Science.  In her role as Assistant Director, Subawards and Subcontracts, Kayla serves as primary contact to WPI faculty and staff as well as external organizations in WPI subcontracting and other pre-award activities.  She is responsible for the proposal preparation to federal and non-federal sponsors where WPI is a subcontracting entity, preparation and negotiation of subawards/subcontracts and modifications, as well as establishing and implementing Subrecipient Monitoring.

Kristin Keane

Contact Information

20 Trowbridge Road
Phone: +1-508-831-5359
Fax: +1-508-831-5789
kkeane2@wpi.edu

Kristin Keane

  • Sponsored Programs Coordinator

Kristin joined the Office of Sponsored Programs in November 2013. Before coming to WPI, Kristin was the Executive Assistant with Spencer Technologies; a Retail Technologies company. During her time with Spencer she specialized in data & document management and reporting for the organization. She has background with many years in Operations Management. As Sponsored Programs Coordinator, Kristin coordinates and assists with the administration of sponsored program proposals and awards. She also provides administrative support for the office to serve faculty and staff members participating in externally funded projects, as well as reporting of proposal and award activity.

Svetlana Goretaya

Contact Information

20 Trowbridge Road
Phone: +1-508-831-6654
Fax: +1-508-831-5789
sgoretaya@wpi.edu

Svetlana Goretaya

  • Sr. Pre-Award Specialist

Svetlana Goretaya joined OSP in November of 2013. She graduated from Providence College in 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts, majoring in English with a minor in Political Science. Before coming to WPI, Svetlana worked in administration at the Institute for American Values in New York City. In her current role, Svetlana coordinates the preparation, review, and submission of faculty and staff proposals to external sponsors.

 
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